Hunewill to speak to Fernley Republican Women

Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter

Frank Hunewill

Lyon County Sheriff Frank Hunewill will be the guest speaker for the next meeting of the Fernley Republican Women next Tuesday, May 21 at the Fernley High School Library.

A light meal will be served at 6 p.m. and the meeting will start promptly at 6:30 p.m.

Hunewill will speak on the state of the Lyon County’s Sheriff’s Office, jail facilities, satellite offices and any new programs he has and/or plans to implement. He will also address any issues relate to the marijuana dispensary in Fernley.


Frank Hunewill was born and raised in Lyon County. He attended college at the University of Nevada, Reno and graduated in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. After college he worked for the family construction business. In 1993, he went to work for the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office and has spent the last 25 years as a law enforcement officer. In 1996, Hunewill graduated from the Nevada Category I Police Academy as one of the top individuals in both academics and firearms. He currently holds a Supervisory POST certificate from the Nevada Peace Officers Standard and Training. Hunewill was elected as Lyon County’s Sheriff on November 6, 2018.

The FRW’s Caring for America/Adopt-a-Soldier Program collects non-perishable foods for the Fernley Food Bank, along with donations of funds and care items for their adopted soldiers. The soldiers need single serving food items, personal care items and, most especially, cards and letters from home. The Literacy Committee collects new children’s books for the Ronald McDonald House and Renown Hospital’s Children’s Ward. All contributions for these important programs will be greatly appreciated. Financial contributions can be sent to the FRW at P. O. Box 412, Fernley, Nevada, 89408.

Fernley Republican Women is a group of women (and men as associate members) who share similar conservative values and ideals, and who are dedicated to increasing the influence and effectiveness of women in the cause of good government through political education and active political participation.

For more information, contact Lorrie Olson at or check the FRW website

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