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2 Thursday, July 24, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette The Pahrump Valley Gazette, formerly known as the Death VaL ley Gateway Gazette, (1SSN #07467419), established July 22, 1983, adjudicated as a legal news- paper of general circulation July 10, 1985, is published weekly on Thursday by Goldfield Group Pub- lishers, Inc. Editorial, production, and advertising offices at the Val- ley View Plaza, 1330 Hwy. 160, Ste. 3, Pahrump, Nevada 89048. Telephone 702/727-5583 or FAX 702/727-7192. Periodical postage paid at Pahrump, Nevada and ad- ditional mailing offices. Postmas- ter: send address changes to The Pahrump Valley Gazette, P.O. Box 97795, Las Vegas, Nevada 89193. For billing or subscription in- quiries please telephone 800/682- 2640. Copyrights: No part of this mblication may he copied or re- produced by any means without the express written permission of the Publishers. Included are pho- tos, stories, staff produced adver- nsements, columns, cartoons and all other materials. All rights re- served by The Pahrump Valley Gazette. Editorial Policy Opinions of the Pahrump Valley Gazette columnists are their own and do not necessar- ily reflect those of the Gazette staff or management. Letters Policy We welcome letters to the editor. Letters must be signed, with the writer&apos;s address and telephone number included. Unsigned letters will not be published. Short, concise let- ters are preferred. Letters will be edited for length and libel. Mail to 1330 Hwy. 160, Suite 3, Pahmmp, NV 89048 Nevada Northern and Central Friday...Chance of after- noon and evening thunder- storms. Lows in the upper 40s to upper 50s. Highs in the 80s. Saturday and Sunday...Chance of mainly mountain afternoon and eyening thunderstorms both days. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s to lower 90s. Southern Nevada Friday through Sunday...Chance of after- noon and evening thunder- storms over the mountains...Otherwise dry. Lows in the mid 70s to mid 80s. Highs from near 100 to 115. California Desert Areas Friday through Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows from the 60s Owens Valley to the mid 70s Death Valley. Highs from the mid 90s Owens Valley to around 108 Death Valley. Wynonna Judd spotted in Pam'ump? by Patti Babcock Oakridge Landing is the perfect place to be on a sunny Sunday to enjoy the fishing and shade. Last Sunday, July 20, the crowd was enjoying more than fishing. All eyes were fixed on the singer moving from the band platform onto the ramp/bridge. No wonder. Wynonna Judd in Pahrump? The auburn-haired woman looks just like the famous singer. Sounds like her, too. She even plays the guitar. Is it an illusion, or is Wynonna Judd really performing in Pahr- ump? Kathy Johnson is so per- fect in her impersonation of the popular singer, it's easy for the audience to believe they are seeing and hearing Judd. The look, the move- ment, the sound flow so natu- rally, for the moment Johnson is Wynonna Judd to her appreciative fans. Johnson, who has been singing publicly since the sixth grade, was giving a spe- cial performance. A birth- day gift for her mother Judy Cummings, "who has en- couraged me everyday." Ri- chard Cummings, a shift manager at Terrible's Town Casino, did his part as chief barbe que cook for family and friends. WYNONNA?-Kathy Johnson impersonates the star. Entertainment was free to all, much to the delight of a group of regular patrons who seek respite from heat and pressures fishing at the ponds or just relaxing in the wel- come shade. Johnson's "Kathy's Country Karaoke" can be enjoyed Saturday nights at the Four Mile Bar on Boulder Highway and Sahara in Henderson. She also performs for private groups. She likes to sing Patsy Cline songs and a variety of other country music. An agent saw her per- form and told her she was perfect to impersonate Wynonna Judd. Johnson "gave it a try." Audience re- sponse has proved the agent was right.. The singer also has a day job, advertising and pub- lic relations coordinator for New York, New York Ca- sino in Las Vegas. ALas Vegas resident for 14 years, Johnson says, " Pahrump's Oakridge Landing is the ul- timate place to be on a hot day." To book Wynonna a.k.a. Johnson for your special event contact her by calling Jerry or Ivy Bortvit at 727- 8276. Mcmamogr00rns W,hen it was time for her yearly mammogram, Beth knew just where to go. Pahrump Center for Healthcare 1501 E. Calvada Blvd. Pahrump, NV 89048 702-727-6060 Established 1981 Publisher MaryAnn McNeill Reporter/Photographers Patti Babcock Andy Holtmann Geoff Kreis Mary Lamar Lesley Stronach Production Director Dann Weeks Art Director Sean Wilson Produc__ Editors Ann Smart Pete Peters Production Kevin J. Simpson Teresa Stanton Gina Moore Photravhy Ethel Messer Bruce Stevenson Adverti$inq Director Carlton McCaslin Account Executive Ann Nusbaum Beverly Sacca Resident A_oent/Controller Marie Lap#ore Administration/Circulation Angie Lap#ore, Admin. Asst. Norm Leavitt, Distribution :': + ,.@:.$..:.,...,.:: - ..  '' ., .: ..  -zi '." / 2< You can contact the .... Pahrump VaUey C, azene To E-Mail us on the Internet: PVGazette@aol.com Telephone: 702-72%5583 Fax: 702-72%7192 Las Vegas Office k._ 1-1100-682-2640 , Pahrump Valley Gazette Member: Nevada State Press Association Baker Chamber of Commerce Beatty Chamber of Commerce Death Valley Chamber of Commerce Pahrump Chamber of Commerce Tonopah Chamber of Commerce We're part of your community Fantasy ,5 THg- 7/17- 9, 17, 20, 24, 31. 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