Boy Scouts Retire the Flag

By The Publisher | December 13, 2019 |

by Steve Endacott — This past Veterans’ Day evening, Boy Scout Troop 1776, also known as “Troop Independence” conducted the “Mother of all flag retirement ceremonies” at Churchill County Fair Grounds.  The theme of the event was twofold, to honor our nations veterans and to respectfully retire American flags that have past their useful life.…

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Toys for Tots – 9th Annual Toy Run

By The Publisher | December 9, 2019 |

The Iron Order motorcycle club, along with the Marine Corp League High Desert Detachment, and the American Legion Post 16 held their 9th annual Toy Run on Sunday, collecting toys and donations for local children. Toys and contributions are donated through the Fallon Youth Club and serve the youth of Fallon and Churchill County.  …

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Special Performance for Veterans Day

By The Publisher | November 10, 2019 |

There will be a special performance on Monday night, November 11th at the Historic Fallon Theatre on Maine Street, featuring the Lovelock Community Singers performing a medly of patriotic songs. Plan to attend, the doors will open at 5:00 p.m. and the concession stand will be open. Admission is free, but donations to support the…

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Marine Corp Birthday Ball set for November 9th

By The Publisher | October 4, 2019 |

Plans are underway for the local Marine Corp Birthday ball for Fallon this year, which will be hosted by the Marine Corps League High Desert Detachment. The celebration will be held on the 9th since the 10th falls on a Sunday this year. A quick history of the Ball from the Official United States Marine…

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Remembering O. L. (Slim) Moore

By Editor | May 27, 2019 |

A special thank you to Jim Moore for his willlingness to share this story on Memorial Day. We are grateful for all those who have served, and offer our rememberances on this day. Dad was assigned to the USS Hornet and helped escort Doolottle’s Raiders to Tokyo. He was a rear gunner radio man flying…

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Military Funeral April 12th for 15 unclaimed Veterans

By Editor | April 11, 2019 |

Staff report — The Nevada Veterans Coalition is conducting its 17th mission at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Friday (April 12) by honoring 15 veterans whose remains have been in the care of a local mortuary, yet remained unclaimed. The remains have been in care of Mountain View Mortuary in Reno. This is…

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Become a Nevada Veterans Advocate

By The Publisher | February 25, 2019 |

Free Training Conference The Nevada Department of Veterans Services invites you to a free, two-day training conference that sets you on the path to becoming a Nevada Veterans Advocate (NVA). NVA’s help connect veterans or their families to benefits, resources and services earned through military service. This training conference will help introduce, train, and update…

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VFW Post 1002 Presents Awards at CCHS

By The Publisher | January 19, 2019 |

Ashby Trotter Will Compete Today in Mesquite in the Regional “Voice of Democracy” Contest By Rachel Dahl — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1002 representative Mike Terry presented two awards on Thursday, January 17th at Churchill County High School, giving Keith Lund the 2018 Teacher Award, and Ashby Trotter the Voice of Democracy essay contest…

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