Reese River Reveille was first published in Austin on May 16,
fortune rose and fell with the mines and merchants of Austin.
It ceased publication in 1993.
times it was a weekly newspaper, and other times a daily. Nonetheless,
its hardworking editors and publishers were among the leading
newspapermen of the era. Some
published highly referenced history books such as Myron Angel
and his "1881 History of Nevada" while others published tall
tales of Austin's everyday life, as in Fred Hart's "The Sazerac
Lying Club (1871) and Jock Taylor's "The Town That Died Laughing"
paper was a lively chronicle of a western town over a span of
130 years. The Reese River Reveille was revived in 2004 and
is published quarterly in Austin once again. It blends stories
from its rich archives with articles relating to current and
historical events, adds a bit of humor, and provides a look
into the restoration efforts in Austin and Central Nevada.
PO Box 126
Austin, NV 89310
issues available: $4.00 each plus shipping
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