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  • Sound the Alarm campaign promotes fire safety

     

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    Grant County is getting serious about fire safety with the Sound the Alarm campaign through the American Red Cross.

    Sound the Alarm is a nationwide initiative to provide smoke detectors to families in need that, in recent years, has become available to residents in Grant County.

  • Library hires new librarian for teen section

     

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    The Grant County Public Library is undergoing many renovations. One of the newest changes is the addition of a teen-specific section, and running this section is the newly-appointed Teen Services Coordinator Racheal Wodraska.

  • Dry Ridge Police hire new part-time officer

     

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    The city of Dry Ridge has increased its police force with the recent hire of new part-time police officer, Matthew Hicks.

  • Critt. Council takes second look at fire dpt. contract

     

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    The city of Crittenden is taking a second look at a contract with the Crittenden Volunteer Fire Department before signing it. 

  • Wtown raises water rates for Bullock Pen, Corinth

     

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    Williamstown City Council voted in favor of a 3-percent increase in the wholesale water rate for Bullock Pen and Corinth water districts during a June 3 meeting. 

  • KSP awaits DNA testing to confirm fatal fire ID

     

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    Kentucky State Police is now waiting on DNA evidence to confirm the identity of the victim who was found deceased in a Crittenden house that caught fire April 10. 

  • Williamstown Independent adds Gabbert, Barriere to ‘Wall of Fame’

     

  • Home prices increasing in seller’s market

     

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    Anyone looking to sell their house in Grant County won’t be waiting around long for a buyer. 

  • Grant County mother disappointed in GCHS graduation

     

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    A Grant County mother said she was disappointed promises to honor her deceased daughter made to her by Grant County Schools were not kept. 

  • Voter turnout low, but exceeds expectations; Nov slate set

     

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    Voter turnout locally and statewide for the May 21 primary election was low but higher than expected.

    With 658,979 ballots cast out of 3,421,796 registered voters, the statewide turnout was 19.26 percent.