Today's News

  • Church Notes 11.3.11

    Christ Community
    • Nov. 6 -  Pastor John Lear will be here for both services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.  This will be a one-day revival. There will special healing services.

    Corinth Christian
    • Paul says in his first letter to the Christians at Corinth, that we are God’s fellow workers, we are God’s field, and that we are God’s building. All good structures start with a good foundation. We must have our lives structured on the firm foundation of God’s word.

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  • Cross Country teams vie for regional championship Nov. 5

    It all leads to one race.

    The Class 3A regional  cross country race will be held on Grant County High School’s home course at Sherman Elementary, Nov. 5.

    Coach Marlon Kinsey is working on the boys and girls teams on the two-mile stretch of the 3.1-mile course, a stretch that can be a challenge for the teams chances to qualify for the state meet Nov. 12 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

  • Gold Midgets win first Super Bowl

    For the first time in Grant County Youth Football history, the Gold Midgets team won the Super Bowl, defeating Walton-Verona 19-12, Oct. 29 at Grant County Middle School.

    First-year head coach Josh Rhodes was ecstatic.

    “I was extremely excited,” he said. “The kids put in a lot of hard work and it was just beyond words.”

    Rhodes said there was some motivation to win this game, being a graduate of Walton-Verona High School. He has been coaching for the past four years as an assistant.

  • I-75 crash injures seven; two seriously

    By Mike Boyer, Kentucky Enquirer

    Seven people were injured - two seriously - in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 Sunday afternoon about 2:30 which closed the northbound late in Kenton County for more than two hours.

    Kenton County Police said a 12-year-old boy in a Chevrolet Blazer driven by Beverly Bates, 40, of Dry Ridge, was flown to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital with multiple injuries. Police said he wasn’t wearing a seat belt.

  • Library to host David Giffels Nov. 5 at GCHS

    David Giffels of Akron, Ohio thought he was a handyman, but when he attempted to rehab a Tudor mansion, he learned a lot mostly about himself.

    “The greatest lesson I learned from this adventure was that I wasn’t nearly as capable as I thought I was,” Giffels said in a phone inteview last week.

    Giffels, author of “All The Way Home,” will be in Grant County at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Grant County High School auditorium for a book discussion and a book signing session.

  • 4-H to host car show

    The Grant County Extension office will host a car show at 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 12. at the extension office, 105 Baton Rouge Rd, Williamstown. Vehicle arrival time for registration is from 8 to 10 a.m.

    Donations are appreciated.

    There will be a $20 entry fee for exhibitors, including motorcycles, cars, trucks, classic cars and trucks.
    Special dash plaques will be given to the first 50 entries

    Trophies will be awarded to Best Truck, Best Muscle Car, Best Paine, Best Interior, Best Motor, Best Bike, and more.

  • Holiday help available

    The Grant County Holiday Assistance Programs in collaboration with the Family Resource Youth Services Centers and Grant County Community Service Program would like to share the following information:

    Each year Grant County residents receive holiday assistance for children from generous donations from the community.

    This year registration will be at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 5 at the Grant County Courthouse  in the Community Service Office for families wishing to receive assistance.

  • Veterans Day ceremony planned

    Grant County veterans will be honored during a ceremony at 11 a.m. on 11-11-11 at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North on Eibeck Lane in Williamstown.

    The program will feature the posting of the colors by the Grant County High School Junior ROTC and songs by students from Williamstown High School.

    The guest speaker will be LTC James G. Simpson of Dry Ridge with invocation by Howard Chipman, a Vietnam veteran.

    Part of the ceremony will include placing wreaths by the Daughters of the American Revolution.

  • Six statewide races featured on Nov. 8 ballot

    While there are no contested local races in the Nov. 8 general election, Grant County voters will have a chance to help decide six statewide races.

    The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for all Grant County precincts.

    The lack of local candidates may have be a factor in low voter turnout in the May primary races.

    In Grant County, only 1,003 registered voters or 6.4 percent participated in the primary.

    Secretary of State Elaine Walker said she anticipates statewide turnout to be less than 30 percent for the general election.