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Today's News

  • Clifton-Mercer to wed Dec. 31

    Bobby and Linda O’Neill of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer O’Neill Clifton to Scott Wayne Mercer, son of Larney and Barbara Mercer of Dry Ridge.

    The wedding is being planned for 2 p.m. on Dec. 31 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the church.

    The bride is a 1991 graduate of Grant County High School. She is employed by Bertram Eyecare.

    The groom is a 1985 graduate of Fleming County High School. He is employed by Meyer Tool.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Webster-Dade announce date

    Joe and Jackie Webster of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Jo Webster to Benjamin Andrew Dade, son of Chris and Maria Dade of Williamstown.

    The wedding is being planned for July 2011 and invitations will be sent.

    The bride is a 2009 graduate of Williamstown High School and also a student at Northern Kentucky University.

    The groom is a 2006 graduate of North Kingstown High School in Rhode Island. He is employed by Performance Pipe.

  • Crittenden company has grand re-opening ceremony

    Wolf Steel USA, a manufacturer of stoves and fireplaces in Crittenden, held their grand re-opening ceremonies Friday, Dec. 10, to celebrate the completion of their latest expansion project. The expansion consists of 69,000 square-feet that was added to the company’s existing 39,000 square-foot facility. It encompasses increased warehousing, distribution and manufacturing space.

  • Howe named loan officer

    Boston C. Howe, a Dry Ridge native, has been named a loan officer with Central Kentucky Ag Credit and will work with the Ag Credit lending team at the Lexington Branch.   
    He has a rich background in farming and livestock sales. He worked with S&B Cattle Co. at Bluegrass Stock Yards in Lexington prior to being named an Ag Credit Loan Officer.
    Howe grew up on the family farm in Grant County, which consists of 120 acres. The primary farm enterprise consists of a cow-calf operation and production of alfalfa hay for livestock consumption.  

  • Estate planning mistakes can be costly

    Having an effective estate plan is one of the most important things you can do for your family. The following are the five most important documents for estate planning.
    1. Will. A will simply provides instructions for distributing your assets to your family and other beneficiaries upon your death. Your attorney can customize its provisions to meet your needs. You appoint a personal representative (also known as an “executor”) to distribute your assets

  • Kellam has no regrets

     

  • Grant County girl chosen for Miss Teen America nationals

    Hayley Frances Leach, daughter of Tom and Rebecca Leach of Dry Ridge, has been selected to represent Kentucky as Miss Kentucky Junior Teen at the 2011 Miss Teen America Pageant, to be held in Nashville, Tenn. Jan. 13-16, 2011 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.
    Over $500,000 in scholarships and awards are given to young women between the ages of 12 and 19, who are active in their schools and communities and who strive to become positive role models to their peers.

  • 2010: What made the news?

     

    The year of 2010 was an eventful one in Grant County. Many news stories graced the front page of the Grant County News that will have a lasting effect on the community.This is a sample of the top stories of the year.

  • McDaniel is sworn in as coroner

    Robert McDaniel was sworn in as  Grant County coroner Dec. 14 at the Grant County Judicial Center in Williamstown.
    Judge Executive Darrell Link conducted the ceremony.
    McDaniel defeated incumbent Marylee Willoby in the November Election.

  • Juvenile arrested after pulling knife, biting man

    A 16-year-old juvenile was charged with assault fourth-degree and menacing after he bit a man.

    The incident occurred at 2:45 p.m. on Dec. 19 when Todd Cummins was leaving Dry Ridge Baptist Church and saw the juvenile attempting to get inside a vehicle parked at the church.