Around Grant County

  • Mark Your Calendars

    GCHS Class of 1981 plan reunion

    The Grant County High School graduating class of 1981 will hold their 30th reunion on Sept. 16-17.

    A tailgate party is planned at 6 p.m. at the Grant County High School football game at GCHS, 715 Warsaw Road. Consider bringing snacks and drinks to share.

  • Free Kitchen continues to help needy

    The Spears Foundation Free Kitchen opened its doors in December 2007 and immediately began serving around 30 people. Today the kitchen serves as many as 45 people in a single day.

    Pat Holnquist, a former volunteer, who is on a fixed income, comes to the kitchen nearly everyday for lunch.

  • Back to college


    BACK TO COLLEGE - Curtis Clemons, of Williamstown and a senior theology student at Campbellsville University, moves into his dorm room.

  • 2011 trials, triumphs of the tomato


  • Another Place In Time 9-8-11


    The APIT photo features Jim Middleton, 18, taken during basic military training. Thanks to Kline Shipp, Wanda Elliott, Allen Stewart and Pat Stivers, all of Dry Ridge; Ronita Simpson, Joan Cornman and Bernice Bell, all of Williamstown and Kenny Bobb of Mt. Zion for calling with correct guesses. Thanks to Wanda Wright for submitting the photo.

  • Free concert series continues

    This Saturday, Aug. 27 will be the second of three weekend concert series at the Northern Ky. Fairground on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown.

    Featured performers include headliner Matthew Bradley. Bradley was voted I Heart Radio.com’s Top 10 Unsigned Artist in 2011.

    Katie McDaniel, a former Grant County High School student, will be the opening act.

    The concerts are free and start at 7 p.m.

  • Give Charlie A Chance

    Amanda Nicholson had an uneventful pregnancy and zero complications giving birth to her youngest of three daughters.

    It wasn’t until baby Charlotte, who the family calls Charlie, was around 4-weeks-old that Nicholson started to notice something may be wrong.

    She chalked up Charlie’s low muscle tone and inability to control her head, as much as her other daughters had, as simply an infant being an infant.

  • Summer concert series kicks off Aug. 19

    Who says you can’t go home again?

    That’s exactly what several musicians with Grant County ties will be doing as they return for the inaugural Summer Concert Series at the Northern Kentucky Fairgrounds in Williamstown.

    The free event, sponsored by Grant County Parks and Recreation and Grant County Tourism and Convention Commission, will be held Aug. 19, Aug. 27 and Sept. 1 at the fairgrounds’ amphitheater.

    Gates open at 6 p.m., with the opening show starting at 7 p.m. and the headliner taking the stage at 8 p.m.

  • Another Place In Time 8-18-11


    Welcome to a new Another Place in Time photograph. If you know who is pictured, call the News office at 859-824-3343 and share your guesses with us. If you’ve got an old photo, you’d like to see featured, bring it to the News office. Photos can be scanned and returned.

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