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Around Grant County

  • Another Place In Time 1-20-11

     

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

  • Consequences of drought, winter salt


    As I write, I am comforted by the snow that has accumulated on the boughs of my Nordmann fir and Serbian spruce. It is beautiful, yes, but more important the snow serves as an insulator against desiccating winds and frigid temperatures. We must not forget that evergreens, particularly broadleaf evergreens like rhododendrons and American hollies, lose a great deal of moisture through their leaves in the winter.  
    Drought effect

  • Turning Back the Clock 1-20-11

     

    15 Years Ago

  • Angel Food deadline nears

    Get a medium-sized box of groceries, the Bread of Life signature box, for $31. Each month’s menu is different and includes fresh and frozen items with an average retail value of at least $50.
    Angel Food is not just for low-income families, but anyone who wishes to order.
    Orders must be placed through Family Worship Center in Williamstown and be paid for at the time of order. Cash, check, money orders, credit and debit cards and food stamps are accepted.

  • AARP offers free tax prep, e-filing for seniors

    AARP Tax-aide is offering free income tax preparation, including e-filing at the Williamstown Senior Center (in the City Building). Appointments are not necessary and clients will be seen on a first come, first serve basis from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday from Feb 5 through April 16. Please arrive no later than noon.  
    This service is available to all tax payers with low to middle income, with special attention to those age 60 and older.  Please bring the following items to your appointment:

  • Healthy Baby Workshop planned for Jan. 25

    There will be a Healthy Baby Workshop from 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 25 at Care Net, 305 N. Main Street, Williamstown. Workshop activities will provide information about having a healthy baby, including how to kick an unhealthy habit while you are pregnant and learning other ways to have a healthier pregnancy.
    All women completing one workshop will receive a gift pack with helpful information and baby items. Door prizes will be given and pizza, drinks and dessert will be provided.
    For more information, or to register, call Kim Smith at 859-283-0952, extension 117.

  • Girl Scouts brighten Christmas season for others

    Girl Scout Troop 356 visited the residents of Grant Manor Nursing Home over the holidays. The girls, along with their leader, Stacey Asher, delivered cards and sung Christmas carols to the residents. Photo submitted.

  • Are you ready to take the plunge?

    A group of brave Grant Countians once again will be “freezin’ for a reason” to raise money for the Special Olympics of Kentucky.

    At least 13 people dubbing themselves the Grant County Frosty’s will jump into a pool of ice cold water in frigid temperatures Feb. 5 at Joe’s Crab Shack in Bellevue for the 2011 Polar Bear Plunge.

  • Angel Food not just for low-income families

    Get a medium-sized box of groceries, the Bread of Life signature box, for $31. Each month’s menu is different and includes fresh and frozen items with an average retail value of at least $50.

    Angel Food is not just for low-income families, but anyone who wishes to order.

    Orders must be placed through Family Worship Center in Williamstown and be paid for at the time of order. Cash, check, money orders, credit and debit cards and food stamps are accepted.

  • Turning Back the Clock 1-13-11

     

    15 Years