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Today's News

  • Parks and Recreation Events For 2011

    • Summer camp registration opens - April 15
    Registration forms can be found online or in the Parks and Recreation office in Suite 10 of the Grant County Courthouse in Williamstown. Grant County Community Education partners in the camps.
    Little Dippers Camp for children ages 4 to 6 years old will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 21-23. Registration, which ends May 31, is $25 for one camper and $2o for each additional camper living in the same household.

  • Another Place In Time 3-31-11

     

    Welcome to a new Another Place in Time photo. If you know the people in these photos call the Grant County News office at 824-3343 and share your guesses with us.

  • Police Reports 3-31-11

     

    (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.)

    Dry Ridge

    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 8:21 a.m. March 24 on Broadway. The drivers involved were Sherry B. Willoughby, 44, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2010 Toyota and Timothy M. Skinner, 53, of Mason, Ohio, driving a 2009 International.

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

  • Harrison named Stewartsville Baptist pastor

     

  • Church News 3-31-11

     

  • GCHS Percussion, Winterguard compete

    The Grant County High School Winterguard and indoor percussion competed at John Hardin High School March 26.

    The Winterguard took first place with a score of 68.3.

    Indoor percussion finished in fourth place with a score of 69.75.

    Next up for both squads is the Tri-State Championships at Ryle High School in Union.

    On April 1 at 9:45 p.m. the indoor percussion will compete.

    Winterguard will compete on April 2 at 11:20 a.m.

    The Tri-State Championshios includes schools from Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana.

  • Grant County Baby Expo set for April 7

    Are you expecting a baby? Have you had a baby in the last year? Do you sometimes have questions about your pregnancy or little one and wish you had some expert advice?
    You can ask the experts at the sixth annual Grant County Baby Expo from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 7 at Sherman Elementary School.
    The event is sponsored by the following organizations: Grant County Community Collaborative, Grant County Family Resource Centers, Williamstown Family Resource Center and Grant County Community Service.

  • Murphy heads to Dominican Republic

    William Murphy’s first year at Pikeville College’s School of Osteopathic Medicine is a lot more than textbooks and lectures.
    The 22-year-old Williamstown native is headed to the Dominican Republic from July 5-12 on a week-long school mission trip with 16 fellow students and five doctors to run a town clinic.

  • Saylor, boy, Jan. 24

    Joshua Douglas Saylor and Adrea Lynne Powers of Williamstown would like to announce the birth of their son.
    Kody William Douglas Saylor was born at 11:01 p.m. Jan. 24, 2011 at Good Samaritan Hospital.
    He weighed 6 pounds and 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    His maternal grandfather is Neil Powers of Elsmere. His paternal grandparents are Bill and Kimberly Saylor of Dry Ridge. His great grandmother is Faye Powers.
    Kody was welcomed home by his family.
     

  • Marksberrys celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Beuna “Pete” and Shirley Sebree Marksberry will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. April 9 at the Farm Bureau in Williamstown.
    They were married on April 15, 1961.
    The Marksberrys have one son. The party is given by their son and daughter-in-law, Kenny and Susan Marksberry.
    The couple has two grandchildren, Derrike and Harley Marksberry.