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Adult Summer Reading Program Print E-mail

Explore “Literary Elements” as you read for a chance to win free gas or a Kindle! The Pendleton County Public Library is excited about this year’s Adult Summer Reading program, sponsored by the Falmouth Rotary Club. That’s right! Summer Reading isn’t just for kids! Stop by the library to sign up and start reading. Read just seven books, magazines, and/or newspapers between June 1 and July 26, and you’ll receive a free library travel mug filled with goodies, including one Library Buck (which may be used to pay fines or purchase items in the library’s book sales). For every seven items read, you’ll also earn a chance in the prize drawing to win a Kindle or one of three $50 gas cards.

Robert D. Webster will be at the library at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 7 to discuss the Beverly Hills Supper Club, its history, and the mysterious fire that spun the region into national headlines. His book The Beverly Hills Supper Club: The Untold Story of Kentucky’s Worst Tragedy will be available for purchase.

Meet Jan Watson, Christian fiction author of the Troublesome Creek series, at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 11. Refreshments will start at 6:30 p.m.

Join the library for brunch from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 26 at the library and discuss the books you read during the program. Those who attend the brunch will have a chance to win door prizes! (You do not have to be present to win the gas cards or Kindle.)

For more information stop by the library or bookmobile to pick up a Summer Reading flyer, or give the library a call at 859-654-8535. Hours are 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday.

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Ky Cooperative Extension announces photo contest Print E-mail

The theme of this year’s photo contest sponsored by the Pendleton County Extension Homemakers at the Pendleton County Youth Fair will be hand water pumps.

Take a photo of a hand water pump (such as a cistern hand pump) in Pendleton County. The photo must measure 5”x7” and must be mounted on an 8”x10” mounting board.

The person taking the winning photo will receive a picture frame and $25 both sponsored by the Pendleton County Extension Homemakers.

Entries need to be submitted on Monday, July 21, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Floral Hall at the Pendleton County Fairgrounds.

On the back of the picture attach the following information: name, address, city, state, zip, phone number, date of photo, location of the hand pump, the reason this picture was chosen and any additional information of local interest such as the story or history of the pump, is it still in use and your connection to the pump.

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Willy Wonka Jr. coming to KRT Print E-mail

Kincaid Regional Theatre’s annual musical workshop: KRT Kidz is getting a sticky-sweet confection of “Pure Imagination!” You will certainly enjoy the performances of our community’s talented youths as they present the scrumdiddlyumptious musical based on Gene Wilder’s Oscar nominated family film and Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book. Willy Wonka Jr. runs matinees on June 15 and 18 and evenings performances on June 14, 20, and 21. Come take your chances at finding a Golden Ticket for a fantastically delicious  Whipple-Scrumptious Fudgemallow Delight at Howard’s Place.  For more information call 859-654-2636 or go online at  www.krtshows.com.

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Bethel Cemetery to honor John Rarreick on June 7 Print E-mail

Bethel Cemetery Company, Inc. will hold a ceremony honoring Congressional Medal of Honor winner John Rarreick at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 7 at the Bethel Church Historic Kentucky Landmark. It is located at the intersection of U.S. 27 and KY Highway 17 North, 4.4 miles north of Falmouth, Ky.

The ceremony will be in cooperation with the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, Mr. Don Morfe, Peoples Funeral Home of Butler and Simon Kenton Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, and The Old Kentucky Primitives. Kenton County Sheriff Chuck Korzenborn will perform “Taps” with his bugle.

The honoree was born in Germany in 1845 and died July 17, 1902 in Falmouth. He was buried in Bethel Cemetery. Rarreick served in Company L 8th U.S. Calvary from his enlistment at Cincinnati, November 12, 1866 till his discharge on November 12, 1871 at Ft. Union, New Mexico.

John Rarreick was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor on March 3, 1870 for Gallantry in Action with Indians at Lyry Creek Arizona on October 14, 1869.

Refreshments will be served on the grounds. If you can’t attend this dedication, donations may be made by sending a check to Bethel Cemetery Company, 238 Misty Cove Way, Cold Spring, KY 41076-8513. All donations will go in the perpetual fund unless specifically directed to the building account. Bethel Cemetery is the final resting place for several Pendleton Countians.

Visit Bethel on the web at www.bethelky.org or on Facebook www.facebook.com/bethelky.

