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Today's News

  • GHOST BUSTERS?

    It may have been a dark and stormy night July 19, but certified ghost hunter Patti Starr used humor to relax guests ready to locate spirits at Sherman Tavern.

    Starr has hunted ghosts in three countries and 27 states.

  • Benefit to ‘Give Charlie a Chance’ in CDKL5 fight

    For the second year, Williamstown parents hope the community will help “Give Charlie a Chance.”

    Amanda and Chris Nicholson will be chairing the benefit fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 11 at Williamstown Baptist Church to raise money for the International Foundation for CDKL5 Research with the hopes of finding a cure for CDKL5 Disorders.

    Their 3-year-old daughter, Charlotte, or Charlie as her family calls her, was diagnosed at 1 1/2 years old with the rare disorder that effects about 250 people worldwide.

  • Filing sparse; deadline is Aug. 14

    Residents interested in filing to run in a nonpartisan race in the Nov. 6 general election only have a few weeks remaining.
    The deadline for candidates to file is 4 p.m. Aug. 14.
    Forms can be picked up at the Grant County Clerk’s Office at 107 N. Main St. in Williamstown during regular business hours.

  • Jail closes canteen after audit

    A recent state audit found accounting records for the canteen fund at the Grant County Detention Center were “not accurate and complete.”

    The Grant County Detention Center Canteen opened Feb. 25, 2011, nearly three months after Jailer Terry Peeples took office.

    The goal of the store, where inmates could purchase everything from Slush Puppy drinks and snacks to toiletries and 15-inch digital TVs, was as a motivational tool for inmates to behave themselves, Peeples said when the canteen opened.

  • END OF THE SEASON:
  • Dividing plants improves health, bloom


    We have all asked the question “why hasn’t my plant bloomed?” Sometimes the answer is as simple as not enough sunlight, not old enough, not cold enough or hot enough, etc.  In fact it could be as simple as a little digging and dividing for some renewed blooming attitude.

  • TURNING BACK THE CLOCK

    July 24, 1997
    At a recent convention of the Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky. Dennis Stanley, of Hamilton Funeral Home in Verona and Elliston Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown was selected to serve as the Sergeant-at-Arms at the Hyatt Regency and Commonwealth Convention Center in Louisville.

  • ANOTHER PLACE IN TIME 7-26-12

    Welcome to a new Another Place In Time photo. Do you know any of the people featured in the photo?
    If so, call in your guesses to the Grant County News at 859-824-3343 or e-mail to gcneditorial@grantky.com. See next week’s News for their identity.

    If you’ve got an old photo, you’d like to see featured in the News, bring it to the News office. Photos can be scanned and returned in the same visit.

  • The story of a house

  • CHURCH NOTES 7-26-12

    Antioch Church of Christ
    • July 30 – Aug. 1 – Revival with evangelist Scotty Simpson at 7 p.m. at the church in Corinth. Special music each night.
    • Minister - Gene Kearns; song leader - Kay Frost and pianist - Gary Steurer.

    Christ Community
    • July 22 - ‘Super Sunday’ as God showed up ‘big time’. W
    • Sunday School at 10 a.m.
    • Sunday morning services at 11 a.m. For more information, call 859-824-1824.

    Corinth Christian