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Today's News

  • Spotlight On: Grant County Extension Homemakers

    Name: Barbara Faulkner of Dry Ridge
     

    Club: Dry Ridge Homemakers
     

    Hobbies: Piecing quilt tops and restoring old trunks

    Years involved in homemakers: Approximately 23 years
     

    What do you get out of being a member of homemakers: Fellowship and you keep learning!
     

    What is the best lesson you’d pass onto other homemakers: Sewing
     

  • Action needed to address RX drug problem

    State and local action needed to address prescription drug problem
    It would be difficult to find a local elected official in Kentucky who doesn’t recognize prescription drug abuse as a major problem in his or her own community. The facts are staggering. According to the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy:

  • Dave Owen wants no thanks, but deserves it anyway

    For more than 30 years, no matter the time of day or the weather conditions, if people in Crittenden, needed help, Dave Owen was there.

    Owen served as the volunteer fire chief of Crittenden and spent many nights, weekends and holidays helping people, either by fighting a fire in their home or business or rendering first aid as a first emergency responder.

    He wasn’t paid but gave of his time because he wanted to help his community. He wanted to give back.

    After 30 years of service, Owen stepped down as Crittenden’s fire chief recently.

  • Dave Owen wants no thanks, but deserves it anyway

    For more than 30 years, no matter the time of day or the weather conditions, if people in Crittenden, needed help, Dave Owen was there.

    Owen served as the volunteer fire chief of Crittenden and spent many nights, weekends and holidays helping people, either by fighting a fire in their home or business or rendering first aid as a first emergency responder.

    He wasn’t paid but gave of his time because he wanted to help his community. He wanted to give back.

    After 30 years of service, Owen stepped down as Crittenden’s fire chief recently.

  • Celebrate, remember, fight back

    Whew! It’s been a busy year. First, the Grant County Relay For Life wrapped up on May 21 followed closely by end of school activities and graduation on May 27.

    I’m still trying to get my second wind from the relay.

    What an awesome night! The weather was picture perfect. It was one of the nicest Friday nights we’ve seen in a long time. Not too hot, not too cool, just right.

  • Vacation Bible School

    • Corinth Baptist - from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 20-24
     

    • God’s Community -  for ages 2and up; from 6 to 8 p.m. June 22-June 24. Meals will be provided nightly! There will be a program at 11:30 a.m. June 25 and a meal at Webb Park following the program.
     

    • Grant County Church of Christ - from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 12-15 for age 3 through adults.
     

  • Church Notes: June 2, 2011

    Christ Community AOG
     • Rhonda’s text Sunday morning was “Fight a Good Fight!” Veterans have fought and bled for the freedoms all enjoy and Jesus Christ paid for our eternal freedom with His precious blood.
    • Stepping into Freedom - or people in any addictive situation, have started at the church at 6 p.m. on Mondays. Anyone is invited to visit and see if this is something that you or a family member or friend might need.

    Corinth Christian

  • Montecalvo finds his calling with youth

    Micah Montecalvo knows that God is a part of everyone’s life and that God helped change his life at a young age.

    Montecalvo grew up in Springdale, Ohio a Cincinnati suburb and during his youth, Montecalvo said he hung around the wrong group of friends.

  • CORRECTION:

    Connor Williams works on a Native American project in Mrs. Lyle’s first grade class at Dry Ridge Elementary.

    This photo appeared in the May 26 issue of the News but Williams was incorrectly identified. The  News apologizes for the error.

  • Jaconette GCMS Incredible Inca student of the week

    Conrad Jaconette
    Conrad Jaconette has been selected as the GCMS eighth grade Incredible Inca student of the week. His work ethic, leadership and positive outlook earned him this honor. He strives for excellence in all that he attempts because he desires excellence.