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Today's News

  • Honoring a fallen officer

    Wreaths were placed on gravesites and salutes were given to three fallen Kentucky State Police troopers buried in the Dry Ridge Post area.

    The memorial on Wednesday, May 13, was in collaboration with National Police Memorial week.

    Post 6 troopers placed a wreath at the gravesites of Troopers Herbert C. Bush, Robert R. Miller and Joe Ward, Jr. who were all killed in the line of duty.

    There have been 25 troopers who have died in the line of duty since the agency’s inception in 1948.

  • Williamstown resident returns to service

    Kenny Ball is returning to familiar turf – helping wounded soldiers in Iraq or Afghanistan.

    Ball joined the Navy in 2000. He spent one tour in Iraq as a corpsman with an infantry battalion from January 2003 to June 2003.

    His was released in January 2007 in time for the birth of his son, Kelvin.

    He joined the National Guard as a reservist in February 2007 and knew there was a good possibility he’d be going back.

  • Goodrich named April YPA winner

     The Youth Performance Award winner for April is Ashley Goodrich, a senior at Grant County High School.

    Goodrich, 17, is the daughter of Kimberly and Jim Goodrich of Corinth.

  • Police Beat 5-28-09

     

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

    Deputy Mike Garvey investigated an accident at 3:15 p.m. May 3 on South Main Street in Crittenden. An unknown driver involved hit Chadwick J. Haggard, 18, of Dry Ridge driving a 1994 Volkswagen.

    Deputy Lee Jacobs investigated an accident at 2:30 p.m. May 4 on Jonesville Road. The driver involved was Danielle N. McCubbin, 21, of Williamstown driving a 1990 Nissan.

  • Redemption Road leads to Grant County

     

    Looking for a way to reach out to the community and pay for sending a dozen teenagers to camp, Grassy Run Baptist Church is hosting a benefit concert.

  • Perkins-Keitz set date

    Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Perkins of Mayfield, Ky. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Beth Perkins to Nicholas Allen Keitz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Keitz of Dry Ridge.

    The wedding is being planned for 6:30 p.m. June 6 at First Baptist Church in Mayfield, Ky. A reception will follow at Mayfield-Graves Country Club.

    The bride is a 1999 graduate of Mayfield High School. She is also a 2003 graduate of the University of Kentucky. She is employed by Power Creative in Louisville.

  • Beating the odds

    Jeannie Broyles has dealt with cancer for the past three years, going in and out of hospitals, but also relying on a home away from home.

    Broyles was diagnosed Christmas Eve 2006 with multiple myeloma, a blood-borne cancer of plasma cells which erodes the bones, “making honeycomb of the bones” as her husband, John, said.

  • For the Record 5-28-09 (Deeds)

     

    Deeds

    April 23:

    (Warranty Deed) Terry Peer II and Kacie A. Peer to Robert E. Gilbert, Sr. and Mary Lou Gilbert, lot 90, Section 2 of Brentwood Estates Subdivision, $112,500

    April 27:

    (Quit Claim Deed) Clifford A. Reed to Lola Dianne Eckler Reed Gayle, Eckler Road property, $1.00

    (Quit Claim Deed) Vickie Eckler Little Wolfe to Kenneth Richard Eckler, Eckler Road property, $1.00

    Kristina L. Ford Schlueter and Dewey E. Schlueter to Anthony La Follette and Julie La Follette, Reeves Road property, $128,000

  • Hanington-Lab to wed

    Kevin Hanington of Indiana and Susan Hanington of Howell, Mich. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Hanington to Anthony Lab, son of Richard and Brenda Hutchinson of Grant County.

    The wedding is being planned for 6 p.m. May 30, 2009, at Florence Nature Park.

    The bride is a 2001 graduate of Ryle High School. She is also a graduate of Northern Kentucky University. She is employed by Fifth Third Bank.

  • Camacho named one of top baseball officials in state

    When Marcus Camacho started to umpire baseball games, it was because he was looking to find a way to stay connected to the game.

    He continued umpiring because he loved it and the Kentucky High School Athletic Association took notice, naming him one of the top four baseball officials for the state out of 4,000 officials.

    “To be one of the four, it’s great company to be in,” Camacho said. “I feel honored. Knowing that I was sitting with the best of the best and being recognized was an honor.”