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Today's News

  • GRANT COUNTY LITTLE LEAGUE
  • US 25 Yard Sale

    The third annual U.S. 25 yard sale begins on June 5 and wraps up on June 7 with vendors lining Dixie Highway from Covington to Georgia.
    Judy Wigginton, of Williamstown, got the idea for the U.S. 25 yard sale from the popular U.S. 127 yard sale held in August.
    “This is an opportunity to showcase our community and get something going, especially for downtown Williamstown,” Wiggington said.  
    Rental spaces are available from residents, businesses, churches and organizations.

  • Paving the way for a local Vietnam memorial

    Carl A. Ballinger, Johnnie D. Knight, Robert A. Osborne. Edgar L. Tomlinson and Ernest H. Wilson.
    Storme Vanover never met any of the five men from Grant County who lost their lives in Vietnam, but she wants to make sure that those fallen heroes have a place in the community’s history.
    Vanover is a veteran. She has a passion for veterans and has been heavily involved the last few years in making sure local veterans are recognized and remembered for their service.

  • Library kicks off summer reading June 7

    Picking up a book can lead to rewards and fun activities for children who participate in the Grant County Library’s annual summer reading program.
    The two-month program will feature a variety of events that begin June 7 with the Fizz Boom Read summer reading kickoff at the Northern Kentucky Fairgrounds in Williamstown.    
    The kickoff, presented by the library and the Grant County Parks and Recreation Department, is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Election focus shifts to Nov. 4

    The votes have been tallied and the local political matchups are set for the November primary election.
    For county judge-executive, Republican Steve Wood will face off against Democratic candidate Richard Austin, a long-time magistrate on the Grant County Fiscal Court.
    Austin handily won his primary race with nearly 50 percent of the vote against three opponents.
    He led the pack with 1,179 votes, followed by 469 votes for Shirley Wilson, 411 for Anitra Jump and 307 for Keith Ellington.

  • CHURCH NOTES 5-29-14

    Christ Community Assembly of God
    • Wednesdays the church is studying the Walk of Repentance at 7 p.m.  
    • Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m.
    • The Assembly of God church is located at 139 North Main Street in Williamstown. For more information about the church, call 859-394-2586.

    Corinth Christian
    • Wednesday night Bible Study is cancelled until Aug. 13.
    • June 5 - Baby bottles are due.
    • Wednesday night Bible study at 7 p.m.

  • BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT:

    Red Carpet Restaurant
    401 S. Main Street
    Williamstown
    859-824-4305
    Owner: Kesh Patel
    Number of employees: 3
    Service provided: Breakfast and lunch served daily.
    Hours of operation:8 a.m. to 3 p.m. everyday
    Year Established: April 15, 1994
    Special features/Interesting facts:  We have our own specialty things we do here. We bread our own fish and tenderloin. People are the ultimate judge.

  • Down on the farm

    Alpine Hills Dairy and Country Pumpkins of Grant County is one of the 104 certified farm markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2014 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.
    In joining the Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, Alpine Hills Dairy and Country Pumpkins has committed to offering quality products and service to its customers.
    Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that Alpine Hills Dairy and Country Pumpkins meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.

  • GRANT COUNTY LITTLE LEAGUE

    DIVISION SCORES:
    Coach Pitch
    Rangers 9
    Reds 15

    Woodslingers 0
    Yankees 10

    Royals 4
    Blue Jays 8

    Crush 15
    Woodslingers 3

    Minor Division

    Wildcats 9
    Diamond Dogs 10

    Bulldogs 16
    Mustangs 10

    Major Division

    Bulldogs 7
    Reds 3

    Rattlers 8
    Sluggers 0

    10U Softball Division

    Dream Team 6

  • GCHS baseball, softball advance to regionals