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  • Grant schools see administrative changes for 2018-19 school year

     

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    Grant County students, parents, teachers and returning administrators should expect to see some new and old faces in administrative positions at the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. 

  • Mt. Zion fire garage broken into Aug. 11

     

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    An unknown suspect kicked and crowbarred their way into the Mt. Zion fire house overnight Aug. 11-12. 

  • Barking on Main set for Aug. 18

     

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    A rescheduled Barking on Main is now set for 12 p.m. Aug. 18 in downtown Williamstown, promising a “doggone” good time for man’s best friend and dogs alike. 

  • Dry Ridge resident crowned Miss Danville 2019

     

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    Hayley Leach of Dry Ridge was recently crowned Miss Danville 2019 at Danville High School.  

    Leach is the 20 year-old daughter of Tommy and Rebecca Leach and also an Honors Student at the University of Kentucky.  

  • Sen. McConnell makes stop in Grant Co.

     

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    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stopped in Grant County to speak to chamber members Aug. 13 about his recent work in Washington D.C. 

  • Dry Ridge hears first reading of sewer-rate increase

     

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    Dry Ridge City Council had a first reading Aug. 6 for a 5-percent increase of sewer rates.

  • Wood pleads not guilty to charges

     

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    Grant County Judge-Executive Steve Wood appeared in district court Aug. 8, entering a not guilty plea on assault, menacing and harassment charges. 

  • Williamstown proposes smoke-free ordinance

     

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    Following a presentation advocating for a smoke-free city, Williamstown City Council heard a first reading for a smoke-free ordinance that would eliminate smoking in every workplace and public place. 

  • Non-partisan races set for Nov. election

    A barrage of candidate filings days before the deadline will lead to a crowded ballot for the Nov. 6 general election.

    The filing deadline for non-partisan races, including races for mayor, city council and commission and school boards was at 4 p.m. Aug. 14.

    Many filed during the final hours of deadline day to create races in the majority of the races.

  • GC Farmers Market now selling produce

     

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    Williamstown resident Diane Crowder had her husband recently pull off when she saw green tomatoes for sale at the Grant County Farmers’ Market Williamstown location.