July 23, 2014

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Eighteen cases come before Judge Delaney in connection with recent drug bust Print E-mail

Four indicted still remain at large

Hon. Jay Delaney held Circuit Court in the Pendleton County Judicial Center on April 2, 2014. Eighteen of the cases brought before Judge Delaney that day were a result of a nine-month investigation that led to twenty-two indictments and eighteen arrests on and since the night of March 26, 2014. The cases arraigned in connection with that investigation were as follows.

Missing daughter reunited with mother Print E-mail

Pictured above: Little Amirah Hussen is reunited with her mother Bridget Cooper and grandmother Darlene Cain.

By Jackie Vaughn, Reporter

In August of 2011, Bridget Cooper's world was turned upside down when her two-year-old daughter went missing. The father of the child took off with the little girl and left no traces of their whereabouts. The DeMossville mother never gave up hope of finding her though and last week her prayers were answered when the two were finally reunited.

Haven Wolfe crowned Miss Pre-Teen Kentucky Print E-mail


Haven Wolfe, twelve-year-old daughter of Mallory and Tony Wolfe of Butler, was named Miss Pre-Teen Kentucky on February 22 at the Miss Pre-Teen Kentucky United States Pageant. The event was held at the Thoroughbred Center in Lexington, Ky.

Butler Project community exhibit presented Print E-mail

From left: University of Kentucky graduate student Sabrina Mason and Mayor of Butler Alice Smith.

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

A community exhibit was placed on display by the Butler Project in the old firehouse on March 28, 2014.

Grand jury indicts twenty-three Print E-mail
It's roundup time for Isaac and Friends Ride Print E-mail

The saddle pictured above will be raffled off.

It's time for the third benefit horse ride and fun- filled day of activities on Saturday, May 17, 2014 for Isaac and Friends.

The festivities will be held at the home of Bill and Eva Thompson's, 11303 Highway 330 West, Berry, Kentucky.

Registration begins at 8 a.m.; wagon train leaves at 10 a.m.

There will be hayride, horse ride, wagons/buggies $10 per person/$10 per buggy. An auction will start at 4 p.m.

Vittles will be provided after riders return. Bikers welcome.

All proceeds go to be divided between four children. Isaac, 12, has Arthrogryposis; Curtis, 5, has MPS Hurlers Syndrome; Rilley, 4, has Cystic Fibrosis; and Austin, 15, has Hodgkins Lymphoma.

Come out and have some fun. For for information call: Rick and Tina Willoughby, (859) 749-7667; Tara Collopy, (859) 466-6490; Terry Burdine, (859) 816-9534; Curtis Stillwell, (859) 808-0469; Patricia Stillwell, (304) 208-6600; Scott Jamison, (502) 435-7692; or Heidi Riggs, (859) 433-0046


“Measure The Candidate” Forum, April 10 Print E-mail

The Pendleton County Farm Bureau Federation will host a “Measure the Candidate” Forum this Thursday, April 10 in the auditorium at Pendleton County High School. Doors open at 6 p.m. There will be a meet and greet prior to the forum. At 6:30 p.m. the introduction of candidates starts.

All county office candidates will be introduced.

This is a good opportunity for the community to attend this forum and see what the candidates have to say.


Breakfast with the Easter Bunny Print E-mail

The American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring a breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 12 at Post 109, located at 111 Montjoy Street in Falmouth.

Cost is $2 a plate. Children five and under eat free with paying adult.

In addition to breakfast there will be a bake sale, Easter basket raffle and an opportunity to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny, so be sure to bring your cameras!


Blood drive scheduled in Falmouth Print E-mail

Area residents are invited to be life-savers at the upcoming Kentucky Blood Center blood drive. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday, April 14 on the KBC Bloodmobile at Pendleton County High School, located at 2359 Hwy 27 N. in Falmouth. Members of the community are welcome from 3-4 p.m.

To schedule a donation or for more details, visit kybloodcenter.org or call 800-775-2522.

Blood donors must have a photo I.D., be 17-years-old (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds, be in general good health and meet additional requirements. Sixteen-year-old donors must have a signed parental permission slip, which can be found at kybloodcenter.org.


Operation Green Clover takes down dealers Print E-mail

Pendleton County deputy TJ Hawks, left, handcuffs a suspect from the drug bust conducted in the early morning hours of March 26, 2014 while Falmouth officer Mike Coppage, right, holds his arm. Sheriff Craig Peoples (far right) watches on as officers make the arrest. Photo by D. Dennie.

A nine-month investigation by the Pendleton County Sheriff’s office and the Kentucky State Police resulted in 14 drug arrest which began in the early morning hours of March 26, 2014 and netted over $12,000 in cash, cell phones, and heroin.

Your tips lead to stopping heroin Print E-mail

"Heroin has become a major problem not only in Pendleton County, but all over Northern Kentucky," said Pendleton County Sheriff Craig Peoples. "We average one or two heroin overdoses a week."


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