Today's Features

  • Grant County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Matthew Boshears, along with law enforcement officers from 19 other agencies across the state, graduated from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training on Feb. 18.

  • Cherry Grove Pentecostal Church of God
    • April 24 –Sunrise Service begins at 6:40 a.m. followed by Sunday school at 10 a.m. Worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. During evening service “He is Risen” will be presented by the youth department, produced and directed by Amanda Hall and Laura Hibbard.

    Christ Community A/G
    • Mary Beth Dorgan brought the message about the Triumphant Entry. Jimmy Burford had the message Sunday evening.

  • Last month, a man I know had surgery on his hand, the second surgery on the same hand.

    After the first surgery, his hand had lost quite a bit of feeling. On the one hand (no pun intended), that meant it didn’t hurt any more. But on the other, no feeling meant he couldn’t do his job, which requires using both hands and all his fingers.


    Welcome to a new Another Place in Time photograph. If you know who is pictured call the News office at 859-824-3343 and share your guesses with us. If you’ve got an old photo, you’d like to see featured, bring it to the News office  at 129 S. Main, Dry Ridge. Photos can be scanned and returned.



    15 Years Ago

    April 11, 1996
    After dismal tobacco yields hit by dry weather and disease, cattle prices are collapsing. On top of that, feed prices are escalating due to corn shortages. Experts predict that any beef price increases won’t be until the fall of 1997 and that is a minimum.

    25 Years Ago
    April 10, 1986
    The Corinth volunteer fire department has a new chief. Gary Mosley was elected to the post in January.

  • There will be a free workshop on understanding social media and its applications from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 29 at Northern Kentucky University Grant County Center, 390 N. Main Street in Williamstown.
    A brunch will be served and door prizes will be given. Seating is limited. Call 859-824-3600 to reserve a seat.
    “This is a great opportunity to honor your administrative professional, receptionist or assistant with a free workship,” said Betsy John Jennings, director of extended campus initiatives at NKU Grant County Center.

  • Jeffrey and Susan Webster of Covington are proud to announce the birth of their second child, Benjamin Richard Webster.

    Benjamin was born Dec. 27, 2010 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

    He weighed 6 pounds and was 19 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Richard and Carolyn Ebner of Dry Ridge. His paternal grandparents are Robert and Mary Webster of Burlington.
    Benjamin was welcomed home by his big brother, Jacob.

  • Cleveta Utter, of Corinth, was chosen as Grant Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center’s Employee of the Year.

    Utter has worked at Grant Manor for four years, but has been a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) for more than three decades.

    “I was stunned that I got it,” Utter said. “I cried. There was a lot of qualified candidates this year.”

  • I don’t know I could have missed it, but Feb. 13 was International Day of Self-Love.

    I was probably too busy loving myself that day to notice.

    Daylle Deanna Schwartz, author of “How do I Love Me? Let Me Count the Ways,” is a huge advocate of loving  yourself. She writes a blog called “Lessons from a Recovering Doormat” at Beliefnet.com and offers “I Love Me” tips.