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Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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.”

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  • TEMPERS FLARE AFTER COURT

    A passionate debate about the sheriff’s office budget boiled into a heated confrontation and near physical altercation after the June 2 Grant County Fiscal Court meeting.
    The incident featured Judge-Executive Darrell Link and members of the Grant County Sheriff’s Office exchanging words with Link allegedly making threats and bumping into an off-duty deputy.

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  • Eagle Creek Triathlon held on July 19

    The first Eagle Creek Triathlon was held on July 19. The participants completed three events: a 750 meter swim, 11 mile bike and 5K run at Eagle Creek Country Club in Crittenden.

  • Governor Scholars

    Conrad Jaconette of Dry Ridge
    Parents: Mark and Debra Jaconette
    Where attending GSP: Bellarmine University
    Focus of Study: Biological and environmental issues
    Future plans: Go to college and major in chemistry and then go to medical school for dermatology.
    Favorite Book: Slaughter Five
    If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? Italy, my grandfather came from Italy and I would love to go visit their homeland. Also I love the peaceful and vintage feel of Italy.

  • GCHS students compete at FCCLA Nationals

    Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) brought more than 7,000 student leaders, members and advisers to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas to participate in the 70th annual National Leadership Conference.

  • EKU announces spring 2014 Dean’s Award recipients

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced 365 Dean’s Award recipients for the Spring 2014 semester.
    • Riley Colson of Corinth, senior Spanish major
    • Ciara Lister of Corinth, senior criminal justice major
    • Brittany Brumley of Crittenden, senior physical education major
    • Joseph Romer of Williamstown, senior biology pre-medical science major

  • Marksberry graduates with perfect attendance

    Harley Marksberry, daughter of Kenny and Susan Marksberry of Crittenden, graduated from Grant County High School with 13 years of perfect attendance.
    Great attendance runs in the family as her brother, Derricke, had 11 years of perfect attendance and only missed two days of school in his tenure.
    “I just wanted to beat my brother,” Marksberry said.