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Upcoming Job Fair, March 27 at Career Center Print E-mail

Advantage Staffing will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, March 27 at the Kentucky Career Center, Pendleton County Office.  The event will be held from 1:30-4 p.m. at the Falmouth School Center, located at 500 Chapel Street.

Advantage Staffing will be hiring for call center representatives, picker/packers, sanitation technicians, warehouse associates, warehouse specialists with equipment experience, maintenance technicians, assemblers, and shipping/receiving dock workers.

For more information, call Douglas Beard at (859) 654-3325 ext. 2903 or visit


Community Health Fair, March 29 Print E-mail

The Pendleton County Extension Service, in collaboration with many local organizations, is once again partnering to offer the 2014 “Community Health Fair” event at Phillip Sharp Middle School on Saturday, March 29. The fair will be open from 8 - 11 a.m. The health fair is a partnership with Harrison County Hospital and Three Rivers Health Department.

Those wishing to take full advantage of all health screenings will need to not eat eight hours prior to attending. Health screenings available for free will total about $1,400 in savings.  Some screenings being offered include, complete lipid test, allergy and asthma, blood pressure, stroke risk assessment, bone density, oxygen level, hearing, grip strength, kidney and more.

“The  Community Health Fair” is an event held yearly for residents. The goal is to provide hope for a brighter future for those living in our county.


March Madness contest standings Print E-mail
The Butler Project, March 28 Print E-mail

The Butler Project, a thesis project by University of Kentucky graduate student Sabrina Mason, focuses on community development and engagement in Butler. The project is geared towards getting community members involved in a storytelling process using surveys, workshops, photography exercises, and branding development.

Ideas, opinions, photos and stories have been collected and the project will culminate in a community exhibit open to all. The exhibit will take place from 6 - 10 p.m. on Friday, March 28 in the Butler Community Center (the old firehouse) located at 110 Mill Street, Butler, KY 41006. The exhibit will include activities that will captivate and engage people young, old and all those in between.

The public is welcome and encouraged to attend!


Morgan awarded football scholarship Print E-mail

Front row, from left: Pendleton County Wildcats football coach Terry Brown, Jessica Jones, Melvin Morgan - father, Jordan Morgan, Stephanie Caskey - mother, Izora Morgan - grandmother. Back row: Pendleton County High School Assistant Principal Chad Sims, Pendleton County Athletic Director Keith Smith, Pendleton County High School Principal Tony Dietrich. Photo by Roger McKinney.

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

Pendleton County High School senior Jordan Morgan signed a four-year scholarship agreement on March 10, 2014 to play football for Union College. Jordan excels as a defensive end and as an offensive left guard.

Chris Fossitt named UBK State Officer of the Year Print E-mail
First reading given to smoke free building ordinance for all county owned buildings Print E-mail

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

County Attorney Jeff Dean gave a first reading to an ordinance that declares all fiscal court owned buildings in Pendleton County as smoke free structures. The ordinance forbids the smoking of tobacco products within county owned buildings or near their entry ways.

Time to change on Sunday liquor sales Print E-mail

Timmy Cooper tees off senior season Print E-mail

Senior Union College Golfer Timmy Cooper receives the Senior Award during Union College's opening tournament. Coach Tony Carruba presents the former Wildcat golfer with the award.

After having a successful season at Pendleton County, leading the Wildcats to a state tournament berth and a region championship, Timmy Cooper teed off on the first hole of Wasioto Winds Golf Course in Pineville, Ky. in his senior spring season at Union College.

Butler City Council has light agenda Print E-mail
Sen. Katie Stine’s Legislative Update Print E-mail

Last Thursday, the 45th day of the legislative session, the House passed its budget bill. This leaves us in the Senate 13 days to work on the budget, present it in a committee, and vote on a Senate version.


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