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Today's News

  • Daugherty retires as Jonesville Post Master

    What started as a temporary job, only filling in when needed, became a career for Linda Daugherty.

    Daugherty spent 28 years in a small room. She battled snakes once and bad weather during the winter.

    If she needed to use the restroom, she had to leave the building and go across the street. Once she had to operate out of a mobile unit with a portable heater to keep warm, but through it all, she never missed a day of work, other than for a vacation.

  • Mann celebrates second birthday

    Harper Mackenzie Mann celebrated her second birthday June 7. Seventy six people attended the birthday party, which was held at her house. Harper is the daughter of Tim and Holly Points Mann, of Dry Ridge.

  • Police Reports 7-16-09

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

    Deputy Kevin Burke investigated an accident at 5:21 p.m. July 3 on Warsaw Road. The drivers involved were Andrew Justice, 21, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2006 General Motors and Rose O’Nan, 34, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2006 Toyota.

    Deputy Andy Reeves executed a warrant for Christopher Webster, 26, of Williamstown, at 8:10 a.m. July 5 at the Grant County Detention Center. Webster was charged with a probation violation. He was lodged in the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Annual event finds new home on Baton Rouge Rd.

    Don’t go to Grant County Park in Crittenden looking for the fair this year.

    It has moved.

    The Grant County Fair has a new home on Baton Rouge Road, off Arnie Risen Boulevard, in Williamstown, called the Northern Kentucky Fairgrounds.

    “I think the public is going to be pretty surprised when they see our new home,” said Fair Board President Bill Cull. “But they need to be patient. Not everything is done like we want but we ran into a time crunch because of the wet weather this spring.”

  • Crittenden adopts 2009-2010 budget

    While cities across Kentucky are having to adjust to tough economic times, Crittenden is financially sound.

    The city council recently passed a 2009-10 budget that includes no cuts in general fund appropriations.

    Two departments will receive more money in the coming fiscal year than they did in the 2008-09 budget.

  • Kentucky Changers' generosity helps 30 homeowners

    Several local homeowners were amazed by the difference that can be made when youth care about others.

    About 150 teenagers came to Grant County last week as part of Kentucky Changers, which is an organization sponsored by the Kentucky Baptist Convention that uses seventh through 12th graders to refurbish exteriors of homes.

  • Lady Braves hope to take next step

    The GCHS volleyball team is looking to become a force in the district.

    Coach Kelli Lee believes their hard work this summer will make a difference during the season.

  • Community Calendar 7-16-09

    ARTS

    • The CETA (Community Enrichment Through The Arts) board of directors will meet at 6:30 p.m. July 27 at the Grant County Tourism office in the Dry Ridge Outlet Center.

    CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    • The Chamber breakfast meeting will begin at 8 a.m. July 20 at the Grant County Extension Office on Barnes Road in Williamstown.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Williamstown Kiwanis will meet at noon July 22 at El Jalisco in Williamstown.

    • The Corinth Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. July 22 at Noble’s.

    CLUBS

  • Job Hunt

    Operation: Job Hunt is back.

    After a successful inaugural session, the free program is returning in August to assist the community with job search strategies.

    The 30-hour series, a partnership between Grant County Adult Education and the Grant County Public Library, will teach participants how to create a resume, list references and interview for a job.

    Seven people received a Continuing Education Certificate for completing the first program, which was conducted May through June.

  • What really was said

    I usually do not answer a squeaky wheel, but when one complains about a “ludicrous mix of disinformation, misinformation” and then uses the press to mislead the public, I just can’t help but to get out the can of oil. Bill Adkins’ rants about the Tea Party in last week’s Grant County News and like any good liberal, he uses smoke screens in the form of attacks on the previous administration to hide the devastating policies of the current liberal administration.