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Today's Features

  • ‘We Love Japan’ will be held from 5 to 8 p..m April 14 at Grant County High School. This will be an evening of arts and crafts and all of the proceeds will go to the American Red Cross to aid Japan.  In addition, the $1 from every ticket sold for the GCHS baseball and softball teams games for that evening will go to the American Red Cross.

  • We live in a Bizarro world. Back in the 1960s, there was a Superman comic book series, “Tales of the Bizarro World.”

    Bizarro Superman lived on Htrae, a square planet where alarm clocks dictated when people went to sleep, ugly was beautiful and upside down and backwards were normal. All Bizarros were imperfect duplicates of other living things; they were illiterate and spoke with poor grammar.

  • After more than 40 years of not having a full-time minister, some congregations might give up on the idea. But that wouldn’t be in keeping with the motto of the Crittenden Christian (Disciples of Christ) Church: “With God, all things are possible.”

    Their congregation of around 40 people embarked on a three-year campaign to raise more than $150,000 in commitments to the church.

  • One dilemma facing many aspiring vegetable gardeners is sub-prime soil. Compacted, clay soil is not uncommon in Kentuckiana, but it is especially common in newer developments. One way to off-set the problem is to employ a system of raised beds.  Raised beds are practical for many reasons and they are not just for the clay-challenged.

    Practical practice

  • April 4, 1996

  • These Another Place In Time photos feature members of the Race family. Pictured are Alvena Jump holding twins Ruby Mae and Wanda Faye Race in 1940 on Shiloh Road (left photo), Everitt Race in 1956 at the UK experimental farm in Owen County (middle photo) and Roy Race in 1905. Thanks to Ruby Race Harris of Dry Ridge for providing the photos and Floyd Race of Crittenden and Larry Stith of Independence for calling in guesses.

  • Tammy Turner and Jim Hillenbrand and Charlie Turner are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Patti Turner to Bryon Martin, son of Bill and Tyra Martin of Dry Ridge and Pam and Gary Turner of Crescent Springs.

    The wedding is being planned for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at The Benchmark in Covington.

    The bride is a 2005 graduate of Grant County High School and a 2009 graduate of Thomas More College. She is employed as an addictions counselor at East Indiana Treatment Center.

  • James Thurman and Billie Jo Arthur Henage will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 14.

    In observance of their anniversary, a party will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. April 17 at the Violet Ridge Church of Christ, 1000 Violet Road in Crittenden.

    The party is being given by their children, Todd Henage and Nancy Bradley. They also have four grandchildren.

    The couple requests no gifts.
     

  • 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.”