July 29, 2014

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Ky. Extension 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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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.

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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Summer Reading at your library Print E-mail

It’s that time of year again!  It’s Summer Reading at the Pendleton County Public Library, and sign-ups begin on Monday, June 23. You can sign up any time during the Summer Reading program. You can win prizes for reading during the summer!

“Fizz Boom Read” is this year’s theme for ages three through 5th grade. Programs will be held on at 11 a.m. on Thursdays and will usually last about an hour.  Marie Augustine and the Garbage Can Band will be at the library on June 26 to play music from recycled things. Wump Mucket puppeteers will be coming on July 3 for a puppet show.  The Living Arts & Science Center will present “Fizz Boom Science” on July 10 where they will do hands-on science experiments. Come clown around with Ronald McDonald on July 17. Coyote Chris from Silly Safari will be at the library on July 24 with animals for everyone to enjoy. The prize drawing will be at 12:15 p.m. that day.

Teen Summer Reading is for grades 6th through 12th.  The theme  is “Spark A Reaction.” Teen programs will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays. The first program will be on June 24.  The Living Arts & Science Center will be at the library to do hands-on science experiments. Reed Masterson with Impossible Magic will be in attendance on July 1 to do some amazing magic. The teens will have to compete in a marshmallow challenge on July 8.  Dave Myers will be stopping by on July 15 to have some science fun with the teens. The prize drawing will be held on July 1.

Stop by the library or bookmobile for more information and to pick up a Summer Reading calendar, or call 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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Pendleton Summer Recreation activities now in full swing Print E-mail

Summer Recreation Program is in full swing and a fun-filled slate of activities are scheduled through June.

The June 9-13 schedule includes:  Mon., June 9, traveling to Sports of all Sorts where everyone will get one game of bowling, play volleyball or basketball, dine on pizza and get 10 game tokens.

Tues., June 10, and Fri., June 13 (weather permitting) campers will be taking in the rays at Kincaid Lake.  They enjoy the recreation area in the morning and swim in the afternoon.  Bring sunscreen.

Wed., June 11, is Summer Recreation Olympics.

Thurs., June 12, it’s Bicycle Safety Rodeo with Falmouth Police Department.  Bring your bike and helmet with you and the Falmouth Police will be working with campers on road signals and bike safety.

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Generous giving of grateful community bettering the lives of Danielle King-Klaber and Bella O’Hara Print E-mail

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Browning, girl, born May 27 Print E-mail
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McDonald graduates basic training Print E-mail
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Heritage Bank welcomes new assistant vice president Print E-mail
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Wolfe participates at Derby Print E-mail
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Pendleton County Republican Party makes donation to local animal shelter Print E-mail
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