- Special Sections
- Public Notices
Grant County Band Boosters - 7 p.m. Oct. 19, GCHS band room. For more information, call Jeff Shelton at 859-391-8555.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Monthly breakfast meeting - 8 a.m., Oct. 18, Grant County Extension Office on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown.
Williamstown Kiwanis - Noon Wednesdays, El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant, Williamstown.
Grant County Women’s Club - Oct. 14. Call Lila McDaniel (859-824-4417) for more information.
Grant County Fair Board - 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Grant County Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown.
Carlsbad Garden Club - 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19. All meetings are open to the public. Call Nancy Magee at 859-991-4540 for more information.
Williamstown Main Street Merchants - Noon. Oct. 19, Grant County Chamber of Commerce. Call Mandy Green (824-4888) for more information.
Corinth Lady Lions Club - 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20. Noble’s Restaurant, Corinth.
Northern Kentucky Field and Forest Club - 5 to 11 p.m. Saturdays, Lloyd’s Wildlife Management Area, Crittenden. Cost for practice targets is $3 for 25 for youth or $3.50 for adults. All trap shooters of any age are invited. Call John Mullins at 823-0421 for more information.
HEALTHCARE: UNDERSTANDING CHANGES- The GFWC/KY Williamstown Woman’s Club will present a program at 6 p.m. on Oct. 14 at the Williamstown High School cafeteria. Experts Tihisha Rawlins, associate state director of Grassroots Initiatives for AARP, Stephanie Langguth, state health assistance program coordinator and attorney for Legal Aid of the Bluegrass and Pat Dressman, human service manager of the Campbell County Fiscal Court will be the panelists. A question and answer session will follow. The public is invited and the event is free, but a donation to the Grant County Animal Shelter is suggested.
HOWLS AND HOUNDS
A dog walk/dog costume contest is planned for Oct. 30 at Grant County Park in Crittenden.
Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $10 for one person and one dog. Each additional dog is $5. Costume contest begins at 10 a.m. Categories include Most Boo-Tiful, Most Pet-Trifying, Funkiest Fido and Best Person/Pooch Pair. The one-mile walk begins at 10:30 a.m. All dogs must be health with up-to-date immunizations. The event benefits the Grant County Animal Shelter. For more information call 859-824-9403.
Helping Hands - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 214 Barnes Road, Williamstown. Evening hours: 4 - 8 p.m. on Thursdays. Group’s purpose is to provide emergency help, including food, clothing and furniture to needy families. Call 859-823-0286 for more information.
Grant CountyThrift Store - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 302 Barnes Road (behind Grant County Drugs), Williamstown. Offers clothing and household items for sale to general public. Tuesday special - 50 percent off selected items.
Dry Ridge Reuse Center - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturdays, 22 Warsaw Road, Dry Ridge. Non-profit offers new and used discounted building materials and home goods for sale to the public. Call Pastor Troy at 859-803-6043 for more information.
Faith Pharmacy (formerly St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy) - 9 - 11:30 a.m. Oct. 19. Grant County Community Action Center, 134 N. Main, Williamstown. For more information, call 859-824-4768.
GED Studies - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Study lab: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. 315 School Road (behind Grant County Middle School) Dry Ridge. Appointments are required. New online studies are available. Call 859-823-1341 for an appointment or more information or go to www.grantged.com
Yoga - 6:15 - 7:45 p.m., Tuesdays and 5:30 - 7 p.m., Wednesdays, Olde Star Mall, 1418 N. Main, Williamstown. Call 859-428-YOGA (9642) to register.
Grant County Farmers Market - The Grant County Farmers Markets next to Eagle Creek Learning Center on U.S. 25 in Williamstown, near Whippy Dip in Crittenden and by the water loading station in Corinth are open and selling seasonal vegetables. Fall hours: 9 a.m. to sellout on Tuesday, Friday and Saturdays in Williamstown and Crittenden and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday in Corinth. The farmers market accepts WIC and Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. For more information call Debby Lucas Angel at 859-824-7586 or John Halsey at 859-428-2889.
FOOD DISTRIBUTION DAYS
Christ Community Church, 139 N. Main Street, Williamstown. has a food pantry from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the third Monday of each month. For more information call 859-753-0589.
Helping Hands, a coalition of local churches in the community, partners with the Free Store Food Bank in Cincinnati, to hold a food distribution day on Oct. 21 at Sherman Full Gospel Church. Participants must have vouchers. For more information, call Barbara Barker at 859-428-2554.
Manger Ministries’ Food Pantry and Clothes Closet, an outreach of Lawrenceville Baptist Church, located on KY 1993 in Corinth, will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 20. Call Lisa at 859-462-2362 for more information.
TURKEY SHOOT PLANNED BY LIONS CLUB
Corinth Lions Club Turkey Shoot - 1 p.m. on Oct. 31 and Nov. 7. Three Springs Campground, Corinth. For information call 859-824-4417.
