Today's News

  • Spotlight on Grant County Extension Homemakers

    Name: JoAnn Hamberg of Corinth

    Club: Lunch and Learn
    Hobbies: I crochet, fish, make crafts, scrapbook, play cards and slot machines, travel and garden.

    Years involved in homemakers: I’ve been involved for four years.

  • Hoppers celebrate 50 years

    John and Eva Hopper will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Aug. 5. They were married at Mt. Pleasant Church of Christ in 1961.

    In observance of their anniversary, a party will be held after morning worship services until 3 p.m. Aug. 14 at Mt. Pleasant Church of Christ. The party is being given by their family.

    The Hoppers had two children, Mindy Roberts and the late Kim Sanders.
    John works at Rotek and Eva works at the Grant County Public Library.
    Refreshments will be provided and the couple request no gifts.

  • Facebook Featured Fan: August 4, 2011

    Hi! I’m . . .
    Bryan Burgess

    I live in . . .
    Tampa, Fla.

    About me . . .
    My heart will always be in Kentucky and I wish I were coming back for the fair.

  • Emerge Kentucky celebrates graduation

    Twenty-four women recently graduated from the Emerge Kentucky training program. On June 25, the women completed their last training and celebrated their program graduation with a ceremony led by State Auditor Crit Luallen and Emerge Kentucky Board Chair Jennifer A. Moore.

  • County officials participate in compliance seminars

    Judge attends Local Rules Seminar
    District Court Judge Thomas M. Funk attended a Local Rules Seminar in Louisville. The seminar was to help courts update their local court rules to comply with the new statewide Family Court Rules of Procedure and Practice that the Supreme Court adopted Jan. 1.

  • Shop With a Cop Golf Scramble planned

    The Grant County Sheriff’s Office and the Williamstown Police Department will hold a Shop With A Cop Golf Scramble at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 19 at Eagle Creek Country Club.

    The entry fee will be $220 per team (maximum 22 teams) with a four man scramble format. Mulligans may be purchased for $5 (limit one mulligan per person).

  • St. Elizabeth mobile unit offers health screenings

    The new St. Elizabeth CardioVascular Mobile Health Unit will be offering stroke and cardiovascular screenings at locations throughout Northern Kentucky during the month of August and will be at St. Elizabeth Grant from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 9.

    The event is sponsored by the Bank of Kentucky and made possible by the support of John C. Holmes, M.D. and contributions from St. Elizabeth 2008-2010 Vision employee donors. The lab brings technology and expertise for diagnosing cardiovascular disease, stroke and diabetes.

  • Upcoming events: August 4, 2011

    Chipman family to hold reunion
    The decendents of John William and Elizabeth Sheriff Chipman will meet Sunday, Aug. 7 at the Welfare House at Grant County Park in Crittenden.
    A potluck lunch will begin at 1 p.m.
    For more information, call June Griffin at 859-903-9637.

  • Local Students recognized nationally

    More than 6,300 nationwide members, advisers, alumni and guests of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), gathered in Anaheim, Calif., July 10-14 for the 2011 National Leadership Conference. From Kentucky, 180 members from 28 schools attended.

    This year’s student-originated theme for the annual national meeting was  “Imagination in Action.”

    Seven Grant County High School students won awards at the national competition.

  • Spillman awarded PMI Scholarship

    Philip Morris International Management SA (PMIM SA), a subsidiary of Philip Morris International Inc., has awarded an educational scholarship to Tyler Spillman of Crittenden. Spillman attends Morehead State University and will return this fall as a sophomore to study Pre-Vet. He is the son of Bryan and Barbara Spillman of Crittenden.