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Today's News

  • Mobile mammography van to visit area

    The St. Elizabeth Healthcare mobile mammography van will visit several locations throughout Northern Kentucky in March. Following the American Cancer Society’s guidelines for the early detection of breast cancer can improve the chances that the disease can be diagnosed at an early stage and can be treated successfully. Women age 40 and over should have a screening mammogram every year. The van will be at the following locations:
    • March 19 – from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Walton Pharmacy, 305 Mary Grubbs Highway in Walton

  • FOR THE LOVE OF . . . QUILTING

    Maxine Brown’s eyes sparkle like diamonds, especially when she’s talking quilts.
    They adorn her living room, stacked neatly behind her couch, waiting their turn to be part of her seasonal display.
    “Fabric addict, that’s me,” Brown said, her hands waving to all her handiwork on display inside her home.
    Quilts and quilted wall hangings can be found in her bedroom and family room. She made the log cabin quilt that sits proudly on her bed and used leftover material to sew matching curtains.

  • Recycling options better than ever

    Did you know that you could particpate in curbside recycling for only $3 per month?
    That’s right. Grant County residents can participate in curbside recycling for $3 per month and the recyclable materials will be picked up from your home every two weeks.
    If you don’t want to pay $3 to have recyclable materials, which includes glass, paper, plastic, etc, picked up, you can transport them to three locations in the county.
    Recycling bins are located at:

  • Consider savings, investment in community

    You may be wondering why you received a complimentary copy of the Grant County News delivered to your home this week.
    If you are already a subscriber, then we thank you for your business. By reading this column, I hope you’ll feel good about your decision to bring the News into your home.
    If you pick us on the newsstands on a regular basis, we also appreciate our single copy buyers.

  • WES offers Camp Invention

    Williamstown Elementary students have a chance to become amateur inventors at a new camp this summer.
    Camp Invention will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 20-24 at the school.
    WES students who will be in first through sixth grades during the 2011-12 school year can register for the camp.
    The cost is $215 and includes breakfast and lunch. Students who register before March 20 will receive a $25 early registration discount.
    WES is looking for monetary donations for full or partial scholarships from the community.

  • NOTEWORTHY

    Berea
    Rheanna Bixler of Williamstown received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Berea College on Dec. 23, 2010.
    EKU
    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 949 graduates at the conclusion of the Fall 2010 semester. The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies Dec. 18.
    The following Grant County students earned degrees:
    Matthew L. Martin of Corinth – industrial technology
    Robert B. Keith of Dry Ridge – computer informations systems

  • Hunter ed offered locally

    If you plan to hunt in Kentucky, were born after Jan. 1, 1975, then you must attend one of following classes scheduled in Northern Kentucky:
    • March 19 – Pendleton County Sportsman’s Club, Lock Road, Butler (one day class). Call 859-472-1333 to register.
    • August 13 - Lloyd WMA, Highway 491, Crittenden. Bring your lunch or money to purchase food, your own drinks, foul weather gear and glasses if needed. Bring or know all contact information. Call Tracy at 859-472-1333 or Deborah at 859-428-2954 to register.

  • OPERATION TAKE CHARGE

    On Jan. 6, some Grant County High School technology students launched Operation Take Charge as part of a Student Technology Leadership (STLP) tournament showcase.
    Their vision was two-fold: to give back to the community and to complete a project that the group proposed at the STLP regional competition.
    They offered the community a free five-week course in technology and professionalism, covering topics such as resume writing, professionalism skills using/maneuvering the computer and using Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel software programs.

  • HEAD START

    Pam Mullins saw the benefits of the Preschool / Head Start programs in Grant County up close.
    Not long after she enrolled her daughter in preschool, Mullins became involved in teaching.
    She now has 16 years of experience in Preschool / Head Start and her daughter is studying to follow in her footsteps at Northern Kentucky University.

  • Police Reports 3-17-11

     

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)

    Grant County Sheriff's Office