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  • LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION

    “Lights, camera, action!” isn’t something that is usually heard in Grant County Park, until now.  Ben Wilt, of Crittenden, is lending his talents to the film industry as he shoots two short films in Grant County.

    Wilt, 29, grew up in Shinnston, West Virginia before moving to Crittenden 10 years ago. The conservative coal mining town didn’t leave much room for expression as Wilt’s fondness for films grew.

  • Williamstown student goes down under for summer

    For ages, Natalie Dunaway has heard about her parent’s honeymoon trip 18 years ago to Australia.

    Jeff and Penny Dunaway of Williamstown even planned to take their children to the Outback for their 25th anniversary.

    So, when the 15-year-old Williamstown High School sophomore had the chance to take a three-week trip this summer to Australia, she jumped at the opportunity.

  • Rain cancels Horse Heritage

    Heavy rains late last week forced the Horse Heritage Days organizers to cancel the event.

    “It was too wet to have horses out in a show ring, even though Sunday was beautiful, it was still too wet to have the horse events,” said Grant County Fair Board Tena Webster.

    The tractor pull scheduled for Sept. 24 has been re-scheduled for 1 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the Northern Kentucky Fairgrounds on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown. Admission is $10.

  • Williamstown’s Vivian Link named City Clerk of Year

    Vivian Link is quietly efficient.

    This soft-spoken woman’s work ethic has not gone unnoticed and that’s what lead to her being chosen as the 2011 City Clerk of the Year by the Northern Kentucky Area Development District.

    Link, who has worked as Williamstown’s city clerk since 1998, was nominated by Mayor Rick Skinner, Laura McClanahan, administrative assistant to Skinner, and Crystal Fryman, the deputy city clerk.

  • Reunion notices 9-29-11

     

  • Extension Office offers classes

     

  • Naturalize landscape with colorful sumacs

     

  • Another Place In Time 10-6-11

     

     

    This APIT photo features Thelma Souder, left, and Marge Colson, right, dressed as clowns on the street in Corinth. There were no guesses called in. Thanks to Edith Latimer of Williamstown for submitting the photo.
     

  • Turning Back The Clock 9-29-11

     

    15 Years Ago

  • Saving Sherman Tavern

    Edna Cummins has been on a mission to preserve Grant County’s historical sites one brick at a time.
    Cummins, of Crittenden, has worked to save and restore old cemeteries and the Lloyd’s Welfare House, but her latest labor of love has been saving Sherman Tavern.

    She, and a group of volunteers, have been working diligently for the last five years holding bake sales, yard sales and dinner on the grounds to raise money to restore the tavern on U.S. 25, in front of Sherman Elementary.