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  • Drugs stolen

    It was no joke when Total Care Pharmacy in Dry Ridge was burglarized on April 1.

    Thieves made off with more than 2,300 pills including Aderall, which is used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and  Oxycodone/APAP, Oxycodone, Oxycontin and Vicodin, which are painkillers.

    “That’s a lot of pills on the street,” said Dry Ridge Police Chief Rick Kells.

    The burglary occurred around 1:10 a.m. when a suspect entered the pharmacy by pulling the sheet metal siding away from the rear wall and knocking a hole in the drywall.

  • Fast & furious

    Customers bombarded Bluegrass Discount Tobacco Outlet in Williamstown on Tuesday, March 31, trying to buy up anything they could.

    “I came in to stock up on it,” said Jody Bush of Owenton. “Stuff was flying out the door. I’m hoping this lasts me a few months.”

    Smokers were lining up to purchase tobacco products before state and federal tax increases dramatically raised prices on April 1.

    Kentucky legislators doubled the state cigarette tax alone from 30 to 60 cents during the recent session.

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  • Demons deal with rough week, prepare for All “A”

    The Williamstown baseball team was fresh off their dominant win over Bracken County as they entered this week.

    Unfortunately for the Demons, they lost games to Owen County, district opponent Simon Kenton and Pendleton County.

    The Demons lost 3-2 to Owen County on March 31, despite holding a lead for six innings.

    Josh Asher helped the Demons get on the scoreboard first as he laid down a squeeze bunt that scored Patrick Spoonamore from third base. Kevin McCullough, Isaac Alger and Spoonamore helped hold Owen County scoreless until the seventh inning.

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  • Dry Ridge receives federal grant

     The Dry Ridge Fire Department recently received a financial boost from the federal government.

    DRFD is one of four Kentucky fire departments that has received Assistance to Firefighters Grant funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

  • Lady Demons play with passion, fall to Paris

    The Williamstown Lady Demons were looking forward to a few days of rest and relaxation for spring break.

    But standing in the way was a matchup against Paris on March 31.

    Williamstown held an early lead, but lost 3-2 in eight innings.

    “It’s a hard loss. Our girls played hard and played good defense. We had one miscue, but it goes back to not hitting the ball,” coach T.J. West said. “We’re struggling with hitting right now.”

  • GCHS class of 1959 to hold reunion

     GCHS class of 1959

    Grant County High School’s class of 1959 will be celebrating their 50 year class reunion on June 27 at Triple Crown Country Club.

  • Lady Braves struggle at Somerset Round Robin

    After opening their season with a win, the Lady Braves had to wait a week before they played again.

    The wait was worth it as Grant County defeated Bishop Brossart 3-0 on April 1.

    “This team came back and they were game ready,” coach Ott Reed said. “After I’ve given most of my teams in the past three or four days off, they were rusty, but this group was ready to play.”

    “We practiced every day that we didn’t play, so we were ready,” Madison Goderwis said.

  • Chautauqua program to feature Derby history

     James C. Claypool, professor emeritus of history at Northern Kentucky University, will bring an educational program to Grant County entitled “The Derby: A Celebration of Kentucky and Its Heritage”