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Today's News

  • Happy Birthday USA!

    The birthday of our country will be celebrated in a couple of weeks.  July 4 is a day we take time to celebrate our freedom and the birth of our nation.  We are thankful to live in country that gives us great freedom and opportunity.  Among the fireworks, the cookouts and the day off work, my hope is that we celebrate our country and freedom with opportunity in mind.

  • TURNING BACK THE CLOCK

    15 Years

  • Another Place in Time
  • Organic fertilizer recipe

    If you are a regular reader of my column you likely know that I much prefer an organic approach to farm and gardening and that I believe that building healthy soil produces healthy food.  As I continue to learn more about pest control and fertility the more I have come to understand why healthy plants and animals have an edge over their synthetically doped counterparts.

  • Extension office offers classes

    The Grant County Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown has scheduled classes for the month of June.
     • Beginning Canning and Food Preservation from 6 to 9 p.m. July 10 at the Grant County Extension Office. Class size is limited. No registration fee, call 859-824-3355 to register.

  • Grant County Public Library June Book of the Month

    Title: Boycraft: Loads of Things to Make for and with Boys

    Author: Sara Duchars

    Description: Full of craft project ideas to make with boys (or girls) for those who have no idea how to keep boys occupied.

    Why you should read it: There have been so many mother/daughter project books published lately that this is a great addition. Lots of ideas to recycle materials and use scraps for projects like papier mache, Egyptian mummies, water bombs and bug motels.

    Recommended by: Wynita Worley, public services librarian

  • Meyer Aquascapes celebrates 2014 Pondarama Water Garden

    The Meyer Aquascapes Pondarama Water Garden will host it’s 13th annual tour June 28 and June 29. Each day will have different locations with each home only on the tour for one day.
    There are 11 features for each day.

  • Johnson-Wells to wed Aug. 2

    Ava Johnson of Williamstown is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Emily Johnson to Ramsey Wells, son of Robin Wells of Frenchburg and Jennifer Jarmen Wells of Winchester.
    The bride is also the daughter of the late Donald Johnson.
    The wedding is being planned for 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 2 at the Fairview Christian Church in Williamstown.
     

  • LITTLE DIPPERS COOL OFF AT SUMMER CAMP
  • Vandals paint graffiti at Grant park

    A storage building toward the front of Grant County Park in Crittenden was vandalized last week with vulgar words painted on metal siding.
    The incident, which is being investigated by the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, happened sometime overnight June 18 with the graffiti being noticed as preparations were being made for the final day of Little Dippers Camp at the park.