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Teddy Bear Care Fair at Banner

Staff report — Going to the hospital can be a scary experience for children, especially when they have no idea what to expect. The Teddy Bear Care Fair, hosted by Banner Churchill Community Hospital in partnership with Churchill County Social Services, Pinwheels for Prevention, and Churchill County Parks and Recreation was held earlier this week and was…

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Center Street Farmer’s Market is back this June

Live Local and Celebrate Fallon Every Friday this Summer — Submitted courtesy of the Fallon Food Hub —  Spring is the time of year when our local farmers begin harvesting their amazing fresh fruits and vegetables & we are here with a weekly market so you can take this nutritious and delicious produce home—From Our…

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Knights of Columbus Donate to Special Oympics

The Knights of Columbus of Saint Patrick’s Church, Fallon Council 4828, presented a check for $1,514.47 to the Fallon Area Special Olympics.  The Fallon Knights of Columbus raise the funds annually during their Tootsie Roll Drive when they handed out free Tootsie Rolls at various locations to support the Special Olympics – a non-profit organization…

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CCHS Choir Hits a High Note at All State in Vegas

The Churchill County High School Choir recently returned from Las Vegas where they participated in the Nevada Music Educator’s Association All-State Music Festival. For three days the choir practiced with their peers from across the state, participated in several performances, and delivered their final performance at the prestigious UNLV music hall. During the celebration, the…

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Unwind Massage & Body Work — Business Feature

  by Rachel Dahl —  Kari Gonzalez is back doing what she loves, and has just opened her new massage therapy practice, Unwind Massage & Body Work. After a few years of adventure, taking classes toward her degree in criminal justice, and serving as a victim advocate in the private sector and for the department…

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Obituary – Sharon Rose Beeghly

Sharon Rose Morgan Beeghly, 84, was surrounded by many family members in her last days. She passed away peacefully at home in Fallon, Nevada on April 13, 2019. She was born in Rigby, Idaho on June 25, 1934. Her parents, Lucy and Jack Morgan, traveled for construction work in many western states during Sharon’s childhood…

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Competition Ballroom Team 1st Place

Upholds Their Reputation at Premier Event Staff report — The Fallon Swing Competition Ballroom Team participated in the National Youth Team Showdance Championship (on Fri. March 22nd) and the Gem State Classic Youth Syllabus Competition (partner competition on Sat. March 23rd). Friday night the Fallon team competed in two dance styles, Swing (“Friend Like Me”)…

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CCHS Students Inducted into Honor Society

Staff report — The Churchill County High School National Honor Society inducted new members for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 last week. Spanish Teacher Lance Lattin was asked to present the keynote address, and spoke about being your unique self. He told the story of his father, Rick Lattin, who is known for his blue, Lattin…

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Industrical Hemp Production in Nevada

by Leanna Lehman —  Nevada has recently legalized the growing of commercial hemp in the United States thanks to the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill last December. Ashley Jeppson from the Nevada Department of Agriculture, NDA, addressed local officials and Fallon Rotarians on Tuesday. According to Jeppson, there are now approximately 8,000 acres of…

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Food Service Workers Escape Cuts

by Rachel Dahl — The Churchill County School District Board of trustees met last night to approve the tentative budget for the 2019-20 school year. Faced with a $2.5 million shortfall, (see Dowd Explains DSA Cuts…) trustees considered budget cuts provided by superintendent Summer Stephens and Director of Business Operations Phyllys Dowd. Cuts were presented to…

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