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Today's Opinions

  • A WORD FROM OUR READERS . . .

    There are still honest, caring people
    Near the end of November, I went shopping at a local store. After getting a cart full of groceries in the check out, I discovered my wallet was missing. The cashier was very understanding about the delay. Thinking I had left it in the car, I returned to find a note telling me my wallet was found by my car and had been taken to customer service. Returning to customer service, I found my wallet. Everything intact.

  • 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.

  • Granny died with dignity

    As Congress considers repealing the Obama administration’s healthcare bill, public discourse has returned to discussions about end-of-life care.
    In a Newsweek article, published Sept, 12, 2009, called “The Case for Killing Granny” Editor at Large Evan Thomas shared thoughts about his own mother’s decline, loss of quality of life and finally death from emphysema. But Thomas doesn’t stop there, he makes a case for rationing healthcare for the elderly.

  • Senate committee hears three bills

     

  • WHAT’S SO SPECIAL?

    The Grant County News wants to hear about someone special in your life and why they are special. It could be your sweetheart, your children, your parents, a neighbor or family friend.

    If your letter is chosen, your special someone will be featured in the Grant County News.

    Send letters to: Special Valentines, P.O. Box 247, Williamstown, Ky 41097 or e-mail to: gcneditorial@grantky.com or fax to 859-824-5888 or drop off at 129 S. Main, Suite B (Hogan’s Mill Subdivision) in Dry Ridge.

  • News launches new Web site


    The Grant County News’ Web site has gotten a much needed, much improved facelift and we hope you’ll like its new look and additional features.
    The new Web site format is not only visually more appealing, but also the news content and information are easier to find. We’ve also made it much easier to submit photos and news items, including engagement, wedding, birth and anniversary  announcements, community events, letters to the editor, news tips and sports news.

  • News launches new Web site


    The Grant County News’ Web site has gotten a much needed, much improved facelift and we hope you’ll like its new look and additional features.
    The new Web site format is not only visually more appealing, but also the news content and information are easier to find. We’ve also made it much easier to submit photos and news items, including engagement, wedding, birth and anniversary  announcements, community events, letters to the editor, news tips and sports news.

  • County Christmas Party brought joy, laughter


    The County Christmas Party, held on Dec. 10, drew 631 people with activities such as a DJ, face painting, make a necklace, decorate a card for a nursing home resident and make a Christmas tree ornament.
    Because of the generosity of the community, 44 families received Christmas gifts and 13 Christmas trees were delivered. Some families even received clothing for their children. Every child in attendance received books, a stuffed animal and a bag of candy. There was a Santa shop for parents.