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Today's News

  • For the Record 7-22-10

    Civil Suits

    May 7:

    Barbara Ann Cray vs. Roger Cray, petition for dissolution of marriage

    May 10:

    Green Tree Servicing, LLC vs. Timothy W. Brock, Lisa J. Brock, First Union Home Equity Bank and Beneficial Kentucky, Inc., default of payment on note

    Capital Alliance Financial, LLC vs. Laura Chaney, default of payment on note

  • Courtney explores agriculture career at MSU ag institute

    Nicole Courtney, of Dry Ridge, was chosen,  along with 42 other high school students selected from around the state, to attend the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL), sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau.

    The five-day summer leadership conference was held at Murray State University June 13-17, while another group of students attended an identical IFAL conference June 20-24 at the University of Kentucky. IFAL is designed to expose high school students to college life while helping them explore the different fields of study for careers in agriculture.

  • Kentucky Changers nail down bonds in Grant County

    The teenager from Barboursville found it last week when he came to Grant County with the Kentucky Changers.

    The days were hot. The hours were long. The teens got sweaty and dirty, but didn’t seem to mind, nor complain.

    “I just wanted to help,” Stargel said, taking a rest break from the hot job of pouring concrete in 90-degree temperatures.

    Stargel and other teens from across the state worked in groups completing home improvement projects for families in need.

  • Teens put in sweat equity to make a difference

    Stuck in a home environment that was less than desirable, Jasmine Gentry needed an escape.

    Kentucky Changers provided that escape and a whole lot more for the Union teen.

    An agency of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, Kentucky Changers is a Christ-centered traveling summer mission for youth, grades 7 – 12, who provide external home repair to elderly, disabled or low income homeowners.

  • Circuit Court clerk attends Clerks Summer College

    Grant County Circuit Court Clerk Shirley Wilson participated in the 2010 Circuit Court Clerks Summer College held June 15-17 in Lexington. The Administrative Office of the Courts hosted the college, which offered nine hours of continuing education credit.

  • Burgess family holds reunion

    The family of the late James E. Burgess will hold their reunion at 1 p.m. July 18 at the Meadow View Community Center, Dry Ridge. Everyone should bring a covered dish.

  • Grant County Schools encourage early enrollment

    Any new student (kindergarten – grade 12) planning to attend Grant County Schools during the 2010-2011 school year is encouraged to complete enrollment paperwork at the Grant County Schools Welcome Center. You must register by calling the center, at 859-428-5499, to schedule an appointment.

  • Godsey recognized by U.S. Achievement Academy

    Taylor Allen Ray Godsey, of Crittenden, has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence for his achievements in speech and drama and being on the honor roll at Grant County High School. Godsey was nominated for this honor by Ryan Ray, his teacher.

    Godsey is a 2010 graduate of Grant County High School, where he served on the homecoming court, and will be attending Northern Kentucky in the fall. He is employed at Watson’s Pools and Spa in Florence.

  • County provides weather radios

    A federal FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant recently was awarded to Grant and Pendleton counties and the City of Williamstown that will provide weather radios for every household in the county.

    Grant County Emergency Management, in conjunction with the local fire departments, will be responsible for distributing the radios to the public.

    Residents can pick up their radios from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 17 and from noon to 5 p.m. July 18 at the following locations based on postal zip codes:

    • Corinth (41010) - Corinth Fire Department

  • Clark graduates Notre Dame

    Barry Clark, son of Dr. Steve and Dr. Mary Clark of Louisville, graduated with honors on May 16 from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering. He received a University Fellowship at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio and will attend graduate school there in the field of robotics.

    Clark is the grandson of Ethel Clemons of Dry Ridge and the late Tom Clemons and the nephew of Tom and Cheryl Clemons of Dry Ridge, Jeff and Katie Clemons of Williamstown and Tony and Teresa Howe of Crittenden.