August 28, 2014

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Fireworks and festivities July 5 Print E-mail

Festivities for the July 4 celebration are coming up. The Falmouth Festival Committee has announced that the annual parade will take place on Saturday, July 5 in downtown Falmouth. Those that are wanting to be in the parade will meet at Southern Elementary at 2:30 p.m. The parade theme is 'Good Old Red, White, and Blue, stands for me, stands for you!' For information about the parade call Susie Florer at 859-654-5555. There will be a first, second and third overall given. There will be activities going on at the stage on Shelby Street. After the parade the committee has over $2,000 in prizes to be given away. Don't miss this! You could be a winner! Also after the parade there will be free food at the firehouse. Meal includes pulled pork sandwiches, barbecue ribs, cold slaw and chips. At dusk the fireworks will start. Bring a lawn chair and set back and watch. The fireworks will be in the skate park in downtown.


Butler hosts Memorial Day Parade Print E-mail

Pictured above is little Logan Hayslette with his father, Shawn, one of the many veterans being honored at the Butler Memorial Day Celebration. Photo by Roger McKinney.

Services held to honor veterans

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

The city of Butler conducted a Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 26, 2014. The tandem movement of so many people and so many vehicles in one direction to celebrate Pendleton County veterans was a beautiful sight to behold.

Pendleton County High School Awards Night held for Class of 2014 Print E-mail

Awards Night was held for the Class of 2014 on Friday, May 23 in the auditorium at Pendleton County High School.

Man charged with crimes related to child pornography Print E-mail


A Pendleton County man was arrested on charges related to child pornography Thursday, May 29 after Kentucky State Police served a search warrant at his home.

Gary Neil Pollard, 30, is charged with one count of distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor and 16 counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. He was lodged in the Boone County Jail.

Teachers and students recognized by Pendleton County School Board Print E-mail
Seasonal road department employment approved Print E-mail

Why is it important to remember D-Day? Print E-mail
Shelby McDowell Day, June 7 Print E-mail


Shelby McDowell Day will be held on Saturday, June 7 at the Griffin Centre on the Pendleton County Fairgrounds. Festivities will begin at 1 p.m.

Come out and honor Shelby on this special day. Stop by, share some memories and have a few laughs with the longtime grocer, military veteran and American Legion chaplain.

There will be gospel music performed by the Kentucky Bible College, Mike and Timmy Cummins and Adarin Williams.

Refreshments will also be served.


Breakfast buffet fundraiser Print E-mail

The Falmouth Festival Committee will be having another fundraising breakfast on June 14, due to continued support from citizens of Falmouth and Pendleton County.

The breakfast will be located at Edwardo's Pizza and Subs from 7:30-10:30 a.m.

All proceeds raised are given back to the community for the Fourth of July festivities scheduled for July 5. The committee has worked hard and diligently to give back to their community and have so many prizes to give away...and they owe that all to you...

Mark your calendars, they look forward to seeing you all at their benefit breakfast and the upcoming events for July 5.


Andrew Coleman top vote getter in judge-executive race Print E-mail


Coleman will face Fields in November race

By Debbie Dennie, Editor

Only 26 percent of the registered 10,146 voters came out to cast their vote in Pendleton County for the May Primary Election on May 20, 2014.

Katie Gaskins commits to Murray State Print E-mail

Katie Gaskins, middle, signs to continue her soccer career at Murray State. She becomes the first Ladycat soccer player to play at the NCAA Division I level.  Joining her from left: stepfather Todd Dennie, mother Dorothy Dennie, Ladycat Varsity coach Stacey Myers, Ladycat JV coach Rachel Turner and standing brother Robbie Gaskins.

“Mom, coach Myers wants me to play goalie.”

Four years ago, Katie Gaskins said those eight words as she got into the car when Dorothy Dennie, her mom, picked her up from Ladycat Soccer practice.


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