Several new trees were planted in the Grant City Park last Wednesday, October 7. The Grant Tree Advisory Board and horticulture class came together for the tree board’s second annual fall tree planting project. Students split into teams which each planted two or three trees. In total, there were eight new trees planted. Pictured above (front row, l-r): Horticulture students Dillon Overstreet, Meredith Gloy, Patricia Loy and Irvin Reyes. Back row: Horticulture teacher Doub Babbit, City Superintendent Ed Dunn, students Isaiah Hatcher, Eli Busick, Hunter Garner, Hayden Foster, Chase Johnson, and tree board members Shari Friedel and Kris Long.
Jones tore down the original house that stood on the property with the help of family. They made sure to save as much wood from Flossie’s house as possible to repurpose in the new home. She started working on Flossie’s Makeover around three years ago.
Lisa Jones of Grant has spent three years renovating a small house to rent on Airbnb, which she now calls Flossie’s Makeover.
Perkins County Schools and Chase County Schools in Imperial both find themselves dealing with positive cases of COVID among the student body.
Since June, the Scoular grain receiving and storage site nine miles north of Grant has been a beehive of activity, especially in the last several months.
Archie Silvrants has completed yet another carving to add to his collection after putting many months of work into the project.