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Today's News

  • Spicer invited to Kentucky’s Homecoming Queen

    First, she was crowned Grant County High School’s 2008 Homecoming queen, then she was invited to the Liberty Bowl in Memphis.

    Now, Felicity Spicer, a senior at GCHS, has been selected as a finalist for Kentucky’s 29th annual Homecoming Queen Selection, which will be held April 18 and April 19 at the Executive Inn West in Louisville.

    “It’s all been so amazing and unexpected,” said Spicer, who has a 100-watt smile that lights up a room. If the smile doesn’t garner attention, then her singing voice will.

  • Curves supports food drive

    During the month of March, Curves of Crittenden and Dry Ridge will participate in the 11th Annual Curves Food Drive to benefit local food banks. Collectively, over the past five years, nearly 50 million pounds of food were distributed to local communities all over the world through the Curves Food Drive. 

  • Stone makes most of senior year on squad

    Chelsea Stone was a part of Grant County’s marching band for five years, but her senior year, she wanted to do something different.

    Stone decided to join Grant County’s cheerleadering squad and made the most of her time on the mat, earning a spot on the junior varsity and competing with the girls.

  • Teams prepare for start of season

    As winter slowly turns to spring, the sound of baseballs and softballs hitting gloves is a welcome sound.

    The teams will start their seasons on March 23 and have been working to get ready for their first games.

    Each team features a new coach this year as T.J. West takes over Williamstown’s softball team, Aaron Biddle leads Williamstown’s baseball team, Justin Hollingsworth takes the reigns of Grant County’s defending district champions baseball team and Ott Reed, after a year away, returns as Grant County’s softball coach.

  • Police Beat 3-19-09

     

    Dry Ridge

  • Lasting friendships made on the court for WHS seniors

    For the Williamstown senior basketball players, this season was their chance to prove that they could make something special happen whenever they took the court.

    They set a goal of winning 10 games and met that goal with their 92-42 victory over Covington Latin on senior night.

    “This year was a lot better. The past years have been kind of tough, record wise. It felt a lot better this year. It feels pretty good playing our last year and winning some ball games,” Zack Anglin said.

  • Grease is the word

    Grease is coming to Grant County!

    Grant County High School will perform their spring musical, Grease, March 20-22.

    On March 20 and 21, the play will start at 7 p.m., while on March 22, the show will start at 3 p.m.

    Tickets are $8 and can be bought in advance at the high school or at the door.

    The musical features a cast from the high school and the middle school, with sets designed by art teacher Emily Figueroa.

    The play is directed by Faith Clifton and Cheryl Workman.

     

  • Crittenden man charged in dynamite theft

    A Crittenden man is in jail after police found dynamite, blasting caps and other bomb-making related materials in his bedroom.

    Christopher Spreder, 26, was charged with receiving stolen property after police searched the home he was living in on March 5 and found items they believe have been stolen from Sterling Mine in Gallatin County.

    Police received a tip from a parole officer that bomb-making materials were located in a mobile home on U.S. 25 in Crittenden.

  • Sex offenders: Where are they?

    A northern Kentucky woman became alarmed and suspicious recently after a male employee made comments about her young children at a Taco Bell drive thru in Cold Springs.

    When she arrived home, the woman checked the Kentucky State Police Sex Offender Registry Web Site and discovered that the man was a non-compliant sex offender.

    Kentucky State Police subsequently arrested the man.

  • District Governor's Cup

    Four of the five elementary schools in Grant County competed recently in the District Elementary Governor’s Cup at Crittenden-Mount Zion Elementary. In addition to quick recall team events, students tooks written tests in the areas of math, language arts, science, composition, arts and humanities and social studies.Individual scores are as follows.

    The scores for Language Arts are:

    First place, Hannah Collopy - Mason-Corinth Elementary.

    Second place, Allie Schawe - Dry Ridge Elementary.

    Third place, Ryan Price - Williamstown Elementary.