Today's News


    For 24 hours a day, 365 days a year since 1937, in rain sleet, snow and the sweltering heat, men guard the resting place of three unnamed service members in Arlington National Cemetery.
    Jonathan Gatewood of Dry Ridge joined the armed forces after he graduated Grant County High School two years ago. After extensive training he was chosen for the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, known as “The Old Guard.”
    “These guys want to be here, they work hard to stay here,” Sergeant of the Guard, Sgt. 1st Class Tanner Welch said.

  • What’s happening at DRE?
  • Grant County Chess Team place in National Jr. Chess Tournament
  • Star Students of the Week 5-22-14


  • Gospel dreamin’ leads to questions

    Here at the newspaper we never know what kind of conversation we’ll have when the phone rings.
    Recently, as I picked up the phone a woman blurted out, “Do you believe God talks to you through your dreams?”

    My first thought: Is this a trick question? Does she believe it or does she believe it’s hocus pocus hooey balooey?
    My second thought: I hope she didn’t dream that God wants her to run me over with a forklift.

  • CHURCH NOTES 5-22-14

    Christ Community Assembly of God
    • Wednesdays the church is studying the Walk of Repentance at 7 p.m.  
    • Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m.
    • The Assembly of God church is located at 139 North Main Street in Williamstown. For more information about the church, call 859-394-2586.

    Corinth Christian
    • God is our protector. He watches over every day and night. Feel God’s love in your heart. He does care. Read His word everyday.
    • The Bible book for May is Acts.

  • Inmate death brings lawsuit

    The estate of an inmate who ultimately died after suffering medical issues at the Grant County Detention Center has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.
    Mark Burden filed the lawsuit in federal court in Covington as representative of the estate of Danny Ray Burden.
    The allegations include violation of civil rights, negligence, infliction of emotional distress, wrongful death and conspiracy.
    The many defendants include Jailer Terry Peeples, multiple jail employees, an inmate trustee and employees of Advanced Correctional Healthcare.


    Neighbors in Warsaw Place Apartments in Dry Ridge were surprised to find five police cars sitting in their parking lot when word spread that something was taking place on May 7.

  • Grant County Track places in regionals

    • Brianna Cid 100m finals; placed 17th with a time of 15.43.      
    • Tristan Ensminger; 100m finals; placed 12th with a time of 12.41.     
    • Summer Dearing; 1600m finals; placed seventh with a time of 5:57.16.     
    • Mollie Pelfrey; 200m finals; placed ninth with a time of 28.91.     
    • Tristan Ensminger; 200m finals placed 13th with a time of 25.44.     •  4x400m finals with a time of 4:55.16