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  • Remote-control car racing track nears completion

     

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    A new remote-control race car park located on the baseball field behind the Williamstown city building is expected to be done in a few weeks. 

  • Critt. Council tables ABC admin ordinance, code enforcement officer resigns

     

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    Crittenden Code Enforcement Officer Wanda Hammons resigned during an Aug. 6 council meeting. 

    Her resignation went into effect immediately. 

  • Williamstown Senior Center hires new director

     

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    The Williamstown Senior Center recently hired a new director, Cindy Ray, on Aug. 2 after the city of Williamstown took over operations. 

  • CBD oil gains traction in Grant County

     

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    Since the legalization of industrial hemp in 2018, cannabidiol (CBD oil) vendors have been popping up around Grant County. 

  • Four file for DR council seats

     

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    Four Dry Ridge residents filed by Aug. 13 for the two vacant Dry Ridge City Council seats. 

  • Courthouse, GC Park to add security cameras

     

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    The Grant County Courthouse and Grant County Park in Crittenden will soon have better security with the addition of surveillance cameras.

  • Wtown passes EMS resolution, garbage fee

    Williamstown City Council approved a resolution during its Aug. 5 meeting to join other Grant County government entities in sharing the cost of EMS services. And to pay for it, council also passed a $2 fee tacked onto garbage utility bills for Williamstown customers. 

  • GCSO investigating Blanchet bridge lumber thefts

     

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    The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is investigating multiple thefts of lumber where the new Blanchet Road railroad bridge is being built. 

  • Local resident recalls witnessing Apollo 11 launch 50 years ago

     

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    “We got lucky that day,” Grant County resident Patsy Breeden said as she recalls watching the Apollo 11 spacecraft rocket into the atmosphere above Cape Canaveral in Florida half a century ago. 

  • Epperson Landfill catches fire July 28

     

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    Seven departments were called in around 5:45 a.m. July 28 for a large fire at Epperson Landfill in Williamstown.