Falls City held a 31 to 6 advantage in free-throw attempts Tuesday night at Hiawatha, KS and knocked down 22 of those offerings in a 68-61 victory over the Redhawks.
Richardson County Sheriff Randy Houser has filed for re-election.
Houser, who is completing his first term as RC Sheriff, filed last week for the Republican Party nomination, making him the...Read more
Falls City Police Chief John Caverzagie has submitted his notice to Mayor Tim Hersh of his intent to retire at the end of the month after 35 years as a...Read more
When we last saw Falls City Sacred Heart’s girls basketball team, they were making it rain three-pointers all over Lindsay Holy Family to seal up a 50-35 victory in the...Read more
Two of Class D2’s best teams met Friday night at Prichard Auditorium in a highly anticipated season-opening matchup. Sacred Heart, ranked No. 2 and 4 by the Omaha World Herald ...Read more
The Tiger boys capitalized on a big second quarter Friday night in their season opener at Syracuse and held off the Rockets, 49-38.
Falls City, who was recognized last week...Read more
The Humboldt-TR-S/Pawnee City wrestling team opened the season with a bang last week, as they had their first meet at the six team Palmyra Duals last Thursday and followed that...Read more
A Falls City resident died Wednesday morning as a result of electrocution, after the pickup he was operating crashed into a power pole south of Rulo.
Charles E. Furrow, 62, was...Read more
A Peru woman was cited Thanksgiving night for driving under the influence, after the vehicle she was driving collided with the above-pictured van at the intersection of 14th and Harlan...Read more
Regent Rob Schafer, appointed by Gov. Dave Heineman in March, has a positive, optimistic view of a University of Nebraska system that is “turning out good graduates” and helping...Read more
The Class D2 State Champion Falls City Sacred Heart Irish capped off a remarkable 13-0 season last Monday at Memorial Stadium and captured the school’s seventh state football title. It...Read more
Director Doug Kirkendall has announced that the annual Community Carol Sing is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in the auditorium at Falls City High School.
Following a 2 1/2 hour session last Tuesday evening in the District Courtroom, members of the Richardson County Jail Committee voted 7-1 to recommend that the Armory building, located west...Read more
Joe Dunn, physical education teacher at North and South Elementary Schools, was selected as Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the Nebraska Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation...Read more
A 71-year-old Falls City man was sentenced last week in Richardson County District Court for his involvement in a 2012 domestic disturbance.
Eugene “Buddy” Waters, a convicted felon, pleaded guilty...Read more
Perfect. Unblemished. Flawless.
Words that came to mind Monday evening to describe Falls City Sacred Heart’s 2013 season, after the Irish put on a clinic in a 63-14 rout...Read more
At this point in their preliminary concept planning, members of the Richardson County Jail Committee are looking at two basic options.
One (Option 1) is to convert the county-owned Armory building...Read more
Tragedy was only narrowly avoided Monday afternoon when two Ford F-250 pickup trucks collided on Highway 73, less than one mile north of Falls City.
Paramedics, as well as officers from...Read more
Whew. The long march to Lincoln is over.
Falls City Sacred Heart out-dueled Wynot Monday afternoon in the semifinals of the Class D2 playoffs and escaped with a 61-44 victory to...Read more
Falls City Sacred Heart fell in straight sets to Stuart, 25-23, 25-18, 25-22, Thursday night in the first round of the Class D2 State Volleyball Tournament in Grand Island.
FCSH freshman...Read more
Falls City Sacred Heart senior quarterback Chaz Dunn accounted for six touchdowns – 3 rushing, 2 passing and a pick-6 – and helped lead the top-ranked Irish over visiting Humphrey...Read more
Capt. Dan Fritz. Photo by Jason Schock.
U.S. Army CPT Dan Fritz, Richardson County native and graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, addressed a large gathering...Read more
Some of the scariest words in the English language are health-related. Cancer. Surgery. Blockage. Terminal. Exercise.
Exercise? Yes, exercise. Generally speaking, this nation is scared to death of exercise, and according...Read more
Top-ranked Falls City Sacred Heart, now 10-0 and into the Class D2 quarterfinals for the second-straight year, hosts Humphrey St. Francis (9-1) this afternoon at 4:30 p.m. at Jug Brown...Read more
Falls City Sacred Heart’s run towards a district championship was stopped last Tuesday night by this season’s thorn-in-their-side, Sterling, but the Lady Irish’s hopes for a state championship were kept...Read more
District 56 School Board members voted 4-2 Monday night in favor of adding baseball to the list of boys sports offered at Falls City High during their regular monthly meeting...Read more
The Falls City Middle School 8th grade class are going Hollywood!
The 8th grade Language Arts and American History classes will be bringing the fame and stardom of Hollywood to...Read more
Lincoln Christian’s big-play threats, again, proved to be too much for Falls City to overcome and the Crusaders advanced in the Class C1 state playoffs with a 30-14 victory Wednesday...Read more
Falls City Sacred Heart's Sawyer Kean rushed for career highs in yards, 288, and touchdowns, six, and propelled the top-ranked Irish into the quarterfinals of the Class D2 state playoffs.
The fate of high school baseball at Falls City High, at least for the foreseeable future, could be determined next Monday at the Falls City School Board’s regular monthly meeting....Read more