August 28, 2014

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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?"

Mysterious lady in black passes through Pendleton Co. Print E-mail

ELIZABETH POLE - (Photo courtesy of Michelle Spicer Montejo)

Information and photos gathered by April DeFalco with Karen Hyden contributing

A mysterious woman dressed all in black making her way north on U.S. 27 caused quite a stir in Pendleton County when she passed through the area on July 21.

Four local citizens commissioned as Kentucky Admirals Print E-mail

Admirals pose for group portrait. From left: Billy Newman, Charlie Pyles, Pendleton County Judge Executive Henry Bertram, Kenton County Sheriff Chuck Korzenborn, Obie Fardo, Pendleton County Sheriff Craig Peoples, Frank Hussung, Pendleton County Magistrate Bob Fogle. Photo by Roger McKinney.

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

Prepare yourself. This is a good and unusual story. It involves the Bethel Church, the Bethel Cemetery, Medal of Honor winner John Rarreick and framed, honorary commissions received by four Northern Kentucky citizens.

The Bethel Church and the Bethel Cemetery are located very near the intersection of Route 17 and U.S. 27. The cemetery was established in 1850. The church was built in 1879. Both the church and the cemetery fell into deterioration. They were neglected and abandoned.

Pendleton County Board of Education approves pre-school program for 2014-2015 Print E-mail

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

Director of Special Programs Pamela Harper addressed the Pendleton County Board of Education regarding pre-school training. Because of difficulties with transportation some qualified students cannot attend Pendleton County’s pre-school program. Northern and Southern Elementary schools have kindergarten programs that serve 5-year-old students. Northern and Southern Elementary schools also have pre-school programs that serve 3- and 4-year-old students.

Kentucky Thorough-Breasts take second place at dragon boat race in Canada Print E-mail

Members of the Kentucky Thorough-Breasts who finished in second place at the dragon boat race in Canada, front row: Wendy Kochevar, Sherry DeWald, Jim Thaxton, Linda Kraemer, Amy McKinney. Standing: Ann Meese, Mary Ann Springer, Priscilla Elgersma, Carol Edwards, Phyllis Kelsch, Pam Harper, Janet Burris, Tamina White, Mary Schadler, Lynne Clayton, Brenda Mahoney.

The Kentucky Thorough-Breasts recently competed against Canada’s top six breast cancer survivor dragon boat racing teams July 12-13 on Lake St. Claire near Tecumseh, Canada.

Truck flips over on Main Street Print E-mail

Falmouth Police Officer Shannon Clem investigated a one-vehicle, injury accident at 6:21 p.m., Friday, July 18 on Ky. 22 (Main Street) near Reservoir Hill.

Hutchison selected to join McConnell Scholars Program Print E-mail


Ten recent Kentucky high school graduates have been selected to join the McConnell Scholars Program based on their leadership, scholarship and service in the Commonwealth.

NKCAC receives contribution from the Walmart Foundation Print E-mail
Sheriff's Office debuts new vehicle Print E-mail

The Pendleton County Sheriff's Office has added a new vehicle to its fleet.

Falmouth City Council meets Print E-mail

Butler Lions Club Cruise-In Print E-mail

The Butler Lions Club will hold their annual Benefit Cruise-In from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, July 26 at the Butler Community Park. There is no gate admission.

The first 50 cars receive a dash plaque. The Hubert Cooper Top Car Trophy and several specialty trophies will be awarded.

In addition to plenty of cars there will also be food, drinks, music and games!

The benefit will be cancelled in the event of rain and rescheduled to August 2.

The Butler Lions Club would like to thank all their sponsors which makes this annual cruise-in possible.

For more information, contact Gary Veirs at 859-472-2624.



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