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Today's News

  • Church is where God is at

     

  • Glacken Truck Tug-of-War benefit

    There will be a memorial/benefit Truck Tug-of-War for Craig Glacken at the Grant County Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. April 30. Northern Kentucky Truck Tuggers will sponsor the following classes:
    • 6,000 pound 4X4
    • 5,500 pound 2WD
    • 4,200 pound 4X4
    • Open/Street
    For more information, call Lewis Cleaver at 859-576-7380 or visit www.trucktuggers.org or on Facebook at Truck Tuggers.
     

  • BUILDING PERMITS

    The following building permits were issued in Grant County in the March 2011:
    • March 2:
    Ginger Jamsen, storage building, 2100 Turner Road, 288 square feet, estimated cost $5,000; permit fee $36.62.
    • March 9:
    Christina Souder, new home, 3095 Baton Rouge Road, 1,655 square feet, estimated cost, $134,000; permit fee $430.47.
    • March 23:
    Gold Star Chili, range hood, 355 Violet Road, 24 square feet, estimated cost, $5,500; permit fee $50.
    • March 24:

  • INDICTMENTS

    The grand jury, which met April 6, returned indictments against eight people.
    An indictment means there is probable cause to believe a crime has been committed; guilt or innocence is established later through the trial procedure.

    Those indicted were:
    • Allan Wayne Hess, 33, possession of a controlled substance first degree, second or subsequent offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, first offense and persistent felony offender first degree.

  • GCMS INCA STUDENT

    Macy Wright has been selected as the Grant County Middle School eighth grade Incredible Inca Student of the Week.

    Her admirable work ethic, positive attitude, and desire to excel have earned her this honor. She actively involves herself in all academic areas, participating wholeheartedly, and takes extreme pride in seeing an activity through from beginning to end. Her responsible and respectful behavior makes her a role model for students, and her sound and consistent character makes her trusted by peers and staff members.

  • Grant County High School winners at UK 4-H FFA Field Day April 8
  • Alumni banquet set for May 28

    The Williamstown Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, May 28 at the Williamstown High School Gymnasium. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m.  The annual alumni banquet is for all graduates of the Williamstown High School and the classes of 1941, 1951, 1961, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1991, 1996, 2001 and 2011 graduates will be honored.
    Reservations must be made with Kay Jump on or before Friday, May 20 at P.O. Box 67, Verona, Ky. 41092. Cost of the dinner is $20 per plate.

  • Williamstown plans annual spring concert May 1

    The Williamstown Junior/Senior High Schools will hold their annual spring concert at 2 p.m. May 1 in the high school gymnasium.

    The concert band along with the Williamstown Middle School band, the sixth grade beginning band and a special guest performance by members of the high school chorus will be featured.

    Bob Gregg, director of bands, retires this year, and he and his wife, Laura, will be honored with a farewell reception immediately following the concert. This will be the final public performance of Williamstown Bands under his direction.
     

  • Williamstown plans annual spring concert May 1

    The Williamstown Junior/Senior High Schools will hold their annual spring concert at 2 p.m. May 1 in the high school gymnasium.

    The concert band along with the Williamstown Middle School band, the sixth grade beginning band and a special guest performance by members of the high school chorus will be featured.

    Bob Gregg, director of bands, retires this year, and he and his wife, Laura, will be honored with a farewell reception immediately following the concert. This will be the final public performance of Williamstown Bands under his direction.
     

  • Melissa Brown awarded conservation scholarship

    Melissa Brown of Corinth recently was awarded a $2,000 scholarship for non-traditional students attending Northern Kentucky University Grant County Center.

    The scholarship, which is given out twice a year, are provided by the Grant County Conservation District.

    The 33-year-old Brown is a mother of two sons, Michael and Brandon, and married to husband, Bryant. She is currently a sophomore.

    “I am honored to be the recipient of this scholarship,” Brown said. “It will be very helpful with partial tuition and books.”