Past Headlines 12/19/06

Headlines from one year ago:

35-foot sycamore makes like a tree and leaves First Presbyterian Church

One of the biggest obstacles to the renovation of the historic First Presbyterian Church was removed Monday afternoon.

Or more accurately, moved about 100 yards to the northeast.

Crews from Willey & Sons Tree Farm in Reno dug up, moved and replanted a 35-foot sycamore tree from the church's property at Musser and Nevada streets to their Family Life Center one block east.

Trial in '82 murder set for a month in April

A monthlong murder trial has been set for April in the 1982 killing of a Douglas County teen.

David Winfield Mitchell, 61, entered a plea of not guilty to a charge of open murder Monday in Carson City District Court.

The trial is expected to take four weeks, with jury selection beginning April 3.


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