Pershing County Learning Center

The Pershing County Learning Center is offering free classes to earn a high school equivalency certificate, an adult high school diploma, vocational certificates, and many courses of interest. Also, offering college courses through Great Basin College. Call or stop by if interested. Open Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. 765 Western Ave. 775-273-4994

Pershing County museum opens

The Pershing County Museum will be open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday thru Saturday. Everyone is encouraged to visit the many interesting displays that give a glimpse into the history of the Valley.

Pershing County Senior Center

The Pershing County Senior Center is in need of volunteers. We are looking for more high energy volunteers who can work at least once a week for a few hours. If you are interested in helping others, and have free time once a week during lunch, or have to do some volunteer hours for work, we would love to have you! Please come by the Center any time between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm or call 273-2291 and talk to Stephanie Wenzel.

Pershing County Resource Center

The Pershing County Business Resource Center is now open. It is located at the Pershing County Community Center, Star Room, 820 6thStreet, Lovelock, NV 89419. The center has 4 computers for free use by persons ages 17 and older for business, job, and educational purposes. The Star Room is also used as a classroom, so a calendar of availability can be found at Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. Call 273-7144 for more information.

Animal Rescue Group

If you are concerned about the welfare and the control of stray dogs and cats in and around the city of Lovelock, please call Dan at 273-0785 or email

PGH needs volunteers

The Pershing General Hospital Nursing Home is in need of volunteers to spend time with nursing home residents, one on one visits and group activities. We also need donations of dollar store items for our Bingo Store. They win gold coins during bingo and bi monthly we set up a bingo store in the facility and let them shop. If you can help please call 273-2621 ext. 467.

Pershing County Library

The Pershing County Library is open Monday 10 a.m. — 5 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m. — 5 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m. — 6 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. — 6 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. — 5 p.m. The library is located at 1125 Central Ave. For more information call 273-2216.

Animal control

Lovelock Animal Control Officer Sheri Crim can be reached at 273-PAWS (273-7297) at the animal shelter or on her cell phone at 770-0933. For animal calls after business hours, Crim asks residents to please call the Pershing County Sheriff’s Department at 273-2641.

Church of the Good Shepherd Food Bank

The Church of the Good Shepherd Food Bank currently has donated food available for those in need. Pastor D.W. Hutson asks that you call ahead to pick up the items from the church, located at 16500 state Route 400 in Unionville. The church accepts food and clothing donations to give away to those in need. Sunday services at 11:30 a.m. No charge for wedding services or funeral services regardless of membership. For more information call (775) 538-7570.

Daily Mass at St. John the Baptist Church

Daily masses are held at St. John the Baptist Church on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the Father Vieages Room in the Annex.

Pershing County Water Conservation District

Meetings are held the fifth day of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Water Conservation District Office. Call 273-2387.