August 20, 2014

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School safety discussed at board meeting Print E-mail

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

In the spring of 2014 the Kentucky Center for School Safety performed assessments at Pendleton County High School and Southern Elementary. PCHS Principal Chad Simms and Southern Elementary Assistant Principal Mark Hegyi talked to the board about the issues discussed in those assessments. They explained how the schools were taking steps to address safety concerns. Some of the issues they spoke of included: building access, tobacco use, drug abuse, bullying, consistent rule enforcement and playground supervision.

Youth Leadership Class attends "Economic Development Day" Print E-mail

Pendleton County Youth Leadership Class, local officials and economic development professionals, from left: Marianne Roseberry (PCIDA director), Josh Richardson, Jacob Nordheim, Morgan McKinney, Cliff Read (ezone), Mackenzie Moore, Katheryn Burke, Henry Bertram (Pendleton County judge executive), Hailey Wiggins, Gracie Lustenberg, Scott Wells (Advantage by Alliance), Seth Longworth, Mark Hart (Falmouth mayor), Kara Williams (Vision 2015), Casey Barach (ezone), Michelle Lustenberg (teacher), Wendy Harrison (leadership advisor), Brian Thompson (zoning administrator), Bill Mitchell (leadership advisor.) Photo by Jackie Vaughn.

Recently the 2014 Pendleton County Youth Leadership Class attended Economic Development Day with entrepreneurs and economic development professionals from throughout the region as well as local policy makers.

Economic Development Day is one of several special leadership and career development events designed into the yearly leadership program curriculum to provide students with an understanding of those characteristics of leadership which all professionals share.  Speakers from various professions spoke to the class about their professions, how they came to their line of work and what leadership means to them from their professional perspective.

Livin' by givin' blood drive Print E-mail

Donors who save a Kentuckian's life in August will be eligible to win two big prizes.

One lucky donor will win an all-inclusive stay at the El Dorado Royale, a spa resort in the Mayan Riviera.

Another lifesaver will receive a pair of season tickets to the University of Kentucky football games this fall.

Area donors are invited to give so others may live at the upcoming blood drive being held by the Falmouth Rotary Club from 2-6 p.m. on Friday, August 8 at the Pendleton County Extension Office, located at 45 David Pribble Drive in Falmouth.

Save a life and be automatically entered to win two tickets to the sold-out Luke Bryan concert on August 24 at Riverbend in Cincinnati!

Donate and be entered to win a blue Toyota Corolla Sport!

The trip promotion runs all month. The UK season football tickets giveaway ends August 27. Donors must be at least 18 years old to win the prizes. The trip is provided by All Inclusive Outlet.

To schedule a donation, visit or call 800-775-2522.

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


2014 Miss Pendleton County Court Print E-mail

The 2014 Miss Pendleton County Pageant was held Monday, July 21 at the Griffin Centre in Falmouth.

2014 Miss Teen Pendleton County Court Print E-mail

The 2014 Miss Pendleton County Teen Pageant was held Tuesday, July 22 at the Griffin Centre in Falmouth.

Trenary crowned 2014 Miss Pendleton County Fair Print E-mail
Kaylin Wells named 2014 Miss Pendleton County Print E-mail
Baldwin crowned 2014 Miss Teen Pendleton County Fair Print E-mail
Ammerman wins Miss Teen Print E-mail
Duck Dynasty Look-alike Contest held at Pendleton County Youth Fair Print E-mail

The Pendleton County Youth Fair held a Duck Dynasty Look-alike Contest on Thursday, July 24 at the Griffin Centre in Falmouth.

Who is the lady in black? Print E-mail

By April DeFalco

During the week of July 14 the question arose, "Who is the mysterious woman in black?"


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