Coming Friday

- Former television star Max Baer Jr. may have found a place for his Beverly Hillbillies Hotel & Casino. Baer has been working for year to find a home for his dream, having gone through Tahoe, Reno and Carson City. Page A1

- A Carson City man sought in connection with a shooting incident in Indian Hills was captured in Palm Springs after what was reported as a high speed chase. Page A1

- County officials and firefighters celebrated the beginning of construction of Sunridge Fire Station 12 on Thursday. The fire station will house fire, emergency medical personnel as well as offering a place for community meetings. Page A1

- Tonight is Douglas High School's Junior/Senior Prom at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course and students are encouraged to be safe and smart. Page A2

- The Douglas High School band and choral groups have brought home awards from every competition they have attended this season and will show their stuff in a series of spring concerts. Douglas along with Pau-Wa-Lu and Carson Valley middle schools perform in combined concerts May 24 and 31 at DHS. Page A2

- The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident late Saturday in which a 17-year-old Gardnerville resident was shot in the arm on Pine Nut Road near the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Page A3

- A 68-year-old Douglas County substitute school bus driver, accused of causing an accident in which 11 children were injured, is set to plead guilty May 31 in East Fork Justice Court. Page A3

- The Kiwanis Club of Carson Valley will host its ninth annual Stars of Tomorrow talent competition on Saturday. A silent auction begins at 6 p.m. with the talent competition starting at 7 p.m. at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School in the Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 783-0875. Page B1

- Ticket holders for the Douglas County Historical Society's Historic Barn Tour and barbecue, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, can peer into the past by meeting the owners, family members or other knowledgeable residents who will conduct tours of some of the Valley's historic barns. A barbecue lunch provided by the Douglas County Farm Bureau will follow. Page B1

- The Douglas County Senior Center will be hosting its seventh annual Big Mama's Show & Shine Car Show on May 12 at the Lampe Park pavilion in Gardnerville. Information, 783-6455. Page B1

- The Douglas Tigers baseball team clinched a share of the Sierra League title by beating North Valleys 12-4 in their home finale. Page C1

- The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is still taking sign-ups for two recreational baseball teams. The season will start on May 20 and run through August. Page C1


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