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.
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.
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.
July 3, 1997
Leland Roberts III has joined the United States Army Reserve under the Delayed Training Program at the U.S. Army Recruiting Station in Columbus. The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay enlistment into the army for up to one year before reporting to basic military training.
June 26, 1997
Laurel Hamm, daughter of Carolyn Wilson and Rex Hamm, has been accepted as a state finalist in the Miss Kentucky American Preteen Pageant. The winner of the Miss Kentucky American Preteen Pageant in each division will win a cash prize of $500. Hamm is from Williamstown. Her hobbies include singing and dancing. Her ambition is to become a veterinarian.