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Today's News

  • Looking for a job? One Stop could help

    Unemployed Grant Countians now have a new service available to help them find a job.

    A new One Stop Northern Kentucky satellite office opened March 7 in Grant County to provide free, on-site, employment services.

    The office, located at room 305 on the third floor of the Grant County Courthouse in Williamstown, will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • LAKE RESIDENTS SUE CITY

    Nearly two dozen property owners filed a lawsuit against the City of Williamstown on March 3 because of improper water treatment and removal of sludge.

    Also in question is the water quality for the lake, which provides much of the drinking water for Grant County.

    “Recently there has been discussion and reports amongst the community that the water in the lake may be unsafe to drink as a result of the treatment plant deposits,’ the lawsuit reads.

    Williamstown Mayor Rick Skinner  said the city tests the water from the lake daily.

  • Patterson-Webster to wed

    Flem Patterson and Kimberly Starns of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Denita Patterson to David Webster, son of Roy Webster and Betty Davis of Dry Ridge.
    The wedding is being planned for 2 p.m. March 13 at the historical church in the Grant County Park in Crittenden. An indoor reception will follow at the park.
    The bride is a 2003 graduate of Grant County High School and is a homemaker.
    The groom is self-employed construction contractor.
    All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Corinth robbery suspects nabbed

    The Corinth Marathon was the victim of another robbery this week, but police were able to nab four suspects, thanks to an observant customer.

    The suspects, all from Bowling Green, are now guests at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • 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