After battling a bout of brown water for Falmouth residents over a two-week period, Water and Wastewater Department Supervisor Andy Richie called Department of Environmental Protection Regional Office at Florence.

Kentucky has instituted  new immunization guidelines for students for the 2018-19 school year.

All K-12 students must show proof of receiving two doses of Hepatitis A vaccine and students 16 years or older need proof of receiving two doses of the Meningococcal vaccine to attend school.

As the school year starts, all certified staff working at PCHS, Sharp Middle School, and both elementary schools will be participating in a poverty simulation in preparation for the 2018-19 school year.  

Showing livestock and swine is popular past time that’s long been ingrained in the Pendleton County DNA pool. For McKenzie McCoy, 18, showing livestock has been a way for her to push herself. A way for her to challenge her own standards of success. By all accounts, McCoy has been very successful.

Whether it is bragging rights for local farmers or just nights of family-filled fun, the pulling competitions at the Pendleton County Youth Fair is guaranteed to create smiles and memories for all ages.

Or as Pete Wright summed up the week, “It is good times for hillbillies to get together.”

The name Carson should not be new to anyone who lives in Pendleton County let alone the City of Falmouth. Jeff Carson served on council during the ‘97 flood, Alex Carson just recently resigned from council to move to Northern Kentucky and now Joyce Carson has just been appointed to his open seat.



Charles E. “Bud” Kottmyer Jr., 75, of Highland Heights, passed away July 10, 2018.

Surviving are his daughter, Marcella Fryman Moore.