Today's News

  • CAC is hungry for help, volunteers

    Are the shelves in your pantry well stocked?

    At the Grant County Neighborhood Center of the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission, the shelves are getting bare.

    “We’ve developed some good partnerships with Food Lion, Helping Hands and the Vineyard Church,” said Carrie Pugh, supervisor of the center, “But with cold weather approaching we know we’re going to need more.”

    The NKCAC operates from a federal block grant and from local donations.

  • For the Record 9-3-09

    Civil Suits

    June 23:

    Susan Martin vs. James A. Martin, petition for dissolution of marriage

    Discover Bank vs. Deena S. Gorman, complaint for breach of contract

    Discover Bank vs Stephen R. Cox, Sr., complaint for breach of contract

    June 24:

  • Police Beat 9-3-09

    Dry Ridge

    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 11:51 a.m. Aug. 24 on the Dry Ridge Bypass. The drivers involved were Bennett Brown, 68, of Corinth, driving a 2002 Toyota and Ronald Clifton, Dry Ridge, no age given, driving a tractor.

    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 8:39 a.m. Aug. 31 on the Dry Ridge Bypass. The drivers involved were Jason C. Nicholson, 26, of Williamstown, driving a 2005 Dodge and Anna McKnight, 52, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2005 Chevrolet. Nicholson was later charged with failure to produce an insurance card.

  • Lady Braves improve with practice

    The Grant County girls’ golf team has been busy.

    The girls have played in five tournaments and two matches in the last two weeks.

    The girls began their season at the Beechwood Invitational on Aug. 3, finishing third out of 11 schools. The girls finished behind Scott County and Henry Clay.

    The team then played in the Lady Rebel Invitational on Aug. 5. The team came in third behind Sacred Heart and Notre Dame, but defeated Owen County and Villa Madonna, two regional opponents.

  • Police Beat 8-27-09


    An item that appeared in last week’s Police Beat should have said Christopher Crittenden. 26, of Jonesville, was charged with public intoxication/controlled substance at 3:58 a.m. Aug. 13. He was lodged in the Grant County Detention Center.

    The News apologizes for the error.

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

    Deputy Lee Jacobs investigated an accident at 3 p.m. Aug. 12 on Warsaw Road. The drivers involved were John Kennedy, no age given, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2008 Dodge and Becky Clise, 36, of Dry Ridge, driving a 1997 Ford.

  • Community Calendar 8-27-09


    • The Williamstown Kiwanis will meet at noon Sept. 2 at El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant in Williamstown.

    • The Order of the Eastern Star No. 301 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at Masonic Lodge No. 85 in Williamstown.


    • The Corinth Women’s Club will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at Noble’s Restaurant.


  • Building Permits 8-27-09

    The following building permits were issued in Grant County in June and July 2009:

    June 4:

    Grant County Industrial Development Authority, amphitheater, 115 Baton Rouge Road, 2,016 sq. feet, estimated cost $97,000; permit fee $411.64

    June 8:

    Helen Roland Trust, new roof, 23 Taft Hwy., 1,104 sq. feet, estimated cost $5,000; permit fee $57.76

    Rex Benson, temporary tent, 101 Spears Lane, 1,500 sq. feet; permit fee $35

    Rex Benson, temporary tent, 11 Taft Hwy., 1,500 sq. feet; permit fee $35

  • Detectives honored for bravery, sensitivity

    Two detectives from Kentucky State Police Post 6 in Dry Ridge were recently honored.

    Detective Kevin Flick was named Trooper of the Year at Post 6 and Detective Scott Lengle was awarded a Citation for Bravery.

    Scott Lengle

    Lengle was given a citation for bravery for his actions on May 6, 2007 when he responded to a residential fire near Falmouth.

    Lengle was the first on the scene at 2:48 a.m.. He entered the burning home and pulled the occupant to safety. He gave aid to the victim until emergency services arrived.

  • Wright and Livingood lead Braves

    The Grant County boys’ golf team has started their season strong, but know they still have room to improve as they work to make it to the state tournament as a team.

    The team played at the Bullitt East Invitational at Heritage Hill Golf Course in Shepherdsville, finishing 14 out of 22 teams on Aug. 5.

    “It was a good measure of where we are at the beginning of the year,” coach Lance Robinson. “Some of the golfers realized they weren’t in as good as shape as they should have been and it motivates them to do better.”

  • A thank you to Kayla Eversole

    Just when the weight of the world nearly embeds me into the suffocating depths of dust, something comes along and gives me strength to stand up again.

    Into my office comes Kayla Eversole.

    I met Kayla earlier in the summer. This young lady was with her mother, or possibly young grandmother, at the front desk. I initiated a conversation. Usually these conversations begin with me saying something like, “Hey, why aren’t you in school?”