Punkyville, population two, is located on U.S. 27, just south of Falmouth. The little town was established by Charles “Punky” Beckett in 2003. This popular roadside attraction is visited by hundreds of people “just passing by” each year. Punkyville will be featured in the new documentary, “Commonwealth Curiosities: An Ode to Kentucky’s Unique Attractions Volume Two” which will air on KET in July. Photo by Jeff Carson.

Morehead State University’s Steven Middleton, instructor of mass communication, has created a documentary, “Commonwealth Curiosities: An Ode to Kentucky’s Unique Attractions Volume Two,” which will air on the Kentucky Educational Television (KET) family of networks in July.

Punkyville, population two, is located on U.S. 27, just south of Falmouth. The little town was established by Charles “Punky” Beckett in 2003. This popular roadside attraction is visited by hundreds of people “just passing by” each year. Punkyville will be featured in the new documentary, “Commonwealth Curiosities: An Ode to Kentucky’s Unique Attractions Volume Two” which will air on KET in July. Photo by Jeff Carson.
The cast and crew of KRT’s summer production “Footloose, The Musical”: Andrew Bishop, Kate Stuard, Leiern Jackson, Kyle Pollak, Emily Borst, Todd Moorhead, Collin Newton, Scott Mitchell, Ben Cohen, Sarah Cox, Gary Girffith, Natalie Colvin, Kyle Angel, Kendall McCarthy, Kevin Chlapecka, Zack Triska, Christina Tully, Joe Bertucci, Elizabeth Vande Water, Tyler Gabbard, Brett Price, Kailin McColloch, Christine Philpott, Laura Martin, Anne Schneider, Dan Robertson, Katie Bishop, Mikey Mills, Dan Robertson, Anne

At press night on Friday, July 8, for the summer production of “Footloose, The Musical”, Shirley Merrill, general manager of Kincaid Regional Theater (KRT), stated unequivocally, “Baring the total collapse of KRT, we are here to stay in Pendleton County.” That is great news for the community.

The cast and crew of KRT’s summer production “Footloose, The Musical”: Andrew Bishop, Kate Stuard, Leiern Jackson, Kyle Pollak, Emily Borst, Todd Moorhead, Collin Newton, Scott Mitchell, Ben Cohen, Sarah Cox, Gary Girffith, Natalie Colvin, Kyle Angel, Kendall McCarthy, Kevin Chlapecka, Zack Triska, Christina Tully, Joe Bertucci, Elizabeth Vande Water, Tyler Gabbard, Brett Price, Kailin McColloch, Christine Philpott, Laura Martin, Anne Schneider, Dan Robertson, Katie Bishop, Mikey Mills, Dan Robertson, Anne
The City of Butler put on another spectacular Fourth of July fireworks show on Friday, July 8. Pictured: Colorful bursts of light explode over the park in Butler. Photo by Danny Witham.

Rain put quite a damper on the City of Butler’s Fourth of July fireworks display last Sunday, July 3 when it caused the annual event to be washed out and postponed. 

The City of Butler put on another spectacular Fourth of July fireworks show on Friday, July 8. Pictured: Colorful bursts of light explode over the park in Butler. Photo by Danny Witham.
Pendleton County Wildcat Athletic Parents won first place honors in this year’s Fourth of July Parade in Falmouth. Their float had youth football players and cheerleaders dressed in their uniforms. Photo by Jackie Vaughn.

The City of Falmouth held its annual Fourth of July parade and festivities on Saturday, July 2 in downtown Falmouth. A  great crowd was in attendance to watch the patriotic procession and enjoy the afternoon’s events. This year’s theme was “The Way We Were” with 50s-60s related  subject matter.

Pendleton County Wildcat Athletic Parents won first place honors in this year’s Fourth of July Parade in Falmouth. Their float had youth football players and cheerleaders dressed in their uniforms. Photo by Jackie Vaughn.
Pendleton County cancer survivors proudly carry the Relay For Life banner as they make their way from the Survivor Dinner that was held at the Falmouth Baptist Church. The group marched up the street to the stage area on West Shelby Street for the Recognition Ceremony. Photo by Michelle Hamilton.

The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Pendleton County put the “fun” in "fundraising" during its 6 p.m. - 1 a.m. event on Saturday, June 11 in downtown Falmouth.             

