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  • Fueling the Mind kicks off June 4

     

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    Grant County Public Library and Grant County Schools Food Service set their annual Fueling the Mind for June 4 through July 27, bringing food for eating and food for thought to Grant County children. 

  • Corinth Water District is no longer under a boil water advisory

    The Grant County News was just notified Corinth Water District is no longer under a boil water advisory as of today, May 30. Bottled water is still available at the Corinth city building for pick-up.

  • Local Boy Scouts troop shatters Eagle rank statistics

     

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    Six members from local Boy Scouts Troop 712 have achieved or will achieve Eagle rank by the end of 2018, surpassing a national statistic while dedicating their time to their community and bettering themselves. 

  • Jump excited to win circuit clerk’s race

     

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    The Grant County circuit court clerk race was decided by Democratic voters May 22 during the primary election, electing veteran deputy clerk Wray Jean Jump.

    Former Grant County Circuit Court Clerk Shirley Wilson lost the election to Jump 1,419 votes to 491 votes. 

  • Bates II hopes for smooth transition to county attorney

     

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    Republican voters went with a different choice for county attorney this primary, electing challenger Stephen Bates II over incumbent Joe Taylor. 

  • Webster plans to assess detention center, set priorities

     

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    Republican voters overwhelmingly chose Mike Webster over incumbent Chris Hankins on May 22 to be the next jailer of the Grant County Detention Center.

  • U.S. 25 yard sale set for June 7-9

     

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    The annual US 25 yard sale is set for June 7-9, spanning hundreds of miles through Tennessee and Kentucky. 

  • Corinth water leak fixed

    A leak that left thousands without water for several days was found and fixed May 23-24. 

    After major rains forced a water main to break off KY-36 between Moon and Dunn Mazie roads, Corinth water district manager Billy Hill said crews were able to locate and fix the leak that lost about 4.2 million gallons of water, but the extra water lost will cost the district. 

  • ‘Dismal’ voter turnout hits 21 percent in Grant County

     

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    Voter turnout for the May 22 primary election was at 21.32 percent, dipping even lower than the last county-wide primary election in 2014. 

    In May 2014, voter turnout was 24.68 percent, still less than one-fourth of registered voters.

  • Three arrested in meth investigation

     

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    Law enforcement made three arrests in a drug investigation May 15-16 in Dry Ridge.