Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Jim Butler Days 50/50 Raffle

Tickets are now on sale for the Jim Butler Days 50/50 Raffle. There are a maximum of 2,000 tickets to be sold for $5 each, with 50 percent of the total ticket sales going into the jackpot.

Potentially, if all the tickets are sold, the first name drawn on the night of May 23 would receive $4,500, and the second name drawn would receive $500. If all the tickets are not sold, the total sales would still be divided in half, with the first winner receiving 90 percent, and the second winner receiving 10 percent of the jackpot.

Tickets are on sale at the following locations: Tonopah Times-Bonanza, Whitney’s Book Shelf, Otteson’s Turquoise, A-Bar-L Western Store, Bumpers Towing, Scolari’s Food and Drug, Giggle Springs, Chamber of Commerce, and Les’ Gifts, as well as at the OES Craft Fair and Bazaar. Tickets are also available through Lisa Westerlund of M&K Enterprise.

The two lucky winners will be drawn at 9 p.m. at the Karaoke Contest and Dance on Saturday, May 23, at the Tonopah Convention Center. Winners need not be present at the drawing to claim their prize.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

LA Times - Nevada town rallies to save prison camp

Main Street Tonopah Nevada Photo by Teresa Madsen

Tonopah got a great write-up in the LA Times about the prison camp closure and the town’s efforts. You can read it at the link below.