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Today's News

  • Grant County Public Library July Book of the Month

    Title: The Returned

     Author: Jason Mott

     Book Description:  Harold and Lucille Hargrave’s lives have been both joyful and sorrowful in the decades since their eight-year-old son, Jacob, died tragically in 1966. In their old age they’ve settled comfortably into life without him…until one day Jacob mysteriously appears on their doorstep, still eight years old.

  • MILESTONES

    The family of Ada Skirvin will host an 80th birthday party for Ada Skirvin from 1 to 4 p.m. on July 12 at Oak Ridge Baptist Church. Skirvin requests no gifts.

  • Williamstown archery team headed to Worlds competition in Wisconsin

    Williamstown schools’ archery team is going to NASP World Tournament in Madison, Wisconsin on July 11 through July 13.
    They are expecting the best archers from at least 25 states as well as archers from Canada, South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Mongolia to be this year’s world tournament.
    This is the archery team’s second year as a team and their second time going to the world tournament.

  • Little League continues improvements, adds fall ball

    Grant County Little League has just wrapped up its summer season, but that doesn’t mean that work will stop at Grant County Park.
    In fact, things might get a bit busier since the Grant County Little League Board will continue their renovation efforts at the park without having to schedule around games and practices.
    The work began with a three to four year project that included four phases. With a lot of hard work, help from sponsors and local businesses and a little luck, the board was able to complete the project in just nine months.

  • Library offers not just books, but food, fun

    The Grant County Public Library hopes a healthy lunch, an educational activity and reading help with Fueling the Mind during the summer.
    The program gives children a chance to pick up books, eat a free meal and have fun, said Wynita Worley, public services librarian.

  • New laws go into effect July 15

    Kentucky General Assembly’s 2014 regular session may have ended months ago, but several new laws passed will finally go into effect July 15.
     The state constitution specifies that new laws take effect 90 days after the adjournment of the legislature, except for general appropriation measures and those containing emergency or delayed effective date provisions.
    The General Assembly’s 2014 session adjourned on April 15, making July 15 the day that most laws will take effect.

  • FOR THE RECORD

    Property Transfers
    Feb 14
    (Special Warranty Deed) Secretary of Veterans Affairs of Washington D.C. to Paul E. Fox, 210 Brentwood Drive, $80,100.
    Gary Sean Delaney and Keisha Whiteker to Bank of Kentucky, 220 Eagle Ridge Drive, 34,550.
    Wells Fargo Bank N.A. to Michael T. Lyman and Joyce Lyman, 101 Regency Court, no amount given

  • INDICTMENTS

    The grand jury, which met June 11, returned indictments against 31 people.
    The indictment of a person by a grand jury is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
    Those indicted were:
    • Mandy D. Webb, 18, receiving stolen property over $500 but less than $5,000 and theft by unlawful taking or disposition of property with a value under $500.

  • POLICE REPORTS

    Grant County Sheriff’s Office

  • GCHS Girls Soccer Tryouts:

    The Grant County High School girls soccer team will be holding tryouts for junior varsity and varsity players on July 11, July 14 and July 15.
    Sessions will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at GCHS.
    Players need to bring shin guards, cleats and a ball.
    A completed KHSAA physical form is required in order to participate. The form can be found at http://khsaa.org/forms/ge04.pdf.
    For more information call Coach Dave Schmitt at 859-391-3214.