March 14, 1996
The Grant Co Extension service put on a Safety and You program at the Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary School. 4-H agent Dan Soliday gave a gun safety lesson to students while 4-H parent Lyndi Sodden taught children about bike safety and the importance of wearing a helmet. Other safety courses taught included fire, farm, pesticides, railroad, higway and home alone safety. A first aid talk was also given.
A four-week nutrition and fitness challenge will once again decide who is Grant County’s Biggest Winner.
The healthy lifestyle program, sponsored by Fitness For Life Around Grant County (FFLAG), Northern Kentucky Health Department, Grant County Parks and Recreation and Grant County Extension Service, runs April 4 through April 30.
Registration for the Biggest Winner Challenge will be from 3 to 7 p.m. March 31 and from 2 to 4 p.m. April 3.
The cost if $10 for an individual and $20 for two or more immediate family members.
Table Talk, Caregiver Support Group – for caretakers of medically fragile, elderly and terminally ill patients will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at Grant County Library, 201 Barnes Road in Williamstown. Each month a separate topic such as A Caregiver’s Toolbox or Caregiver Fatigue will be featured. Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will be served. There is no charge to attend.
March 7, 1996
Any tobacco or corn producer who did not purchase FCIC insurance last year and is going to grow tobacco or corn during the 1996 crop year needs to come into the farm service agency office and purchase insurance by March 15, 1996. Any producer who had crop insurance in 1995 needs to pay their $50 for the FCIC insurance by July 1, 1996 if they plan to grow tobacco or corn this year.
This Another Place In Time photo features the Taylor family, including Addie, Maude, Gustie, Jim, Goldie, George and Louis. Thanks to Ruby Harris of Dry Ridge for providing the photo and Lescal Taylor and Ella Wright, both of Williamstown, for calling in guesses.
Nominations for the annual Grant County Chamber of Commerce awards are now being taken. Categories include Grant Countian of the Year, Excellence in Business, Excellence in Education and Volunteer of the Year. Individuals may be nominated for more than one award, but may receive only one award per year.
All nominees must be a resident of Grant County or be employed in Grant County. The nominator does not have to be a member of the chamber of commerce.