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Today's News

  • Trenary competed for Miss Kentucky title

    Thirty-two contestants represented local scholarship pageants from across the state for the title of Miss Kentucky 2014.
    Dakoda Trenary, 21, of Corinth, carries the title of Miss Heartland and represented the area. She is a student at Morehead State University and performed “Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2” on the piano. Her platform is “Learn, Earn and Return.”
    She is the daughter of Scott and Lori Trenary.

  • Captain John Lillard Chapter DAR presents awards

    At the April 2014 meeting of the Captain John Lillard Chapter of the Daughters of the the American Revolution, awards were presented to two Grant Countians,. One a senior, the other a high school senior.
    Frances Rae Clinkscales Stanley  was honored for her outstanding achievements in Fiber Arts.

  • Osborne, boy, June 4

    David and Laynee Osborne of Dry Ridge would like to announce the birth of their son.
    David Samuel Osborne was born at 10:42 a.m. on June 4 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood. He weighed 5 pounds and 9 ounces and was 18 ¼ inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Kevin and Kathy Grayson of Cynthiana.
    His paternal grandmother is Barbara Osborne of Williamstown. 

  • Benefit for Robert Chrisman Jr. to be held July 16

    Robert Chrisman Jr. died unexpectedly on July 10, 2014. To assist the family with funeral expenses a benefit will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16 at the Edwardo’s in Williamstown. A portion of all sales purchased will benefit the family. Donations can also be made by contacting Cooper Funeral Home in Alexandria at 859-635-7844.

  • Small ears may mean poor pollination

    Small stalks, small ears, poor kernel development…does this describe your corn crop this year?  Or maybe the raccoons absconded with the crop! If this sounds like you there may be several factors at work.  Drought at the wrong time can stunt your corn crop; cold damage can stunt corn (if you put your crop out early you could see a little stunting from a late spring cold snap); and poor drainage and poor soil fertility, especially nitrogen, can stunt the crop as well.  

  • Battle of the Bluegrass for Special Olympics comes to Owen County

    On Saturday, July 26, Owen County will host the Battle in the Bluegrass, a Grant County Special Olympics Invitational softball tournament at the Owen County Park.

  • Grant County Chess hosting Bluegrass Tournament July 19

     The Grant County Schools Chess Team is hosting the Kentucky Blue Grass State Games Chess Tournament on July 19 at Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary School. For more information visit the website at http://bluegrassstategames.org/sports-list/chess/.
     

  • GCHS Boys Soccer tryouts

    Grant County Boys Soccer will be having tryouts for JV and Varsity from 7 to 8:30 each night on July 14 through July 18 at the Grant County High School. All players will need to bring tennis shoes, cleats, shin guards and have a current KHSAA physical. For more information, contact Garrett Griffith at garrett.griffith@zoomtown.com.
     
     

  • Grant School District says goodbye to retirees

    Name: Carol Anne Price
    What was your job title: HR Director/insurance coordinator at district office.
    Number of years working in the Grant County school district: 11 3/4 years

    Educational Background: Associate degree from MTSU

    Hobbies: Raising flowers, cooking and visiting my grandchildren in Nashville.

    What is the one thing you’ll miss the most after retirement: “Having to miss the people I worked with and hopefully helped others with their insurance issues.”

  • UK player to host basketball camp