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    Most high school students don’t want to think about spending their summer sitting inside a classroom, but for several seniors at Grant County and Williasmtown high schools, that’s exactly where they will be for five weeks this summer as a select few chosen for the Governor’s Scholars program.

  • KSP look into jail complaint

    The chief deputy at the Grant County Detention Center is currently on paid administrative leave after an investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct.

    Dennis Bailey, chief deputy, was placed on leave on May 25.
    Jailer Terry Peeples confirmed on Monday that Bailey was on leave until the Kentucky State Police finish an investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct.

  • GCMS students recognized by WKU for Duke Talent Program

    The group of about 400 students that congregated at Western Kentucky University recently had three things in common, their college-ready ACT or SAT scores, their seventh-grade standing in school and the incredible potential that combination creates. The following accomplished middle schoolers visited WKU to attend the Kentucky Recognition Ceremony for the Duke Talent Identification Program hosted by The Center for Gifted Studies.

  • SES celebrates Derby Day

    Grant County
    High School

    Name: Kayla Keith
    Residence: Dry Ridge
    Parents: Debbie Rogers and Robert Keith
    Future plans: To attend college at Xavier University. I plan to major in accounting with a minor in business and finance. I plan to get my license to be a CPA with hopes of working for P&G, as well as having my own small business on the side.

  • NOTEWORTHY:Dean’s List

    Cumberland College - Rual Maya
    University of the Cumberland’s recently announced that Raul Maya of Dry Ridge was named to the Dean’s List for the 2012 spring semester.
    To be eligible students must have achieved a grade of “P” in convocation while maintaining a minimum cumulative scholastic standing of 3.50.


    (Editor’s Note: This column was first published April 23, 2009. It is being re-printed in memory of Jane Scroggins, who died June 9, 2012. Her obituary can be found on page 7 of this issue.)
    “I plain wanted to be a country doctor and I never regretted the choice,” Doc Scroggins said. But, the truth is, though he was a country doctor, his influence stretched throughout the United States and flowed into Europe, Asia and anywhere else that there was wildlife and farmland.

  • Brumley earns doctor of veterinary degree

    Amanda Brumley of Crittenden earned a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine as a member of the class of 2012.

    Brumley earned her bachelor’s degrees in agriculture and biology in 2008 from Eastern Kentucky University and she is a 2003 graduate of Grant County High School. The veterinary program at Auburn is the oldest in the south and the nation’s seventh oldest. More than 6,300 doctors of veterinary medicine have graduated since the first degrees were officially awarded in 1909.

  • ON THE HOME FRONT-Linda Evans

    Name: Linda Evans of Dry Ridge

    Club: Dry Ridge Homemakers

    Hobbies: I enjoy sewing and reading.

    Other clubs/organizations: I am a member of the Kentucky Charolais Association and the American International Charolais Association. I am a member of Sherman Church of Christ and am involved with the women’s group at the church. I also help on the kitchen committee and in October will be a Master Clothing Volunteer.

    Years involved in homemakers: Three years