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Today's Features

  • Wilma Jones, 86, is a small woman with a big passion for the residents of nursing homes, especially those at Grant Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center.

    Over a 12-year-period, Jones has given hundreds of handmade quilts to nursing home residents.

    “The most I gave at once was about 45,” Jones said. “That was at Woodspoint Nursing Home in Florence, when I lived at Rabbit Hash.”

  • Veteran Gary Trumbo needed a helping hand when he retired after 21 years in the military.

    “Back in 2003, when I was discharged from Iraq, I had medical issues,” the Williamstown resident said. “Before, the VA started paying me my retirement on the pension, I was having trouble with my finances.”

    That’s where Salute Inc. came in.

    Founded in 2003 by Will and Mary Beth Beiersdorf, Salute Inc. helps meet the financial, physical and emotional needs of the military service members, veterans and their families.

  • • Summer camp registration opens - April 15
    Registration forms can be found online or in the Parks and Recreation office in Suite 10 of the Grant County Courthouse in Williamstown. Grant County Community Education partners in the camps.
    Little Dippers Camp for children ages 4 to 6 years old will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 21-23. Registration, which ends May 31, is $25 for one camper and $2o for each additional camper living in the same household.

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    Welcome to a new Another Place in Time photo. If you know the people in these photos call the Grant County News office at 824-3343 and share your guesses with us.

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  • Are you expecting a baby? Have you had a baby in the last year? Do you sometimes have questions about your pregnancy or little one and wish you had some expert advice?
    You can ask the experts at the sixth annual Grant County Baby Expo from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 7 at Sherman Elementary School.
    The event is sponsored by the following organizations: Grant County Community Collaborative, Grant County Family Resource Centers, Williamstown Family Resource Center and Grant County Community Service.

  • William Murphy’s first year at Pikeville College’s School of Osteopathic Medicine is a lot more than textbooks and lectures.
    The 22-year-old Williamstown native is headed to the Dominican Republic from July 5-12 on a week-long school mission trip with 16 fellow students and five doctors to run a town clinic.

  • Joshua Douglas Saylor and Adrea Lynne Powers of Williamstown would like to announce the birth of their son.
    Kody William Douglas Saylor was born at 11:01 p.m. Jan. 24, 2011 at Good Samaritan Hospital.
    He weighed 6 pounds and 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    His maternal grandfather is Neil Powers of Elsmere. His paternal grandparents are Bill and Kimberly Saylor of Dry Ridge. His great grandmother is Faye Powers.
    Kody was welcomed home by his family.