http://www.grantky.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Williamstown’s Forbes is all about the students http://www.grantky.com/content/williamstown%E2%80%99s-forbes-all-about-students <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic2_169.jpg" alt="Williamstown High School teacher Paradise Forbes answers a question from a student in class. Forbes received the Excellence in Education award at the annual Grant County Chamber of Commerce banquet. Photo submitted." title="Williamstown High School teacher Paradise Forbes answers a question from a student in class. Forbes received the Excellence in Education award at the annual Grant County Chamber of Commerce banquet. Photo submitted." align="left" hspace="6" width="95" height="85" /><p> Paradise Forbes doesn&rsquo;t hesitate when asked what is her favorite part about teaching.<br /> It&rsquo;s the students.</p> STRAWBERRY FIELDS! http://www.grantky.com/content/strawberry-fields <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic_1_175.jpg" alt="Kay Gatewood picks strawberries. She has been buying strawberries and produce from Red Barn Farm for 10 years. Photos by Camille McClanahan" title="Kay Gatewood picks strawberries. She has been buying strawberries and produce from Red Barn Farm for 10 years. Photos by Camille McClanahan" align="left" hspace="6" width="50" height="85" /> In memory, honor http://www.grantky.com/content/memory-honor <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/john_setter.jpg" alt="A Memorial Day ceremony was held at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North in Williamstown on May 25. LTC Shawn Umbrell, professor of military science from the University of Kentucky was the guest speaker. The Grant County Honor Guard presented colors and the Williamstown Woman’s Club provided refreshements. Right, John Setter of Jonesville pauses to straighten a flag on a soldier’s grave. Photos by Jamie S. Baker See more photos at www.grantky.com" title="A Memorial Day ceremony was held at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North in Williamstown on May 25. LTC Shawn Umbrell, professor of military science from the University of Kentucky was the guest speaker. The Grant County Honor Guard presented colors and the Williamstown Woman’s Club provided refreshements. Right, John Setter of Jonesville pauses to straighten a flag on a soldier’s grave. Photos by Jamie S. Baker See more photos at www.grantky.com" align="left" hspace="6" width="53" height="85" /> Williamstown Baptist welcomes new minister http://www.grantky.com/content/williamstown-baptist-welcomes-new-minister <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pastor_leap_family.jpg" alt="Terry Leap II and his wife, Monnie have four children, Lindsey Ethan, Terah and Lucas Graham. Leap will begin his pastoral duties on May 31 at the Williamstown Baptist Church. Photo submitted " title="Terry Leap II and his wife, Monnie have four children, Lindsey Ethan, Terah and Lucas Graham. Leap will begin his pastoral duties on May 31 at the Williamstown Baptist Church. Photo submitted " align="left" hspace="6" width="79" height="85" /><p> On June 1, Williamstown Baptist Church will officially have a new minister.<br /> Terry Allen Leap II was born in Fort Thomas in 1975 and grew up in Campbell County.<br /> In 1998, Terry graduated from Temple Baptist College with a bachelor&rsquo;s degree in pastoral ministries/Biblical studies. &nbsp;<br /> Relay For A Reason http://www.grantky.com/content/relay-reason <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic_4_89.jpg" alt="Gina Austin Smith presents Doris Freeman with a survivor medal during the 2015 Grant County Relay For Life held May 15 at Grant County Park. More than 50 cancer survivors were treated to dinner and prizes at the annual event to benefit the American Cancer Society. See results, more photos in next week’s Grant County News. Photo by Camille McClanahan" title="Gina Austin Smith presents Doris Freeman with a survivor medal during the 2015 Grant County Relay For Life held May 15 at Grant County Park. More than 50 cancer survivors were treated to dinner and prizes at the annual event to benefit the American Cancer Society. See results, more photos in next week’s Grant County News. Photo by Camille McClanahan" align="left" hspace="6" width="84" height="85" /> Wildcats and More bring UK stars to fans http://www.grantky.com/content/wildcats-and-more-bring-uk-stars-fans <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/wildcats_and_more.jpg" alt="Jarrod Poulson, a former UK player, greets a fan during a signing at Wildcats And More in Dry Ridge." title="Jarrod Poulson, a former UK player, greets a fan during a signing at Wildcats And More in Dry Ridge." align="left" hspace="6" width="118" height="85" /><p> Shane Caudill and Junior Fortner, owners of Wildcats and More, have something special to celebrate.<br /> The store, which opened in October 2013, was awarded for Excellence in Business at the Grant County Chamber of Commerce banquet. The store is located on Broadway in Dry Ridge. Caudill and Fortner have been business partners for two years.</p> <p> Tracie Kinman-Rothwell, Director of Tourism and administrative assistant for the Grant County Chamber of Commerce, nominated Wildcats and More for Excellence in Business award because of their commitment to the community.</p> Driver faces 15 years in 2014 wreck http://www.grantky.com/content/driver-faces-15-years-2014-wreck <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic_1_171.jpg" alt="Michael Asher consults with his attorney, Marcus Carey, in Grant County Circuit Court earlier this month. Photo by Camille McClanahan" title="Michael Asher consults with his attorney, Marcus Carey, in Grant County Circuit Court earlier this month. Photo by Camille McClanahan" align="left" hspace="6" width="104" height="85" /><p> A 26-year-old Owen County man is facing 15 years in prison following a 2014 wreck that severely injured a 3-year-old Grant County boy.<br /> Michael W. Asher pled guilty May 6 to operating a vehicle while under the influence, second offense, first-degree criminal mischief, operating a vehicle while license suspended and three counts of first-degree assault.</p> Mmmm, mmmm good! http://www.grantky.com/content/mmmm-mmmm-good <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pied.jpg" alt="Jemma Thornton really likes pie! For the second year in a row, Thornton was the recipient of a pie in the face after customers of Heritage Bank “voted’ with donations for the employee they wanted to see get a pie in the eye as part of a Grant County Relay For Life fundraiser. Alice Ingram, team recruitment chair for the relay, was asked to “give” Thornton her pie last week. Thornton serves as the team captain for the Heritage Bank Relay For Life team. The relay is the signature fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Photo by Jamie S. Baker" title="Jemma Thornton really likes pie! For the second year in a row, Thornton was the recipient of a pie in the face after customers of Heritage Bank “voted’ with donations for the employee they wanted to see get a pie in the eye as part of a Grant County Relay For Life fundraiser. Alice Ingram, team recruitment chair for the relay, was asked to “give” Thornton her pie last week. Thornton serves as the team captain for the Heritage Bank Relay For Life team. The relay is the signature fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Photo by Jamie S. Baker" align="left" hspace="6" width="71" height="85" />