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  • Cities change Sunday alcohol times

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    Grant County cities are shifting Sunday alcohol sale hours.

    Dry Ridge was the first city to adjust hours for alcohol sales recently, setting their Sunday hours to 10 a.m. to midnight.

  • More candidates file for 2018 election

     

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    Four more candidates have filed paperwork for the 2018 election. 

  • Grant County Extension Service showcases its programs

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    Grant County’s UK Cooperative Extension Service showed off its year of programs, classes and services during a Dec. 18 breakfast. 

  • Warm, wet winter predicted, but county still ready

    As the first day of winter approaches, local residents can expect anything but typical wintry conditions. But Grant County road department and the Kentucky Cabinet of Transportation are preparing for winter despite warm and wet winter predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). 

  • Family, friends mourn Harold Elliston

     Many will miss Harold Elliston, a funeral director assistant and retired Kentucky State Police trooper, after his death Dec. 19. But his impact on his family and community will carry on his memory. 

  • New water plant to open in March

    Work on Williamstown’s new, technologically-advanced water plant has nearly finished as water testing should begin in a few weeks. The plant is expected to be fully operational by March. 

    Water Superintendent Josh Stinson said they were never given an exact date, but the estimated substantial-completion date was pushed back a month to account for weather conditions and general construction slowdowns. 

  • Year in Review

    January

    • Lila McDaniel resigns from Corinth City Commission after a change of her primary residency to Dry Ridge disqualifies her from continuing to serve.

    • Former Dry Ridge Mayor Clay Crupper is back serving the city as a council member.

    • Construction continues on new water plant in Williamstown, which has a projecting completion date in late 2017.

    • First snowfall of 2017 hits Grant County causing a dozen accidents.

  • Dry Ridge wreck

    Nineteen-year-old Nicholas Neal sustained minor injuries after flipping his 1991 Chevy pickup truck on the Dry Ridge bypass around 5:10 p.m. Dec. 18. 

  • Stranded youth football champions get helping hand from GC Schools

     A youth football team’s national championship celebrations were delayed after their charter bus broke down Dec. 18 in Grant County while traveling home. 

  • Hot Reads For Cold Nights encourages winter reading

     Grant County Public Library encourages residents to take up reading over the winter with its Hot Reads for Cold Nights incentive program.