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  • Quilt Club has fun preparing for fair

    The fair is nearly here, but the Homemakers quilting club has been knitting, sewing and embroidering away for months.

    “I spend a lot of time sewing, and a lot of weeks I spend everyday sewing,” said Bonny Glass.

    Glass has a total of five different items to enter in the Grant County Fair this year. For some of her pieces, like quilt tops, it will take her three to four months to complete. She also volunteers during the fair.

  • How Grant Countians play, work in the heat

    With a heat index up as high as 105 degrees, the temperatures have been brutal throughout Grant County the past couple weeks.

    While some may steer clear of the beating sun and stay in air conditioning, those who work or play in the extreme heat have it the worst.

    Here is how some Grant Countians are beating the hear.

    Grant County athletes stay hydrated

    The Grant County High School athletic programs have been dealing with the heat since the July 15 official practice startup.

  • Kincaid showcases local talent

    LeeAnn Fryman, John Siedenberg II and Jacob Siedenberg have all been breaking a leg this summer, figuratively speaking. The actors have been lending their talents to the Kincaid Regional Theatre, in Falmouth, in the play, “Smoke on the Mountain.”

  • WHS grad directs first production

    John Siedenberg II is stepping off of center stage and in to the background for a chance to direct his first play.

    Siedenberg, a 2009 Williamstown High School graduate, recently wrote “Beauty of Innocence,” a story about teen pregnancy. His directorial debut will be at Kincaid Regional Theater and will star a couple of Grant County actors.

  • Upcoming events: July 28, 2011

    Cherry Grove Pentecostal to host golf scramble
    The Cherry Grove Pentecostal Church of God will hold a golf scramble beginning at 2 p.m. Aug. 13 at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley, Ky.

  • Manger Ministries to hold clothing give-away July 29-30

    Manger Ministries, operated by Lawrenceville Baptist Church, located on Ky. 1993 in Corinth, will be closing their clothing closet until the construction of a new building to house the ministry is completed.

    The public in invited to browse their inventory and take what they need absolutely free from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 29-30. Call Lisa at (859) 462-2362 for more information.
     

  • Annual fair nears brings new events, activities

    New events, musical entertainment and a way to avoid parking headaches highlight the 2011 Grant County Fair and Horse Show.

    The week-long festivities at the Northern Kentucky Fairgrounds on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown will be July 29 to Aug. 6.

    Rides will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1 and go through the last day of the fair.

    Admission is $8 per person and includes unlimited rides and grandstand events.

    Children under 2 years old receive free gate admission, but must purchase individual ride tickets for $2 per ride.

  • Another Place In Time 7-21-11

     

    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.

  • Curing root crops for storage

     

  • Turning Back the Clock 7-21-11

     

    15 Years Ago

    July 18, 1996