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December 11, 1997
Marian Wilhoite is the cheesiest. That’s what the letter telling her she had won the “I am a Velveeta Mom” said. The letter won Wilhoite $1,000 and a six-month supply of Velveeta cheese. Wilhoite was named one of 18 grand prize, first place winners. With four children Wilhoite has always used Velveeta.

Michael Renfro of Williamstown has been writing songs for 10 years but wasn’t discovered until last year. “Far Beyond My Greatest Expectations” is the title song. Currently, one of the songs “The Awakening” is being used as the theme song on Diane Laymis’ Christian radio show.

 December 10, 1987

The Corinth City Commission voted to recommend Cindy Goodman for the position of administrator for the planning and zoning commission. The Grant County Fiscal Court sent a letter to each city in the county asking for the best candidate for the position out of the four people who submitted applications.

Snappy Tomato, a pizza parlor that offers free delivery and carry out orders should be open Jan. 1. The restaurant is expected to employ 15 full and part-time employees and drivers are also needed. The store will be located next door to Convenient on U.S. 25. Delivery is free for orders of $5 or more.

December 14, 1962
Grant County 4-H Club girls who showed clothing at the state fair received some nice “Christmas” checks. These checks, the premiums for their placings, amounted to $67.88. Some of the girls receiving the checks were, Cynthia Younger, Sue Ackman, Cheryl Fitch, Ruth Hall, Sandra Herron, Jane Blackburn and Sandra Lilliard.

The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels can now boast another member, Clyde Franks of Mt. Zion was presented a commission by Bobby Franks on behalf of Gov. Bert Combs. Col. Franks, now 80 years of age, operates a country store at Mt. Zion, one of the few left in the county.