Sheriff’s Message, Week of April 17th
There were quite a few items that were placed in front of our commissioners and approved this week. Approximately two months ago, we were approached by a company that wanted to lease wall space in our detention facility to advertise bail bond companies and defense attorneys. For $10,000 a year, how could we say “No?” The lease agreement was approved. Read more ›
Nevada State Historical Preservation and Archeology Month
EXCITING STORIES OF DAYTON’S PAST – SERIES BEGINS MAY 5 – FREE!!!
Meet Indian Louie and Medicine Man Ray Darrough
MAY 5, 2016
Dayton Valley Community Center at 170 Pike Street
Lecture begins at 7:15.
Refreshments will be served.
Steven Saylor reminisces about former residents, “Louie the Indian” and Ray Darrough, “Indian Medicine Man.” Read more ›
During Sjovangen’s Air Force career he worked on a number of engineering projects related to aircraft. He was a flight engineer on C-118 and C-47 aircraft, a recruiter, a Human Resources Manager, a Motor Pool superintendent and other duties. He was awarded 4 Air Medals, the Army Commendation Medal, 4 Air Force Commendation Medals, 4 Meritorious Service Medals and the Humanitarian Service Medal among many others. Read more ›
Sheriff’s Message, Week of April 10th
Human behavior is an interesting topic, especially as it relates to crime and punishment. Our leadership directs specific road patrols because of speed complaints. We sit on that road, watching traffic and surprisingly, everyone obeys the posted speed limit. Occasionally someone gets caught speeding, but it was usually the person who made the complaint. The neighborhood sees us, but we routinely get pulled away to handle higher priority calls. Did we really solve anything? Read more ›
There apparently is greater reason to pay attention to some of the Nevada partisan Primary races this year. Read more ›
Sheriff’s Message, Week of April 3rd
One area that routinely doesn’t get public praise is our Administrative Bureau and its employees. With only eight employees, they are unsung heroes who help administer and account for almost $12,000,000 in county spending. Read more ›
Sheriff’s Message, Week of March 27th
The previous week, our VIPs got to do a little “highway robbery” at the intersections of Hwy 95A and 50 in Silver Springs. They were helping our Senior Centers raise money for their senior food programs. By holding a boot, drivers generously donated $2,300 as they passed by. It is always uplifting to hear news of Lyon County citizens giving for worthy causes. Read more ›
Sheriff’s Message, Week of March 20th
There are times in our lives that an experience will forever be embedded into our memories. These types of experiences are all too common in our line of work. Read more ›
At approximately 11:30AM March 22, 2016 the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office and rescue units responded to a report of a gunshot injury on Stanley Lane in Mason Valley. Read more ›
There will be a Town Hall Meeting at the Dayton Community Center tomorrow (Thursday evening, March 24) beginning at 7:00PM to discuss revenues and where your tax dollars go. Read more ›