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Today's News

  • Age is a question of mind over matter...

    Recently I turned 27, so I thought maybe I needed to go to the eye doctor as I started to notice my vision was slipping. I always thought of myself as fortunate when it came to the matter of glasses because everyone has them.

  • Houseplants move indoors

    Fall has arrived with two threats of frost so far (but none that materialized for the farm.) Frost is inevitable, of course, it happens every year so let’s get organized for the return of our tropical to the not-so-great indoors.

  • TURNING BACK THE CLOCK

     

    15 Years

  • Pastor Appreciation Month

    This month is set aside in the Christian world as Pastor Appreciation Month. From my experience as a pastor, I want to encourage you to consider what most pastors desire when it comes to the people of the church.  Take the opportunity this month to show your appreciation to your pastor, but think through what he desires. From my experience, pastors certainly enjoy gifts, money, cards etc…. but pastors that I know desire something a little less obvious.  There are four things you can do to show appreciation to your pastor.

  • CHURCH NOTES

    Christ Community
    • Mike and Ginger Behnker and daughters, missionaries to Nepal, visited last week.
    • Youth Service 6 p.m. on Saturday nights. Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.
    • On Sunday evenings, time is spent sharing and praying for the needs of the community. Wednesdays at 7 p.m., features Bible fellowship and kids church for an hour.

    Corinth Baptist
    • Oct. 24 - Team Kid from 5 to 8 p.m.

  • POLICE REPORTS Oct. 18

    (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.)

  • GCHS, WHS KNOCKED OUT OF DISTRICTS

    Lady Braves, Lady Demons look to next seasonBoth the Williamstown Lady Demons and the Grant County Lady Braves volleyball teams ended their seasons on Oct. 9 in the 32nd District Tournament held at Grant County High School.
    Grant County faced the undefeated Simon Kenton Lady Pioneers, losing the game in three sets 25-9, 25-8, and 25-12.
    Williamstown met rival Walton-Verona, losing 25-13, 25-8, and 25-15.
    Both teams are proud of their accomplishments this season and look forward to improving next year.

  • Woody visits Grant County
  • FOOTBALL FALLOUT

    A third and fourth grade Grant County Youth Football team will not be finishing their season or playing in this year’s playoffs.
    The team, the Blue Mighty Pros, have been suspended from the league for the remainder of the season, causing a firestorm of emotions from parents, boosters and league officials.
    The controversy started last fall when Craig Ruber, coach of the Blue Mighty Pros, gave some of his players a Walton-Verona jersey and told them to urinate on it.

  • Chestnut weevil thwarts this year’s harvest

    Do you have the worms in your chestnuts well, I am afraid I am in the same boat. We have chestnut weevils. I love our nut grove for a multitude of reasons. It shelters our meat chickens that are ranging freely in its shade. The sheep graze and even munch on fallen nut meat. In other areas, we collect pecans and Chinese chestnuts among other offerings. The pecans are clean as a whistle this year but the chestnuts are a bust.  
    In the first half of the 20th century, the American chestnut tree,