Today's Features

  • The Grant County Extension office, 105 Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown, will be offering the following classes:
     • Jan. 25 - Basic Sewing from 12:30 to 4 p.m.
    Learn how to use a sewing machine and make some simple projects. Class size limited to 10. Call 859-824-3355 to register
    • January through May – Quilting: Block of the month
    Make two blocks a month. Meets from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. the first and third Mondays of each month. For experienced quilters. Call 859-824-3355 for more information.

  • 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:

  • 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 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.

  • Doug and LeAnnda Drysdale of Crittenden would like to announce the birth of their first child.
    Kinslee Marie Drysdale was born at 9:35 a.m. on Oct. 12, 2010 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.
    She weighed 6 pounds and 15 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Her maternal grandparents are Donald Gordon and Kris Tencza of Crittenden and Regina Gordon of Williamstown. Her maternal great grandparents are Dwight and Linda Harvey of Crittenden and the late Artha Ray and Marie Gordon of Crittenden.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hi! My name is Austin Alexander Marshall.
    I was born July 12, 2007 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
    My parents are Bryan and Kelly Marshall of Erlanger.
    My grandparents are Ralph and Bonita Marshall of Villa Hills and Ron and Doris Coyle of Edgewood.
    My favorite things to do are play soccer, play with my dinosaurs and super heroes, color and paint with Mommy and change my little brother Landon’s diapers.

  • Bryan and Kelly Marshall of Erlanger would like to announce the birth of their second child.
    Landon James Marshall was born at 3:39 a.m. on Dec. 13, 2010 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.
    He weighed 7 pounds and 2.4 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Ron and Doris Coyle of Edgewood.
    His paternal grandparents are Ralph and Bonita Marshall of Villa Hills.
    Landon was welcomed home by his big brother, Austin.  His dad is the staff writer for the Grant County News.

  • Hi! My name is Riley Scott Conrad. I was born on Sept. 30, 2007 at St. Joseph Hospital East in Lexington.
    My parents are Scott and Stephanie Conrad of Corinth. My grandparents are Rodney and Nancy Howe of Dry Ridge and Martha Conrad of Corinth and the late Gerald Conrad.
    My favorite things to do are play with my sisters, Shelby and Alyssa, ride my tricycle, play with cars and ride my four-wheeler.