Pendleton County cancer survivors proudly carry the Relay For Life banner as they make their way from the Survivor Dinner that was held at the Falmouth Baptist Church. The group marched up the street to the stage area on West Shelby Street for the Recognition Ceremony. Photo by Michelle Hamilton.
Former Falmouth City Clerk Terry England was joined by a host of family and friends at the appreciation ceremony held in his honor on June 4. Back row, from left: Ilean Koettel, April DeFalco, Jim Hammond, Ramona Williams, Tom McKee, Angie Lovelace, Pat Hart. Front: Terry England.

An appreciation reception was held for Terry England on Saturday, June 4 at the Farm Bureau Building in Falmouth. Over 100 people including family, friends, and former co-workers, showed up for the long overdue event to honor and thank the former city clerk for his 28 years of dedicated service to the City of Falmouth.

Former Falmouth City Clerk Terry England was joined by a host of family and friends at the appreciation ceremony held in his honor on June 4. Back row, from left: Ilean Koettel, April DeFalco, Jim Hammond, Ramona Williams, Tom McKee, Angie Lovelace, Pat Hart. Front: Terry England.
Punkyville, population two, is located on U.S. 27, just south of Falmouth. The little town was established by Charles “Punky” Beckett in 2003. This popular roadside attraction is visited by hundreds of people “just passing by” each year. Punkyville will be featured in the new documentary, “Commonwealth Curiosities: An Ode to Kentucky’s Unique Attractions Volume Two” which will air on KET in July. Photo by Jeff Carson.
The cast and crew of KRT’s summer production “Footloose, The Musical”: Andrew Bishop, Kate Stuard, Leiern Jackson, Kyle Pollak, Emily Borst, Todd Moorhead, Collin Newton, Scott Mitchell, Ben Cohen, Sarah Cox, Gary Girffith, Natalie Colvin, Kyle Angel, Kendall McCarthy, Kevin Chlapecka, Zack Triska, Christina Tully, Joe Bertucci, Elizabeth Vande Water, Tyler Gabbard, Brett Price, Kailin McColloch, Christine Philpott, Laura Martin, Anne Schneider, Dan Robertson, Katie Bishop, Mikey Mills, Dan Robertson, Anne
The City of Butler put on another spectacular Fourth of July fireworks show on Friday, July 8. Pictured: Colorful bursts of light explode over the park in Butler. Photo by Danny Witham.
Pendleton County Wildcat Athletic Parents won first place honors in this year’s Fourth of July Parade in Falmouth. Their float had youth football players and cheerleaders dressed in their uniforms. Photo by Jackie Vaughn.
Pendleton County cancer survivors proudly carry the Relay For Life banner as they make their way from the Survivor Dinner that was held at the Falmouth Baptist Church. The group marched up the street to the stage area on West Shelby Street for the Recognition Ceremony. Photo by Michelle Hamilton.
Former Falmouth City Clerk Terry England was joined by a host of family and friends at the appreciation ceremony held in his honor on June 4. Back row, from left: Ilean Koettel, April DeFalco, Jim Hammond, Ramona Williams, Tom McKee, Angie Lovelace, Pat Hart. Front: Terry England.

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Punkyville, population two, is located on U.S. 27, just south of Falmouth. The little town was established by Charles “Punky” Beckett in 2003. This popular roadside attraction is visited by hundreds of people “just passing by” each year. Punkyville will be featured in the new documentary, “Commonwealth Curiosities: An Ode to Kentucky’s Unique Attractions Volume Two” which will air on KET in July. Photo by Jeff Carson.

Morehead State University’s Steven Middleton, instructor of mass communication, has created a documentary, “Commonwealth Curiosities: An Ode to Kentucky’s Unique Attractions Volu

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DALE McCLANAHAN

Dale McClanahan, 52, of Butler, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at his home.

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Kim Hinton Lail was joined by her family as she was inducted into the 10th Region Girls Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. From left: David Hinton, Mitzi Hinton, Lydia Hinton, Myles Hinton, Melvin Lail, Kim Hinton Lail, Danny Hinton, Gretchen  Hinton.

It’s been 30+ years, but in 2016 Kim Hinton Lail’s basketball talents still garnered as much respect as they did in the mid-80s with her selection as a member of the 10th Region