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  • Grant voters choose primary winners

     

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    The slate is set for the November general election after results rolled in from the May 22 primary.

    Three local offices also were decided, including two incumbents failing to be re-elected by voters.

    Republican candidate Mike Webster handily defeated incumbent Chris Hankins for the jailer’s seat by 1,016 votes.

  • Parks and recreation, library plan summer programs

     

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    As the temperatures rise, Grant County Parks and Recreation has several programs planned for children to keep them occupied during the longer days. 

  • Saylor named FFLAG’s ‘Biggest Winner’

     

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    Grant County resident J.O. Saylor said losing weight and adapting his lifestyle wasn’t hard, leading him to win this year’s Fitness for Life Around Grant County’s Biggest Winner challenge. 

  • Hepatitis A case reported in Grant County

     

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    One case of Hepatitis A has been reported in Grant County, according to the Kentucky Department of Public Health (KDPH). 

  • Blessing Boxes to help feed hungry

     

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    Manna Food Mission founder Shirley Bowling kept her promise to bring Blessing Boxes to Grant County through Clover Mission Baptist Church in an effort to feed Grant County’s hungriest residents. 

  • Ex-Grant Schools staff member ‘improperly terminated’

    A Kentucky Department of Education hearing officer determined May 11 a fired Grant County School Board employee was improperly terminated, according to court documents. 

  • Fiscal Court hears first reading of budget

     

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    Grant County Fiscal Court heard a first reading of the budget after more heated discussion between the magistrates and Judge-Executive Steve Wood concerning pay raises for county employees May 10.

  • Will. Council chooses bid for Humes Ridge project

     

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    Williamstown City Council unanimously chose Tilton Excavating LLC to complete a force main project on Humes Ridge Road during a meeting May 7. 

  • GCHS senior awarded scholarship in memory of father

     

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    The American Traffic Safety Services Foundation awarded a $4,000 scholarship to a Grant County High School senior as part of their Roadway Worker Memorial Scholarship on May 3. 

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