The first time I remember the patriotic feel of rooting for an American athlete was at the 1976 Olympics and cheering for the speed of Sugar Ray Leonard and the missing front teeth smile of Leon Spinks. Both would win the gold medal.

Two brothers were spending part of their first day of summer break at the Licking River north of Falmouth when the 12-year-old fell in and got washed under. His older brother jumped in to get him. That's when Falmouth Police Officer Steven Linville arrived on the scene.

Today, our nation honors the sacrifices of the military men and women who gave their lives for our country.  Our tradition of Memorial Day arose shortly after the Civil War, so I think it’s appropriate to borrow some phrases from Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address: Lincoln challenged us to honor those who gave “the last full measure of devotio

Cadets from the Pendleton County Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) played a big role in Pendleton County’s Memorial Day observances.  On Sunday, May 26th, the American Legion hosted a Remembrance Ceremony at their post in Falmouth.  Cadets Michael Biddle, Shelby Eckart, Genna Herald, and Ethan Wright provided a Color Guard and