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Community News

  • WHAT’S HAPPENING IN GRANT COUNTY?

    • Oct. 27 – Shopper’s Showcase – Buy local and shop at the Grant County Extension Office from 4 to 8 p.m. Vendors include:crafts, candles, Mary Kay, metal works, quilted items, jewelry, baby items, purses, crochet items, hand painted ornaments and many great stocking suffers and gift giving ideas.
    Food will be available for purchase.
    Grant Co Extension Homemakers are the sponsors for the event.
    Call Lamar at 859-824-3355 for more information.

  • WHAT’S HAPPENING IN GRANT COUNTY?

    The National Safety Council will hold a CPR and First Aid Class from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m, on Nov. 9. at the Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department.
    The cost is $35 for a two-year certification. Call Chief Les Whalen at 859-743-0857 (cell) or 859-824-4959 (FH) or e-mail him @ chiefwvfd@yahoo.com to reserve a spot.
     

  • WHAT’S HAPPENING IN GRANT COUNTY?

    The American Cancer Society and St. Elizabeth Grant Co. are offering Look Good Feel Better at 6 p.m. on Nov 7, a program for female cancer patients who are in treatment.
    Learn how to enhance your appearance with free makeup for the holidays.
    The program is free to all participants. Contact your American Cancer Society at 859-647-2200 to register for the session (RSVP required.)

  • WHAT’S HAPPENING IN GRANT COUNTY?

    The Williamstown Baptist Church is again delivering Hope Thanksgiving Day meals to shut-ins and those in need throughout Grant County. In 2010, this project reached over 550 people in the community, the largest number since this ministry started. The meals will be delivered by noon on Thanksgiving day. If there is someone in need of a hot Thanksgiving meal with all of the trimmings, contact the church at 859-824-4102 and ask for Diane. The deadline for reservations is Nov. 20.

  • Allphins anniversary party cancelled

    The 50th wedding anniversary celebration for Ron and Judy Allphin scheduled for Oct. 27 has been cancelled

  • Free Makeover for Holidays

    The American Cancer Society and St. Elizabeth Grant Co. are offering
    Look Good Feel Better at 6 p.m. on Nov 7, a program for female cancer patients who are in treatment.
    Learn how to enhance your appearance with free makeup for the holidays.
    The program is free to all participants. Contact your American Cancer Society at 859-647-2200 to register for the session (RSVP required.)
     

  • Commuity Holiday Assistance

    The Grant County Holiday Assistance Programs in collaboration with the Family Resource Youth Services Centers and Grant County Community Service Program would like to share the following information:

  • Grant 4-H to sponsor haunted trail

    Grant County 4-H will be offering Halloween fun without all the frights Oct. 22 with its first-ever haunted trail.

    The trail will be open from 6 to 10 p.m. and costs $5 per carload.

    A hayride will take families from the Grant County Extension Office on Baton Rouge Road to the “The Wetlands,” an outdoor classroom area behind Grant County Middle School.

    The hayride will leave about every 15 minutes.

    While waiting, free games and other Halloween-related activities will be available in the 4-H barn behind the extension office.

  • Walking with a purpose

    Three years ago, Carlie Fossitt lost her best friend when 14-year-old Zach Heringer died from complications from cancer.

    The Williamstown High School senior continues to raise money in Zach’s memory to find a cure for childhood cancer.

    Fossitt will be joined by fellow members of the Williamstown National Honor Society

    Oct. 15, for the 2011 Cincinnati Walks for Kids benefiting Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

  • Fun, fitness mix at annual event

    Fun and fitness will mix at Williamstown Independent Schools on Oct. 9 for the 2nd Sunday event.

    The fourth annual event, from 2 to 5 p.m., will include pumpkin decorating, an inflatable obstacle course, bike rodeo and family fun games.

    “We’re hoping to involve everybody,” said Joyce Doyle, Grant County 4-H Extension Agent. “We’re trying to get a lot of families out. The three hours will be full with things to do.”