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Today's News

  • 2 Point Farm participates in National Alpaca Farm Days

    Compared to most livestock in North America, alpacas are relatively new. First commercially imported in 1984, many people have seen alpacas on their favorite television shows or on the news, but have never met one in person.  
    On the weekend of Sept. 23, alpaca owners from across the United States and Canada will invite the public to come to their farm or ranch to meet their alpacas and learn more about these inquisitive, unique animals, the luxury fiber they produce and why the alpaca business is perfect for environmentally conscious individuals.

  • Beshear alerts Kentuckians to Equifax data breach, provides tips on how to avoid identity theft

    Attorney General Andy Beshear issued a Scam Alert to help make Kentuckians aware of the Equifax data breach, and provided tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft.
    Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit-reporting agencies, announced a major data breach that could affect about 143 million American customers.

  • Tracking how the environment impacts children’s health: 52 weeks of public health

    As part of the 52 Weeks of Public Health campaign, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) focuses on the many dangers to children’s health posed by environmental contaminants.
    Because children’s bodies are small and still developing, they are more easily exposed to environmental contaminants. Here’s why:
    •  Children breathe more air, drink more water and eat more food per pound of body weight than adults.

  • AUGUST INDICTMENTS

    The grand jury met Sept. 13 and returned indictments against 24 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:
    • Christopher Shane Williams, 23, theft of identity, operating on a suspended/revoked license, license to be in possession, failure of owner to maintain required insurance and being a persistent felony offender.

  • Corinth holds September meeting

    The City of Corinth held their regular monthly meeting on Sept. 11 at the City Building.  City commissioners Barbara New, Aimee Lingle, Jeanette Houk and Deana Caldwell were present, as well as Mayor William R. Hill and City Clerk Tara Wright. 
    Items discussed included bids for cleaning out ditches on Marathon Drive, a letter from the Daughters of the Revolution concerning Constitution Day, property tax mail-out and a quick update on post office activities.
    Wright said they will start sending out city property tax bills this month.

  • GABBARD RECOGNIZED AS CHAMPION OF THE SFSP
  • Colsons win Grant County Fair family participation award

    At the 2017 Grant County Fair, the winners of the family participation award, sponsored by the
    Grant County Chamber of Commerce, were the family of Jesse and Linda Colson.

    They had multiple entries in the exhibit hall in homemaking, arts and crafts, fruits and vegetables and flower departments.
    They had white, red, blue and purple ribbons that counted up to 78 points to make them the winning family participating in the exhibit hall entries this year.

  • The Gallery Coffee Shop to host fundraiser for Free Lunch Kitchen

    The Gallery Coffee Shop will host a fundraiser for the Free Lunch Kitchen Thursday, Oct.5 at The Gallery Coffee Shop, 137 N. Main Street, downtown Williamstown. The fundraiser will feature the public debut of the 14-foot, seven-inch Twelve Fish of Buddha woodcarving by local folk artist Ken Stone.
    Art will be on display all day with a 6 to 8:30 p.m. special time with food and drinks, door prizes, meet the living artists and more. At 9 p.m. there will be a standup comedy show featuring Steve “Phatty” Clontz, Goo McIntyre and Matt Linville.

  • Braves runner-up in tournament

    The Grant County Braves finished at the annual Dry Ridge Toyota Cup Sept. 16. They took a win against Beechwood High School 7-1 in game one, but loss to the Conner Cougars 3-0 in the championship game.

  • GCHS hosts annual Dry Ridge Toyota Cup

    The Grant County girls’ soccer team finished second in the annual Dry Ridge Toyota Cup.
    The Lady Braves defeated Pendleton County 2-1 in first game, then fell to Owen County 5-0 in the championship.
    Madeline Tucker, Morgan Moore and Bailey Caldwell were all named to the All-Tournament team.