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Today's News

  • Senior Salute
  • Addiction ride raises more than $7,200

    Nearly 200 motorcycles and six vehicles gathered at Grant County Park in Crittenden for a good cause.

    The inaugural Northern Kentucky Ride Against Addiction held Sept. 13 raised $7,297 for Transitions, a non-profit charity that provides life-saving treatment to those with substance abuse disorders.

    With donations still pouring in, the amount raised will likely increase, said April Swope, organizer of the event.

  • LADY DEMONS FALL 3-1 TO BELLEVUE
  • Dry Ridge Dance features ballet, jazz, lyrical, hip hop

    Cathy Smith’s eye sparkle when she talks about her love of dance.
    It’s that passion she has for teaching others that prompted her to open Dry Ridge Dance in the Dry Ridge Outlet Mall earlier this month.
    “I live and breathe dance, 24/7,” she said, smiling.

    At 7 or 8 years old, after attending a Western show on a family vacation and seeing Can Can dancers, she told her mother that when she grew up, dancing is what she was going to do.

  • BRAVES FALL TO WALTON-VERONA

    It wasn’t a happy Homecoming for the Grant County High School Braves as the football team fell to Walton-Verona.
    The 35-14 defeat was the third consecutive loss for GCHS and drops the team’s record to 1-3-1.

  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s planned Oct. 11

    More than 200 people participated in last year’s Walk To End Alzheimer’s, which generated $19,000 in donations.
    Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.

  • WHS Band of Spirit places sixth overall

    Name of competition:  2014 Ryle Tournament of Bands

    Location and date:  Ryle High School in Union.

    Ranking and any awards:   Received second place in Class A with a score of 65.1.  Beechwood was first place with a score of 67.30.  Overall, the band placed sixth (regardless of class).  The band placed sixth in the finals with a score of 67.05.  

  • HILES ENTERS NOT GUILTY PLEA

    Shaun Hiles won’t be getting out of jail any time soon.
    Circuit Judge Stephen Bates denied a motion which would have allowed Hiles, who is accused of killing his wife and a Dry Ridge man, to be released from jail until his case goes to trial.

    Hiles, 35, of Dry Ridge, entered a not guilty plea to two counts of murder on Sept. 10 in Grant County Circuit Court.

  • Vietnam Veterans monument dedication set for Sept. 27

    The Grant County soldiers who gave their life serving in Vietnam will be honored at  5 p.m. on Sept. 27 at the American Legion Post 137 in Williamstown.
    The names of Staff Sgt. Carl A. Ballenger, Specialist Johnnie David Knight, Specialist Robert Allen Osborne, Private First Class Edger Lee Tomlinson and Corporal Ernest Howard Wilson, the five Grant County natives who died during the Vietnam War, have been etched in stone in a monument in their honor.

  • Alzheimer’s walk planned Oct. 11

    More than 200 people participated in last year’s Walk To End Alzheimer’s, which generated $19,000 in donations.
    Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.