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100 year celebration for Roy Reed Print E-mail

Mr. Roy Reed of Lenoxburg has reached a milestone of 100 years. A celebration in his honor will be held from 2-4 p.m. on June 8, 2014 at the Bethany Church of Christ hosted by his children. All family and friends are invited to stop in and share his memories. No gifts just your presence.

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Shelby McDowell Day, June 7 Print E-mail

Shelby McDowell Day will be held June 7 at the Griffin Centre on the Pendleton County Fairgrounds. Festivities will begin at 1 p.m.

Come out and honor Shelby on this special day. Stop by, share some memories and have a few laughs with the longtime grocer, military veteran and American Legion chaplain.

There will be gospel music performed by the Kentucky Bible College, Mike and Timmy Cummins and Adarin Williams.

Refreshments will also be served.

Hope to see you there!

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PCEF Golf Scramble to be held Print E-mail

The Pendleton County Education Foundation will have its 20th annual golf scramble at Pendleton Country Club on Tuesday, August 5. It’s not too early for you to make plans to participate in this event.

Piles Chevrolet, Olds, Buick Inc. of Williamstown will again sponsor a hole-in-one contest. Local businesses or individuals will sponsor contests for men’s longest drive, women’s longest drive, longest made putt, and three closest to the pin. In addition, the top three scoring teams will receive prize money of $400, $300, and $200.

PCEF is a private, non-profit organization whose main purpose is to provide scholarships to graduating Pendleton County seniors. PCEF also helps fund the character education programs of the four county schools and other special events.

The golf scramble is PCEF’s only fundraiser so your support of this event is important and greatly appreciated. Cost of the scramble is $60 per player.

For further details you may call Dennis Seever at 859-654-6011.

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Adult Summer Reading Program Print E-mail

Explore “Literary Elements” as you read for a chance to win free gas or a Kindle! The Pendleton County Public Library is excited about this year’s Adult Summer Reading program, sponsored by the Falmouth Rotary Club. That’s right! Summer Reading isn’t just for kids! Stop by the library starting Saturday, June 1 to sign up and start reading. Read just seven books, magazines, and/or newspapers between June 1 and July 26, and you’ll receive a free library travel mug filled with goodies, including one Library Buck (which may be used to pay fines or purchase items in the library’s book sales). For every seven items read, you’ll also earn a chance in the prize drawing to win a Kindle or one of three $50 gas cards.

Robert D. Webster will be at the library at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 7 to discuss the Beverly Hills Supper Club, its history, and the mysterious fire that spun the region into national headlines. His book The Beverly Hills Supper Club: The Untold Story of Kentucky’s Worst Tragedy will be available for purchase.

Meet Jan Watson, Christian fiction author of the Troublesome Creek series, at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 11. Refreshments will start at 6:30 p.m.

Join the library for brunch from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 26 at the library and discuss the books you read during the program. Those who attend the brunch will have a chance to win door prizes! (You do not have to be present to win the gas cards or Kindle.)

For more information stop by the library or bookmobile to pick up a Summer Reading flyer, or give the library a call at 859-654-8535. Hours are 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday.

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Class of 2009 five-year reunion Print E-mail

It’s already time to celebrate the five-year reunion for the Pendleton County High School Class of 2009!

Class members, please plan on joining the festivities at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at St. Francis Xavier Parish Hall (202 Second St. Falmouth, KY).

The cost of attendance is $15 per person or $25 per couple. The admission cost includes a pulled pork BBQ dinner, drinks, beer, and dessert.

To register to attend and for payment information, please visit http://tinyurl.com/PCHSClassof09. Payment must be received by June 1.

The Class of 2009 hopes to have a great turnout and see everyone there!

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PC senior activity schedule Print E-mail

Senior citizens of Pendleton County, some exciting activities are coming up this week at the Falmouth Senior Activity Center, located at 1111 Chipman Street, Falmouth, Ky.

Following are a few dates to remember:

• May 27: The monthly club meeting will be held. Come on out and enjoy entertainment by Wendell Cox. Meeting begins at 10:30 a.m.

• May 29: Sharon Miskell with Senior Medicare Patrol will be at the center at 10 a.m. playing Bunco and giving away free prizes. She is also available to answer any questions that you might have about Medicare.

• May 30: Krystal Tillett with Congressman Massie’s office will be at the center at 10 a.m. She will be telling about the services available to seniors from Congressman Massie’s office.

For information on any activities that are going at the Falmouth Senior Center call Joanna at 859-654-6029.

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