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Today's News

  • POLICE REPORTS

     

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    (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.)

  • Good stuff from the good stuff file

     

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    Sometimes you go to church and you hear the same stuff over and over.

  • Not every buzz threatens a sting

     

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  • It’s now our time to be the teachers

     

    Principal Brandy Feagan, Superintendent Misty Middleton, Board of Education, faculty, staff, parents, family, friends, and class of 2018, I appreciate the honor of speaking to you this evening. 

  • Happiness is the key to living life successfully

     

    Family and friends, members of the administration, distinguished guests, my fellow graduates. We are fortunate to be a part of such a timeless tradition as this. 

    Let me begin by expressing my gratitude to the administration for bestowing my fellow valedictorians and me with this high honor.

    As we gather on this splendid, spring evening, we commemorate our thirteen very short years of K-12. 

  • Life in Grant County

     

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    Hours of instruction, cutting, stitching, fittings and, sometimes, high anxiety go into the labor of love, that is teaching 4-H students and preparing them for sewing competitions.

  • Williamstown Splash Park opens June 15

     

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    A new, free splash park opens June 15 at 612 Water Works Road in Williamstown. 

  • Wtown proposes trash, sewer rate increases

     

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    Williamstown garbage and wastewater sewage customers may see a hike in their utility bills soon.

  • Fiscal Court passes salary adjustments 3-1, Wood votes no

     

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    Contentious discussion preceded a 3-1 passing vote to implement payroll changes for Grant County employees during a June 4 Grant County Fiscal Court meeting. 

  • Man drowns in Bullock Pen Lake

     

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    A Newport man died from an accidental drowning at Bullock Pen Lake on June 3. 

    Kentucky Fish and Wildlife spokesperson Mark Marraccini said the victim is 64-year-old Michael Huck. He said Huck was participating in a bass fishing tournament when he fell overboard and drowned.