• MOM’s Christian Day Care earns stars

    STARS FOR KIDS is a voluntary rating system for a licensed and certified child care programs. Programs are given a one to a four STAR rating. All STAR levels are measurable quality indicators above the state minimum requirements.

  • Farm Credit hosts appreciaton event

    Farm Credit Mid-America, an $18 billion financial lending cooperative spanning the states of Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, has kicked off their annual summer Customer Appreciation Events.  

    The Dry Ridge office hosted their event June 29 at the Grant County Extension Office where more than 65 customers had the opportunity to network with other Farm Credit members and staff and get the latest association news.     


    When Michele Pope realized she would have to leave her new Shitzu puppy with a dog groomer, she decided she should just learn to do it herself.

    So, Pope signed up for grooming classes in Lexington.

    Her family wasn’t sure what to make of her new found career choice.

    “I always told my mom that I didn’t know what I wanted to be when

    I grew up and grooming seemed like the perfect fit for a career working with animals,” Pope said.

  • Business Matters

    Changing lives.

    That’s the number one goal for Justin Baker at Body Works Gym in Dry Ridge.

  • Crittenden Tastefully Simple Consultant cooks up success

    Rhonda Krummen of Crittenden and an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple, Inc., is now a team leader with the national direct seller of delicious,
    easy-to-prepare foods.
    Krummen earned the promotion through sales achievements and by adding new

  • Bank of KY named a Top Workplace again

    The Bank of Kentucky Financial Corporation is proud to be recognized as one of the region’s Top Workplaces for 2012.  
    This is The Bank of Kentucky’s third consecutive year receiving this award.  

  • Recipe for success: treat others like you want to be treated

    Integrity is defined as “adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character.”

    That’s how people who do business with Donnie Sechrest describe him – a man of integrity and character.

  • Survey shows interest in YMCA

    Nicole Mize remembers the fun she had as a little girl attending the Florence YMCA with her family.  

    Now with two children of her own, she wants to help bring to Walton a YMCA facility that would serve children from surrounding areas, including Grant County.

  • Dry Ridge couple sues Wellness Center

    A Dry Ridge couple is suing the Grant County Wellness Center, LLC and its owner after they were allegedly fired for expressing concerns about how the pain clinic operated.

    Lamar and Eileen Fowler filed the lawsuit Jan. 17 in Grant District Court accusing the defendants of fraud, breach of contract and negligent and fraudulent misrepresentation.

    The defendants are listed as the Grant County Wellness Center, 99 South Main St., Dry Ridge, owner Ernest Will Singleton and three unidentified employees.

  • News staff wins 9 Kentucky Press awards

    The Grant County News captured nine awards during a meeting recently of the Kentucky Press Association in Lexington.

    The News competed in the Weekly Class III division, which is for larger Kentucky weekly newspapers.

    Jamie Baker-Nantz, editor of the Grant County News won four awards.