The Wright and Jones reunion will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 16 at the Grant County Park in Crittenden. Bring food and drinks and spend the day with friends and family. Dinner will be served at 1 p.m.


    The Adams Reunion will be held on Sunday, Sept. 30 at the Goforth Community Center. Bring a covered dish. Food will be served at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call 859-824-6096.


  • Grant News staff wins advertising awards

    The Grant County News captured 13 advertising awards in the annual Excellence in Advertising Contest sponsored by the Kentucky Press Association.
    Awards include:
    • Janet McKee/Ken Stone – second place, automotive.
    • Janet McKee/Anita Appler – second place, department/discount/jewelry.
    • Janet McKee/Anita Appler – second place, financial.
    • Janet McKee/May Evans – second place, group promotion.
    • Janet McKee/Ken Stone – second place, holiday greeting ads and general/misc.

  • Stivers celebrate 50 years

    Clifford and Pat Stivers celebrated their 50th anniversary on Sept. 8, 2012.

    In observance of their anniversary the couple celebrated quietly at home. Clifford and Pat were married by Bro. Russell Fryman in Dry Ridge.

    They have two daughters, Brigitte (Jeff) Coleman and Bernadette (Jeff) Couch. They also have three granddaughters, Kelsey and Shelby Coleman and Brooklyn Couch. Clifford is retired from Sechrest Garage and his wife, Pat is also retired.

  • McKenneys celebrate 50 years

    Bruce and Ann McKenney will celebrate their 50h anniversary on Sept. 16, 2012.

    In observance of their anniversary, a party will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Williamstown.

    Bruce and Ann have four children, Bamba, Tammie, Keith and Kevin. The couple requests no gifts. The public is invited to attend.

  • Zucchini

    Pat Mann of Dry Ridge grew this approximately 19-inch zucchini in her garden.

  • Webster, girl, June 25

    Keith and Cindy Webster of Dry Ridge would like to announce the birth of their second child. Natalie Kayelynn Webster was born at 3:35 p.m. June 25, 2012 at St. Elizabeth South in Edgewood.

    She weighed seven pounds and one ounce and was 19 inches long.
    Her maternal grandparents are Bill and Edith West of Dry Ridge.

    Her paternal grandparents are David and Patricia Webster of Dry Ridge.
    Natalie was welcomed home by her big sister, Alexis Kyleah.

  • Ky Transportation Cabinet Equipment Roadeo Competition

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 held its 7th annual Equipment Roadeo Competition on Aug. 9 at the Richwood Flea Market in Florence. With snow and ice season just around the corner, these Olympic style events helps hone the skills of our men and women who help maintain and keep our roads in the best condition possible.

  • New’s celebrates 50 years

    Cecil and Barbara New will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Sept. 1 2012. The News were married at New Friendship Baptist Church with Bro. Carl Chipley officiating. The couple have a son, Jeffrey and two granddaughters, Victoria Kay and Gabriella Dawn.

  • Troop 712 interviewed for WNKR
  • Scouts earn award in Shotgun Merit Badge

    Boy Scouts Abe and Ben Thoroughman of Troop 712 were awarded a special award from a leader of the Shooting Range at Camp Friedlander at the Friday night Closing Campfire.