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Today's News

  • Checklist for winter garden prep: Part 2

    Several years ago I made the mistake of leaving the water pump in the barn instead of storing it in the basement.  Well, I found out why Daddy always stored it in the basement during the cold days of winter. When I got the pump out to do some irrigation the following summer the primer tank had split right open. A little bit of moisture was left in the tank and it froze. The tank is made of cast iron so imagine what a little moisture might do to your favorite terracotta pot.

  • HOLIDAY CLOSINGS OBSERVED

    The following Grant County offices will observe the following holiday schedules:
    • City of Corinth – closed Nov. 24 – 25, reopen Nov. 28; closed Dec. 23-26, reopen Dec. 27; closed Dec. 30 – Jan. 1, reopen Jan. 2
    • City of Crittenden – closed Nov. 24 – 25, reopen Nov. 28; closed Dec. 23 – 26, reopen Dec. 27; closed Dec. 30 – Jan. 2; reopen Jan. 2
    • City of Dry Ridge – closed Nov. 24 – 25, reopen Nov. 28; Dec. 23 – 26, reopen Dec. 27; closed Dec. 30 – Jan. 2, reopen Jan. 2

  • Connie Taylor works to preserve black history

    Connie Taylor got interested in preserving Grant County’s history when she was living in Arizona.

    Taylor, a native of Grant County, was working on genealogical research when she discovered her friend’s family were descendents of slaves. That got her to wondering about her own ancestry and the history of slaves in Grant County.

  • St. Elizabeth goes tobacco free Dec. 31

    At the end of the year, all St. Elizabeth Healthcare facilities, including St. Elizabeth Grant County, will be tobacco free.

    Smoking had been permitted in designated areas, but all St. E facilities will be tobacco-free on Dec. 31.

    St. Elizabeth officials made the announcement in conjunction with November being Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

  • Santa visits Dec. 3

    It will be beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Williamstown on Dec. 3 with the annual holiday extravaganza Santa’s Wonderland.

    The festive day will begin with Pancakes With Santa, sponsored by the Williamstown Kiwanis Club, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Williamstown High School cafeteria.

    After pancakes, Santa will be available for a free photo opportunity from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the school.

    This will be the only time children will be able to get their photo taken with Santa during the event.

  • Holiday help needed for local families

    While many families are making holiday plans, others are wondering how they’ll make ends meet.
    Several organizations and groups in Grant County are making plans to help families in need this holiday season.

    COAT/TOY DRIVE

    Cash Express in Dry Ridge is collecting coats, toys, washable shoes and non-perishable food items through Dec. 15.

    Items collected will be distributed by the Northern Kentucky Community Action –Grant County Center in Williamstown.

    Items can be dropped off at the following:

  • Another Place In Time 11-17-11

     

  • Checklist for winter garden prep: part 1

     

  • Turning Back The Clock 11-17-11

     

    15 Years Ago

  • Braves cross country finds tough route at state meet

    Winning region was a big accomplishment for the Braves cross country team Nov. 5.

    Running in the state meet was a different story as the boys team finished 26 out of 28 schools, Nov. 12 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    Coach Marlon Kinsey saw two different teams. He said he wondered at the start where his team was.

    “For whatever reason, I know we didn’t start fast enough and the entire state crowd was in front of our number one runner,” he said. “Looking at our pack they were even farther back.”