The March 17, 2021, R-C Top of the Morning Report

The vacant house at Gilman and Douglas avenues was taken down on Tuesday.

The vacant house at Gilman and Douglas avenues was taken down on Tuesday.


Genoa, Nev. — Corned beef and cabbage will be on the menu at the Douglas County Senior Center in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Seniors will be lining up 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meal is $3 if you’re 60 or older, $7 for the young’uns. It has been a year since the Senior Center was closed to dining by the coronavirus outbreak.

Despite a few speed bumps, coronavirus vaccinations are continuing across the four counties with 3,289 people getting shots since March 8 to a total of 25,228. Of those, 861 got the new single dose Janssen shot.

Turnout for testing was pretty light on Tuesday. I’m asking, but it felt like another 50-test day. The Tiger varsity team may still get to play football on Saturday, but there are a lot of stars that need to align for that to happen, and we won’t know until Friday afternoon.

The house at the corner of Douglas and Gilman was torn down on Tuesday. Built in 1949, it hasn’t been occupied in a long time. When the house was built, Gilman was known as School Street and Douglas was Minnie Street, near as I can tell.

The Regional Transportation Commission is meeting 4 p.m. today in person at the Douglas County Courthouse to discuss the five-year plan.

Genoans are scheduled to meet virtually 5:30 p.m. today to discuss the process for filling the town manager’s position with the impending departure of JT Chevallier. The agenda with instructions on how to log in is at

We might see the temperature climb to 60 degrees today as a front approaches that’s expected to arrive on Thursday. Partly sunny skies and 5 mph southwest afternoon breezes are in the forecast today.

Kurt Hildebrand is editor of The Record-Courier. Reach him at


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