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  • Grant County road and lane closures due to slides and high water

    KY 2936 (Keefer Road) is reduced to one lane due to a slide near the 2.5 mile marker, approximately 1.2 miles west of US 25 Signs are posted warning motorists of the restriction as they approach the slide.

  • Grant County temporary road closure

    KY  330 (Corinth Road) – On Thursday, April 28, KY 330 (Corinth Road) will be closed to thru-traffic from U.S. 25 to KY 36 (3.2 – 7.7 mile marker) while crews install a culvert pipe near the 5.5 mile marker. Closure will take place between 8 a.m. until approximately 3:30 p.m. or until project is complete. Local traffic will have access. Work is weather dependent.

  • SUPER SURVIVOR SUNDAY - MAY 1

    The Grant County Relay For Life Committee is asking all Grant County churches to recognize and honor their cancer survivors in some way on Sunday, May 1 for Super Survivor Sunday.

    “So many of the people involved with the relay are active in our churches so we thought this was the best way to reach out and ask that they be recognized,” said Alice Ingram, the Grant County RFL team recruitment coordinator.

  • Grant, Pendleton counties provide volunteer opportunities

    The following volunteer opportunities are available in Grant and Pendleton counties:
    • Grant County
    Community Action Commission – help with food distribution, donation sorting and pickup, assist with energy assistance applications and office/clerical assistance.
    Helping Hands Ministries – help with food distribution, assist in the Thrift Store, sorting clothes and food donations, pick up donations on as-needed basis.
    St. Elizabeth Hospice - assist with patient care and respite care.

  • Did county’s weather warning system work?

    Those weren’t just high, strong winds that ripped through Grant County on April 24, but tornadoes that touched down in two confirmed locations.

    The first, classified as an EF-O touched down, in Folsom around 2:59 p.m. This tornado had wind speeds up to 75 miles per hour.

  • TWISTED

    Bright, warm sunlight peeped through the clouds briefly on Easter Sunday as John and Carol Cuneo took advantage of a break in the rain showers to survey the mess at their Folsom Jonesville Road home.

    Twenty-four hours earlier, John Cuneo watched a tornado touch down in his side yard, veer around a barn and head for his house.

    “I was standing on the back deck and I heard this woo, woo, woo sound and then I saw it sit down right there,” he said, pointing to the barn about 200 feet from his wooden, frame home.

  • Amsonia: 2011 Perennial of the Year

     

  • Another Place In Time 5-5-11

     

     

    This APIT photo features the Dry Ridge Primitive Baptist Church, now Dry Ridge Presbyterian Church. Thanks to Bryan Miles for providing the photo and Catherine Stephenson of Florence for calling in a correct guess.

  • Turning Back the Clock 4-28-11

     

    15 Years Ago

  • Glacken Truck Tug-of-War benefit

    There will be a memorial/benefit Truck Tug-of-War for Craig Glacken at the Grant County Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. April 30. Northern Kentucky Truck Tuggers will sponsor the following classes:
    • 6,000 pound 4X4
    • 5,500 pound 2WD
    • 4,200 pound 4X4
    • Open/Street
    For more information, call Lewis Cleaver at 859-576-7380 or visit www.trucktuggers.org or on Facebook at Truck Tuggers.