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Today's News

  • County-rival tennis programs face each other for first time

    For the first time in both schools programs, the Williamstown Lady Demons girls tennis team and the Grant County girls tennis team faced each other on the court April 7 at Webb Park in Williamstown.

    Even though Williamstown swept the matches, Grant County is working on improving in their first year of the program after they were appointed a program at a September 2010 board meeting.

    The Lady Braves program has five girls on the team, junior Sydney Tencza, sophomore Courtney Elliott, sophomore Emily Samuel, freshman Meghan Cross and freshman Courtney Ford.

  • For the Record 4-14-11

     

  • Lady Braves slam Lady Demons 12-1

    Major League Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Warren Spahn once said, “Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing.”

    The Grant County Lady Braves softball team, took Spahn’s words to task, as they defeated their county rival Williamstown 12-1, April 7 at Grant County High School.

    The win moved the Lady Braves record to 7-4 on the season.

    Even with the win, Grant County coach Ott Reed said the team needs to improve on  plate discipline.

  • UNEMPLOYED AND FACING FORECLOSURE? FREE UBP PROGRAM IS BEING OFFERED APRIL 19

    If you’re umemployed and in danger of losing your home, you may be eligible for up to $20,000 in loans through the Kentucky Unemployment Bridge Program (UPB).

    To be eligible, the homeowner must have experienced a job loss or reduction in income due to changing economic conditions, through no fault of their own and demonstrate a need for assistance.

    In order to assist Grant County homeowners facing foreclosure, the Brighton Center will sponsor a workshop from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on April 19 at the Grant County Public Library in Williamstown.

  • SUMMER CAMP SIGN UPS

    The Grant County Parks & Recreation and the Grant County Community Educaion programs are planning the following summer camps:

  • NKU offers free social media workshop

    There will be a free workshop on understanding social media and its applications from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 29 at Northern Kentucky University Grant County Center, 390 N. Main Street in Williamstown.
    A brunch will be served and door prizes will be given. Seating is limited. Call 859-824-3600 to reserve a seat.
    “This is a great opportunity to honor your administrative professional, receptionist or assistant with a free workship,” said Betsy John Jennings, director of extended campus initiatives at NKU Grant County Center.
     

  • Webster, boy, Dec. 27, 2010

    Jeffrey and Susan Webster of Covington are proud to announce the birth of their second child, Benjamin Richard Webster.

    Benjamin was born Dec. 27, 2010 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

    He weighed 6 pounds and was 19 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Richard and Carolyn Ebner of Dry Ridge. His paternal grandparents are Robert and Mary Webster of Burlington.
    Benjamin was welcomed home by his big brother, Jacob.
     

  • CNA embraces clients with care

    Cleveta Utter, of Corinth, was chosen as Grant Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center’s Employee of the Year.

    Utter has worked at Grant Manor for four years, but has been a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) for more than three decades.

    “I was stunned that I got it,” Utter said. “I cried. There was a lot of qualified candidates this year.”

  • CHAMBER BANQUET IS APRIL 30

    The Grant County Chamber of Commerce will host its 41st annual banquet on April 30 at Williamstown High School.

    Representatives from the ARK Encounter will be the honored guests.

    Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m.

    The chamber’s annual awards for Volunteer of the Year, Grant Countian of the Year, as well as for Excellence in Education and Excellence in Business will also be presented.

  • County lags in physical activity

    Adults in Grant County get less exercise in their leisure time than adults nationwide or statewide, putting them at a greater risk for obesity and related problems such as diabetes.
    Surveys done by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 2006 through 2008 estimate that 34 percent of Grant County adults said they had gotten no exercise in the previous month, other that what they may have gotten while at work.