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15 Years Ago
Feb. 29, 1996
Members of the Dry Ridge Volunteer Fire Department had good news for the Webster family of Mt. Zion. The family had a series of bad luck, with Eddie “Pete” Webster’s stroke, followed by the family’s home being burned to the ground and then the death of his mother. Fire department members gathered funds to purchase the Webster’s a car.
For 30 minutes, Monday to Friday, School Road in Dry Ridge can hold its own against any city rush hour traffic jam. More than 250 cars and 22 buses squeeze out of the road that is home to Grant County High School, Grant County Middle School and Dry Ridge Elementary School. Roger Humphrey, Dry Ridge police chief, and his officers direct traffic.
25 Years Ago
Feb. 27, 1986
The YMCA is sponsoring a morning exercise aerobic class for people who find more free time in the morning to do things for themselves. Patsy Snow and Patty Anderson will conduct the class at the YMCA facility in Williamstown. Also, there are still openings for the dog obedience class at the YMCA. Iva Linton and Karen Lonkard instruct owners on techniques in training for results.
The proposed Crittenden fire district was on the fiscal court agenda Feb. 20, but despite lengthy discussion, the court took no action. Critttenden firefighters turned out en masse for the meeting. Crittenden’s fire department president, Chuck Givin, spoke for the fire department. He said that the department received responses to 256 out of 682 requests for fire dues, for a total income of $6,475 since October. And the department was “in the hole.”
50 Years Ago
March 6, 1961
Lee Lanter has announced for the office of Grant County Attorney. He is an active and energetic lawyer and has a wide private practice in the Northern and central Kentucky. Lanter is licensed to practice in all state courts, Federal courts and before the Supreme Court of the United States. He is also active in many civic and fraternal affairs in the county.
Grant County American Red Cross yearly activities were discussed at the kick-off dinner at Williamstown school Feb. 27. The report of home service activities was given by Virginia Sill, home service secretary: service men home emergency leave, 49; food for families, 12; transients aided: food, five, bus tickets, three, night’s lodging, one, gasoline, four; health/telephone reports seven; bonus papers filled out 17 and fire victims helped, four.