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Around Grant County

  • Sky is the limit for WHS senior

    Cruising thousands of feet above the rolling Bluegrass hills of central Kentucky on a Sunday afternoon, Williamstown High School senior Corey Fryman knows just where he’s headed.

    With plans to attend Eastern Kentucky University in the fall for their aviation program, funding college got a little bit easier after receiving a scholarship worth up to $10,000 from the Ray Aviation Scholarship program on Feb. 18.

  • Couple finds joy in second blessings

     

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  • From nature to art: Local woodturner showcases skills

     

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    With pinpoint precision and patience, David Linden can turn chunks of tree trunks into anything he wants. 

    On a 16-inch wood lathe, ornamental cherry becomes a bowl, magnolia becomes a wooden pear and sugar maple becomes a vase by Linden’s hands and tools. 

  • Pink Christmas dream comes true for Courts family

    There was a time this summer when Kenny and Ashley Courts thought a Merry Christmas might be impossible, but this year a tiny pink bootie will be added to the line-up of Christmas stockings for Lucas, 10, Elijah, 9 and Asher, 7.

  • Veterans Cemetery visit leads man to start Operation Honor

     

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  • Relatives raising children seek solace at SES GrandparentCamp

    On Sept 15, relatives raising children were given resources for the unique challenges they face raising grandchildren or other relatives at GrandParentCamp held at Sherman Elementary School.
    The camp was coordinated by Nancy Powell, the family resource center director at SES and marked not only the first such camp to be held in the Northern Kentucky area, it was the first GrandParent Camp for the national organization, ParentCamp. The goal is to have a GrandParentCamp in every Kentucky county.

  • Life in Grant County

     

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    Kylie Cain, of Dry Ridge, is on an earthly pilgrimage with a heavenly purpose, and her black-brown eyes sparkle as she contemplates taking her third mission journey, which will include 11 countries, in 11-months.

  • Dalton marks milestone for WHS FFA program

    Jeff Dalton, a 2018 graduate of Williamstown High School (WHS), has come a long way from being a shy, friendless boy to the 2018-2019 Northern Kentucky Future Farmers of America (FFA) State Vice-President.

  • Homemakers get crafty at Summer Skills Day

     

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    Women worked side-by-side, sharing a spirit of camaraderie, creativity and crafty fun at this year’s Grant County Extension Homemakers Summer Skills day on June 19.

  • Life in Grant County

     

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    Hours of instruction, cutting, stitching, fittings and, sometimes, high anxiety go into the labor of love, that is teaching 4-H students and preparing them for sewing competitions.