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Today's News

  • Faulkner inducted into Golden Key Society

    Kathy Faulkner of Williamstown has accepted membership in the Golden Key International Honour Society and was honored during a recent induction ceremony at Northern Kentucky University on Oct. 23.

    “It is only fitting that a top academic achiever like Kathy be recognized by Golden Key,” said John W. Mitchell, Golden Key’s Chief Executive Officer. “Our members are inspired and motivated not only to achieve exceptional academic accomplishments, but also to make a positive impact on our world through the society’s commitment to service.”

  • Police Beat 11/27/08

     

    Dry Ridge

    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 1:23 p.m. on Nov. 14 on Broadway in Dry Ridge. The drivers involved were Anthony C. Yelton, 47, of Dry Ridge driving a 1993 Jeep and Scott C. Symmes, 49, of Cincinnati driving a 2003 Sterling.

  • Corinth man charged in sweep

    Robert Lee Kinney, Jr., 24, of Corinth, was one of 68 people indicted for alleged drug trafficking.

    In the pre-dawn hours of Nov. 13, troopers from the Kentucky State Police and law enforcement officers from Carroll and five surrounding counties began rounding up those indicted.

    Known as Operation Round-Up, the sting netted 49 arrests by the end of the day.

  • Dry Ridge considers nuisance ordinance

    Properties in Dry Ridge with out of control weeds, dilapidated buildings and excessive noise would be in violation of a proposed nuisance ordinance under consideration by the city council.

    Council members heard the first reading of the ordinance Monday, Nov. 17, during its regular meeting.

    “We’ve got some old buildings that are in a real bad state of repair,” Mayor Clay Crupper said. “We’re going to have to have an ordinance to get rid of those. The city’s going to have to tear them down probably and put a lien on the property.”

  • Help for your home

    Roof repair.

    Beautiful landscaping.

    A fresh coat of paint.

    All for no cost to homeowners.

    That is what Kentucky Changers, an organization sponsored by the Kentucky Baptist Convention that uses seventh through 12th graders to refurbish exteriors of homes, is offering Grant County residents.

  • Santa Claus is coming to town

    Thanksgiving may still be weeks away, but it is never too early to begin preparations for Christmas.

    Grant County residents can show their holiday cheer during the second annual Santa’s Wonderland on Saturday, Dec. 6., featuring free food, fun and a visit from Santa Claus.

    “It’s kind of a kickoff to the Christmas season,” said Wade Gutman, executive director of the Grant County Chamber of Commerce. “It was meant for getting everyone in the spirit of Christmas.”

  • GC choir boosters plan breakfast with Santa

     Grant County Choir Boosters will host Breakfast with Santa from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Dec. 13 at Grant County Middle School. 

  • Saylor, girl, Aug. 31

    James and Amanda Saylor of Crittenden announce the birth of their second child.

    Addalee Jean Saylor was born at 4:09 p.m. on August, 31, 2008, at St. Luke West in Florence.

    She weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces and was 21.25 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Carl and Kathy Franklin of Covington.

    Her maternal great grandmother is Rita Jacob of Covington.

    Her paternal grandparents are Bill and Kim Saylor of Dry Ridge.

    Her paternal great grandparents are Ronnie and Barb Stephenson of Dry Ridge.

  • Community Calendar 11/27/08

     CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Grant County Cattlemen’s Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 in the Farm Bureau office in Williamstown.

  • Judicial center on target for Nov. 2009 opening

    A year after ground was broken, construction of the Grant County Judicial Center is on schedule to be completed in November 2009.

    The $14.5 million, 50,000 square-feet facility in downtown Williamstown was approved by the Kentucky General Assembly in 2005 and funding was authorized in 2006.

    “It is shaping up quite nicely,” said Grant County Judge-Executive Darrell Link. “We hope to have it under roof here prior to January. It looks like we’re going to beat that. I think people are beginning to see steady progress.”