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Miss Kentucky Elite Pageant crowns winners Print E-mail
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McKee welcomes Farm Bureau leaders to office Print E-mail
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County governments and schools join together to benefit county youth Print E-mail
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Sen. Katie Stine reviews Kentucky congressional week Print E-mail

The 2014 legislative session adjourned sine die, or “the end,” at midnight April 15. The session produced measures that will affect economic development, appropriate funds for state government for the next two years, public health, safety and education. Of course, as with every session, there were measures that did not succeed. I am especially disappointed that my bill, Senate Bill 5, did not make it through the House, and so many lives continue to be lost from the deadly scourge of heroin. The bill created a three-prong approach to take immediate action against the growing abuse of heroin in our state. Education, Interdiction and Treatment were clearly prioritized in the legislation that also included stiffer penalties for traffickers of heroin who could be charged with homicide when an addict overdosed and died.

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PC Fiscal Court meeting agenda Print E-mail

Pendleton County Fiscal Court meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., April 22, 2014.

Tentative agenda will go as follows: Call to order, prayer, pledge, approval of agenda, approval of minutes, approval of treasure's report, contract with recreation commission, school system, city of Falmouth and county to provide recreation at the athletic park for 2014-15, second reading of addressing ordinance amendment, first reading of County Budget Ordinance for 2014-15, approve Justice Center Maintenance Contract with De-Bra Kemple with two percent CPI increase, approve Justice Center Janitorial Contract with Scioto with two percent CPI increase, approve Justice Center Grounds Keeping Contract with Joe Rockhead with two percent CPI increase, approve Budget and Mapping Contract with NKAPC for 2014-15, Airport Board appointment-Charles Pyles, transfers, pay bills, closing remarks by Judge Bertram/magistrates and adjourn.

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention month Print E-mail
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Butler to hold 5K Run April 26 Print E-mail
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National Public Safety Telecommunicator's Week Print E-mail
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Presentation for candidates for public office Print E-mail

The Pendleton County Community Development Office will host a special presentation at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29 in the upstairs fiscal courtroom of the courthouse to inform candidates for all city and county offices and the community regarding projects it is currently involved in and will become involved in through the end of 2014. These projects directly affect the residents of Falmouth, Butler and the greater Pendleton County community.

Topics expected to be discussed include, but are not limited to, the following: sewer and water improvements; emergency services improvements; the Gateway Community and Technical College Project; future economic development for the community; community wide leadership development; planning for the future.

The community is encouraged to attend, listen and ask questions regarding the specifics of these and other projects or to offer suggestions for future projects in which the community may become involved.

For more information, please call Bill Mitchell at 859-654-4567.

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Butler officials visit Frankfort for Cities Day Print E-mail
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