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15 Years

January 29, 1998
Two employees of the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development in Williamstown earned a promotion. Deborah Glass was promoted to Community Development Specialist and Margaret “Peggy” Carbine from Development was promoted for her outstanding performance.

Northern Kentucky TECH is proud to announce that Karen Dills, Amy Lower and Tera Wolfe have been inducted into the National Vocational-Technical Honor Society. These Dry Ridge residents are majoring in a variety of technical skills. The primary focus of the National Vocational-Technical is to reward meritorious achievement.  

25 Years
January 28, 1988
Dennis Simpson will join the Grant County Sheriff’s Department. Simpson, a native to Grant County, attended both Grant County and Williamstown schools and graduated from Grant County High School. Before accepting his new position, he worked as a deputy jailer at the Grant County Detention Center.

Chris Camacho, a senior at Grant County High School, has been selected as one of the 10 finalists for the Kentucky Century III Scholarship competitions. Two winners will be selected from the state of Kentucky in the Century III national competition. Camacho is the son of Marcus Camacho of Glencoe.

50 Years
February 1 , 1963
Temperatures started to climbing upward after the official 12 below zero temperatures on Monday and two below zero on Tuesday. Cincinnati reported above zero. Crop losses due to the frigid temperatures are estimated in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Prices on fruit that survived are expected to skyrocket.

The Grant County Braves won their sixth victory by defeating Carrollton on the winner’s court. It was the 11th win in the 21 starts for the Braves.
The Braves led at all stops. Donnie Mitts was high for the Braves with 30 points. Another player for the Braves added 15 more.