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  • Link completes Navy training

     Joshua “Brent” Link, a 2009 graduate of Grant County High School, completed Navel Basic Training. The graduation ceremony took place at the Great Lakes, Ill. Training facility on Sept. 9 before he left for his duty station and “A” school at Fort Leonard Wood in Mo. Link is in training for the field of Equipment Operations ( SEABEE). Link is the son of Tim and Laura Link of Jonesville. 

  • Clark completes basic training

    Navy Seaman Charles E. Clark, Jr, son of Delia Clark of Erlanger and Charles E. Clark of Dry Ridge, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
    During the eight-week program, Clark completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

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  • Chinese chestnuts ready for harvest

     

  • Turning Back the Clock 10-6-11

     

    15 Years Ago

    Oct. 3, 1996
    Diana Camacho fired a two over par 38 and teammate Mindy Money a 45 to place Grant County’s ladies golf team over Harrison County 195-210. The Lady Braves continued their steady team effort with all the girls assisting in the team’s fourth season win. Crystal Combs finished with a 53 and Leah Hatton a 59 to complete Grant’s scoring.

  • 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