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Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken presented with growth award Print E-mail

Lee's Chicken in Falmouth was recognized on Tuesday, August 19 by the franchise for their sales growth that had almost doubled. Franchise Director Dave Adkins, far right, presented Store Manager Priscilla Gravett, left, and owner David Bay, center, with a Sales Growth Award.

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Retirees honored by Board of Education Print E-mail

Retirees honored at the Pendleton County School Board meeting, from left: Board member Shawn Nordheim, custodian Leonard Whalen, Maintenance Supervisor Gary Grigson, Superintendent Anthony Strong, board member Daryl Mullins, Southern Elementary Instructional Assistant Virginia Wright, Special Education Teacher Cheryl Hughes, Southern Elementary teacher Kim Simpson, board member Tony Spence, PCHS Guidance Counselor Karen Delaney, board member Dr. William Verax, Southern Elementary/Sharp Middle School teacher Lynn Orr, PCHS/Sharp Middle School teacher Debra Holland, Northern Elementary teacher Brenda Kells, Sharp Middle School Instructional Assistant Charles Elliot. (Retirees honored but not present at board meeting: Northern Elementary Custodian Barbara Hutchinson, bus driver Bill Ockerman, Sharp Middle School classified Employee Helen Haywood, NJROTC Instructor Joel Nahari.) Photo by Roger McKinney.

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

The Pendleton County Board of Education honored fifteen 2013-2014 retirees in the August 21, 2014 meeting. Each retiring employee was presented with a plaque that commemorated the occasion. A group photograph was taken and a reception was held after the ceremony. The retirees represented 316.5 years of service to the school system.

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Everyday Heroes: Sheriff Craig Peoples advocates prevention after son's suicide Print E-mail

SHERIFF CRAIG PEOPLES

By Steve Flairty, KyForward

The loss of a son or daughter is, without question, near the top of the list of most painful things that can happen to any human. When that loss happens as a result of suicide, the anguish suffered could be even worse. Leastwise, suicide produces lots of hard questions - and acceptable answers are almost never found. Sometimes, all one can do is try to find a way to lessen others’ pain. That’s what Craig Peoples is attempting to do.

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Pendleton Grand Jury indicts six Print E-mail
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What is Boston Steele Day at Kincaid Park? Print E-mail

Boston Steele Day is always the Saturday before Labor Day. This year that date is Saturday, August 30.

The event is held at Kincaid Lake State Park in the multi-purpose building from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Boston Steele, a resident of Pendleton County, built the above cabin in 1774. It is the second oldest house in Pendleton County. Nails were very costly in that era and almost unobtainable when the cabin was put together. It is held together by wooden pegs and dovetail joints. The cabin still stands inside the park and is being used as the ranger 's station.

This celebration is held each year and everyone is invited to attend. There will be crafters set up at the multi-purpose building, folk music, craft demonstrations and other misc. events.

There will also be lots of good mouthwatering food such as famous fishtail sandwiches, hush puppies, pulled pork, hot dogs, chips, baked beans and other refreshments all at a nominal charge.

All money raised goes into a lodge fund.

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Fairgrounds open for yard sale booths Print E-mail

The bi-annual Pendleton County Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, September 6. The Pendleton County Youth Fair is opening the fairgrounds for people to set up to sell items. This invitation is for independent consultants who wish to set up tables and anyone wishing to get rid of yard sale items.

Concessions will be sold on site and restrooms will be open. Cost is $10 if no shelter needed, $15 under a shelter.

All proceeds will benefit Pendleton County Youth Fair. Come out to support a great cause and make some money. For more information call 859-391-3120. Time will be from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Labor Day Early Deadlines Print E-mail

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A community block party to be held September 21 Print E-mail

Champions for a Drug Free Pendleton County and the Cooperative Extension Service will be hosting a "Community Block Party" from 2 to 5 p.m. on September 21, 2014. This will take place at the Falmouth Baptist Church parking lot and 4th Street. The festivities will include family fun, food, games, entertainment, information and more. Everyone is welcomed and encouraged to participate in this free community block party.

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Candidate pictures and articles Print E-mail

The Falmouth Outlook will run a picture and informational article free of charge for candidates that are running for office in the November election.

The picture and candidate article must be in the office by no later than Friday, August 29 in order to be run for free. They can be mailed to P.O. Box 111, Falmouth, KY. 41040, e-mailed to news@falmouthoutlook.com or dropped off at our office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon.- Fri. at 210 Main Street in Falmouth.

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Butler Fall Festival, Sept. 5-6 Print E-mail

The Butler Fall Festival will be held on Friday, Sept. 5 and Sat., Sept. 6. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. each evening.

There will be something for everyone! Events and activities include music, cloggers, a womanless pageant, games, food, silent auction, live cake auction and a jail!

Donations are still needed for the silent auction as well as the cake auction.

To make a donation or for more information, please contact Mary at 859-609-9639 or Alice at 859-816-3923. You can also call Butler City Hall at 859-472-5015.

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Miss Kentucky Wool Festival Beauty Pageants Print E-mail

The Miss Kentucky Wool Festival Beauty Pageants will be taking place on Saturday, September 6 in the auditorium at Pendleton County High School. Ages are Little Miss (5-7), Pre-Teen (8-12), Teen (13-15), and Miss (16-22). Please email kurtjordan9@yahoo.com for forms and more information.

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