Check Out Our Advertisers!
     None  Accounting/Bookkeeping
     None  Advertising
     None  Attorney - Lawyer
     None  Auto
     None  Automotive Dealerships
     None  Aviation
     None  Banks and Credit Unions
     None  Barns and Steel Buildings
     None  Blacksmith
     None  Carpet Cleaning
     None  Chamber of Commerce
     None  Child Care
     None  Chiropractic Care
     None  Churches
     None  Computer Services
     None  Dentist
     None  Dry Cleaning
     None  Dryer Vent Cleaning & Repair
     None  Drywall
     None  Electric utility
     None  Equine Services
     None  Equipment Rental
     None  Excavating
     None  Eye Care
     None  Feed Stores
     None  Field Mowing
     None  Financial Services
     None  Firearms
     None  Flooring
     None  Florist
     None  Food Products
     None  Funeral Home
     None  Garage Doors
     None  Golf Courses
     None  Gutters
     None  Hair/Nail Care and Cosmetics
     None  Health Care
     None  Heating and Cooling
     None  Home Maintenance
     None  House Cleaning
     None  Insulation
     None  Insurance
     None  Internet Service
     None  Jewelry
     None  Landscaping
     None  Lawn Care
     None  Liquor Stores
     None  Locksmith
     None  Movers
     None  Music Lessons
     None  Orthodontist
     None  Painting - Interior/Exterior
     None  Paving/Asphalt
     None  Pet Grooming
     None  Pet Sitter
     None  Photography
     None  Physician
     None  Plumbing
     None  Portable Buildings
     None  Propane Delivery
     None  Propane
     None  Property Management
     None  Racing - Cars
     None  Real Estate Services
     None  Restaurants
     None  Roofing
     None  Schools
     None  Senior Citizens Services
     None  Septic Services
     None  Sheds, Outbuildings
     None  Shipping Services
     None  Small Engine Repair
     None  Specialty/Gifts
     None  Storage
     None  Tanning Salon
     None  Tax Preparation
     None  Tires
     None  Tractor, Trailer and RV Sales
     None  Veterinarian
     None  Window Replacement
     None  Windshield Repair


 
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.
– Shirley Temple  
Contact Us | Advertise | Classified Ad | News Stands | Subscribe  

  Volume No. 14 Issue No. 12 December 2017  

None
None Black Forest News   None Book Review   None Business Briefs   None Community Calendar  
None Did You Know?   None FFPD Column   None FFPD News   None From the Publisher  
None Health and Wellness   None Letters to the Editor   None Marks Meanderings   None Monkey Business  
None News From D 49   None Obituary   None Pet Care   None Phun Photos  
None Prairie Life   None Rumors  
None
Front Page   |   Feature Stories   |   Search This Issue   |   Log In
None
 
These photos are of pages of the Falcon Herald, dated Jan. 4, 1890, found in the walls of an early Falcon home. Click a picture to enlarge.

The Falcon Herald was a weekly newspaper launched in Falcon, Colo., in 1890. One might imagine a weekly newspaper chock full of articles about homesteading and ranching, the happenings at the six town saloons and pool hall, the visitors in and out of the two train stations and a few ads citing the best deals at Falcon's blacksmith shop and two general stores.

However, the introduction of the automobile and a flood in the mid 1930s fueled a change in Falcon. The Rock Island railroad junction closed and businesses followed. The lively center of town turned into a ghost town, and the Falcon Herald was no longer.

Well, Falcon is once again a boomtown. The movement toward the prairie has spurred growth beyond many of the old homesteaders' imaginations. Amid the boom was a chance to give birth to a new Falcon Herald; thus, we launched The New Falcon Herald in January 2004.

What began as a four-page newsletter has blossomed into a monthly newspaper, with 5,000 copies distributed the first Saturday of each month. Articles include information about what's happening in and around Falcon and the eastern plains. We focus on the school district, the fire department, the business and service groups and commercial and residential development.

Our regular monthly features have become a popular must-read for our subscribers and others. Check out Face to Face (an interview with a Falcon resident or business owner), Monkey Business (crazy happenings) and Rumors (interesting tidbits about what might be going on in Falcon). We also publish monthly columns on a variety of topics such as pet care, health and wellness, and book reviews.

Our mission is to provide the residents of Falcon, Calhan, Peyton and Black Forest with in-depth articles about local, state and national issues that affect them. As a monthly newspaper, we work toward articles of interest, rather than in-the-moment news. And we are always open to suggestions and information from our readers.

Thanks for checking our Web site.

About Michelle
Michelle, and her husband John, are the owners of The New Falcon Herald which they started in January, 2004. As the publisher and sales manager of the NFH, Michelle utilizes her skills in management and marketing. Michelle is a hands-on owner. She oversees the process of publishing a monthly newspaper which includes managing a professional group of writers, sales representatives and an editor. She is involved in the day to day operations of the design, printing, circulation and accounting departments.

In addition, Michelle brings her expertise as the publisher of the successful Woodmoor Monthly, Jackson Creek Monthly, Northgate Monthly and Gleneagle Monthly community newsletters.
 

  © 2004-2017 The New Falcon Herald. All rights reserved. About | Contact | Advertise | News Stands | Privacy Policy