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August 7, 1997
The Grant County Ambulance is coming to town. The service, which is owned by St. Luke Hospital, will begin to operate from the Dry Ridge Fire House on Race Street. If things go as planned and the other emergency agencies are receptive, they may consider adding a second ambulance paid crew elsewhere in Grant County.
It only took Pat McDonald of Dry Ridge 28 seconds to claim the 1997 Ford Ranger given away at the Grant County Fair. McDonald began waving his hands over his head as soon as he heard his name called over the loud speaker. Fair Board President Bill Cull estimated attendance at the 49th annual fair at 35,000.
August 6, 1987
The Dry Ridge City Council voted to hire John Michael Landrum, of Dry Ridge, as a part-time police officer. Landrum, a truck driver for Quatros Vending Supplies, said he was excited about the opportunity to work as a policeman. Landrum is a 1981 graduate of Grant County High School and served four years in the United States Air Force as a security worker.
Five students from Grant County have been named to the Honor’s List for Northern Kentucky University’s spring semester. To be named a student must maintain a 4.0 grade point average. Named to the list are James Neace of Crittenden, Sandra Franks and Mondell Rothwell, both of Dry Ridge, Kathy Goodman and Robin Hughes, both of Williamstown.
August 10, 1962
Program at the Judy Drive-In Theatre is Thursday and Friday-double feature including Bobby Darin and Stella Stevens in Too Late Blues plus Half Way To Hell with Lyle Felice, Caroll Montour and Sergio Virell. Also showing as double feature “Nature Girl and the Slaver” in color starring Marion Michael plus It Happened In Athens in color.
The big used car sale at T and W Ford Sales in Williamstown. We are definitely going to sell these cars below dealer prices. 1950 Ford half-ton truck. Good old farm truck for $345. A 1954 half-ton Ford pick-up for $395. Ideal for business or farm. A 1955 Chevrolet two-door, stick, six cylinder, good transportation for $295.