Community News

  • Free program for ages 1 through 6

    Operation Imagination, a free program for children ages 1 through 6, will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Grant County Board of Education office, 820 Arnie Rise Blvd., Williamstown, on the following dates:
    • Feb. 17, 2011
    • April 21, 2011
    The program is sponsored by Grant County Community Education and will include evening story time, movement and dancing, singing and crafts based on the theme of the evening. For more information, or to register, call Jill Marksberry at 859-824-2871.

  • Specialty seed catalogs offer variety


  • Special Valentines

    Boss - Tony Bassi
    by – the employees of EZY Stop, Williamstown

    The employees of Ezy Stop would like to nominate our boss, Tony Bassi for the special valentine. He took over Ezy Stop here in Williamstown three years ago, leaving his family (which made it hard on his wife and children) to make this business successful for his family and the community.

  • Scout Sunday observed at WCC

    Boy Scout Troop 712 and Cub Scout Pack 318 participated in Scout Sunday at Williamstown Christian Church on Feb 6. All scouts were encouraged to wear their scout uniform to their own church and/or participate in their own church’s Scout Sunday program.
    The Boy Scouts of America annually celebrates its founding on Feb. 8, 1910, based on the program started by Lord Baden Powell in England on Aug. 1, 1907. Scout Sunday was added to the Scout celebration in the middle 1940s. Scout Sunday is always the Sunday preceding Feb. 8, unless the date actually falls on Sunday.

  • Turning Back the Clock 2-17-11


    15 Years Ago

  • Special Valentines

    Father – Bobby Jewell
    by – Dora Partin

    I would like to tell you what makes my dad so special. Dad is not only special to me, but to most anyone, who has had the opportunity to know him.

    My dad is the most good-hearted, caring and loving person in the world. He always has a smile on his face and a kind word to say.

    Dad has touched the lives of so many in the Grant County community. When they were sad, troubled or down and out, dad never turned anyone away, but helped them in someway.

  • Another Place In Time 2-17-11


    Welcome to a new Another Place in Time photo. If you know the people in this photo or where it was taken, call the Grant County News office at 824-3343 and share your guesses with us.

  • Special Valentines

    I would like to nominate my son-in-law as my special valentine. Estell Hatter is a husband and father and housekeeper. He is disabled because of epilsepsy.

    His wife, Melissa, brings in their only income so he babysits his three daughters who are in school, plus a 4-year-old son and a 1 ½-year-old little boy. Estell also looks after his 19-year-old son who is slightly mentally challenged.

  • Special Valentines

    My special Valentine is George, my inspiration to keep going and live each day to the fullest. He is my husband, my companion and my rock when obstacles and challenges seem they can never be resolved.

    Although, he is permanently disabled, he is the one person I can count on to bring a smile to my face and to tell me that the obstacles and challenges can be overcome with a little effort.

    He is in the fifth and final stages of Parkinson’s disease.


    GCHS Class of 1996 planning reunion
    The Grant County High School Class of 1996 will hold their 15-year reunion at 7 p.m. Sept. 24, at the Double Tree Inn, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport.
    The cost is $35 per person and includes a buffet dinner and entertainment. Reservations should be made immediately. Please RSVP, with payment by check made payable to Gena True, 5085 Waynesville-Jamestown Road, Jamestown, Ohio 45335.
    For more information, call Amanda Naranjo at 859-823-1027.
    Donations needed for Adams Benefit