June 20, 1996
Three Grant County teens were chosen for the Governor’s Scholars Program. Gail Kollhoff of Corinth, Lori Brown and Tracy Wright, both of Williamstown, will take part in the five week program that joins 700 high school juniors from 116 of Kentucky’s 120 counties.
No, you’re not seeing things. You really did see a Big Banana Car in downtown Dry Ridge this week.
Steve Braithwaite, of Coopersville, Pa., pealed into town in a four-passenger banana shaped car and ended up at Dry Ridge Auto Parts to get directions to the I-75 Camper Village where they planned to spend the night.
A seed of an idea has grown into a community garden that will help feed those in need in Grant County.
The Grant County Fiscal Court, Grant County Extension Service, along with the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission and the Vineyard Church of Grant County, have joined to plant a more than 1-acre community garden on the grounds of the county maintenance facility on Hopperton Lane in Dry Ridge.
This Another Place In Time photo features the Simpson kids at Mason School in the late 1940s or early 1950s. From left is Virgil Simpson, Paul Simpson Jr., Rose Simpson and Billy Simpson.
Thanks to Penny Simpson Balush of Dry Ridge for providing the photo and Bobby Roland of Ninevah, Ind., Sue Livingood of Crittenden, Janet Howe of Dry Ridge and Ray Spillman of Williamstown for calling in correct guesses.