Grant County Solid Waste (109) Board - 7:30 a.m. Oct. 16. Grant County Courthouse, Williamstown.
Grant County Fiscal Court - 7 p.m. Oct. 18. Grant County Courthouse, Williamstown.
Bullock Pen Water District - 1 p.m. Oct. 20, 1 Farrell Drive, Crittenden.
Bullock Pen Sewer District - 3 p.m. Oct. 20, 1 Farrell Drive, Crittenden.
William Arnold Log House - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Fridays. South Main in Williamstown. Members of the Grant County Historical Society serve as guides and hosts. Admission is free. For more information, call 859-824-9202. The house is open by appointment.
Clogging classes - 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Tuesdays, JMB Center, Taft Hwy. Dry Ridge. Call Fonda Hill at 859-760-8497 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Celebrity Tip Night - 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 20. Edwardo’s Pizza in Williamstown. Serving will be Grant County High School staff, board members and seniors. Tips will go to pay for the 2010 senior class trip. Taylor Henry, a former GCHS graduate, will also be performing.
Care Net Pregnancy Services - Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 305 N. Main, Williamstown. Free pregnancy tests are available, as well as education about options. Call 859-824-0123 for more information.
JUST FOR SENIORS
Pinhook (Crittenden) Senior Citizens - 9 a.m. Wednesdays, in the former Crittenden City Building (next to the Crittenden Fire House). Call 859-428-0213.
VETERANS MONUMENT VISITS NORTHERN KY.
THE MOVING WALL - A half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial will be in Florence from Oct. 14 through Oct. 18 at the Florence Government Center Campus. Opening ceremonies will be at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 14 and closing ceremonies will be at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 17. Admission is free.
Toddler storytime - For infants through age 2 and their caregivers. 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 14.
Preschool story time - For ages 3 to 5. 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct.14.
Northern Kentucky One Book One Community: Ohio River Pirates - 10 - 11 a.m. Oct. 16 Join Owen County historian Bonnie Strassell as she recounts local river pirate history. Call 824-2080 to register.
Tri-state Shadow Chasers 1-3 p.m. Oct. 16. TSC, founded by Eddie Parks in 2008, uses scientific methods to document and study paranormal activity at locations reported to be haunted. Call 824-2080 to register. Appropriate for teens and adults.
Preschool story time - For ages 3 to 5. 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19.
Toddler storytime - For infants through age 2 and their caregivers. 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20.
Learn to play Bridge -6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21. Tired of playing solitaire on your computer? Then join a new class for beginning bridge players. Open to teens and adults. Call 824-2080 to register.
Moms In Touch - 11 a.m. to noon. Thursdays. Williamstown Baptist Church library. Moms, grandmothers, aunts or anyone interested in praying for children and schools. Call Carla Combs at 859-823-0961 for more information or go to www.MomsInTouch.org.
PARENT TEACHER GROUPS
GCMS PTT - 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15.
MCE PTO - 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21.
Dry Ridge Elementary SBDM - 4 p.m. Oct. 19.
Journey Through Grief - 10:30 a.m. Oct. 18. Crittenden Baptist Association building, Main Street, Williamstown. Call Donna Schmidt at 859-428-1757 for more information
Helping Each Other Too (a breast cancer support group)- 7 p.m. Oct. 18, St. Elizabeth Grant County, Barnes Road, Williamstown. Call Mavis Simpson at 859-428-2168 or Cathy Ficke at 859-301-2273 for more information.
La Leche League - 7 p.m. Oct. 19. Williamstown Senior Center. Call Rhonda Schlueter, group leader, (859-824-5179) for more information concerning breastfeeding.
Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) - 9 a.m. Friday. St. William Catholic Church, 6 Church Drive, Williamstown. Weigh-in begins at 8:30 a.m. Call Faye Dungan at 859-823-1681 for more information.
Weight Watchers - 7 p.m. Tuesday, St. William Catholic Church, 6 Church Drive, Williamstown. Weigh-in begins at 6:30 p.m.
Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) - 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Williamstown Christian Church, 318 N. Main, Williamstown. Weigh-in begins at 5:45 p.m. Call Verla Patton at 859-903-9126 or Sandy Gibbons at 859-428-9966 for more information.
Kentucky Dept. of Veterans Affairs - 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Grant County Courthouse, Williamstown. Call 859-824-0940 for an appointment.
GRANT COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION OCTOBER CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
• Movie Night - Oct. 15 - Grant County Park in Crittenden. The movie, “Up”, will begin at dark, weather permitting. Viewers can either view the movie from their car with sound coming through their FM radio or they can bring blankets and chairs. Concessions will be offered prior to the start of the movie. To offer suggestions for movies call 859-428-4500 or go to www.grantcounty.ky.gov.
• Monster Mash - Oct. 29 - 6 p.m. - Grant County Park. Sponsored by Grant County News and Grant County Parks and Recreation. Admission - one canned good to be given to Helping Hands.
For more information, call 859-428-4500.