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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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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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MAGAZINE: Relay for Life – May the Hope Be With You

HEALTH: Local event South Valley Relay for Life raises money for the American Cancer Society. –The 12th annual South Valley Relay for Life (SVRFL) was held April 26-27 at Foothill High School in Henderson.  The overnight fundraiser is held annually for the American Cancer Society (ACS) in locations worldwide and has collectively been called the largest […]

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#TeamSmithSisters sweeps Miss Nevada pageants

Beauty & Fashion: Henderson’s Ellie and Amy Smith make history in Miss America Organization —  Ellie Smith, Miss Nevada 2014, and Amy Smith, Miss Nevada’s Outstanding Teen 2014, made history Sunday, June 1 at pageants held in Las Vegas when the Henderson girls became the first set of sisters in the Miss America Organization to […]

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Mary Jo Buttafuoco reaches out with message of hope for facial paralysis victims

Renowned gunshot survivor and current Henderson resident raises awareness for Facial Paralysis Institute and domestic violence Mary Jo Buttafuoco became a household name after her husband’s teen-aged mistress, Amy Fisher, shot her in the head in 1992 in Long Island, New York. She suffered severe nerve damage that paralyzed the right side of her face […]

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