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Today's News

  • Jacksons celebrate 50 years

    Ward and Janet Jackson will  celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. March 12 at Westside Elementary School on Highway 356 W. in Cynthiana.
    They were married on March 7,1961. The couple has four children, Jimmy (Lara) Jackson of Berry, Carla (Dale) Arthur, Steve (Lynnette) Jackson, Michelle (Mark) Pergram, all of Cynthiana. They have eight grandchildren, Jared (Megan) Arthur, Tiera Jackson, Ethan Arthur, Aaron (Heather) Jackson, Cody Jackson, Rachel Jackson, Boston Pergram, Dalton Pergram and Chris Wright.

  • Anna Mary Gordon celebrates 100th birthday

    There will be an open house in celebration of Anna Mary Gordon’s 100th birthday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19 at the Grant County Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown.
    No gifts are requested.

  • ROOTED IN GRANT COUNTY COUNTRYSIDE

    Jeff Rogers, who was born and raised in Corinth, was recently awarded two ADDY awards (given for excellence in advertising) by the Lexington Advertising Club, which is an affiliate chapter of The American Advertising Federation.
    One award was for the poster, “Seasons of the Bluegrass,” where it won an ADDY for color photography.  The poster features horse scenes from four different seasons that were selected from his two books, Kentucky Wide I and II.  

  • Parents need to let their children play

    I never realized how intense parents of student athletes are not only here, but in all of Northern Kentucky.
    I have noticed some behavior that is unacceptable.
    I didn’t really realize the negativity coming from the stands until near the end of the soccer and football seasons. It also carried over into basketball season.

  • Library hosts caregiver support group

    Table Talk, Caregiver Support Group – for caretakers of medically fragile, elderly and terminally ill patients will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at Grant County Library, 201 Barnes Road in Williamstown.  Each month a separate topic such as A Caregiver’s Toolbox or Caregiver Fatigue will be featured. Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will be served. There is no charge to attend.
     

  • Seuss on the loose
  • Potato planting begins mid-March


     

  • March graduates from WKU

    Chantel L. March, of Dry Ridge, was among those graduating from Western Kentucky University in the fall 2010.
    March received a Master of Science degree.

     

  • Turning Back the Clock 3-10-11

     

    15 Years Ago

    March 7, 1996
    Any tobacco or corn producer who did not purchase FCIC insurance last year and is going to grow tobacco or corn during the 1996 crop year needs to come into the farm service agency office and purchase insurance by March 15, 1996. Any producer who had crop insurance in 1995 needs to pay their $50 for the FCIC insurance by July 1, 1996 if they plan to grow tobacco or corn this year.

  • Church News 3-10-11