Great American Worm Race wriggles on

May 21, 2013

By PETER DAY
Editor

They wiggled, they stretched. Some reached blindly for the sky. Many just lay there still for what seemed like an agonizing eternity.
But for those that moved just enough, victory was theirs.

After an hour-long competition last Friday afternoon, five of the speediest worms and their patient handlers were named winners of the 2013 edition of the Great American Worm Race.

School bus driver positions opening at school district

May 21, 2013

By PETER DAY
Editor

Several school bus driver positions are expected to open up at the Lucerne Valley Unified School District over the next school year.

Two retirements, one in June and another next March, means the district will soon need a pair of drivers. The district is also considering hiring a third to ensure all routes are covered in the event a driver is unable to come to work due to illness or a family emergency.

LV vehicle theft suspect arrested in Big Bear

May 21, 2013

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS

BIG BEAR • A local female transient suspected of stealing a vehicle in Lucerne Valley was arrested on the afternoon May 9 by Big Bear Sheriff’s deputies.

The suspect, Tracy Lindberg, 26, was arrested after deputies responded to a call of a stolen vehicle found at a Baldwin Lake residence. The reporting party called Sheriff's dispatch when they arrived home and found an unoccupied white truck in their driveway, raising concerns that someone may still be on their property. A female subject was seen leaving the vehicle.

What's Happening - May 22, 2013

May 21, 2013

Memorial Day service – May 27
A Memorial Day ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 27 at Lucerne Valley Memorial Park.
Color guards for the event will consist of the Lucerne Valley VFW Post 5551, the Air Force JrROTC from the Academy of Academic Excellence in Apple Valley, and the USMC Mounted Color Guard, which will consist of the Mounted Riders PLUS their Gunnery Sergeant and Colonel.

Park district to distribute survey on pre-school needs

May 21, 2013

By PETER DAY
Editor

County Service Area 29, also known as Lucerne Valley Parks and Recreation, will begin distributing a survey to residents to ascertain if there is a need for a pre-school program administered through the CSA 29. The Park District is currently reviewing this possibility.

Respondents are asked which days are preferable and how much they would be willing to pay for a pre-school for ages 3 to 5.

Jack O'Landia event benefits Chamber, Lyle Thomas candidacy

May 21, 2013

Numerous supporters of Honorary Mayor candidate Lyle Thomas converged at Jack O’Landia on Highway 18 last Sunday afternoon to help raise money for the Lucerne Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Several event competitions added to the fun and Thomas’ fundraising efforts

Gary Kinser won best in show in the car division for his 1949 Chevy. Sly Stallone won first place for bike while Robbie Robinson took second place bike and Marie Fay third place bike.

Richard Rader won the 50/50.

Religion: Forgiveness for certain, at the back of the Gideon Bible

May 21, 2013

By James Reinebach

Most people don’t know for sure where they will go when they die. That can change for you, today.

The last verse of the last book of the Gideon’s New Testament says this. “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen. (Rev. 22:21) After dramatically promising final judgment on sinners, God invites all believers to the grace of His Son. “Whoever desires, let him take of the water of life, freely.” (Rev. 20:17)

LVE teacher Dawn Cook, student Korrina Medina receive MEEC awards

May 21, 2013

Lucerne Valley Elementary School teacher Dawn Cook and student Korrina Medina were named named Mojave Environmental Education Consortium Teacher of the Year and Student of the Year, respectively.

The two were given their awards during a recent event at the Spring Valley Lake Country Club.

While Cook received the top award, two others were given Teacher of Excellence awards. They were Michael Richardson, Phoenix Academy, Apple Valley,and Teacher of Excellence Roger Aburto, Granite Hills High School, Apple Valley.

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