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  • ANOTHER PLACE IN TIME 7-26-12

    Welcome to a new Another Place In Time photo. Do you know any of the people featured in the photo?
    If so, call in your guesses to the Grant County News at 859-824-3343 or e-mail to gcneditorial@grantky.com. See next week’s News for their identity.

    If you’ve got an old photo, you’d like to see featured in the News, bring it to the News office. Photos can be scanned and returned in the same visit.

  • Donations needed for yard sale

    The Grant County Friends of the Shelter are collecting donations for a fundraiser yard sale, which will be held on July 28, at the Grant County Tourism Office, 1350 N. Main in Williamstown.

    Donations of gently used items such as clothing, appliances, household items, furniture, toys and books are needed at the shelter located on Barnes Road.

    Volunteers to assist with sorting, pricing and moving items to the sale site are needed. For information, call Yvonne at 859-250-0501.

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  • TURNING BACK THE CLOCK

    July 17, 1997
    Sally Davis, a constituent services representative for Gov. Paul Patton, visited the area to meet with citizens. Davis was in Grant County to listen to concerns, offer help and advice and provide information on the latest happenings in Frankfort. She is a liaison for 17 counties for the governor’s office.

  • Small ears may mean poor pollination

    I gave up growing corn a long time ago; figured others can grow it better than me so why take up the space.  I drive by Gallrein’s in Bagdad, Kentucky twice a week and their “Sweet Corn” sign has been hung so there are no worries, they have the best corn this side of the Mississippi. The corn is looking good in some areas of my county and not so in others. 

  • Fear not, bamboo can be controlled

    Most of us have learned to fear bamboo. I used to think that the only good place for them was in planting beds that were smack-dab-in-the-middle of parking lots…no chance of a runner reaching your garden in that case.  

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  • TURNING BACK THE CLOCK

    July 10, 1997
    Residents of Humes Ridge Road in Williamstown will now get Cable TV service. Council members voted unanimously to extend the city’s cable lines to serve those customers. It is estimated that it will take the city six to eight years to recoup costs in extending the lines down Humes Ridge Road.

  • Requests for air conditioners, fans rise

    The extreme heat is also causing problems for people without air conditioning.

    “We have received several requests for fans and have given out quite a few. We do have a few left,” said Barbara McClure,  with the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission – Grant County Neighborhood Center.

  • Forum set on new tax district

    The Grant County Fire Chiefs’ Association plans to share findings and answer any questions at a community forum for a proposed emergency services taxing district.

    The meeting, which is the first of several planned around the county, is set for 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 9 at the Dry Ridge Fire Station at 31 Broadway St.