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Today's News

  • Church News 8-4-11

     

  • Another Place In Time 8-4-11

     

    Welcome to a new Another Place in Time photograph. If you know who is pictured, call the News office at 859-824-3343 and share your guesses with us. If you’ve got an old photo, you’d like to see featured, bring it to the News office. Photos can be scanned and returned.

  • Striped cucumber beetle spreads virus

     

  • Turning Back the Clock 8-4-11

     

    15 Years Ago

    August 1, 1996
    Sandra Taylor, a 16-year-old Grant County High School student, was selected as Miss Grant County Fair out of 13 contestants. The first runner-up was Kathie Morgan; second runner-up was Brandy Blaine; third runner-up was Charity Worthington and fourth runner-up was Kellie Neal. The ladies competed in bathing suit and evening gowns and answered random questions.

  • Cochlear implant give new lease on life

    Monday – for many it’s a dreaded word that starts a work-week, for Pat Conrad it’s music to her ears.

    It was the first word that Conrad heard her doctors say after she underwent surgery for a cochlear implant, where doctors cut into her skull and installed 22 electrodes to allow her the ability to hear from her right ear again.

    She’s so pleased with the results, she’s working on obtaining insurance approval to have the same procedure on her left ear.

  • ZOMBIES invade county for movie

    An infestation of zombies recently invaded Grant County as a movie crew came to town to film the western horror film “Revelation Trail.”

    The film, directed by John Gibson of Ft. Thomas, shot footage at on the farm of Judy Mullins and at Mullins Log Cabin in Berry.

    “It was just wild to look out my windows and see zombies and cowboys sitting on my front porch, walking up and down my drive, in the fields, just everywhere,” Mullins said.

  • Closures

    Grant County Public Library

    The Grant County Public Library will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 9 and Wednesday, Aug. 10 for staff training.
    No materials will be due Aug. 8 through Aug. 13.
    The library will re-open at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11. For more information call 859-824-2080 or go to www.grantcountypubliclibrary.org.

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  • ARK UPDATE: Public Q&A set for Aug. 9

    Grant County residents can have their questions answered and hear details about the Ark Encounter project coming to Williamstown.

    The City of Williamstown will be holding a Community Listening Session from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Williamstown High School cafeteria to give an update on the project.

  • Funny $$$ scam nets 5 arrests

    Five people were arrested after counterfeit money made its way through Grant County.

    he investigation began July 24 after Grant County Sheriff Deputy Scott Conrad responded to Dry Ridge Wal-Mart after a female suspect had attempted to Money Gram $500 in counterfeit $20 bills.

    “(The store) had marked the money with a marker and discovered they were counterfeit bills,” Conrad said.

    The deputy obtained a description of the suspect and their vehicle through surveillance video footage.

  • BACK TO SCHOOL BLOWOUT!

    Pens, pencils, notebooks and more will be given away at the third annual Back to School Blowout to kick off the beginning of the school year.

    The event, sponsored by the Grant County Community Education and Grant County Parks and Recreation, will be from 7 p.m. to dark Saturday, Aug. 13 at Grant County Park in Crittenden.

    Along with free school supplies, Grant County students can enjoy free hot dogs and a screening of “Toy Story 3” in the park.