April 21, 2014

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Traffic related fatalities are down in Kentucky Print E-mail

The year-end traffic fatality count for Kentucky in 2013 was one of the lowest in recent history.

One candidate files papers for re-election last week Print E-mail

There was only one candidate that filed his papers this week as of noon on Friday, January 17, 2014.

Howard M. Johnston (R) filed his papers to seek re-election to the office of county surveyor.


Suicide Awareness and Prevention Classes being offered Print E-mail

Suicide is a subject which could affect any of us at any time. To learn what suicide is and about Question, Persuade and Refer (QPR) attend one of two classes being offered at the Pendleton County Extension Office from 1 - 3 p.m. and 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 5. Hear "Evan's Story" as told by his father, Craig Peoples. Speak with QPR Gatekeepers Larry McNabb, Kentucky Suicide Prevention Group. Register at http://bit.ly/pcsuicideawarenessprevention.


East Kentucky Trackers make Christmas and beyond special for local girl Print E-mail

Randi Rering is currently in Children's Hospital in Cincinnati with a candida bloodline infection. She is pictured wearing one of the shirts that the East Kentucky Trackers Search and Rescue Team got her for Christmas.

By Jackie Vaughn, Reporter

For the past three years, members of the East Kentucky Trackers Search and Rescue Team have chosen a special child and their family for the "Kalyn Faith Allen Christmas For A Child" event. Their goal is to help a child who endures some type of medical condition have a special Christmas and make holiday memories that will last a lifetime. They also provide the child's family with much-needed financial and personal support.

This year the team chose Randi Rering, a remarkable 12-year-old girl from California, Ky. who was diagnosed with liver disease when she was only eight-weeks-old. Randi underwent a successful liver transplant in March of 2012 but still faces various health issues today.

PCHS Regional Champion Cheer Teams recognized Print E-mail

Members of the CheerCats Regional Champion Teams were recognized on Cheer Recognition Night, January 9 at Pendleton County High School.

Sowder retiring from Fifth Third Bank Print E-mail


By Jackie Vaughn, Reporter

Terry Sowder, vice president and financial center manager of Fifth Third Bank in Falmouth, will be retiring on Friday, January 17.

Colvin retires as beautician Print E-mail


By Jackie Vaughn, Reporter

After 27 years as a beautician, Ruby Colvin has put away her scissors and hung up her apron for the last time. Colvin, the owner of Ruby's Beauty Salon in Falmouth, officially retired on Friday, December 20.

Three more candidates file to run for office Print E-mail

More candidates file for county-wide offices.

J. Sonny Caldwell (D) has filed his papers to run for judge/executive.

Michael Dougherty Sr. (R) filed to run for Constable District 4.

Michael R. Sleharty (R) filed to run for Constable District 2.


Icy road cause of single-vehicular accident on Pendleton Hill Print E-mail

Firemen work to get down to the vehicle and help to get the driver out. Photo by Jessie Beckett.

Icy road conditions on U.S. 27 were the cause of a single-vehicular accident which occurred north of Falmouth Thursday, January 2, 2014. Carla Ishmael, 50, of Butler, was traveling southbound when she lost control of the 2002 Suzuki SUV she was driving and went over the embankment on Pendleton Hill. There were no passengers in the vehicle.

Athletes honored between ball games at Pendleton County High School Print E-mail

Those athletes pictured above were honored as being in the 1,000 Point Club at Pendleton County High School on January 3. Not all members were present. Show above, from left:  Mark Browning, Timmy Cooper, Mason Monroe, Kelsie Pugh, Nancy Moreland Wood, Bill Turner, Talbert Turner. Back Row: Joey Verax, Dickie King, Megan Wood Ramsey, Rick Elrod, Nick Turner, Keaton Belcher and Andrew Gosney.

Over the almost 100 seasons of Ladycat and Wildcat basketball only 21 times has a player that laced them up for PCHS scored 1,000 points in their career. A number that shows how difficult it truly is to be a consistent scorer long enough to reach the 1,000 point milestone.


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