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Today's News

  • GCHS boys soccer tryout dates set

    The Grant County High School junior varsity and boys varsity  soccer tryouts will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on July 19 and July 20 at the GCHS soccer field.

    Boys ninth grade and older are eligible for varsity, while boys in grades seventh through 11th are eligible for JV.

    Appropriate shin guards and cleats are required, as well as a completed KHSAA Sports Physical Form.

    For more information, call Dave Schmitt at 859-391-3214.

  • Willoughbys celebrate 25 years

    Johnny and Sherry Willoughby will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with an open house from 3 to 5 p.m.  June 27 at their home located at 8090 Warsaw Rd., Dry Ridge.

    The couple has four children, Lavanda, Michelle, Malcohm and Cally.

    Your presence and best wishes will be greatly appreciated.

  • Clerk’s office receives grant to preserve records

    Grant County Clerk Leatha Conrad has received a $21,642 grant from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) to preserve and manage local government records. KDLA is an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The funds will be used to security microfilm permanent records.

  • Spenneberg celebrates 80th

    In observance of Geneva Skirvin Spenneberg’s 80th birthday, a celebration will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 26 at the Dry Ridge Baptist Church.

    The party is being given by her family. All family and friends are invited to attend.

    Her birthday is on July 5.

  • Melton is 2010 Biggest Winner in fitness challenge

    Motivation was the key for Brian Melton.

    The Dry Ridge resident recently took the title of Biggest Winner in the four-week nutrition and fitness challenge sponsored by Fitness For Life Around Grant County (FFLAG), Northern Kentucky Health Department and Grant County Extension Service.

  • Burgan completes time at Cumberlands

    Michael Burgan, a 2006 graduate of Grant County High School, has completed his four years of eligibility at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg. Burgan, who signed with the school in the spring of 2006, plans to graduate from Cumberlands in the spring of 2011, with a double major in business administration and sports science and exercise.

  • SPECIAL ATHLETES
  • Williamstown announces honor roll for juniors, seniors

    A HONOR ROLL – fourth nine weeks

    June 2010

    Sixth grade

    McKenna Brewer

    Andrew Davis

    Olivia Dezarn

    Chasity Evans

    Megan Garrison

    Cassidy Hess

    Avery March

    Carly Middleton

    Rachel Montgomery

    Savanna Moss

    Hannah Scroggins

    Samantha Souder

    Seventh grade

    Jacelyn Adams

    Christopher Albers

    Allyson Burton

    Derek Cummins

    Savanna Grissett

    Lauren Harmon

    Emily Garrison

    Brooklyn Wainscott

  • Athas celebrate 50th anniversary

    Robert and Judy Atha celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 3.

    The Atha’s were married by the Rev. Robert Morris at his home in Grant County.

    They have three children, Larry Gayle of Georgetown, Gregory Lee of Dry Ridge and Allyson Stepp of Bromley. The couple has five grandchildren, two great grandchildren and three step grandchildren.

    Robert is retired from Roadway Express and his wife, Judy, is a homemaker.

  • Grant man nabbed in Anderson heist

    It took all of two minutes for a pair of deputies with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office to nab a Grant County man accused of robbing a Town & Country Bank branch June 15 in Lawrenceburg.

    Sgt. Greg Boblitt said he received a dispatch at 2:55 p.m., telling him that the branch at the intersection of US 127 Bypass and Highway 62 had been robbed.

    By 2:57, he and Deputy Brian Boggs had Jason W. Artip of Stewartville Road, Williamstown, under arrest and charged with second-degree robbery.