August 23, 2014

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Watch for discarded needles in public places Print E-mail

More and more reports are coming in from police departments and other community agencies about the increasing number of discarded needles used to inject heroin in public places. These places include riverbanks, public parks, parking lots at restaurants - any large parking area, and restrooms in public places. Persons buying heroin are eager to inject it; therefore, they often stop at the first large parking lot or public restroom they can find.  What does this mean for you and the community?

Butler Lions Club holds annual cruise-in Print E-mail

The Butler Lions Club held their 22nd Annual Cruise-In on Saturday, July 26 at the Butler Community Park. Shown above is the “Best of Show” winner, Mark and Angie Williamson of Butler with their 1978 Chevrolet Nova 9C1 Police Coupe.

Butler City Council meets Print E-mail

Butler City Council met on Monday, August 4, 2014. Business conducted was:

Gateway classes to begin August 18 Print E-mail

Gateway Community and Technical College classes begin Monday, August 18. Along with offering General Psychology this fall at the Falmouth School Center, Gateway offers several online options. Online classes enable students to take courses from the comfort of home or from publicly accessible computers, such as at a library. Gateway operates a computer center for its students at the top floor of the Falmouth School Center. The lab can be used by any Pendleton County Gateway student during normal working hours. Along with technology, a Gateway representative is located in the Falmouth School Center three days a week and can assist with inquiries about admission, registration and basic questions about taking an online course.

Fall courses at the Falmouth School Center reflect the findings of a recent survey Gateway conducted  among community members, high school students and business leaders, in conjunction with the Pendleton Community Development of the Judge Executive and Adult Education, to determine what courses and education tracks were needed in Pendleton County. The survey revealed healthcare, business, criminal justice and information technology were the top four career choices of those surveyed.

Additional Gateway classes begin September 15 and October 16. If you are interested in more information, please contact Jason Moore at or 859-654-3325 opt. 4.


Working to get residents working Print E-mail

The Kentucky Career Center, located at 500 Chapel Street in Falmouth, provides guidance for those individuals looking to enter the workforce, change careers, or adjust to a recent workplace separation. With special programs for veterans, those with disabilities, youth, individuals receiving government assistance, and dislocated workers, the career center assists in removing a wide range of barriers to employment and providing great opportunities.

So for anything from job searches, to resumes, to interviewing tips, please come to the Kentucky Career Center from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (closed 12-1 daily) Monday through Thursday or visit them from 1-3 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Butler City Building. Also be sure to stop by from 1:30-4 p.m. on Wednesday, August 13 for an open interview/hiring event and stay tuned for details on an upcoming Job Fair on October 23.

For more information, please call 859-654-3325 Ext 2903.


Story Hour to begin at library Print E-mail

Story Hour at the Pendleton County Public Library will begin Friday, September 5, 2014.

Story Hour is a fun way for children to become familiar with the library and to experience the world of books.  It is for children ages 3 - 5 years old.

Programs will be at 10:30 a.m. every Friday through April.  Each program usually lasts about 45 minutes.

If you have any questions, feel free to call Sandy at 859-654-8535.


Six lovely ladies play golf and dominos at Pendleton Country Club Print E-mail

There are several lovely lady groups who enjoy the fun and fellowship of the Pendleton Country Club, but these pictured above enjoy the distinction of playing dominos after their game of golf. Clattering and chattering, with unbridled enthusiasm, with zeal and zest, they topple the dominos among squeals of youthful spirit.

Youth fair - not just about rides Print E-mail

This year’s Pendleton County Youth Fair has come and gone. The 2014 Fair Board members were all new and did a great job. Now it’s a time when they can begin plans for next year’s fair. There was some grumbling about there not being any carnival rides which do add a little something extra but the Youth Fair is about much more than just rides.

Wolfe crowned Miss Teen Tollesboro Lions Fair 2014 Print E-mail


Haven Wolfe, the reigning Miss Pre-Teen United States, has added another title to her growing list of pageant wins.

She was recently crowned Miss Teen Tollesboro Lions Fair 2014 and will represent them at the state pageant in Louisville this October. Haven is the 12-year-old daughter of Tony and Mallory Wolfe of Butler.


Lady in black arrives home safe in Virginia Print E-mail

Elizabeth Poles, the mysterious lady in black who caused such a stir in her travels through Pendleton County last week, has arrived home in Winchester, Virginia safely. With her trek across several states at an end, her brother has come forward providing new information on Poles.

New Ambulance Quarters Resolution approved Print E-mail

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

The fiscal court approved a resolution that authorized the application for a $500 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) that will assist the Pendleton County Ambulance Taxing District in constructing a new 6,915 square foot ambulance quarters. This facility is to be located on 2.5 acres just off KY 330, slightly west of Falmouth (across the highway from the Pendleton County Health Center).


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