As we usher in a new year, these are the Top 10 stories that will either be completed or started during the coming year. The Grant County News will continue to follow these stories throughout the year.
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans donated $1,000 to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office and Williamstown Police Shop With A Cop program. Calvin Herr, left and Paul Gustafson, right, gave the check to Williamstown Police Chief Al Rich and Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills.Thrivent works through six churches in the area, including Immanuel Lutheran in Dry Ridge. This money was a matching fundraiser to a golf scramble held earlier in the fall.
This Another Place In Time photo features Hubert Lusby and his pet squirrel. The photo was taken when he was around 10-years-old. Lusby turned 90 on July 4. The photo was submitted by Lusby and there were no guesses.
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Dec. 28, 1995
Fourth grade classes at Mason-Corinth Elementary taught by Gail McAdams, Jennifer Caldwell and Diane Henage reached out to children in Bosnia in the form of shoe boxes filled with toothpaste, soap, combs, flashlights and batteries, small stuffed animals, matchbox cars and school supplies. The project began when McAdams read a book to her class.
A man dressed as an Afghan border police officer opened fire on NATO troops killing six Americans during a training mission on Nov. 29 and on Dec. 5, a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up inside an eastern Afghan army base, killing two NATO service members and at least two civilians, according to the Associated Press.
Imagine being burdened under a heavy load, trudging around in a war-torn hostile terrain. Dirty, dead-tired, nerves on edge, and you’re not even sure that there is one soul who cares about the sacrifices you’re making.
Your lips are cracked and burning. What you would give, just for something to soothe them?
That’s where Santa’s elves, from Crittenden Baptist Church, come in. They are busy making sure that local military personnel know they’re not forgotten. These elves are not working at the North Pole, they’re stationed in Crittenden and they work year-round.
It’s not even officially winter yet, but Old Man Winter has shown up anyway.
Grant County received 2 to 4 inches of snow over the weekend, but more snow and freezing rain are headed this way.
According to the National Weather Service in Wilmington, Ohio, there is an 80 percent chance of snow, freezing rain and sleet blowing into Grant County before 3 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 16. The snow accumulation is expected to be 1 to 2 inches.