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Today's News

  • GCHS senior heads to Miss Kentucky Pageant

    Some people wear more than one hat, but Bethanni Wells, a senior at Grant County High School, is already wearing two crowns, as she enters the 2011 Miss Kentucky Pageant on July 14-16 at the Singletary Center for the Arts on the campus of the University of Kentucky in Lexington.
    Wells, 17, who was Miss Teen Grant County 2007, holds the title of Miss Kentucky Woolfest 2010. During the Pendleton County pageant, she met Hunter Rounsavall, a director for the Miss My Old Kentucky Home Pageant, who invited her to compete in that pageant on Oct. 30, 2010 in Louisville.

  • You’ve got the power!

    In this week’s issue of the Grant County News, you’ll find a very powerful and hopefully very useful tool.
    The 2011 Guide to Grant County - a guide to the people, places and events that make Grant County a good place to live is included in this issue.
    The News staff has spent the last few months, and yes, it literally takes months to update all that information, calling, e-mailing, visiting (closely related to stalking) people in our community to bring you the absolute most up-to-date information that’s available.

  • Register now, be prepared for Kiwanis Auction

    The Kiwanis Charity Auction has snuck up on us for the 12th time. The dates are Feb. 4 and 5. The programming goes live at 6 p.m. with introductions and discussions about the featured items, how to bid and information about Kiwanis and what your money helps them/us do.
    Next week, in the Grant County News and Express and online at www.grantky.com, the almost official list of items, all numbered and in order, will be published along with how to pre-register for a bid number.
    There are several ways you can watch and bid.

  • Controlling insects on indoor plants


    Have you noticed a sticky substance on the floor beneath your ficus or philodendron? Are there little scabs on the under side of the leaves of your orchid?  Maybe you have noticed that your plants just look a little lack luster. Well, we can blame some plant puniness on being a tropical houseplant indoors in Kentuckiana during the winter.
    Low light, humidity

  • Another Place In Time 1-27-11

     

    This Another Place In Time photo features Ruth Whaley Simpson at home on Falmouth-Williamstown Road on an unknown date. Simpson was a cafeteria worker at Grant County High School during the late 1980s and early 90s.
    Thanks to her daughter, Rekenna Simpson Rogers, for submitting the photo and Steve Jenkins of Williamstown for calling in a correct guess.

  • Turning Back the Clock 1-27-11

     

    15 Years Ago

  • Church News 1-27-11

     

  • It is only God to whom true parenthood belongs

     

    By Nancy Kennedy

  • Police Reports 1-27-11

     

    (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

  • For the Record 1-27-11