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August 28, 1997
Lynne Fox, of the McDonald’s restaurant located in Dry Ridge, has been awarded a bachelor of Hamburgerology degree from the McDonald’s Hamburger University. McDonald’s managers are trained in every aspect of general business management, including customer service and equipment fundamentals.

Pharmacists Larry H. Spears, of Dry Ridge is the 1997 recipient of the Kentucky Pharmacists Association Professional Promotion Award. Spears, a 1959 graduate of the UK College of Pharmacy, practices at the Grant County Drugs in Dry Ridge. Grant County Drugs was selected as a 1996 Independent Superstar by Drug Topics magazine for exceptional pharmacy and non-pharmacy service.

August 27, 1987
Marine Lance Corporal Rita D. Green, daughter of Darrel L. and Lillian R. Green of Crittenden received a Letter of Appreciation. She received the citation of her outstanding performance while stationed with 3rd Force Service Support Group on Okinawa. She is 1978 graduate of Walton Verona High School.

The Florence Mall held its annual “Kentucky Kids” Back to School Fashion Show. Approximately 200 Kentucky kids auditioned and Grant County can sure be proud of these four ladies who were selected. Wellman Modeling Agency made the selections. The girls selected were Christy Jones, Tammy Dean Wilson, Dawn Dixon and Kristen Craddock.

August 31, 1962
Eighty two students from all sections of Grant County received certificates of award for attending the band camp at the high school. The band camp, sponsored for the first time this year, was under the supervision of Clifford Wallace and assisted by five additional band directors and one majorette instructor.

Grant County Jaycees will hang out the welcome shingle when they set up a hospitality station at the U.S. 25 and I-75 intersection south of Williamstown. They will serve coffee, clean windshields and give travel information to motorists as they pass through the area. Jaycees want to assist and welcome travelers as they come through the area.