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Today's News

  • Pool restrictions lifted, safety measures continue

    Many families have been visited by an unwelcome guest this spring and summer: the Shigella bacteria. Between April 1 and June 28, more than 100 cases of Shigella were reported in Northern Kentucky.

  • America, I love this place

    Boom, boom, boom!

    The sky was full of fireworks this weekend.
    If I sat in my front yard, I could see them. If I moved to my back deck, I could see them. As I drove along U.S. 25, they were everywhere.

    It was a red, white and boom holiday.

    At church on Sunday, people were wearing their colors. The choir even sang a couple of patriotic tunes.

    OK, I’m not afraid to admit it, I tear up when I hear patriotic music. I’ve been known to get a little choked up when I pledge allegiance to the flag.

  • Church Notes: July 7, 2011

    Dry Ridge Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
    • Rev. Paul Mansfield will deliver the sermon at Sunday Services.
    • The Christian Church Assembly is being held in Nashville this week. Representing Dry Ridge Christian Church is Rev. Wayne and LaDonna Barnett, Elnora Howe and Judy Slayback.
    • Shoes project – Donations of new gym shoes or money are needed. Contact Joy Williams for more information.

    Family Worship Center

  • WHAT’S HAPPENING?

    Full Plate Ministry to provide free meal
    The Dry Ridge Christian Church will sponsor the Full Plate Ministry from 5 to 6:30 p.m. July 30 in the fellowship hall of the church at 13 School Street. The meal is free to anyone that suffers from hunger and need.
    Additional free meals will be offered on Aug. 27, Sept. 17, Oct. 29 and Nov. 26. For more information, call 859-823-1303.

  • Lessons from a little black dress

    A few months ago I bought an LBD, a “little black dress.” All good fashionistas know that every woman needs at least one LBD in her closet, because you never know when a museum opening or semi-formal awards banquet will spontaneously break out.

    I bought it at a thrift store for only $35, but that’s not the point, neither is the fact that I will most likely never wear it.

  • Grant County’s Living Treasures

    Years ago, the home of Jouett and Mary “Evalyn” Faulkner on Taft Highway was the place where friends of the Faulkner children wanted to spend their time—the place where laughter lingered, music reverberated and playing games wasn’t just for kids.

    Even today on Sundays, the Faulkner home spills over with their grown children and grandchildren. And after everyone has stuffed themselves with Evalyn’s fried chicken, gravy, mashed potatoes, corn and green beans, the meal is topped off with Evalyn’s specialty.

  • Facebook Featured Fan July 7, 2011

    Hi! I’m Tamara Rogers

    I live in Dry Ridge

    About me . . .
    I am a wife and mother of two beautiful boys and am a full-time student at NKU, studying organizational leadership. I graduated from GCHS in 2002.

  • REUNIONS

    Burgess family to hold reunion
    The family of the late James Burgess will hold a reunion at 1 p.m. July 17 at the Meadowview Community Center in Dry Ridge.

    Fortner family plans reunion
    The Fortner family reunion will be held at 11 a.m. July 24 at the Grant County Park in Crittenden. Everyone is welcome.
     

  • Police Reports 7-7-11

     

     

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

  • PREPARING FOR THE FAIR: What’s buggin’ you?

    When Gabe Stephenson sees a bug, he doesn’t run for the fly swatter. Instead, he reaches for his net and jars.

    He is already preparing his entomology project for the Grant County Fair.

    Stephenson has been participating in 4-H since he was 9-years-old and has been involved with entomology, the study of insects, for two years. Stephenson creates an insect collection in which he captures, freezes, defines and displays different specimens.