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  • LITTLE DIPPERS COOL OFF AT SUMMER CAMP
  • TURNING BACK THE CLOCK

    15 Years

  • CRAVE MOBILE VISIT RE-SCHEDULED

    The Dry Ridge Fire Department Relay For Life Team’s White Castle Crave Mobile fundraiser has been rescheduled for Sept. 6.
    The Crave Mobile, which suffered mechanical failure, will be set up at the Dry Ridge City Building.
    All proceeds will go to the DRFD Relay For Life team.

  • HOMECOMING

    Merle Simpson waited 60 years for his buddy, Paul Marshall Gordon, to make it back to Grant County.
    “It means everything to be here today because he’s coming home,” said Simpson, now a resident of Greensburg, Indiana.
    Paul’s family and friends waited patiently in the hot sun on Tuesday as his remains arrived from Atlanta with a full military escort.

  • HATS OFF THE 2014 GRADUATES
  • U.S. 25 yard sale brings bargain hunters county

    Faye Allen and Peggy Kelley had never visited Grant County before last week.
    The Batavia, Ohio women spent June 5 wandering through yards in search of bargains as the third annual U.S. 25 yard sale got underway.

  • Forcht buys Grant Co. Deposit

    Forcht Bancorp, Inc. reached an agreement on June 9 to buy Grant County Deposit Bank.
    The Forcht Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Forcht Bank, N.A., will acquire all the outstanding shares of Grant County Bancorp, Inc. of Williamstown, the holding company of Grant County Deposit Bank.
    Upon regulatory and shareholder approval, Grant County Deposit Bank will be merged with Forcht Bank.

  • In your face!

    Twenty five teams have been working hard in preparation for Friday, June 13 when all that hard work culminates in the annual Grant County Relay For Life.

    The relay is the signature fundrasing event of the American Cancer Society.

    The event begins at 7 p.m. with opening ceremonies and lasts until 7 a.m. on June 14.

  • DR budget features raises

    The City of Dry Ridge had more money in their pockets heading into the 2014-15 budget after dealing with bone-deep cuts and dwindling reserves the past several years.
    While the city’s budget has decreased or remained relatively stagnant recently, the city council’s approved budget for next fiscal year includes increases in nearly every department.
    Money has also been budgeted for pay raises and two new employees, if needed.
    “I think it was a fair budget,” said Mayor Clay Crupper. “I think it was fair to everybody.”

  • Wet and Wild