Today's News

  • 5-year-old trapped, others ejected in wreck

    A 5-year-old passenger was trapped under a 2002 Mercury Mountaineer SUV after being ejected when the vehicle rolled multiple times on Interstate 75 in Grant County.
    The Dry Ridge Fire Department was successfully able to raise the vehicle to retrieve the child, who suffered multiple fractures in both legs.

    Kentucky State Police dispatch received the call about the single-vehicle crash near the northbound 162 mile marker around 3:30 p.m. Feb. 12.

    The Dry Ridge Fire Department and deputies from the Grant County Sheriffs Office were dispatched to the scene.

  • WANTED:4 being 2 sweet
  • Grant County Jaguars hoop it up
  • Pendleton drops Demons 91-55



    Pendleton County entered Williamstown on Feb. 7 and returned home with a 91-55 victory over the Demons.  
    For most of the first half it was a close game.  
    Each team was shooting at a torrid pace from behind the arc.  


    Two well-respected Black citizens of Dry Ridge were Percy and Maude Porterfield Rice. Percy was born on Feb. 1, 1882 in Utal, Alabama.  When Percy was asked how he happened to come to Grant County, he said he started traveling from Alabama to St. Louis, then to Denver, Colorado, back to Cincinnati and finally ended in Grant County in 1914.  


    Jan. 30 was a time for remembering those lost and celebrating survivors at Grant County High School where the Coaches Vs. Cancer night was held.
    Each player wore green T-shirts during warm ups which had the logo and corporate sponsorship names on them.


    A month into office, newly elected Dry Ridge Mayor Jim Wells hit the ground running in his new role as leader of the city.

    Despite his term not officially starting until Jan. 1, Wells was busy meeting with business owners, council members and residents in December to develop a priority list for the next few months.  

  • DRE learns business
  • Identity sought for Corinth robbery suspects

    Police are seeking information about two suspects involved in a Jan. 29 armed robbery at the Corinth Marathon gas station.

    Dispatch received an alarm drop at 12:20 a.m. and the Grant County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky State Police responded to the scene.
    Three clerks were on duty when two individuals came inside the store wearing black hooded sweatshirts with their faces covered with bandanas.