Farm Fresh closes plant in Leola
Leola's Farm Fresh Catfish Co. closed its doors last week on May 21, according to plant manager Devon Darnell.
United Way achieves $80,000 goal
Grant County United Way recently met its $80,000 goal, thanks to corporate, employee and individual donation to the non-profit organization, said president Steve Brown.
Jones receives volunteer award
Behind every community event or production, there's a crew of countless individuals who have given their time, effort and a lot of patience. They don't do it for recognition. They don't do it for honor. They certainly don't do it for the money, as often it may cost them money from their own pocket in addition to hours of labor and mental anguish. Without these people, these events wouldn't happen. Someone had to develop a plan, publicize the event, work countless hours tying up loose ends and spend even more hours worrying over details. In Grant County, more often than not, that person is Kevin Jones, Grant County Extension Agent.
Jail operating at near capacity, officials note
Although the number of available bed spaces at the Sheridan Detention Center has been dwindling, officials said there are no plans for another jail expansion in the near future.
Notable natives: Murder, mayhem in Grant County
When people think of murder and other felonious crimes they often conjure up thoughts of the rough and tumble days of the Dalton Gang, Jesse James, Bonnie and Clyde, "Baby Face" Nelson and notorious others who have made their way into the history pages. However, Grant County has had an equally colorful, if not violent, past.
Nall updates QC on storm damage reimbursements
After all the paperwork was submitted, Grant County reported $243,104.73 in ice storm-related damages to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, County Judge Kemp Nall noted at Monday night's Quorum Court meeting. The county has also submitted $38,911.09 in other eligible expenses to the state aid and federal assistance roads program.