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  • Link, Maddox face off in heated state rep race

     

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    With an open seat to represent the 61st district in Frankfort, Democrat Darrell Link and Republican Savannah Maddox face off in a contentious race. 

  • Fiscal Court splits overage bill for blacktop bid

     

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    The Grant County Fiscal Court paid half of a $10,762 overage cost after learning Bluegrass Paving, a company hired to resurface Bennett Road, went over their original bid amount. 

  • Republicans take majority in county voter registration for first time

     

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    The Republican Party now holds a majority in voter registration ahead of the Nov. 6 general election.  

    Four years ago, Democrats outnumbers Republicans by 2,297 voters. 

  • Free Thanksgiving meal registration ends Nov. 7

     

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    Williamstown Baptist Church is preparing to deliver a few hundred Thanksgiving meals to Grant County residents. 

  • Delaney, Blanchet bridge project delayed by state

     

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    A three-phase project on Blanchet and Delaney roads in southern Grant County has been delayed by the state to the dismay of residents, according to Judge-Executive Steve Wood.

  • Magisterial candidates share visions for county

     

  • I-75 pavement upgrades set to begin in Grant Co.

     

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    Revitalization work will continue on one of Kentucky’s most heavily traveled highways thanks to $10.9 million in funding from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), awarded to address resurfacing, drainage and base work on I-75 in Grant County.

  • Kells, Maines face off in GC sheriff’s race

     

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    Republican Brian Maines and Democrat Rick Kells will vie to become the next Grant County sheriff seat.

    Maines is the current chief deputy for the sheriff’s office and has been with GCSO for 13 years.

  • Dills, Threlkeld outline plans in judge-exec race

    After winning their respective primary elections, retired Republican Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills and Democrat attorney Brent Threlkeld face off in a Nov. 6 general election for county judge-executive. 

    While Dills points to his 30 years of public service experience as a strength in his election bid, Threlkeld said his career as a negotiator would be an asset for the county should he be elected. 

  • 109 Board approves contract with county employee

     

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    The Grant County Solid Waste Management District 109 Board voted in favor of entering into a contract with a county employee to rent equipment following public reservations made by Grant County Fiscal Court magistrates.