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LEAD Green Holds Third Annual Event

Leadership Summit aimed at Cultivating Youth throughout Churchill County FALLON, Nevada – Designed for and inspired by the young leaders of Churchill County, LEAD Green’s third annual summit will be held on Feb 15-16 at Churchill County High School. With “Being in the Now” as this year’s summit theme, participants will engage in robust leadership…

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Featuring Newly Elected School Board Members

By Kimberly Mardis – The Churchill County School District Board of Trustees has already met twice this year, and during the first board meeting held January 9th, two new board members took the oath of office along with two members who were re-elected in November. Fred Buckmaster, a long-time teacher for the district and Amber…

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Fire Reported at Pasture and Depp Road

The Fallon Churchill Fire Department answered a fire call at 6:23 p.m. tonight at the corner of Pasture and Depp Roads.  A travel trailer was fully engulfed when fire fighters arrived at the scene.  The fire was put out by 7:00 p.m. and there were no injuries.  According to Jared Dooley, Fire Chief, fire fighters…

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School Board Meets Tonight at 5:00 p.m

The Churchill County School Board meets Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. in the district offices at the Old High School, 690 S. Maine Street. In addition to their regularly scheduled business, the board will discuss approving a new College & Career Ready (CCR) High School Diploma.  They will also review modifications to high…

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NDOT Announces Roundabout in Silver Springs

Single Lane Closures on Alternate U.S. 50 in Silver Springs For those Fallonites traveling Highway 50, a Nevada Department of Transportation press release today announced Single lane closures will take place this week on Alternate U.S. 50 in Silver Springs as part of Nevada Department of Transportation highway improvements. Alternate U.S. 50 (also known as Alternate…

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LDS Church Grants Fallon Daily Bread $3,000

Humanitarian Aid Grant Helps Feed Those in Need By June Young —  Fallon Daily Bread, an ongoing ministry of Epworth United Methodist Church, was the recipient of a $3,000 commodities grant from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Friday, January 18, 2019. The grant will help defray food costs for the…

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Goodrum Guilty of First-Degree Murder

Jury Imposes sentence of Prison for Life Without the Possibility of Parole By Rachel Dahl – The jury trial of Mitchell Goodrum concluded last Wednesday, January 16th, when Goodrum was found guilty of four charges brought against him for the murder of Warren Butler on March 21, 2017. Goodrum, age 54, was charged with the…

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Fallon Daily Bread Celebrates 13 Years Today

  Fallon Daily Bread celebrates its 13th year of operation on January 19th. A ministry of Epworth United Methodist Church, this all volunteer ministry seeks to serve a hot, nutritious meal in a warm and caring atmosphere to any and all who would like to partake, no questions asked. All are welcome. Even though FDB…

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NDOT Will Fund Traffic Light at Roberson Lane

By Rachel Dahl —  Churchill County Manager Jim Barbee reported at the January 7th Commission meeting that Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has committed to funding a traffic signal at the Sheckler Cut-off/Highway 50/Roberson Lane intersections. He is waiting for a formal letter from the NDOT Director to that effect. Following an accident at the…

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Oasis Academy Students Make WNC Dean’s List

Congratulations to these Oasis Academy high school students who are enrolled in the Western Nevada College Jump Start program, and were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. The Executive Director of the high school at Oasis Academy Colleg Prep, Rochelle Tisdale, said these high school students are each taking a full…

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