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Today's Features

  • Harmon B. Conrad, formerly of Grant County, celebrated his 100th birthday on Jan. 30 in Clearwater, Fla.
    Conrad celebrated at a party with his family and friends. He and his wife, Elizabeth, moved to Clearwater in 1968, after retiring from the Coca Cola Co. in Dayton, Ohio.
    Elizabeth died in 1976 and he married Lillian Fraley Jones in 1977. They belong to Calvary Baptist Church in Clearwater.
    He graduated from Dry Ridge High School in 1929, and he is the only member of his family to reach the milestone of a 100th birthday.

  • Master Gardener instructor Sharon Tepe will demonstrate Seed Starting Basics from 6 to 8 p.m. March 3 at the Grant County Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown.
    Tepe, an avid gardener, graduated from the Master Gardener training class at the Civic Garden Center in Cincinnati. The class consisted of 50 hours of classroom training with the topics ranging from botany and soils to pests and diseases and a hosts of other gardening related topics.

  • Fred Domaschko says he’s not a hero, just a man at the right place at the right time.
    Domaschko was on his way home from work around 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 3 when he noticed the car in front of him swerving wildly.
    It was then that Domaschko noticed a 3-year-old child standing on the side of the road.
    The boy had wandered out of his Baton Rouge Road home and walked over a mile and a half in the snow. The child had no shoes and was wearing only a t-shirt and jogging pants.

  • Phillip A. Clough graduated from the Army Airborne School at Ft. Benning, Ga. on Feb. 4.
    Pfc. Clough graduated basic training and infantry school on Dec. 15, 2010 at Ft. Benning, Ga. Clough is currently stationed at Ft. Bragg, N.C. in the 82nd Airborne Division, 1/325 Parachute Infantry Regiment.
    He is a 2010 graduate of Grant County High School and is the son of Jason and Cindy Clough of Dry Ridge.

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  • I have two provocative statements I want to make, which will probably raise your eyebrows. Statement No. 1: I’m wild about three women I know, but not in the way you might think.
    Statement No. 2: The kingdom of God is like the commercial for Viagra.
    First, the women. They’re friends of mine, although we hardly ever go out together.

  • The congregation of God’s House Church in Dry Ridge is in shock after their pastor was arrested last week on charges of child pornography.

    Todd Cummins, a deacon at the church on Broadway in Dry Ridge, was out of town on a college visit with his son when he got a call.

    “Shock is the best way to put it. It was disbelief and also a feeling I’d been betrayed,” Cummins said. “You don’t think your pastor is into child pornography.”