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Organ Donation: Helping Christopher play with all his new heart

SOCCER: Boy with heart transplant plays soccer thanks to The Simon Keith Foundation; Henderson golf tournament benefit set for the foundation October 24. – Dressed in yellow soccer gear with long, bumpy socks, seven-year old Christopher Rodriguez stood on the soccer field early in September, waiting to play in his first little-league game. His teenage brothers Junior […]

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Inside Henderson October 8 Union Village ground breaking. Left to right: David Baker, Craig Johnson, David Micheal, Councilman Marz, Governor Sandoval, Mayor Hafen, Gary Holland, Karla Perez, Marvin Pember. Photo courtesy Kirvin Doak.

Hafen: Union Village more significant than just jobs and revenue

HEALTH: $1.2 billion medical project breaks ground – Henderson Hospital to open in 2016 – Handshakes and backslaps abounded through the settling dust after officials broke ground at Union Village Oct. 8, bringing four years of planning and negotiation to the cusp of fruition. Mayor Andy Hafen told the gathering of dignitaries and media members […]

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PAVILION: Dance of the Swan Queen

  ARTS: Tchaikovsky classic Swan Lake, presented by the Russian Grand Ballet, highlights fall Pavilion line-up – See the world from your seat in the Henderson Pavilion as the fall season 2015 offerings take on an international flair, beginning with a classical presentation of Swan Lake by the Russian Grand Ballet Oct. 10. Recognized worldwide, […]

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“…about the MUSIC”

ARTS: Taras Krysa’s lasting mark on the Henderson Symphony – Things were about to get very different for the Henderson Symphony Orchestra when Taras Krysa came on as the new conductor eight years ago. “When he first came to work with us we were playing our concerts in a high school gym,” said Leslie Godfrey, […]

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MAGAZINE: Art and Soul

ART: Maddie Rowles -Maddie Rowles transferred out of the only art class she ever took after one middle school semester. Yet this local fourteen years old artist is creating work that many consider to display noteworthy talent and skill beyond her years. “I’m self-taught,” said Rowles. “In the sixth grade I took art for half […]

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LIVING: Looking back, moving forward

BEAUTY & FASHION:  Ellie and Amy Smith reflect on their journeys through Miss America programs as they move forward after national pageants. – Henderson’s Ellie Smith left for college this week with some interesting dorm decorations after competing in the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, NJ last Sunday.  There aren’t likely to be many […]

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Home Game – Hendersonopoly sells for $5 to benefit literacy program

EDUCATION: Local teacher uses board game based on Monopoly to help save literacy program — When Newton Elementary teacher Melinda Dean learned that recent budget cuts would stymie her school’s remedial literacy program, she initiated a creative solution to sustain the curriculum: a Hendersonopoly fundraiser. Styled after Monopoly, Parker Brothers’ timeless board game, Hendersonopoly is played […]

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