April 19, 2014

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Tommy Chipman awarded the 2014 Neal Russell Outstanding Citizenship Award Print E-mail


NorthKey Community Care's ADT held the 9th annual Neal Russell Awards Luncheon on January 31, 2014.

Deadline for announcement Print E-mail

Any candidate that is running on the May Primary Ballot can have a free announcement (400 word limit) printed in The Falmouth Outlook. There is a $10 charge for a photo of the candidate.

The deadline to get those announcements to the newspaper is February 25. After that date there will be a charge.


Correction on candidate running Print E-mail

The Falmouth Outlook published a list of the candidates that are running for office in the May Primary in the February 4 issue. In reporting those candidates we inadvertently left the Constable for District 3 out. Incumbent Louis McCord (R) of Falmouth is seeking re-election for that office.


Annual Horse Health Day 2014 cancelled Print E-mail

Due to an unforeseen health issue, the annual Horse Health Day held at the Falmouth Fairgrounds has been cancelled for 2014.

The organizers are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause and would like to thank you for your continued support over the past years.


Fire destroys home on Meadowlark Lane Print E-mail

Firefighters were dispatched to the scene of a fully-engulfed structure fire around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 30 at Cardinal Ridge Estates, just south of Falmouth.

Ice jam on Mullins Lane crossing Grassy Creek; additional snow on ground and more on the way Print E-mail

Residents living on Mullins Lane, near the DeMossville Post Office, had quite an unusual sight to see this past Sunday when they tried to cross over the low foot bridge over Grassy Creek. There were huge slabs of ice scattered along both banks and on top of the bridge piled up.

Part-time animal control officer approved Print E-mail

Rural secondary road program presented

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

The fiscal court approved the hiring of Scott Pracht from Kenton County as a part-time animal control officer, who will deal with horses only. The officer’s salary is set at one hundred dollars per week.

May Primary has many candidates Print E-mail

The candidates running on the May Primary Ballot are all in. January 28, 2014 was the deadline to file.

For U.S. Senator there are three candidates. Incumbent Mitch McConnell, (R), Louisville, will have Alison Lundergan Grimes (D), Lexington, and James Bradley Copas (R), Lexington, running against him.

The office of U.S. Representative for the 4th Congressional District incumbent Thomas Massie (R), Garrison, has one candidate filing against him that is Peter Newberry (D), Berry.

State Senator for the 24th District has four candidates vying for that position. Sen. Katie Kratz Sine  (R) will not seek another term. Filing for that seat is Jason Michael Steffen (D), Southgate, Wil Schroder (R), Wilder; Deb Sheldon (R), Ft. Thomas, and Brandon N. Voelker (R), Cold Spring.

State Representative for the 78th District has incumbent Tom McKee (D), Cynthiana, seeking re-election, and Mark Hart, (R), Falmouth.

Circuit Judge for the 18th District Jay Delaney, Cynthiana has no opposition. Nonpartisan.

Circuit Judge Family Court incumbent Barbara Paul, Falmouth, nonpartisan, has three running against her. Sam W. Arnold, Cynthiana, nonpartisan; Heather Fryman, Cynthiana, nonpartisan; and Eric Tedder, Carlisle, nonpartisan.

In county here are the list of our candidates.

For the office of county judge there are five candidates running. L.R.... Faulkner Jr. (D), Falmouth; David Fields (R), Falmouth; J. Sonny Caldwell (D), DeMossville; Rob Bertram (D), Falmouth; and Andrew Coleman (D), Falmouth.

Pendleton County Attorney Jeffery B. Dean (D), Falmouth, has no opposition.

Pendleton County Clerk Rita Spencer (D), Butler,  has no opposition.

Property Valuation Administrator office has incumbent John E. Steele, (D), Butler, and Jeffrey A. Bowen (D), DeMossville.

For the office of Pendleton County Sheriff incumbent Charles Wm. "Craig" Peoples, Falmouth, has one candidate running against him. Bill Harris (R), Falmouth.
Pendleton County Jailer Ken Kells (D), Butler, has no opposition.

Pendleton County Coroner's office has only one candidate filing, Jonathon Peoples (D), Butler. He has been serving as Deputy Coroner.

Magistrate District 1 incumbent Alan R. Whaley (R), DeMossville; and Jay Caldwell (D), DeMossville.

Magistrate District 2 incumbent Gary G. Veirs, (D), Butler, has no opposition.

Magistrate District 3, incumbent Bobby Fogle (D), of Berry, seeks re-election; Darrin W. Gregg (D) of Falmouth; and Stacie A. Meyer (D), of Berry.

Magistrate District 4 has three new candidates. Rick Mineer (D), Falmouth; Jack Caldwell (D), Falmouth; and Joyce Gillespie Brown (D), Falmouth.

Constable District 1 Gregory A. Littleton (R), DeMossville.

Constable District 2 Michael R. Fleharty (R), Falmouth; Kenny Wayne Stapleton (D), Foster.

Constable District 3 Incumbent Louis McCord (R), Falmouth filed seeking re-election.

Constable District 4 has incumbent Michael Dougherty Sr. (R), Falmouth, seeking re-election.

Pendleton County Surveyor has incumbent Howard M. Johnston (R), Falmouth seeking re-election.


Firefighters extinguish work shed blaze on Harlow Lane Print E-mail

Firefighters from Falmouth, Dry Ridge and Williamstown responded to a structure fire on Wednesday, January 29 at 17 Harlow Lane, near Hwy 467.

Alarm forces evacuation of Sharp Middle School Print E-mail

Students and teachers at Phillip Sharp Middle School were safely evacuated on January 30 after a fire alarm went off. The cause of the incident is currently under investigation.

Phillip Sharp Middle School was evacuated on Thursday morning, January 30 after a fire alarm sounded in the building.

Rising propane prices adding to strain of frigid weather Print E-mail

As if dealing with frigid temperatures and 33 inches of snow isn't enough, now rising propane prices and limited supplies are adding to the strain of a difficult winter in this area. Approximately 10 percent of Americans use propane for heat and have 500 gallon tanks at their homes to fuel their furnaces.


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