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November 20, 1997
Three Grant County residents completed enrollment at Transylvania University. During the orientation, freshman were introduced to campus life with the help of student orientation leaders.Attending Transylvaniafrom Grant County are: junior, Viral Patel and freshman, Emily Godman and Wade Napier.

John Wesley Childers of Crittenden received the O.D. and Bessie Hawkins Scholarship at Campbellsville University for the 1997-1998 academic year. This scholarship began in 1982 and awards $500 to a Campbellsville University student. Childers is the son of Wes Childers of Independence and Sophia Childers of Crittenden.

 November 19, 1987
Jodie Nicole Sipple, daughter of Rodney and Gale Sipple of Latonia has been awarded the title  Little Miss Latonia 1987.  Jodie, 3, was chosen for the honor during the Latonia Business Association. Jodie’s parents are formerly from Crittenden.

A new hospital administrator has been named at Grant County Hospital to replace Rodney Battles, who recently resigned to accept a position in Florida. Chris Carle of Cincinnati has been hired by Grant County Community Health Service to replace Battles. Carles was previously employed as an assistant administrator.

November 23, 1962
 Eckler Funeral Home of Dry Ridge will open the doors of their new chapel to the public on Saturday. The modern building of brick and steel construction has a large chapel, lounge, office, family room, minister room, two restrooms, two cloakrooms and a utility room.  Eckler has been in business in Dry Ridge for 45 years.

Harry Lee Waterfield announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor, pledging he would seek to eliminate the state sales tax on food, clothing and medicine. The former lieutenant governor said he would run on the ticket with former Gov. A.B. Chandler, who is seeking a third unprecedented term.