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Missing Henderson Children Located

HENDERSON, Nev. -- It was a tense morning in Henderson as police searched for three sisters missing since Monday night. The children were found late Tuesday morning.

Their grandmother was distraught. She said her three granddaughters left her house at about 10:15 Monday night. By the morning, they still had not returned.

The oldest sister is 15-year-old Kimioshinae Burns. Also with her were 11-year-old Arquaeseona Williams and 2-year-old Amelia Williams. The grandmother says Burns took off and apparently took her sisters with her.

The grandmother got in touch with Burns on the phone Tuesday morning.

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Going for a World Record in Swimming

Going for a World Record in Swimming

 

Henderson wants to be part of a unique Guinness World Record.

The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department will take part Tuesday in the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson, a worldwide event designed to break the Guinness World Record for the largest swimming lesson and to spread the word that swimming lessons can save children’s lives.

According to the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson, a platform to help aquatic facilities and drowning prevention organizations communicate the importance of teaching children to swim, more than 10,000 children on four continents will be part of the event.

Students Earn Visit from UNLV Coaches

Students from Wright Elementary School earned enough points in the annual Coaches Challenge to get a visit from two head coaches.

The Coaches Challenge program encourages students to each healthy and be part of physical activity by doing that they earn points. The schools with the most points get a visit from UNLV coaches. The fifth-graders at Wright Elementary School and third-graders at Nate Mack Elementary earned the most points and will get a visit on Tuesday from UNLV's new head Basketball Coach Dave Rice and the head women's Soccer coach Jennifer Klein.


“We continue to see high rates of obesity among children and to combat this, it is so important to encourage children to create good, healthy habits that will carry through their entire lives. By adopting good habits now they will be able to live active and full lives,” said Coach Rice.

Henderson Voters Head to the Polls Tuesday

Henderson Voters Head to the Polls Tuesday

 

Henderson residents can cast their vote at any of 12 Vote Center locations throughout the city for the General Election from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Vote Centers replace traditional precinct polling locations pre-assigned to registered voters. Henderson voters have the option of voting at numerous locations, allowing more flexibility and convenience when exercising their right to vote.

This year, voters in Henderson will cast their ballot in the General Election for the elected office of Councilman for Ward IV. In the Primary Election held on April 5, candidates receiving more than 50 percent of the vote were declared elected for the offices of Councilman for Ward I and Ward II and Municipal Court Judge.

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From Carbon Paper to PDF Opening June 24th

From Carbon Paper to PDF Opening June 24th

The Clark County Museum will be opening their newest exhibit, 'From Carbon Paper to PDF: A Century of Change in the Office" on June 24th. More more information about the exhibit or directions, visit the museum's website here.

Suspect in Beating Connected to Henderson Attempted Murder

LAS VEGAS -- The lawyer for Giovanny Ramirez admits his client has a "checkered" past. Ramirez is the suspect accused of a vicious beating at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and he may be connected to an attempted murder in Henderson to avenge his daughter's death.

There is a Henderson police report that names Ramirez as a suspect in a shooting that happened on January 19.

Ramirez not only has a "checkered" past, he has a violent history with armed robbery and assault convictions. Just months before he allegedly beat a Giants fan into a coma, police believe he may have tried to kill another man in southern Nevada.

L.A. defense attorney Anthony Brooklier slammed the Henderson Police Department after reporters questioned him about a shooting that may have involved his client, Giovanny Ramirez.

Mayor, Councilwoman Hold Open Meeting for Residents

Mayor, Councilwoman Hold Open Meeting for Residents

 

Mayor Andy Hafen and Councilwoman Gerri Schroder will host Neighborhood Connections, a town-hall type gathering for the residents of Ward I, from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 9.

The meeting will be held at Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 Racetrack Rd. City of Henderson staff will be in attendance to answer questions and provide information to residents as well.

The event is designed to encourage open dialogue between neighbors and city leaders regarding projects and questions that pertain to the city of Henderson. Neighborhood Connections is held quarterly to enable city leaders to meet and interact with the residents of each of the four wards within the city of Henderson.