August 21, 2014

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Sheriff's office finds marijuana plants Print E-mail


Pendleton County Sheriff Craig Peoples is shown with approximately 20 marijuana plants he and Chief Deputy Todd Dennie found growing out in the county. They cut the plants and they were destroyed on Friday, August 15.

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Jolley receives athletic scholarship with Division I University of the Cumberlands Print E-mail

Heather Jolley signed with the Division I University of the Cumberlands Patriots on Friday, July 28 in front of family and friends. She received a three-year full athletic scholarship with a one-year option for continued education. From left: Susan Florence (mother), Melissa Irvin (Patriots head coach), Heather Jolley, Bill Jolley (father). Photo courtesy of Shonda Judy.

By Jackie Vaughn, Reporter

Pendleton County High School graduate Heather Jolley continues to take her skills on the basketball court to even higher levels of competitive play. After spending the summer seeking out better opportunities for her collegiate career, the 6'2" center forward was offered a chance to play Division I basketball with the University of the Cumberlands Patriots in Williamsburg, Kentucky.

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Candidates on November ballot Print E-mail
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New changes in school and district leadership for 2014-15 Print E-mail

Pictured above, from left: Tony Dietrich, Chad Simms, Kristina Sheehy, and Lisa Manor.

During his opening day remarks to staff and community Pendleton County Superintendent Anthony Strong introduced new members of the schools and district leadership teams. The first of the changes comes from the Teaching and Learning Department. Due to expected reorganization of that department in 2015-16 the board added a position in Curriculum and Assessment. Therefore allowing the positions to focus specifically in an area of specialty.

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Falmouth Council discusses Klee Farm, trick-or-treat and tax rate Print E-mail

Firefighter Jan Hothlich is welcomed to Falmouth by Mayor Mark Hart.

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

Pendleton County Community Development Director Bill Mitchell, talked to the Falmouth City Council about development of the Klee Farm Property at the August 12 meeting. A committee made up of Mayor Mark Hart, Director Mitchell and certain council members, will draft bid specifications for potential developers. The project is to encompass residential and commercial structuring.

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Fiscal Court hears Gateway presentation Print E-mail

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

Gateway Community College and Technical School’s Jason Moore presented an update to the fiscal court regarding the Gateway educational program. Moore said that Gateway now offers seven college classes at Pendleton County High School.

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Lock Road & Vater Road closed August 20 Print E-mail

KY 3162 (Lock Road/Vater Road) will be closed to thru traffic on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 for a culvert replacement project located at the 2.7 mile-marker (H. Veirs Road).  The closure will take place between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.  Motorists will need to seek an alternate route.

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Candidate pictures and articles Print E-mail

The Falmouth Outlook will print candidates’ pictures and free information for those running for office in the November Election.

The picture and informational article about the candidate must be in the office by no later than August 29 in order to be run free. Those can be mailed to P.O. Box 111, Falmouth, KY 41040, e-mailed to news@falmouth outlook.com or they can be dropped off at the office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 210 Main Street.

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Business Card Directory here Print E-mail

The Falmouth Outlook has produced a Business Card Directory. This little booklet will come in quite handy when you need a service from one of the advertisers in the book. Keep it handy by your phone and always know where to look for a phone number or the name of an advertiser.

The directory went out in the newspaper and shopper in county this week. They will also be available at each advertisers business. If you would like to have additional copies you can stop by the newspaper office and pick them up.

The newspaper wants to thank each advertiser that participated in this project and other projects we do. "We value our advertisers support," said Outlook Editor Debbie Dennie.

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Big yellow school buses roll out for opening day of school Print E-mail

The children in Pendleton County went back to school on Monday, August 11 to start the new school year. Everything seemed to be running good for teachers and their students at Southern Elementary School in Falmouth as the camera caught little Miss London raising her hand in Mrs. Childers’ Kindergarten class to answer a question for the teacher. Photo by Jackie Vaughn.

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National Farmers Market Week celebrated Print E-mail

Faith Acres Farm Family, from left: Pendleton County Farmers Market Chairman Jack Pettit, Sara Pettit, Joshua Swope, Hunter Pettit. Photo by Roger McKinney.

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

Historically, the farmers market can be traced back 5,000 years to Egypt, when farmers along the Nile met to sell their produce to the general public. In America open air markets have been around since the early settlers in Jamestown. Currently farmers markets are in operation across the face of the globe. The largest farmers market has 1,700 vendors and is located in Tokyo. Between five and six thousand farmers markets conduct business in the United States.

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