Chamber award winners, from left: Bob Bathalter, Ken Kirsch, Bonnie Kirsch, Janet Scanlon, Brian Burgemeir, Alex Carson, Mark Stallons, Tom McKee. Photo by Lisa Arnold.

The Pendleton County Chamber of Commerce held its 34th Annual Awards Banquet on Friday, April 28, 2017, at Phillip Sharp Middle School. Approximately 75 people were in attendance for the event which recognizes the businesses, organizations, individuals, and students that make our community a better place to live. 

Chamber award winners, from left: Bob Bathalter, Ken Kirsch, Bonnie Kirsch, Janet Scanlon, Brian Burgemeir, Alex Carson, Mark Stallons, Tom McKee. Photo by Lisa Arnold.
Bill Owen (right) was presented the Dr. Rudy J. Ellis Distinguished Service Award by the Kentucky High School Athletic Director Association President Jonathon Vincent for his lifetime career of service to the youth of Pendleton County.

Rural areas generally have a disadvantage with a lack of resources, opportunities, and programs. Must struggle to overcome those obstacles. However, those rural counties that have success whether it is educationally or academically, do so because there are people who dedicated their life and their time to the kids.

Bill Owen (right) was presented the Dr. Rudy J. Ellis Distinguished Service Award by the Kentucky High School Athletic Director Association President Jonathon Vincent for his lifetime career of service to the youth of Pendleton County.
From left: Senior Bash organizers Michele Hamilton, David Fields, and Mike Moore are shown holding up flyers for this year’s “Country Hoedown” themed event. Photo by Jackie Vaughn.

The 2nd annual Pendleton County Senior Bash is only a week away and this year’s event promises to be bigger and better! It will be held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at the Pendleton County Fairgrounds in Falmouth.

From left: Senior Bash organizers Michele Hamilton, David Fields, and Mike Moore are shown holding up flyers for this year’s “Country Hoedown” themed event. Photo by Jackie Vaughn.

Be sure to get your tickets for the 2017 Senior Bash!

Front row, from left: Julie Hart, Holley Hart, Darin Hart, Shawnee State Tennis Coach, Steve Boone. Back row: Assistant Tennis Coach Lisa Feltner, Principal Chad Simms, Tennis Coach David Feltner, Athletic Director Matt Shaefer, Superintendent Anthony Strong.

It's very rare for a high school athlete to be able to continue their career at the collegiate level. It's even rarer for a high school athlete to continue two athletic careers at the collegiate level. Holley Hart has agreed to play for the Shawnee State Tennis team after signing to play on their golf team in the fall.

Front row, from left: Julie Hart, Holley Hart, Darin Hart, Shawnee State Tennis Coach, Steve Boone. Back row: Assistant Tennis Coach Lisa Feltner, Principal Chad Simms, Tennis Coach David Feltner, Athletic Director Matt Shaefer, Superintendent Anthony Strong.
State and local officials recently met to discuss the various flood issues in Pendleton County. It was decided that a local flood committee would be formed to help with finding solutions. From left: Cindy Minter, Campbell County Planning Administrator, Senator Wil Schroder, Pendleton County Judge/Executive David Fields, Falmouth Mayor Elonda Hinson, Representative Mark Hart, Brian Thompson, Pendleton County Planning Administrator, Butler Mayor Greg McElfresh.

The City of Falmouth, the City of Butler, and Pendleton County are faced with a unique challenge when dealing with future growth planning and economic sustainability of properties located within floodplains.  With the South Fork Licking River and the Licking River dividing the county into thirds, not to mention the myriad of s

State and local officials recently met to discuss the various flood issues in Pendleton County. It was decided that a local flood committee would be formed to help with finding solutions. From left: Cindy Minter, Campbell County Planning Administrator, Senator Wil Schroder, Pendleton County Judge/Executive David Fields, Falmouth Mayor Elonda Hinson, Representative Mark Hart, Brian Thompson, Pendleton County Planning Administrator, Butler Mayor Greg McElfresh.
Chamber award winners, from left: Bob Bathalter, Ken Kirsch, Bonnie Kirsch, Janet Scanlon, Brian Burgemeir, Alex Carson, Mark Stallons, Tom McKee. Photo by Lisa Arnold.
Bill Owen (right) was presented the Dr. Rudy J. Ellis Distinguished Service Award by the Kentucky High School Athletic Director Association President Jonathon Vincent for his lifetime career of service to the youth of Pendleton County.
From left: Senior Bash organizers Michele Hamilton, David Fields, and Mike Moore are shown holding up flyers for this year’s “Country Hoedown” themed event. Photo by Jackie Vaughn.
Front row, from left: Julie Hart, Holley Hart, Darin Hart, Shawnee State Tennis Coach, Steve Boone. Back row: Assistant Tennis Coach Lisa Feltner, Principal Chad Simms, Tennis Coach David Feltner, Athletic Director Matt Shaefer, Superintendent Anthony Strong.
State and local officials recently met to discuss the various flood issues in Pendleton County. It was decided that a local flood committee would be formed to help with finding solutions. From left: Cindy Minter, Campbell County Planning Administrator, Senator Wil Schroder, Pendleton County Judge/Executive David Fields, Falmouth Mayor Elonda Hinson, Representative Mark Hart, Brian Thompson, Pendleton County Planning Administrator, Butler Mayor Greg McElfresh.
BETTY BELL

Betty June Bell, 77

Betty June Bell, 77, of Crawfordville, Fla., formerly of Falmouth, passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2016, at the home of her great niece, Amanda Kelly, who cared for her.  

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