Fallon Rotary annual Christmas Drive has begun for local homebound seniors. Bring items for the local homebound seniors to Kent’s Supply Center, 260 N. Maine St. Please drop off unwrapped gifts by Dec. 12.
One torpedo slammed into the USS Nevada (BB-36) during the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7, 1941, and left a gaping hole on the ship’s port side. Water began rushing into the bulkhead.
This Sunday morning in Hawaii began like the previous ones at Pearl Harbor, built as a strategic location for the USS Navy as ships began to crisscross the Pacific Ocean in the early 1900s between the United States mainland and territories in Guam and the Philippines
Superintendent Derild Parsons has worked for Churchill County School District since he began student teaching at Northside Elementary in 1999 and chose a career in education because of his first-grade teacher.
Mahal Moon, Churchill County High School and University of Nevada, Reno graduate, has been appointed as the new curator of education at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City.
Please join us this weekend, Dec. 8-9, for our annual showing of “Polar Express” which includes our free hot cocoa bar! Showing times for the “Polar Express” are 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Ott's Farm Equipment and Fallon Welding the movies and cocoa bar are free.
Students buzzed as colorful fabrics were laid about the busy cafeteria tables. High school and middle school students were busy chatting, cutting strips of fabric, tying knots, and connecting to improve the community.
Dear reader, recent news about the mysterious dog flu has been flooding the internet, newspapers, and Facebook. I spoke with a few of the local veterinarians to find out if this is a problem here in Churchill County. The veterinarians I spoke with said there are no cases recorded. Whew!
Both the Greenwave girls and boys, and Bighorns boys basketball teams opened the season with tournaments last weekend as the CCHS girls notched a big win over a 4A school.
The Greenwave wrestling team opened the season with the annual Earl Wilkins Memorial Tournament on Saturday at the Rafter 3C Arena. Fallon fielded two teams – Green and White – in the single-day tournament with the Green team finishing 4-1-1.
The CCHS Practical Communications Class had a series of guest speakers join them in October and November as part of their Career Explorations project.
Frey Ranch annually produces about 1.2 million one-liter bottles of its signature bourbon, rye, and uncut farm-strength bourbon.
A 24-year-old Fallon resident died during a Nov. 16 crash at the U.S. 50A at Fulkerson Road, according to Nevada State Police.
Cmdr. Blaine Felloney has returned to his desert home in the Oasis of Nevada.