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  • Registration now open for Grant County 5K Run/Walk

    The FFLAG (Fitness for Life Around Grant County) coalition wants local residents to start their Derby Day celebrations on May 5 with a brisk 5K run/walk through Williamstown.

    The eighth annual “Derby Dash 5K” starts at 8:30 a.m. on May 5 at the Williamstown Baptist Church and follows a 5K (3.1 mile) mostly flat scenic course through Williamstown in Grant County.

    A fun run for kids begins immediately following the race.

  • Chamber of Commerce tees up for annual golf scramble

    Feel like some friendly competition on the links?

    Know some fellow golfers of varying talent levels?

    The Grant County Chamber of Commerce is looking for a few good teams to round out its annual golf scramble at Eagle Creek Country Club.

    This year’s outing will begin at 8 a.m. May 11 and will include a meal and awards presentation.

    The scramble is open to anyone interested who can come up with a four-person team. Only one player may be an

    A player with a handicap between 0-12.

  • GC Special Olympics to host fundraiser

    The Grant County Special Olympics will be hosting a fundraiser at the Dry Ridge LaRosa’s on April 25 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    A portion of the bill will be donated back to the Grant County Special Olympics. Show your support for Grant County Special Olympics.

  • GCHS Baseball Boosters raising money for Freedom game

    The Grant County High School Baseball Boosters are selling vouchers to Grant County businesses and residents for a Florence Freedom game June 27.

    A Grant County businessperson will be asked to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the game. A group from Grant County High School will be singing the National Anthem before the game.

    Ticket vouchers are $10 each.

  • Hunter education classes offered in 2012

    The Northern Kentucky Hunter Education Association is offering a Hunter Education Course in the following Counties: Boone, Campbell, Kenton and Grant.

    All courses are free of charge and open to anyone 9 years of age and older. If you are planning to hunt in Kentucky or out of State a Hunter Education Course completion card (Orange Card) may be neeeded. Anyone born after Jan. 1, 1975 must carry a card while hunting in the state of Kentucky along with their Kentucky hunting license.

  • Lake Pollywog stocked for fishing

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has partnered with the city of Dry Ridge to provide a fishing opportunity at Lake Pollywog.

  • Hunt’s dream comes true

    Basketball has been a major part of Trevor Hunt’s life since he was 4-years-old.

    Now, he begins a new chapter of basketball in his life as he signed his national letter of intent, April 13, to play for Kentucky Christian University.

    “It means a lot to me,” Hunt said. “It means I fulfilled my dream.”

    Hunt, who averaged 18 points per game and seven rebounds last season for the Braves, will be trading in his gold and blue for red and black, which he supported with a red tie and red tennis shoes.

  • The Great Coverup of 2011

    In the continuing saga of my ongoing battle over household decor with my husband, this time it’s the back sliding glass door. But before I get in to that, let me back up to say that in the first 30 years or so of our marriage my husband rarely expressed an opinion about how to decorate the house except for one hard and fast rule, I could choose any color to paint the walls as long as it was antique or Navaho white. Other than that I had free reign and I love to reign. Then he retired and all of a sudden became Mr. HGTV Design Star DIY Guy. With opinions.

  • CHURCH NOTES 4.19.12

    Christ Community
    • The church is looking forward to the National Day of Prayer and also Derby Day with a float and bake sale.
    For more information, call 859-394-2586

    Corinth Baptist
    • Pastor Dennis Jackson
    • April 25 -  Senior Citizen dinner at Corinth Baptist at 11:30 a.m. This is a free lunch and fellowship provided to anyone in the community 55 and older.
    • June 18 – 22 - Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8:30 p.m.