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MV Swap Meet Brings Droves Of Shoppers  
MV Swap Meet Brings Droves Of Shoppers
03/19/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- The largest community swap meet in Moapa Valley took place  on Saturday, March 15.  Valley residents and travelers from the north and south spent Saturday morning shopping at the third annual community-wide Moapa Valley swap meet.... View

 
CCFD Officials Discuss Fire Tax With MVTAB
03/19/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- The Moapa Valley Town Advisory Board heard a presentation from the Clark County Fire Department  (CCFD) regarding Moapa Valley Fire District funding at a meeting held Wednesday, March 14. In the presentation, CCFD officials discussed the revenues and expenditures of the local fire distric... View

 
Whose Moral Obligation?
03/19/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- At the  Moapa Valley Town Advisory Board (MVTAB) last week, the top brass from the Clark County Fire Department (CCFD) came out and brought some real ?dollars-and-cents? numbers with them. Though these figures, which showed the revenues and expenditures of the Moapa Valley Fire District, ... View

Overton Dragster Wins March Meet  
Overton Dragster Wins March Meet
03/19/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- Overton resident and sometime race-car driver, John Lyon, travelled to Bakersfield, California over the weekend of March 7-9 and came away a winner. Lyon entered a car in the 50th annual March Meet drag races and drove it to a first place finish in his class. ... View

Logandale Woman Receives Business Distinction  
Logandale Woman Receives Business Distinction
03/19/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- Logandale resident, Hilarie Robison, was recognized by business publication, In Business, Las Vegas as one of the magazine?s ?40 Under 40? recipients for the year 2007.  On February 29, the publication released its annual supplement entitled ?40 Under 40?. According to the section?s edito... View

 
Pirate Baseball Starts Season Strong
03/12/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- By JONATHAN OGLESBY... View

Logandale Hobbyist Hosts Bowler Field Trip  
Logandale Hobbyist Hosts Bowler Field Trip
03/12/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- The first grade class at Grant Bowler Elementary school took a walking field trip on Friday, March 7 to see the many model train displays of Logandale resident, Gary Pearson. The students, teachers and a group of parent chaperones took a brisk walk to Pearson?s home on the end of Liston Avenue east... View

 
No One Asked Me But...
03/12/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- No one asked me but?I went to the barbershop Saturday.  Unless you have been on the moon you know that is an interesting statement.  Bevan Dalley the only practicing barber in town was working around the house when he had an accident and lost the fingers on his left hand. &... View

 
Who Should Pay The Rural Sewer Bill?
03/12/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- Last week the inevitable occurred. Members of the area?s environmentalist movement began pumping irrational and illogical dialogue into what had been a perfectly rational and logical discussion regarding the needed updates of aging rural sewer systems in Clark County.  ... View

Learning The Steps At Dance Camp  
Learning The Steps At Dance Camp
03/12/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- The Pirate Motion Dance Team of Moapa Valley High School held it?s annual Junior Dance Camp last week from Tuesday, March 4 through Friday, March 7.  The camp serves as a fund raiser for the MVHS Pirate Motion Dance Team.  It provides funds for many things including competition ... View

Logandale Resident Helps Regional Boy Scouts  
Logandale Resident Helps Regional Boy Scouts
03/05/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- Towards the end of 2007, the Las Vegas Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America got some alarming news. Council officials were notified that a large funding allocation which had traditionally come to the scouts from the United Way would be severely reduced. In response to this, the council hurried... View

 
No One Asked Me But...
03/05/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- No one asked me but?We have a young new track coach. Shane Hickman is one of us.  He graduate from Moapa Valley High School and will be remembered for leading MVHS to state football and track championships.  He was one of the ?Cardiac Kids? who went down 20-0 at halftime against... View

Stunt Pilots Practice Acrobatics  
Stunt Pilots Practice Acrobatics
03/05/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- By Catherine Ellerton... View

Modern Pioneers Make Handcart Trek  
Modern Pioneers Make Handcart Trek
03/05/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- By Kylea McMurray... View

 
No One Asked Me But...
02/20/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- No one asked be but?Our Republican President and our Democratic Congress seem to agree on one thing, this country can spend itself into solvency.  The government has decided that it will give each tax payer $600 to spend during this next year.  This gift comes from a government that is presently ru... View

 
Moapa Valley Credit Union Celebrates 50 Years
02/20/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- Seven Moapa Valley residents met and organized the Moapa Valley Federal Credit Union on Tuesday, August 19, 1958.  The need for a local financial institution had been keenly felt in the community. With the help of Harold McKay, a Southern Nevada educator and Vice President of the Clark Co... View

Bowler Teachers Serve It Up At McDonald?s Teacher?s Night  
Bowler Teachers Serve It Up At McDonald?s Teacher?s Night
02/20/2008

Moapa Valley Progress / STPNS
Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- Bowler Elementary School faculty was hard at work cooking fries and filling up drinks on Monday, February 11 at the Overton McDonalds for the fifth annual McDonalds Teacher Night.  For two hours, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm the Bowler faculty members worked behind the scenes at McDonalds serving... View

Pirates Beat Pahrump, Lose To Fait, In Division  
Pirates Beat Pahrump, Lose To Fait, In Division
02/20/2008

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Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- By Jonathan Oglesby... View

Mountain Man Rendezvous Held On Paiute Reservation  
Mountain Man Rendezvous Held On Paiute Reservation
02/20/2008

Moapa Valley Progress / STPNS
Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- In the early 19th century when fortunes could be made in the fur trade in the Western United States, a much-romanticized group had its beginnings, Mountain Men.  In 1824, William Henry Ashley a soldier and a businessman developed a method of supplying fur trappers by hauling needed suppli... View

 
The Most Exciting Place In Town
02/20/2008

Moapa Valley Progress / STPNS
Overton, Nevada (STPNS)- I have many fond and definitive memories of childhood experiences in the Moapa Valley. One of the clearest of these memories was of one Saturday morning when my father cryptically, but enthusiastically, made an announcement. He told my brother and me that today he would be taking us to the most exc... View