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  • Smoke-free ordinance goes into effect Jan. 1

     

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    Smoking in public places and outdoor public areas in Williamstown will be prohibited starting Jan. 1 in accordance to an ordinance Williamstown City Council passed in September. 

  • 911 Board receives positive four-year audit

     

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    The Grant County E-911 Board received a positive audit of its financial records from Jan. 1, 2015 through Dec. 3, 2018. 

    With a $58,870.93 balance in January 2015, the board will leave the next four-year administration $306,994.36 in the bank.

  • GoFundMe set for ill-stricken DRFD firefighter

     

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    Dry Ridge Fire Department has started a fundraiser for fellow firefighter Todd Anderson following his Nov. 20 heart attack. 

  • Repairs on Delaney Rd. bridge begin
  • Corinth commission swears in members

     

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    The City of Corinth Commission met for their regular meeting on Dec. 10 at the City Building.  

  • Ludlow teen sentenced to five years in Crittenden shooting

     

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    A Ludlow teen received a five-year sentence in Grant County Circuit Court for his involvement in a March 2 shooting on US-25 in Crittenden. 

  • Former jail deputy pleads guilty on bribery charges

     

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    A former Grant County Detention Center deputy pleaded guilty to bribery and promoting contraband.

  • Grant Schools send fruit home with elem. students for break

     

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    Grant County’s school board members with several administrators, staff  and student volunteers prepared more than 1,600 individual gift bags of fruit for elementary students enrolled in Grant County schools. 

  • Long-time Mason postmaster Jewel Bruce dies at age 97

     

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    Jewel Bruce spent every working day for 42 years sorting mail and selling stamps as postmaster of the Mason Post Office.

    Jewel, who turned 97 on Oct. 14, died Dec. 17. She was the widow of Kelly Bruce and daughter of the late Everett Lee and Shirley Caldwell West.

  • Shop with a Cop gives Christmas to local children

     

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    Local law enforcement continued their aid Dec. 15 during the annual Shop with a Cop event at the Wal-Mart in Dry Ridge.