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Today's News

  • Less is better

    Unable to attack the message, the left has chosen to attack the messengers. Unable to prevail in the arena of ideas, they have set out to marginalize the players. Funny thing, though, for eight years we were told that criticizing the government was the highest form of patriotism. Now, we’re told its racism.

  • Community Calendar 6-17-10

    CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    Monthly breakfast meeting - 8 a.m., June 21, Grant County Extension Office on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    Williamstown Kiwanis - Noon Wednesdays, El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant, Williamstown.

    CLUBS

    Northern Kentucky Field and Forest Club - 5 to 11 p.m. June 19, Lloyd’s Wildlife Management Area, Crittenden. Cost for practice targets is $3 for 25 for youth or $3.50 for adults. All trap shooters of any age are invited. Call John Mullins at 823-0421 for more information.

  • Haubner honored by YMCA

    Austin Haubner, a resident of Dry Ridge, was honored by the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati as a YMCA Character Award recipient.

    All 40 YMCA Character Award honorees were recognized for exemplifying the YMCA’s core character values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. They give of their time unselfishly to help others while wholeheartedly working to better themselves. They are leaders and role models, setting examples for younger generations.

  • Nimersheim to attend leadership institute

    Susan Calloway Nimersheim, director of the Grant County Public Library, has been accepted as a member of the first Library Leadership Institute for public library directors. The yearlong institute features four sessions of two days each and is being offered through the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA.)

  • GCHS students teach DRE preschoolers
  • Courtney chosen to attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

    Nicole Courtney, a junior at Grant County High School, has been chosen to attend the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL), sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau.

  • Couple celebrates golden anniversary

    Jerry and Kay Hicks will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from noon to 2 p.m. June 20 at the Williamstown United Methodist Church, where they where married on Father’s Day, June 19, 1960.

    They have a son, Greg Hicks, and his wife, Joyce and a daughter, Sherry Mason and her, husband Tim. The couple has five grandchildren.

    Your presence and best wishes are appreciated, they request no gifts.

  • Local students named to CU dean’s and president’s lists

    Lee Michael Page of Crittenden and Aaron Michael Hutchinson of Dry Ridge have been named to the dean’s list at Campbellsville University for the spring 2010 semester. Both students are seniors.

    Sarah Elizabeth Rose, a senior from Dry Ridge, has been named to the president’s list.

  • WHS donates money, supplies to St. Elizabeth cancer center

    Williamstown Independent Schools recently proved that spare pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters add up.

    The Williamstown High School Key Club, a teen service organization through Williamstown Kiwanis, organized the “Coin Battle for Comfort” from April 26-30 in order to raise funds for the St. Elizabeth Grant County Cancer Services Center.

  • Brewer recognized for Dams of Distinction

    Howard Brewer, Jr., of Dry Ridge, was recently recognized by the American Hereford Association (AHA) for producing a cow named to the Dams of Distinction list.

    “These are the most efficient cows in the Hereford breed,” said Craig Huffhines, AHA’s Executive Secretary. “They have met the strictest requirements for early calving, reproductive efficiency, calving intervals of no greater than one year, and weaning weight ratios in he top end of the breeder’s herd.”