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Jingle Bell Ride collects donations from over 100 FC homes

Story and photo by Lori Gottula Last Saturday, November 4, volunteers with the Falls City Jingle Bell Ride wound through

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E-4 Richey-Scrivens to speak at 2017 Veterans Day Program

E-4 Crystal Richey-Scrivens will be the honored speaker for this years Veterans Day Program at the Falls City High School

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Arrest made in connection with Richardson County Courthouse Burglary

An arrest has been made in connection with the recent break in of the Richardson County Courthouse. In a media

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Commissioners review Public Defender contract

Richardson County Commissioners, during their October 18 meeting, reviewed with Attorney William VonSeggren his contract with the County for Public

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Remembering Our Fallen Tribute Towers Memorial featured at NE State Fair, D.C., NYC and CA

Story by Robert Pore, The Grand Island Independent; photo Independent/Barrett Stinson, both printed with permission by the Grand Island Independent.

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PSC taps Gottula for Hall of Fame

By Lori Gottula Randy Gottula of Falls City was a fairly decent athlete when he was in high school in

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Falls City’s Major Leaguer

By Bill Schock Betcha you K. C. Royals fans didn’t know Nebraska’s first Major League baseball player came from Falls

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Great American Eclipse draws jeers, cheers and large crowds to Falls City

  By Nikki and Brian McKim Thousands of researchers, scientists, travelers, and families arrived in Falls City this past weekend

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Police Department preparing for influx of tourists ahead of eclipse

By Nikki McKim Some people have been preparing nearly ten years for the Great American Eclipse, others may wait until

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Sacred Heart 2017 All-School Reunion

The Sacred Heart All School Reunion was held Saturday, July 8, 2017. A Holy Hour was held from 4:30 –

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Solar Eclipse safety: American Optometric Association encourages safe and fun viewing of eclipse

Dr. McPeak wants to help you take in the stellar moment On August 21, a total solar eclipse will touch

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Memorial Day 2017

In weather made to order, Memorial Day services were held Monday morning at the Rulo Cemetery and Falls City’s Steele

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FC man seriously injured in bar brawl recuperating at home

A 53-year-old Falls City man who suffered a life-threatening head injury in a fist fight outside a local bar April

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Squad hopes new ambulance allows for expansion of service

Since 1975, when you needed help the Falls City Ambulance Squad has been quick to respond. Now the Squad is

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Falls City man, 27, picks up 4th felony charge in a calendar year

    Incarceration as incapacitation is one of the purposes  necessarily a foolproof notion, evidenced — allegedly — by a 27-year-old

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Celebrate Nebraska Sesquicentennial at Richardson County Courthouse

The Richardson County Courthouse last Wednesday hosted an open house to commemorate Nebraska’s 150th Anniversary, welcoming elementary school children from

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Thank you Journal Carriers!

Dear loyal Journal customers,The Falls City Journal printing schedule beginning next week will be revised slightly and after years of

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Claim settled for $350,000-BOE votes to replace high school bleachers

District 56 School Superintendent Tim Heckenlively reported that ALICAP, the school’s risk liability pool insurance carrier, settled a claim filed

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DSA nominations due Jan. 5

It’s that time again! The Falls City Area Jaycees are seeking nominations to honor those who have shown outstanding leadership

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SCC approves land purchase for Learning Center

The Southeast Community College Board of Governors last week approved the purchase of some eight acres of land north of

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Swiftest justice

The Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees individuals to a speedy trial. Though “speedy” is a relative term, nobody

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Operation Christmas Child-Love Poured Out

By: Lori Gottula    A few weeks ago, I was in the parking lot of Christ’s Place, the church that I

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Mike a good neighbor-State Farm’s Mike Castle to retire after 40 year career

By Lori GottulaAnyone who has owned or even watched TV in the past six years could no-doubt complete this commercial

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Jingle Bell Ride 2016

By Lori Gottula    The Falls City Jingle Bell Ride celebrated its 10th anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 13, by gathering its

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Veteran’s Day 2016

         Falls City’s reputation for being the place to be on Veterans Day certainly went untarnished on Friday, Nov.

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