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Today's News

  • Jail closes canteen after audit

    A recent state audit found accounting records for the canteen fund at the Grant County Detention Center were “not accurate and complete.”

    The Grant County Detention Center Canteen opened Feb. 25, 2011, nearly three months after Jailer Terry Peeples took office.

    The goal of the store, where inmates could purchase everything from Slush Puppy drinks and snacks to toiletries and 15-inch digital TVs, was as a motivational tool for inmates to behave themselves, Peeples said when the canteen opened.

  • END OF THE SEASON:
  • Dividing plants improves health, bloom


    We have all asked the question “why hasn’t my plant bloomed?” Sometimes the answer is as simple as not enough sunlight, not old enough, not cold enough or hot enough, etc.  In fact it could be as simple as a little digging and dividing for some renewed blooming attitude.

  • TURNING BACK THE CLOCK

    July 24, 1997
    At a recent convention of the Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky. Dennis Stanley, of Hamilton Funeral Home in Verona and Elliston Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown was selected to serve as the Sergeant-at-Arms at the Hyatt Regency and Commonwealth Convention Center in Louisville.

  • ANOTHER PLACE IN TIME 7-26-12

    Welcome to a new Another Place In Time photo. Do you know any of the people featured in the photo?
    If so, call in your guesses to the Grant County News at 859-824-3343 or e-mail to gcneditorial@grantky.com. See next week’s News for their identity.

    If you’ve got an old photo, you’d like to see featured in the News, bring it to the News office. Photos can be scanned and returned in the same visit.

  • The story of a house

  • CHURCH NOTES 7-26-12

    Antioch Church of Christ
    • July 30 – Aug. 1 – Revival with evangelist Scotty Simpson at 7 p.m. at the church in Corinth. Special music each night.
    • Minister - Gene Kearns; song leader - Kay Frost and pianist - Gary Steurer.

    Christ Community
    • July 22 - ‘Super Sunday’ as God showed up ‘big time’. W
    • Sunday School at 10 a.m.
    • Sunday morning services at 11 a.m. For more information, call 859-824-1824.

    Corinth Christian

  • FOR THE RECORD

        Civil Suits
    May 15:
    Terry Lynn Sanders vs. Danny Gene Sanders, petition or dissolution of marriage
    Discover Bank vs. Gregory A Evans, default of payment on credit agreement
    Grant County Deposit Bank vs. Edward Clemons, Sharon Clemons, Forcht Bancorp, Inc., Williams Smith, Marcia Smith and Grant County, Kentucky Served: Joe Taylor, Grant County Attorney, default of payment on note
    Bank of America vs. Gigi I. Cummins, SEMC Federal Credit Union and Richard David Schreck, default of payment on note

  • POLICE REPORTS-July 26

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)

    Grant County Sheriff's Department

  • DATES TO REMEMBER:

    The GCMS schedule pickup dates and open enrollment
    Any parent or legal guardian that needs to enroll their child can come to Grant County Middle School from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. between July 24 through Aug. 13.  Pick-up and enrollment on July 26 and July 31 will be until 7 p.m. On July 27, secretaries will be in the office from 1 to 3:30 p.m. due to a morning meeting.