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  • Summer concert series kicks off Aug. 19

    Who says you can’t go home again?

    That’s exactly what several musicians with Grant County ties will be doing as they return for the inaugural Summer Concert Series at the Northern Kentucky Fairgrounds in Williamstown.

    The free event, sponsored by Grant County Parks and Recreation and Grant County Tourism and Convention Commission, will be held Aug. 19, Aug. 27 and Sept. 1 at the fairgrounds’ amphitheater.

    Gates open at 6 p.m., with the opening show starting at 7 p.m. and the headliner taking the stage at 8 p.m.

  • Another Place In Time 8-18-11

     

    Welcome to a new Another Place in Time photograph. If you know who is pictured, call the News office at 859-824-3343 and share your guesses with us. If you’ve got an old photo, you’d like to see featured, bring it to the News office. Photos can be scanned and returned.

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  • Turning Back the Clock 8-18-11

     

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  • Upcoming events: August 11, 2011

    Teams forming for Dragon boat race
    Have you ever paddled on a dragon boat?  Here is your opportunity!  Teams are now forming for the Second Annual Dragon Boat Festival. The festival will be held at A.J. Jolly Park in Campbell County on Saturday, Sept. 10.  Competition begins at 8:15 a.m.
    Create a team and join us for a day of fun, food and festivities. No skills are necessary. For more information call 859-391-7020 or visit the website at www.stelizabeth.com/dragonboat.

  • ‘I don’t feel like cancer defines me’

    In May 2009, Rebecca Ailstock, was just beginning her nursing career, a life-long dream to work in the medical field.

    Ailstock, a 2005 graduate of Grant County High School, started Northern Kentucky University, in the fall semester, right after graduation.

    “I graduated in four years, because I took classes during the summer, so that I could keep up with the four-year thing,” she said. “I really wanted to get in and get out.”

  • Want to have a healthy baby?

    Healthy Baby Workshop will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Grant County Health Center, 234 Barnes Road in Williamstown.

    Workshop activities will provide information about having a healthy baby. All women completing one workshop will receive a gift pack with helpful pregnancy information and baby items.

    For more information or to register, call Camille Croweak at 859-283-0952, extension 115.

  • PREPARE TO PADDLE: Kayaks, canoes ready to take over lake on Aug. 27

    For those who’ve wondered what it would be like to take a leisurely kayak or canoe ride around Northern Kentucky’s largest lake, you’ll get your chance later this month.

    Williamstown Lake will host the first Paddle Williamstown from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27.

    “We want to show off the lake in a safe way to the rest of the state,” said Williamstown Mayor Rick Skinner. “Kayaking is becoming very popular and we’ve seen it done at other bodies of water and thought it would be something good locally.”

  • Another Place In Time 8-4-11

     

    Welcome to a new Another Place in Time photograph. If you know who is pictured, call the News office at 859-824-3343 and share your guesses with us. If you’ve got an old photo, you’d like to see featured, bring it to the News office. Photos can be scanned and returned.

  • Striped cucumber beetle spreads virus