July 23, 2014

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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.

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.

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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