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  • Judge Wood: Meeting was ‘violation of law’

     

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    Rather than meeting with the Grant County Fiscal Court to hash out the budget details for an April 26 caucus, Grant County Judge-Executive Steve Wood wrote a memorandum deeming that caucus meeting “a direct violation of law.”

  • Library hosts first debate for state representative, judge-executive races

     

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    Grant County Public Library hosted its first political debate April 17-18 featuring the judge-executive and state representative candidates from each party. 

  • National Day of Prayer set for May 3

    Churches throughout Grant County will once again join together in unity for the annual National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3.

    “The day of prayer is a national event that reflects the historical reliance of our nation on the blessing of God,” said Norm Whitney, chair of the Grant County National Day of Prayer Committee. “We will have a large segment of people praying for the areas of influence in our nation and community.”

  • Fire damages Lemon Northcutt barn

     

  • Bruce’s Grocery revamps, still open for business

     

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    A year after revamping its services for customers, Bruce’s Grocery in Mason did another 180-degree change to get ahead of the competition, squashing the rumor that they’re closing after 82 years of business. 

  • Another jail employee files lawsuit against Wood

     

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    A second Grant County Detention Center employee has filed a lawsuit against Grant County Judge-Executive Steve Wood in the span of three weeks.

  • Off to the races: Derby Day festivities set for May 4-5

     

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    Grant County’s annual Derby Day celebrations are set for May 4-5 in Williamstown, including a parade, pageant, vendors and live music. 

  • Child Abuse Prevention ceremony brings message of hope

     

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    Dozens of school and community leaders and members gathered together for the annual Child Abuse Prevention Proclamation Ceremony on April 23 at Grant County High School. 

  • GCHS, WHS focus on school safety and unity

     

  • EMS funding solution at a standstill

    Grant County Judge-Executive Steve Wood told Williamstown City Council on April 17 the EMS request for proposal (RFP) the county had been working on was “null and void.”

    Wood alleged Grant County Attorney Joe Taylor had compromised the integrity of the RFP by meeting with Dry Ridge Mayor Jim Wells and city attorney Pete Whaley to discuss a first draft of the RFP for ambulance services.