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  • US 25 Yard Sale

    The third annual U.S. 25 yard sale begins on June 5 and wraps up on June 7 with vendors lining Dixie Highway from Covington to Georgia.
    Judy Wigginton, of Williamstown, got the idea for the U.S. 25 yard sale from the popular U.S. 127 yard sale held in August.
    “This is an opportunity to showcase our community and get something going, especially for downtown Williamstown,” Wiggington said.  
    Rental spaces are available from residents, businesses, churches and organizations.

  • What about orchids?

    Have you ever wondered what makes an orchid an orchid?  Well, it is all about flower parts.  In fact, most plants are categorized in the Plant Kingdom by their flowers.  For orchids, it is the fact that they have three sepals and three petals.  Many flowers have green sepals that protect the flower inside which cradles the bloom as it opens.  

  • Shade plants from the blazing sun

     

  • Meyer Aquascapes celebrates 2014 Pondarama Water Garden

    The Meyer Aquascapes Pondarama Water Garden will host it’s 13th annual tour June 28 and June 29. Each day will have different locations with each home only on the tour for one day.
    There are 11 features for each day.

  • Paving the way for a local Vietnam memorial

    Carl A. Ballinger, Johnnie D. Knight, Robert A. Osborne. Edgar L. Tomlinson and Ernest H. Wilson.
    Storme Vanover never met any of the five men from Grant County who lost their lives in Vietnam, but she wants to make sure that those fallen heroes have a place in the community’s history.
    Vanover is a veteran. She has a passion for veterans and has been heavily involved the last few years in making sure local veterans are recognized and remembered for their service.

  • MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY PLANNED

    A Memorial Day ceremony is planned for 1 p.m. on Monday, May 26 at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North in Williamstown.
    The guest speaker will be Kentucky State CSM Thomas E. Chumley Jr.
    There will be a wreath laying ceremony followed by refreshments provided by te Williamstown Woman’s Club.
    For more information, call 859-823-0720.

  • GATEWOOD GUARDS TOMB OF UNKNOWN SOLDIER

    For 24 hours a day, 365 days a year since 1937, in rain sleet, snow and the sweltering heat, men guard the resting place of three unnamed service members in Arlington National Cemetery.
    Jonathan Gatewood of Dry Ridge joined the armed forces after he graduated Grant County High School two years ago. After extensive training he was chosen for the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, known as “The Old Guard.”
    “These guys want to be here, they work hard to stay here,” Sergeant of the Guard, Sgt. 1st Class Tanner Welch said.

  • Camouflaged caterpillar is a surprise sting

     

     

  • Turning Back the Clock 8-29-13

     

    15 Years Ago

    August 27, 1998

  • Plan a fall vegetable garden

     

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