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Editorials

  • Bring back Senior Bash!

    We want Senior Bash back! There is not a whole of things recreatio-wise in Grant County. 

    The county fair and school sports are most likely the main events of the year for citizens under 50. Senior Bash was probably the main event for citizens 50 and over. Senior citizens really looked forward to this event every year. It was a big social event.

  • A WORD FROM OUR READERS...

    There is a liberal movement today to erase Americas’ history starting with the removal of Confederate statues. 

    No wonder. 

    Every single Confederate was a Democrat and the overwhelming majority of liberals are Democrat. 

  • A WORD FROM OUR READERS...

     

  • Words, words... yes, words

     

    Words, words, words.  We hear them everyday.

  • HIV threat in Northern Kentucky real, but one we can better understand through testing

    Here are a few facts that we know:

    Northern Kentucky has the third highest number of individuals infected with HIV in the state, with about 30-35 new cases each year. 

  • Boat renewals require valid Hull Identification Numbers

    As your county clerk, I am trying to spread the message out about invalid Hull Identification Numbers (HIN) for boats and/or watercraft throughout our county.

  • New health department district office allows for future of efficiency, collaboration

    Recently, the Northern Kentucky Health Department joined with Board of Health members, elected officials and other partner organizations to celebrate the ground breaking for our new district office on the campus of the Florence Government Center.

    Obviously, those involved in the years of research and planning leading up to the May 19 event were excited for construction to get underway, as are the more than 90 health department employees who will work from the new facility when it’s completed next winter.

  • Pet Journal: Attention seeking behavior

    Attention seeking behavior is one of the most frustrating and confounding behaviors experienced by dog owners. It can take many forms. Most common are jumping and nipping. However, there are many other behaviors designed to seek attention, including vocalizing, destructive chewing, and stealing.
    Dogs are pack animals. As such, it is natural for them to seek both companionship and contact.

  • Pavers are good way to honor loved ones

    Many of us are proud of our family members who have served in the military and now there’s a good way to honor their service and do something good in the community.
    Storme Vanover, a local veteran, and members of the American Legion Post 137 in Williamstown are selling brick pavers to fund a monument to the five local men who died serving in Vietnam.
    Their goal is to raise money for a memorial to be constructed at the legion hall on U.S. 25 in Williamstown.
    Members of the post will be selling memorial pavers for $50 during the month of June.

  • 2014 Kiwanis Auction in full swing

      The 2014 Kiwanis Charity Auction is just over four months away with the dates now being announced as Friday, Jan. 31 and Saturday Feb. 1.  The Kiwanis Auction committee is already in action with preliminary efforts to make it an entertaining event.
       The UK basketball game is at 1 p.m. so there won’t be any Auction vs. UK basketball rivalry like last year’s very exciting game.  Keep your UK basketball guests in the warmth of your hospitable home by planning a UK and Auction party.