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Cougars prove another point, run away from Mason County

Not only has Conner knocked off Covington Catholic, Holy Cross and Newport, who many consider three of the top four teams in the Ninth Region, they can add a top 10 team in the state to the resume too. Mason County (23-3) came to Hebron riding a 13-game winning streak...

Keeping it moving, playing in the moment, Conner wins tourney-readying test over Mason County

It may have been 19 degrees outside but inside the Conner gym Friday, the thermostat had all the feel of those warming temperatures of March tournament time. Not a surprise. Mason County’s Royals, winners of 23 of their 25 games, were here and the 10th Region toughies are as good a symbol of approaching spring and the Sweet 16 as anybody in the state.

Pendleton County shows up at district competition to win!

Pendleton’s Academic Team came out of district competition as first place champions and will advance to regionals in February. Students competed in various academic categories such as test taking, quick recall, future problem solving, and composition, and swept in all categories. Their Quick Recall team won and has been undefeated this year, with Emma Gillespie as their captain. Other team members are Jacob Sanning, Elissa Blackaby, Gavin Webster, Matthew Lambert, and Chance Enzweiler. The Future Problem Solving team came out on top as well, including Will Harlow, Ethan Decker, Hannah Thomas, Arryana Soden, and Katie Black. As for test taking, PC competed in mathematics (1st-Emma Gillespie, 2nd-Matthew Lambert), language arts (1st-Elissa Blackaby, 2nd-Evan Stamper, 3rd-Anna Redden), social studies (1st-Jacob Sanning, 4th-Elissa Blackaby), arts and humanities (1st-Jacob Sanning, 2nd Emma Gillespie, 3rd-Evan Stamper), and science (4th-Matthew Lambert). The team’s composition writers Calliope Warren (2nd), Emily Best (4th), and Evan Stamper (5th) did great as well.

A Tale of Two Semis

It may not have been the worst of times, but it certainly was not the best of times for two different CDL drivers and their rigs as they passed through the county this past week. Tuesday, emergency crews were called into a situation in the Butler railroad underpass. A Canadian...

Gathering Wing Need of the Week; Jan. 31- Feb. 6, 2023

The week of Jan. 31-Feb. 6 the Gathering Wing’s need is spaghetti sauce. As the needs across the county grow due to the economy and other difficulties, we have asked Gathering Wing to submit an item the food pantry needs each week. It will be listed on the Calendar or Happenings. Items can be dropped off at the Gathering Wing, 304 Park Street in Falmouth. Thank you for your generosity.
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Local shoppers urged to use caution when dealing with strangers

Reports from several local people saying they were approached by strangers is likely a scam but shoppers should remain cautious, local police officials said Friday. Police said they were aware of the incidents after they received several reports of individuals approaching shoppers and asking for money in the area of Walmart on Thursday.