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  • LOOKING BACK:One year after deadly tornado slams Crittenden

    Jackie Nelson was listening to warnings for Crittenden residents to take cover when the TV abruptly shut off.
    Her wind chimes started making furious music.
    Trees outside frantically moved from side to side as the sky grew black.
    The tornado had arrived.

    Jackie, who was in her Barley Circle apartment with her two children, 8-year-old Zeke and 5-year-old Cloe, had taken a queen-size mattress off the bed and put it in the hallway between the two bedrooms.
    They huddled under the mattress to take cover from the storm.

  • FALMOUTH STREET FIRE REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION
  • FREEZIN’ FOR A REASON
  • CAPITOL COMMENTS

    With less than two weeks remaining in the 30-day 2013 session of the General Assembly, there is still much work to be done by lawmakers.
    Newly-elected legislator Rep. Brian Linder, Dry Ridge-R, shares some insight into the session so far and issues at hand in the days ahead.

    With less than two weeks remaining in this short session, how would you assess how things have gone in the General Assembly and what progress still needs to be made?

  • H.O.P.E.

    What started as a vision to help those in need has turned into a reality that has grown beyond Kim Haubner’s imagination.
    The Grant County resident started H.O.P.E (Helping Out People Everywhere) just over a year ago.

  • PROTECTING CHILDREN

    Child welfare has not only been Joel Griffith’s career, it’s been his life-long passion.

  • SOPHIE AND JAMES PENNINGTON - 62 YEARS - NOV. 3, 1950

    A family connection sparked the relationship between James and Sophie Pennington that has ignited into 62 years of marital bliss.

    “I think my sister was married to his brother,” said Sophie, sitting in her chair alongside her husband.

    The Dry Ridge couple, who met in Clay County, married Nov. 3, 1950.
    The ceremony was held just down the road from their current home at Sherman Baptist by Pastor Kelly Kennedy.

  • THELMA AND ELTON SOUDER - 63 YEARS - JULY 7. 1949

    Elton and Thelma Souder of Dry Ridge have been married for 63 years.  
    “We were married for two years and I got my summons from Uncle Sam,” said Elton.

    He served in the United States Air Force.
    The couple has three children, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

    They are both from the Cincinnati, Ohio. They were married in Latonia by Pastor Bernie Wolfe.

  • ELAINE AND JIM THOMAS - 64 YEARS - APRIL 23, 1948

    Jim Thomas can still recall the sight of his bride, Elaine, walking down the stairs of her parents home on April 23, 1948.

  • MOST WANTED:

    A Grant County couple who were two of Kentucky State Police’s Most Wanted have been arrested on abuse charges.

    Donald and Debbie McDaniel of Williamstown turned themselves in to the Grant County Detention Center on Feb. 12 and were lodged in jail.
    Donald McDaniel, 66, faces six counts of sexual abuse and three counts of criminal abuse.
    Debbie McDaniel, 55, has been charged with three counts of criminal abuse.