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Today's News

  • Fear not, bamboo can be controlled

    Most of us have learned to fear bamboo. I used to think that the only good place for them was in planting beds that were smack-dab-in-the-middle of parking lots…no chance of a runner reaching your garden in that case.  

  • ANOTHER PLACE IN TIME
  • TURNING BACK THE CLOCK

    July 10, 1997
    Residents of Humes Ridge Road in Williamstown will now get Cable TV service. Council members voted unanimously to extend the city’s cable lines to serve those customers. It is estimated that it will take the city six to eight years to recoup costs in extending the lines down Humes Ridge Road.

  • Faith & Values

    Last month, I received my first-ever invitation to speak at a graduation ceremony. As I told the graduates that day, I guess this puts me in a class with Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates and Hillary Clinton.
    Well, not quite. Turns out they deliver their speeches at prestigious and expensive universities and I delivered mine to the 10 graduates of the Substance Abuse Program (SAP) at the Grant County Detention Center. I doubt that Oprah, Bill or Hillary would ever show up for this graduation but for me, there is no place that I would rather be.

  • CHURCH NOTES 7-12-12

    Christ Community
    • July 15 - Rev. Earl Holt will be the morning speaker. He is on the Kentucky Board for Teen Challenge and also has had a successful jail ministry. The morning service starts at 11 a.m.
    • Sunday evening services during the months of July and August will be cancelled. They will resume on Sept. 9 with a revival with Evangelist and Missionary Ben Holloway.  After that, services will be held on Sunday evenings at 6 p.m.

    Corinth Christian

  • Puralewski graduates U of L

    Rebecca Puralewski, of Dry Ridge graduated Cum Laude from the University of Louisville on May 12, 2012 with a Bachelors of Science degree in dental hygiene.

    After completing the required written and clinical boards, she attended the designation of Registered Dental Hygenist and is currently emplyed by Dr. Omar Shariff, DDS, MPH at the Center for Advances Dentistry in Prospect. Puralewski is the daughter of Ed and Pam Puralewski of Dry Ridge.

  • Students use creativity, imagination to ExploreMore

    School was back in session for 60 area students who attended the summer ExploreMore! camp at Northern Kentucky University-Grant County Center.

    ExploreMore!, a four-day enrichment program held June 25-28 for gifted and talented youth in kindergarten through eighth grade, offered classes in Amazing Art, Creative Writing, Science Magicians, Technology Explorations and Zoology.

  • Local students awarded Toyota Scholarships -

     Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) announced 19 recipients of scholarships, each in the amount of $1,250. Among the Kentucky recipients are local students, Ethen Ellington and Damien Hicks. Both students are graduates of Grant County High School.

  • Grant County All-Star Baseball
  • Local basketball players attend Coach Calipari’s Camp