Local News

  • Precision Dental provides optimal patient care


    Name: Precision Dental

    Address – 139 S. Main St. in Dry Ridge and 30 North Main St. in Walton
    859-824-7133 or 485-4131

    Website: www.precisiondentalky.com  

    Owner – William ‘Ken’ Rich, Jonathan W. Rich and Adam K. Rich

    Manager – Elizabeth Lawrence

    Service provided – Dentistry for the entire family. Invisilign, oral surgery, root canals, implants, cleanings, restorations, crowns, bridges, dentures, partials and much more.

  • Career Advancement Center ready for students


    Grant County Adult Education:

    • Now has two 24-desk classrooms for GED students, as well as a computer testing lab and offices.

    • Open: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    • For more information, call 859-823-1341 or go to www.grantged.com.
    Brighton Center/One Stop Northern Kentucky:

    • Provides integrated employment, training and support services.

  • Library hosts inaugural health fair Sept. 28

    Books won’t be the only way the Grant County Public Library can provide information about staying healthy.
    The library will host many services and vendors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 for the inaugural Grant County Health Fair.
    The event originated after St. Elizabeth Health Care approached the library in the spring about organizing and hosting a health fair.

  • Fall perennials anchor color in the garden

    There are some perennials that I can’t live without because of their fabulous late summer and fall performance.  Plant them in your garden now because you will overlook them at garden centers come spring. My mixed perennial beds look the best this time of the year (barring any unpleasant summer drought).  The black-eyed Susan’s, Russian sage and various species of Aster, Salvia and Nepeta are prolific but they are only mediocre anchor plants compared to some of the other species that come on this time of the year.


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  • GCHS band marches on

    Dr. Tim Dailey has been hired as the band director at Grant County High School and was on the job on Sept. 16.
    Dailey, was recommended for the job by Bob Gregg, former band director at Williamstown and Bob Elliott, former band director at GCHS, as well as other band colleagues.

    He is a recent graduate of the University of Cincinnati – College Conservatory of Music (CCM) where he earned his doctorate of musical arts in trumpet performance.

  • Owen Electric accepts settlement

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has accepted a proposed settlement in a rate adjustment case filed by Owen Electric Cooperative Inc.
    Owen Electric reached a settlement with the Kentucky Office of Attorney General that grants a $4 million increase in annual revenue, which is about $74,000 less than it’s original request and $1.07 million less than subsequent revised request. Owen Electric’s annual revenue will increase by about 2.7 percent.

  • Dry Ridge Polaris coming soon

    Rob Marshall, owner of Dry Ridge Toyota, South 75 Chrysler, and the Marshall Auto Group, is bringing a new business to Dry Ridge.
    “We are very excited to be opening Dry Ridge Polaris in Grant County,” said Marshall.  “We will be open this fall.”

  • Town hall meeting focuses on heroin epidemic

    In an effort to stop a growing epidemic, a town hall meeting will be held Sept. 26 concerning the increase use of heroin in Grant County and other northern Kentucky communities.
    The meeting will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Grant County High School auditorium.
    Presenters scheduled for the event include the Grant County Sheriff’s Department, St. Elizabeth Physicians, Parent and Recovery Advocate, medical professional and the event’s sponsor, Champions For a Drug Free Grant County.