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Today's News

  • Braves fall in first round of region tournament

    With momentum following their big win over Walton-Verona, Grant County was looking forward to making some noise in the region tournament.

    Unfortunately, the Braves came away with a 15-5 loss to Shelby County in six innings on May 25.

    “Obviously, I’m disappointed, but the fact of the matter is that Shelby County hit the ball and put the ball in play,” Hollingsworth said. “They played a heck of a ball game and everyone in their lineup hit.”

  • Twin titles for Grant County

    Entering this season, the Grant County baseball team knew they would rely on young talent following the loss of five seniors from last year’s district championship team, but the Braves also knew they still had the talent to compete for the district title.

    The Braves proved as much with a 3-2 win over Simon Kenton on May 19 and a dominant 7-1 win over Walton-Verona on May 21 for the 32nd district championship.

  • Honoring a fallen officer

    Wreaths were placed on gravesites and salutes were given to three fallen Kentucky State Police troopers buried in the Dry Ridge Post area.

    The memorial on Wednesday, May 13, was in collaboration with National Police Memorial week.

    Post 6 troopers placed a wreath at the gravesites of Troopers Herbert C. Bush, Robert R. Miller and Joe Ward, Jr. who were all killed in the line of duty.

    There have been 25 troopers who have died in the line of duty since the agency’s inception in 1948.

  • Williamstown resident returns to service

    Kenny Ball is returning to familiar turf – helping wounded soldiers in Iraq or Afghanistan.

    Ball joined the Navy in 2000. He spent one tour in Iraq as a corpsman with an infantry battalion from January 2003 to June 2003.

    His was released in January 2007 in time for the birth of his son, Kelvin.

    He joined the National Guard as a reservist in February 2007 and knew there was a good possibility he’d be going back.

  • Goodrich named April YPA winner

     The Youth Performance Award winner for April is Ashley Goodrich, a senior at Grant County High School.

    Goodrich, 17, is the daughter of Kimberly and Jim Goodrich of Corinth.

  • Police Beat 5-28-09

     

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

    Deputy Mike Garvey investigated an accident at 3:15 p.m. May 3 on South Main Street in Crittenden. An unknown driver involved hit Chadwick J. Haggard, 18, of Dry Ridge driving a 1994 Volkswagen.

    Deputy Lee Jacobs investigated an accident at 2:30 p.m. May 4 on Jonesville Road. The driver involved was Danielle N. McCubbin, 21, of Williamstown driving a 1990 Nissan.

  • Redemption Road leads to Grant County

     

    Looking for a way to reach out to the community and pay for sending a dozen teenagers to camp, Grassy Run Baptist Church is hosting a benefit concert.

  • Perkins-Keitz set date

    Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Perkins of Mayfield, Ky. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Beth Perkins to Nicholas Allen Keitz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Keitz of Dry Ridge.

    The wedding is being planned for 6:30 p.m. June 6 at First Baptist Church in Mayfield, Ky. A reception will follow at Mayfield-Graves Country Club.

    The bride is a 1999 graduate of Mayfield High School. She is also a 2003 graduate of the University of Kentucky. She is employed by Power Creative in Louisville.

  • Beating the odds

    Jeannie Broyles has dealt with cancer for the past three years, going in and out of hospitals, but also relying on a home away from home.

    Broyles was diagnosed Christmas Eve 2006 with multiple myeloma, a blood-borne cancer of plasma cells which erodes the bones, “making honeycomb of the bones” as her husband, John, said.

  • For the Record 5-28-09 (Deeds)

     

    Deeds

    April 23:

    (Warranty Deed) Terry Peer II and Kacie A. Peer to Robert E. Gilbert, Sr. and Mary Lou Gilbert, lot 90, Section 2 of Brentwood Estates Subdivision, $112,500

    April 27:

    (Quit Claim Deed) Clifford A. Reed to Lola Dianne Eckler Reed Gayle, Eckler Road property, $1.00

    (Quit Claim Deed) Vickie Eckler Little Wolfe to Kenneth Richard Eckler, Eckler Road property, $1.00

    Kristina L. Ford Schlueter and Dewey E. Schlueter to Anthony La Follette and Julie La Follette, Reeves Road property, $128,000