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  • Walters defines art of teaching in 27-year career

     

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    Mike Walters’ classroom can only be defined as eclectic. 

  • Critt. Council rejects license for opioid treatment center

     

  • Linder, Thayer give legislative wrap-up

     

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    Rep. Brian Linder, R-Dry Ridge, and Sen. Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, summarized the legislative session for Grant County Chamber of Commerce members at a April 16 breakfast. 

  • Educators flock to Frankfort to fight for better funding

    In a sea of red T-shirts, educators returned to Frankfort on April 13 for the final two days of the 2018 General Assembly session.

    The goal was to rally in hopes legislators would override Gov. Matt Bevin’s vetoes of the budget and revenue bill so education funding would not be cut as deep as originally proposed in the governor’s budget plan.

  • Dry Ridge looks to void Will. water contract

     

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    The Dry Ridge City Council voted unanimously April 16 to hire Ft. Mitchell law firm Hemmer DeFrank Wessels to explore legal options in hopes of invalidating the city’s water and sewer contracts with the City of Williamstown.

  • WEATHERING THE STORM

     

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    Standing at a window, Cherry Hill resident Tim Baker saw only a wall of white before hearing what sounded like a train — then the whole house shifted hard, nearly knocking him over. 

  • Willoughby continues to ‘treat people right’ ades

     

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    With 57 years of experience, Grant County Farm Equipment owner Royce “Tub” Willoughby knows the secret to success. 

  • Surgeon Gen. visits NKY to discuss opioid crisis

     

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    U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams made a visit to the Northern Kentucky Health Department in Florence on April 9 to observe Naloxone training and a tour of Kentucky’s only mobile pharmacy.

  • Lawsuit filed against jailer, major at detention center

    Just days after a Grant County Detention Center employee filed a lawsuit against Grant County Judge-Executive Steve Wood and two former jail employees, one of those former employees has filed a suit of her own. 

    Michaela Bone’s attorney filed a lawsuit against GCDC Mjr. Jason Hankins, Grant County Jailer Chris Hankins and the Grant County Detention Center on April 6. 

  • Dry Ridge plans to bill county, other cities for EMS

    The City of Dry Ridge plans to begin charging the Grant County Fiscal Court and cities of Williamstown, Crittenden and Corinth for making emergency medical service runs outside of the city limits and fire protection area of Dry Ridge starting April 15.

    Dry Ridge Mayor Jim Wells notified each government body April 9 in a letter detailing changes to how EMS runs will be handled.