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4T'hursday, July 3, 1997 Pahrumv valley Gazette' • AU|O Accidenl • Bankruptcy • Criminal Defense • Divorce • Incorporalion • Wills & Trusts I.AW OFFICES OF I,OUIS M. MINICOZZI, ii! A Professional Corporation PAHRUMP 361 S. Frontage Rd.- Suite 2 Telephone: (702) 751-1200 LAS VEGAS 333 N. Rancho Dr.- Suite 410 Telephone: (702) 64849.50 Totl Free: (888) 246-1?)0  .Oil Changes From $12.95 .Tune. ups From $29.95 (most vehicles) From $29.95 ....... • ffadiators. New And built (we oo 00otorhomes, ,q00ttt) M-F 8:30a.m.-Sp.m. and 8p.m.- lOp.m. ,Jane, 751-ARTS Canteen Bakery & Party Shop,, , ,,,,,,,l • 1061 E. Second 't. (702) 727-7447 Sugar Free $''Specialty Cakes Pies & Pastry 'L Pies & Bread Assorted Donuts & Goodies Hrs- 4:30 am - 1:30 pm Tues - Sat v 751-2453 AIRLESS TIRES ope. ,-,, GT & Diamondback mo'S(21 Speed Mountain Bikes) Starting at $219,99 James wins Ms. Senior 0000[evada PAHRUMP--Pahrump can now claim a new Ms. Senior Nevada winner among its ranks, Millie James was crowned with the title on June 29 at the Boomtown casino in Las Vegas. James also won the talent portion of the competition with her mime impression of Ray Stevens' "The Streak", which is a rer•dition of horrible little tales involving a streaker. She dresses as an old man as she "tells" the tales. A 10-year resident of Pahrump, James said her husband is ecstatic about her win. She works as a gaming auditor at Terrible's Town Casino. The areas of competition are gown presentation, talent, philosophy of life presentation, and interview with the judges for poise and personality. Her philosophy is, "We all have the capacity to create small miracles each day. If you can put a smile on someone's face. If you can help someone who's down, then you have created your miracle." Josephine Weatherspoon of Pahrump was also a contestant in the pageant. Entrants have to be at least 60 years old to participate. This is the 12th year of the contest and the first year it was held as an open competition in which they did not have to first compete representing a town. James will travel to Biloxi, Miss., to compete in the national competition in September. She is a mother of 4, grandmother of 8 and great-grandmother of three. One daughter lives in Pahrump. At 5 feet 11 inchs, James was the tallest contestant in the state pageant. Millie James new Ms. Senior Nevada i NHP to have additional staff in Pahrump PAHRUMP--Trooper Steve Harney, public information officer for the Nevada Highway Patrol, advises the Gazette that the NHP will have additional personnel in Pahrump over the Fourth of July weekend to help the local office with holiday traffic. With the extra help on Hwy 160 traffic, the NHP is hoping that it will not have to report fatalities from the fireworks activities or alcohol consumption and driving. Highway 160 near Pahrump has not claimed a life recently among the many weekly accidents, but there was an immediate fatality Sunday night, June 28, near milepost 44. Raymond J. Ruiz, 21, of Las Vegas was killed instantly in a rollover accident at approximately 8:20 p.m. Ruiz was a passenger in the 1982 Ford wagon driven by Jennifer Gerber, 19, of Henderson• Gerber was driving northbound when the left rear tire blew, the car went off the roadway and flipped over. Rodney Gallegos, 20, of Pahrump and Kathleen Spurlock, 15, of Henderson were also passengers• Gerber and Gallegos received minor injuries and Spurlock was listed in serious condition at University Medical Center in Las Vegas. A blood-alcohol test was given Gerber and the incident is still under investigation pending the results. PEC property wins awards Ramada Vacation Suites, a property owned by Calvada developer Preferred Equities Corp., has won 14 awards at the American Resort Development Association's national convention held in Orlando, Fla.. RVS claimed four ARDY awards and 10 silver awards at the convention, which attracts more than 3,000 representa- tives from around the world who are interested in refining and developing new skills in the vacation ownership industry. "To win this many awards and national recognition is truly a team effort," said Fred Conte, chief operating officer of PEC. RVS was created in April, 1995 when MEGO Finan- cial Corp. and Hospitality Franchise Systems Inc. formed a strategic alliance to enhance PEC's position in the timeshare industry. PEC, a Las Vegas-based interval resort operator and land developer, has RVS in- terval resort properties in Las Vegas, Reno, Hawaii, Colo- rado, New Jersey and Florida. MEGO also owns Cen- tral Nevada Utilities Co., serving a large portion of Pahrump Valley. 1.800-449-1269 Programming Packages Starting at About a. Dollar a Day!'" Tc'lai *r'.st aii poce s $149 Of: and does nol r,c.tude any programm:ng costs, equqnem renlai costs Or nslall costs fOr addonai Orllets Ltte brae offer Subje(1 to credit appval Offer val through July 31.1997 Canno be combined wth any othe offer Offer available throug selected dstn channels Lal sales ta may  "'DOES not t,Jude instatlat:o BaS oh selected paO,.ages Pnces ae sublect to change Local sales taxes may ap ABC CBS FOX. 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