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  • Senior Bash set for Sept. 20 at fairgrounds

     

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    Senior Bash will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20 at a new location — Northern Kentucky Fairgrounds in Williamstown. 

  • Morgan receives runner-up AARP community service award

     

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    Diana Morgan was chosen as runner-up for the 2018 AARP Kentucky Andrus Award for Community Service.

    Morgan was recognized for her volunteer work as a hospice volunteer with Bluegrass Care Navigators’ 11th Hour Program and the American Red Cross.

  • American Pickers to film in Kentucky

     

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    Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Kentucky! They plan to film episodes of the hitseries American Pickers throughout the state in October of 2018!

    American Pickers is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History.

  • Chunkin’ Pumpkin fun run coming Sept. 22

     

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    Country Pumpkins in Dry Ridge is adding a new event for their farm of fun.

    The first-ever Chunkin’ Pumpkin 5K Fun Run will be held at 9 a.m. Sept. 22 at the farm located on Sherman-Mt. Zion Road.

  • Library to host job fair Sept. 19

     

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    Anyone looking for a job may find a break during a job fair Grant County Public Library is hosting from 1-5 p.m. Sept. 19. 

  • Ending Well: Exploring, empowering, embracing a family conversation planned for Oct. 9

     

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    Ending Well, a free seminar exploring, empowering and embracing a plan for your end of life wishes will be held from 6 to 7 p.m., Oct. 9 at the Grant County Extension office, 105 Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown.

  • Jail receives state, county inspection reports

    The Grant County Detention Center showed progress by reducing the number of overcrowded dorms from eight to two, according to a report the Kentucky Department of Corrections Division of Local Facilities released in August. 

    The DOC found eight dormitories in the jail were overcrowded during a January inspection, and the recent follow-up showed only two were overcrowded by two inmates each. 

  • First Farm to Table event highlights Ky. Proud

     

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    Weather couldn’t stop the Grant County community from coming together Sept. 7 to break bread, donate to the Spears Foundation and mingle during the first Farm to Table dinner. 

  • Grant man gets 14 years on child porn charges

     

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    A Grant County resident was sentenced Sept. 6 to 14 years in federal prison by United States District Judge David Bunning for distributing and possessing child pornography.

  • Expanding the library

    Construction continues at the Grant County Public Library with a projected end-date in mid-February, according to director Susan Nimersheim. 

    Weather delays pushed the expected completion date back a month, but Nimersheim is hopeful the public will remain patient as the worst of the construction interferences come to pass.