July 31, 2014

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Relay For Life helps mark a world with more birthdays Print E-mail

Walkers will go around the clock on Friday, June 20 in the battle against cancer when the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Pendleton County gets underway. When teams gather at the Pendleton County Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. participants will be helping the Society raise funds for cancer research and outreach programs.

Falmouth Police help children learn bicycle safety rules Print E-mail

The children above are enjoying all the activities going on at the summer recreation program. For many years Falmouth Police have volunteered their time to help teach the children to learn how to ride their bicycles safely. Photo by Jackie Vaughn.

Twenty-three children from the Pendleton County Summer Recreation Program enjoyed the 13th Bicycle Rodeo, held by the Falmouth Police Department, on Thursday, June 12, in Falmouth.

Council appoints flood plain coordinator Print E-mail

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

The Falmouth City Council approved an ordinance amendment that makes Brian Thompson the new flood plain coordinator replacing Terry England in that position.

Court approves hiring of summer program employee Print E-mail

Single vehicle accident on U.S. 27 Print E-mail

A 23-year-old Pendleton County woman escaped serious injury when her vehicle left the roadway, hit an embankment and overturned on its top five miles south of Falmouth on June 13.

I would do it again in a heartbeat... Print E-mail

Teresa Rick is a 911 dispatch supervisor for Pendleton County.  She is proud of her work, but admits it is hard to leave her job back at the office. "I will be at a school game for one of my children and hear the police or ambulance run past and wonder where they are going. When your job deals with saving people, how can you just turn that off?"

Mudd resigns as city councilman Print E-mail
Summer food program Print E-mail

The Pendleton County Board of Education is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:

• Southern Elementary School, June 17-30, Mon.- Fri., Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m., Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12 noon.

• Pendleton County High School, June 17-30, Mon.-Fri. Lunch: 11:30-11:45 a.m.

Meals for the site(s) are prepared at Southern Elementary.

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Mitchell at 859-363-4330.


Father's Day Ads Print E-mail
Breakfast buffet fundraiser Print E-mail

The Falmouth Festival Committee will be having another fundraising breakfast on June 14, due to continued support from citizens of Falmouth and Pendleton County.

The breakfast will be located at Edwardo's Pizza and Subs from 7:30-10:30 a.m.

All proceeds raised are given back to the community for the Fourth of July festivities scheduled for July 5. The committee has worked hard and diligently to give back to their community and have so many prizes to give away...and they owe that all to you...

Mark your calendars, they look forward to seeing you all at their benefit breakfast and the upcoming events for July 5.


Spaulding sworn-in as new Falmouth police officer Print E-mail

From left: Officer Spaulding is sworn in as a Falmouth police officer by County Attorney Jeff Dean. Article and photo by Jackie Vaughn.

County Attorney Jeff Dean administered the oath of office to Falmouth Police Officer Greg Spaulding on Tuesday, May 27 at the Falmouth Police Department.


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