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Today's News

  • Wainscott completes basic training

    Natalie Carol Wainscott, of Crittenden, recently completed U.S. Air Force basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. She is now in Pensacola, Fla. at the Naval Base Station.

    Wainscott is the daughter of Nancy C. Lewis Wainscott and the late Thomas E. Wainscott. Her grandparents are Robert E. Lewis and the late Dorothy Mae Robinson Lewis.

    She is a graduate of Simon Kenton High School and worked at Federal Express in Mt. Zion before she joined the Air Force.

     

  • St. E. offers stroke screening

    The St. Elizabeth CardioVascular Mobile Health Unit will be offering stroke and cardiovascular screenings in June. Special pricing of $75 for all three main screenings, including peripheral arterial disease, carotid artery and abdominal aortic aneurysm are offered.

    An EKG screening is available for $35 or $110 for all four screenings. Locally, the screening will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 12 at St. Elizabeth-Grant County. To make an appointment, call 859-301-9355.

  • Dry Ridge High School holds alumni banquet

    The Dry Ridge High School Alumni Banquet was held at the Dry Ridge Christian Church Fellowship Hall on April 28, 2012. This was the 65th meeting of the group, with 39 guests and graduates present.

    The class of 1952 was honored and had six members present. The class was represented by Cabin E. Thomas. All graduates were introduced and gave a short history of their days at Dry Ridge High School.

  • Free cancer screening June 9

    Melanoma Know More and St. Elizabeth Healthcare have teamed up to offer a free skin cancer screening from 10 a.m.- noon on June 9 at the St. Elizabeth Hospital in Grant County.

    Melanoma Know More strives to reduce the impact of melanoma through awareness, education, support of medical research and assistance to people affected by melanoma.

    Knowing more about melanoma, your skin, prevention and early detection can make a major impact should you be detected with a melanoma.
    For more information, call 859-301-7276.

  • Girl Scouts host “It’s A Girl’s Life” on July 2 at library

    Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road Council, in collaboration with the Grant County Library will host the free “It’s a Girl’s Life” program beginning at 1 p.m. on July 2 at the Grant County Public Library.

    The program is open to all girls in the Grant County area that will be in grades K-5 in the fall of 2012.  “It’s a Girl’s Life” will run from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on July 2, July 9, July 16 and July 23.

  • Red Cross
  • PERSONALLY SPEAKING

    One of those multiple addressed emails came to me recently that stated how bad Obama was for giving bridge jobs to the Chinese and how it was yet another of his attempts at messing up American lives like his Iraq and Afghan wars.

  • Relay brings hope for a cure

    Despite more than $220,000 in proposed cuts, Jailer Terry Peeples is optimistic he will survive the 2012-13 budget for the Grant County Detention Center.
    The budget, which the fiscal court will vote on a second reading of during its June 4 meeting, includes proposed expenditures totaling $3.98 million while the anticipated revenues equal $3.63 million, according to numbers provided by the jail.

  • Jailer faces 'tough' budget

    Despite more than $220,000 in proposed cuts, Jailer Terry Peeples is optimistic he will survive the 2012-13 budget for the Grant County Detention Center.
    The budget, which the fiscal court will vote on a second reading of during its June 4 meeting, includes proposed expenditures totaling $3.98 million while the anticipated revenues equal $3.63 million, according to numbers provided by the jail.

  • Parks, quality of life top mayor's priority list

    Williamstown Mayor Rick Skinner may only be in the second year of his first term, but the list of accomplishments and projects is lengthy.
    From helping orchestrate a multi-million dollar tourist attraction to the county seat to upgrading the city’s parks system, Skinner has been busy.
    And that doesn’t even account for especially for the two local businesses he owns and operates — Skinner Furniture and Skinner’s Self-Storage.