Omya donates land

July 3, 2013

Special to the Leader

Omya, the limestone plant located at the top of Crystal Creek road is doing its part to help with the water needs of local businesses and residents.

The company recently donated land to Center Water Company for the purpose of drilling a well. Center Water Company is the mutual water company that supplies water to most of the businesses in the center of town, as well as to surrounding residences. This company has not owned its own well since 1997.

School district monitoring declining enrollment figures

July 3, 2013


School district finances are in the black now, but declining enrollment could force the Lucerne Valley Unified School District to take action if the bottom line creeps into the red.

That tepid financial scenario was painted by Billy Wessell, the district’s director of business services, and confirmed by Jim Harvey, president of the governing board.

Sheriff's Blotter 7-3-13

July 3, 2013

ILLEGAL ENTRY: On June 25 at 11:05 p.m., a caller reported a possible illegal entry into his home in the 10000 area of Lincoln Road.

VANDALISM: On June 25 at 2:41 p.m., a caller reported a tenant was damaging her rental home in the area of Trade Post and Mesa roads. The woman also reported the tenant owed $10,000 in back rent. Deputies advised the landlady to deal with the issue as a civil matter.

Hot Training

July 3, 2013

Above, explorers from Explorer Post 150 participate in training at 2012 IEFEA Academy. It is a very intense five days of training/drills.

Explorer Post 150 will be at the Lucerne Valley Market selling $1 raffle tickets through July 3 to raise funds for the IEFEA Academy our Explorers will be attending this November at Fort Irwin.

Prizes are valued up to $75 from local Lucerne Valley businesses. The raffle will be held at Pioneer Park on July 4th after the parade following Post 150’s American Flag retirement ceremony.

School column: School district to launch new website, add streaming audio

July 3, 2013


As technology continues to advance, Lucerne Valley Unified School District remains committed to utilizing the best technology within our means to improve and enhance the education of our students. But the district’s use of technology won’t end there.


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