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Community News

  • Alexander descendants carry on family traditions

    The descendants of the late Ollie and Agnes (Speagle) Alexander  met at Walton Park on Sunday, Sept. 12 for their annual family reunion.

  • MILITARY NEWS

    Army National Guard Pfc. Jacob W. Ashcraft has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).
    During basic military training, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons qualification, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army doctrine, history, principles and traditions.

  • MILITARY NEWS

    Army National Guard Pfc. Ryan V. Dang has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).
    During basic military training, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons qualification, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army doctrine, history, principles and traditions.

  • MILITARY NEWS

    Corey P. Rich has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as “Operation Warrior Forge,” at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.

  • Another Place In Time 12-9-10

    This Another Place In Time photo features Jackie Colson, Dale Fortner and Gerald Roland. It was taken around 1948 at the Mason School. Colson was a trucker and farmer while Roland was a plumber. Both men are deceased. Fortner is a retired captain with the Kentucky State Police. The photo was submitted by Corinne Webster, Gerald’s sister. Thanks goes to Justine Taylor and Ruby Vallandingham, both of Williamstown, for guessing.

  • Holiday spices from tropical plants

    By Jeneen Wiche

  • GCHS Class of 1996 planning for 2011

    The Grant County High School Class of 1996 will hold their 15-year reunion at 7 p.m. Sept. 24, 2011at 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.
     

  • Stop smoking program scheduled

    There will be a Cooper Clayton Method of stop smoking program offered from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays, beginning Jan. 13 at Dry Ridge Toyota, 9 Taft Highway, Dry Ridge.
    To register for this free program, or additional classes, call the Northern Kentucky Health Department at 859-363-2093, the Grant County Health Center at 859-824-5074 or visit: http://www.nkyhealth.org.
     

  • Operation Imagination offers free programs

    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:
    • Dec. 16
    • 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.
     

  • Wreath ceremony scheduled for Dec. 11

    Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery North will participate with Wreaths Across America ceremonies for fallen heroes of on Dec. 11. These ceremonies will be held simultaneously with about 500 others in the United States and 24 off-shore.
    For more information or to obtain sponsorships wreaths,  e-mail, Alvin.duncan@ky.gov. Also, visit www.wreathsacrossamerica.org or call toll free 877-385-9504.