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Today's News

  • Dry Ridge Presbyterian hosts community service

    Dry Ridge Presbyterian Church, 15 Warsaw Avenue, will host a community worship service at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 5.

    Crittenden Christian Church and Dry Ridge Christian Church members will also be a part of this service.

    “Because of the strong community support of a Christmas Candlelight Service based on scripture and song, it was decided to have a Tenebrae Service, which includes the passion narrative from the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John amid decreasing candlelight,” said Julie Donahue, music director at Dry Ridge Presbyterian Church.

  • God is ready to forgive

  • CHURCH NOTES 4.5.12

    Cherry Grove Pentecostal Church of God
    • April 8 - Easter program given by the youth. Easter evening services will be at 6 p.m.

    Clarks Creek Baptist
    • April 7 - Easter Egg Hunt will be at 2 p.m. at the church.
    • April 8 - Sunrise service at 8 a.m. with breakfast after the service, prepared by the men. The Creative Ministry Team will be performing during worship service. Feel free to come worship with us.

    Corinth Christian

  • Is county’s fire funding adequate?

    Is $25,000 adequate funding provided by the Grant County Fiscal Court each year to the five fire departments?
    Depends on who you ask.

    The fire chiefs say the money only helps pay for fuel in a time that expenditures are rising and revenue is not increasing.

    However, the county gives more money to its fire departments than most in the state, according Judge-Executive Darrell Link.

  • COURT UNSURE VOTERS WOULD PASS EMERGENCY SERVICES TAX

    Judge-Executive Darrell Link admits that the emergency services tax proposed by the Grant County Fire Chiefs’ Association would provide much-needed funding for fire and ambulance services.

    But, he doesn’t think voters would approve paying for a new tax during tough economic times.

  • Cardio class to be offered during April

    The Grant County Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a new program in April designed to increase fitness in a fun way.

    Each Monday in April participants will learn different cardio workouts in a class at Grant County Park in Crittenden.

    The class starts at 6 p.m., at costs $12 for five classes or $3 each class.

    “It’s something that I’ve been wanting to do for awhile, offer some general fitness at the park,” said Tabatha Clemons, parks and recreation director.

  • Cardio class to be offered during April

    The Grant County Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a new program in April designed to increase fitness in a fun way.

    Each Monday in April participants will learn different cardio workouts in a class at Grant County Park in Crittenden.

    The class starts at 6 p.m., at costs $12 for five classes or $3 each class.

    “It’s something that I’ve been wanting to do for awhile, offer some general fitness at the park,” said Tabatha Clemons, parks and recreation director.

  • EASTER EGG HUNT PLANNED

    Grant County Park in Crittenden will be scattered with thousands of colorful eggs April 7 for the annual Easter Egg Hunt.

    Activities will start at 10 a.m. with the egg hunt beginning at 11 a.m.

    The hunt will be separated into four age groups: birth to 2-year-olds, 3- to 5-year-olds, 6- to 8-year-olds and 9- to 12-year-olds.

  • Williamstown schools receive accreditation

    Many hours, days and months of work paid off for the Williamstown Independent Schools as administrators learned March 29 the district earned full accreditation.

    The process, which was done through a Quality Assurance Review (QAR) by AvancED, included a visit from a five-person team that looked over documents, interviewed teachers, staff, students and community members and evaluated the performance of the district.

  • FIRE FIX?

    The Grant County Fiscal Court will be bringing a proposed ambulance taxing district back for a second reading and discussing possible fire dues during its next meeting.

    Magistrate Bobby Young made a motion during the April 2 meeting to take the ordinance off of the table and a vote on the final reading of the taxing district will take place during the April 16 meeting.

    “We can’t sit around and do nothing at this point,” he said. “I feel like doing nothing is the wrong thing.”