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Today's News

  • WES offers Camp Invention

    Williamstown Elementary students have a chance to become amateur inventors at a new camp this summer.
    Camp Invention will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 20-24 at the school.
    WES students who will be in first through sixth grades during the 2011-12 school year can register for the camp.
    The cost is $215 and includes breakfast and lunch. Students who register before March 20 will receive a $25 early registration discount.
    WES is looking for monetary donations for full or partial scholarships from the community.

  • NOTEWORTHY

    Berea
    Rheanna Bixler of Williamstown received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Berea College on Dec. 23, 2010.
    EKU
    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 949 graduates at the conclusion of the Fall 2010 semester. The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies Dec. 18.
    The following Grant County students earned degrees:
    Matthew L. Martin of Corinth – industrial technology
    Robert B. Keith of Dry Ridge – computer informations systems

  • Hunter ed offered locally

    If you plan to hunt in Kentucky, were born after Jan. 1, 1975, then you must attend one of following classes scheduled in Northern Kentucky:
    • March 19 – Pendleton County Sportsman’s Club, Lock Road, Butler (one day class). Call 859-472-1333 to register.
    • August 13 - Lloyd WMA, Highway 491, Crittenden. Bring your lunch or money to purchase food, your own drinks, foul weather gear and glasses if needed. Bring or know all contact information. Call Tracy at 859-472-1333 or Deborah at 859-428-2954 to register.

  • OPERATION TAKE CHARGE

    On Jan. 6, some Grant County High School technology students launched Operation Take Charge as part of a Student Technology Leadership (STLP) tournament showcase.
    Their vision was two-fold: to give back to the community and to complete a project that the group proposed at the STLP regional competition.
    They offered the community a free five-week course in technology and professionalism, covering topics such as resume writing, professionalism skills using/maneuvering the computer and using Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel software programs.

  • HEAD START

    Pam Mullins saw the benefits of the Preschool / Head Start programs in Grant County up close.
    Not long after she enrolled her daughter in preschool, Mullins became involved in teaching.
    She now has 16 years of experience in Preschool / Head Start and her daughter is studying to follow in her footsteps at Northern Kentucky University.

  • Police Reports 3-17-11

     

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

  • Weed control measures start now

     

  • For The Record March 17, 2011

    Deeds
    Dec. 29:
    Crittenden Baptist Church to Board of Trustees of the Crittenden Baptist Church, Dixie Highway, $200,000
    Crittenden Baptist Church to Board of Trustees of the Crittenden Baptist Church, Violet Road property, $90,000
    (Special/Limited Warranty Deed) Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Ted Bishop and Orpha Bishop, North Main Street in Williamstown, $75,000
    (Warranty Deed) Laramie A. Barber and Stacy L. Barber to Daniel Burgan and Amanda Burgan, lot 66, Section 2 of Greenview Estates Subdivision, $129,000
    Jan. 3:

  • Church News 3-17-11

     

  • DEDICATED SERVICE

    Glenn Caldwell was presented a clock by city employees for his service to the city of Williamstown. Caldwell was Williamstown’s mayor from 1997 to 2010. A park bench, which will be placed at the fountain by the city building, was also purchased in his honor. Caldwell opted not to seek re-election as mayor instead he successfully won a seat on the council.