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Today's News

  • Angel Food deadline nears

    Get a medium-sized box of groceries, the Bread of Life signature box, for $31. Each month’s menu is different and includes fresh and frozen items with an average retail value of at least $50.
    Angel Food is not just for low-income families, but anyone who wishes to order.
    Orders must be placed through Family Worship Center in Williamstown and be paid for at the time of order. Cash, check, money orders, credit and debit cards and food stamps are accepted.

  • Grant County Extension offers community classes

    The Grant County Extension office, 105 Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown, will be offering the following classes:
     • Jan. 25 - Basic Sewing from 12:30 to 4 p.m.
    Learn how to use a sewing machine and make some simple projects. Class size limited to 10. Call 859-824-3355 to register
    • January through May – Quilting: Block of the month
    Make two blocks a month. Meets from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. the first and third Mondays of each month. For experienced quilters. Call 859-824-3355 for more information.

  • AARP offers free tax prep, e-filing for seniors

    AARP Tax-aide is offering free income tax preparation, including e-filing at the Williamstown Senior Center (in the City Building). Appointments are not necessary and clients will be seen on a first come, first serve basis from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday from Feb 5 through April 16. Please arrive no later than noon.  
    This service is available to all tax payers with low to middle income, with special attention to those age 60 and older.  Please bring the following items to your appointment:

  • Owen Electric rates increase

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission has granted East Kentucky Power Cooperative a $43 million rate increase.

    The PSC on Jan. 14 approved both a settlement and the resulting pass-through rates to be charged by the 16 electric distribution cooperatives that own and purchase power from EKPC. The new rate hikes take effect immediately and includes Grant County customers of Owen Electric Coop.

  • Healthy Baby Workshop planned for Jan. 25

    There will be a Healthy Baby Workshop from 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 25 at Care Net, 305 N. Main Street, Williamstown. Workshop activities will provide information about having a healthy baby, including how to kick an unhealthy habit while you are pregnant and learning other ways to have a healthier pregnancy.
    All women completing one workshop will receive a gift pack with helpful information and baby items. Door prizes will be given and pizza, drinks and dessert will be provided.
    For more information, or to register, call Kim Smith at 859-283-0952, extension 117.

  • Girl Scouts brighten Christmas season for others

    Girl Scout Troop 356 visited the residents of Grant Manor Nursing Home over the holidays. The girls, along with their leader, Stacey Asher, delivered cards and sung Christmas carols to the residents. Photo submitted.

  • Drysdale, girl, Oct. 12, 2010

    Doug and LeAnnda Drysdale of Crittenden would like to announce the birth of their first child.
    Kinslee Marie Drysdale was born at 9:35 a.m. on Oct. 12, 2010 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.
    She weighed 6 pounds and 15 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Her maternal grandparents are Donald Gordon and Kris Tencza of Crittenden and Regina Gordon of Williamstown. Her maternal great grandparents are Dwight and Linda Harvey of Crittenden and the late Artha Ray and Marie Gordon of Crittenden.

  • Police Reports - Jan. 20, 2011

    (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.)

    Sgt. Terry Osborne investigated an accident at 10:48 p.m. Jan. 7 on Dixie Highway. The drivers involved were Jesse A. Bushong, 29, of Dry Ridge, driving a 1997 Honda and Jose L. Perez, 35, of Cary, N.C., driving a 1997 Dodge.

  • For The Record Jan. 20, 2011

    Civil Suits
    Nov. 18:
    CitiMortgage, Inc. vs. Eddie King, Sr., Beneficial Kentucky, Inc., United States of America-Served: Attorney General, United States of America-Served: U.S. Attorney and Unknown Defendant, spouse of Eddie King, Sr., default of payment on note
    Regions Bank vs. Mia R. Stamper and Michael A. Stamper, default of payment on note
    North American Tax Solutions, LLC vs. Edna Lambert Estate-C/O Robert Plunkett and Kentucky Tax Bill Servicing, Inc., default of payment on delinquent taxes

  • Are you ready to take the plunge?

    A group of brave Grant Countians once again will be “freezin’ for a reason” to raise money for the Special Olympics of Kentucky.

    At least 13 people dubbing themselves the Grant County Frosty’s will jump into a pool of ice cold water in frigid temperatures Feb. 5 at Joe’s Crab Shack in Bellevue for the 2011 Polar Bear Plunge.