Cantaloupe Festival Makes Tech Upgrades to Fairgrounds

Cantaloupe Festival Makes Tech Upgrades to Fairgrounds

Jorge Guerrero, Mark Feest, Zip Upham, Dave Tilley, Kim Klenakis, Robyn Jordan by Leanna Lehman —  Thanks to the determination of The Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair, the Churchill County Fairgrounds is receiving a much needed technological upgrade. Through the combined efforts of the Festival, CC Communications, and Parks and Recreation, state-of-the-art fiber optical mesh...

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June is USDA’s Homeownership Month; Apply Now for a Rural Home Loan

June is USDA’s Homeownership Month; Apply Now for a Rural Home Loan

June is homeownership month Submitted by the USDA --  100 Percent Financing, No Down Payment, Newer Manufactured Homes May be Eligible USDA Rural Development Nevada is promoting homeownership throughout the month of June, with lower interest...
Obituary — Sydney Lynn Bates

Obituary — Sydney Lynn Bates

Sydney Lynn Bates Sydney Lynn Bates passed away peacefully at age 70 on June 9th 2019.  She was surrounded by her daughters, grandchildren and family during her last few weeks.  She was a devoted wife, loving...
Democrat Watch Parties

Democrat Watch Parties

Watch parties at the Fallon Theatre Churchill County Democrats have debate watch parties for both nights. Day One: Wednesday – June 26: Location is the Fallon Theaters, 71 S. Maine Street, Fallon, 5:30 – 8:00 pm....
Obituary — Amy Lynn Leegard

Obituary — Amy Lynn Leegard

Amy Lynn Leegard Long time Fallon resident, Amy Lynn Leegard, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday morning, June 25, 2019, after a short battle with cancer. Born August 9, 1970 in California to Jesse and Waverly Epperson, Amy...
Discussing water with Nevada Farm Bureau

Discussing water with Nevada Farm Bureau

Doug Busselman, Nevada Farm Bureau -- photo credit E. Clark County 4-H by Leanna Lehman -- In a recent interview with Doug Busselman, Executive Vice President Nevada Farm Bureau, The Fallon Post inquired about the recent changes in...
Funds available to serve hungry and homeless

Funds available to serve hungry and homeless

Funds available to help the hungry and homeless Submitted courtesy of the United Way -- United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra announces that the Department of Homeland Security’s FEMA has awarded $276,840.00 in federal...
Spring Sports Survey Less than Stellar

Spring Sports Survey Less than Stellar

Brad Daum reports to the school board while members of the softball team listen in -- Greenwave Hall of Fame coach nominee (1987 softball) Steve Richards stands in the background by Rachel Dahl -- Attendance at...
Investment Strategy Can Be Your ‘GPS’ as You Travel Toward Goals

Investment Strategy Can Be Your ‘GPS’ as You Travel Toward Goals

Doug Drost is a local Edward Jones certified Financial Planner Summer is here at last. For many people, it’s time to get the car ready for a long road trip. And with GPS-enabled smartphones, it’s now...
Greenwave Hall of Fame announces 3rd induction class

Greenwave Hall of Fame announces 3rd induction class

Mike McGinness began play-by-play work at KVLV for the Greenwave football and basketball teams in 1973 in addition to conducting pregame interviews Photos and story submitted courtesy of the Greenwave Hall of Fame -- The Greenwave...
Obituary — Gerald “Jerry” Lunceford Ivey

Obituary — Gerald “Jerry” Lunceford Ivey

Gerald “Jerry” Lunceford Ivey, August 31, 1935 – June 16, 2019 Gerald “Jerry” Ivey passed away peacefully on June 16, 2019 after a 4-year battle with Alzheimer’s. He was born in Haskell, Texas on August 31,...
Obituary – William Michael Silva (Bill)

Obituary – William Michael Silva (Bill)

Bill Silva William Michael Silva (Bill) passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the age of 63. His wife, her family and his brother were by his side. Bill was born in Torrance, California...
Erickson’s last meeting – the end of an era

Erickson’s last meeting – the end of an era

Councilwoman Kelly Frost, with Councilman Bob Erickson, and Mayor Ken Tedford at Erickson's last council meeting by Rachel Dahl -- Bob Erickson has represented voters in the City of Fallon for the past 32 years and...
Edith on Whitetop — that is not a flower

Edith on Whitetop — that is not a flower

Each of these tiny flowers is capable of produce a viable seed. Tall whitetop produces it’s large volume of seed with masses of flowers by Edith Isidoro-Mills -- Some plants can be pretty but not good...
Arrest Report June 23rd

Arrest Report June 23rd

Churchill county arrests and bookings                           Arrests/Bookings June 17thh – 23rd   Warrant Bookings                 Name    Agency Court Albert Buher Fallon PD...
Public Meetings Week of June 24th

Public Meetings Week of June 24th

Public Meetings for the Week of June 24th                           Meeting Date Time Agenda/Location ChurchillCSD Policy meeting June 24th 8:00 a.m.     District Office...
Local Democrats met June 13th

Local Democrats met June 13th

Local Democrates will meet again on July 11th Staff report -- CCDCC meeting, June 13, 2019 On June 13, the Churchill County Democrats met for their regular monthly meeting. Special guests were Michael Cullen, Nevada Political...
Housing Needs – 52,000 jobs push demand

Housing Needs – 52,000 jobs push demand

Aaron West of Nevada Builders talks housing and workforce at the CEDA business council breakfast by Rachel Dahl -- There is good news and some positive movement when it comes to housing in northern Nevada as...
Booking Report June 10th – 16th

Booking Report June 10th – 16th

Churchill county arrests and bookings                               Warrant Bookings     Name Agency Court       Eric Melland Churchill SO Sparks Municipal...
Cantaloupe Festival Royalty Named

Cantaloupe Festival Royalty Named

Andrea Carroll and the faithful Yogi are crowned Cantaloupe Festival king and queen by Rachel Dahl -- It's official -- the Cantaloupe Festival queen and king have been chose to reign over all things cantaloupe at...
Obituary — James Monroe Champie, Jr.

Obituary — James Monroe Champie, Jr.

Memorial for Jim Champie in Austin at the park on Saturday, June 22, at 11am Please join the family of Jim Champie for a celebration of his life on Saturday, June 22nd at 11:00 a.m. at...
Arrest/Booking Report June 3rd – 9th

Arrest/Booking Report June 3rd – 9th

Churchill county arrests and bookings                           Arrests and Bookings for June 3rd - 9th Warrant Bookings     Name Agency Court Casey Lear Churchill...