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Today's News

  • BOOKS KNOW NO BOUNDARIES

    Ninety-year-old Arlene Eckler still picks up a book every day, sometimes reading until 2 a.m. in the morning.
    The Dry Ridge resident may be in a wheelchair, but that doesn’t stop the Grant County Public Library from coming to her.
    “It’s wonderful,” Eckler said. “Before that somebody would have drive me to the library and put my wheelchair in the car. I’d look over stuff and by the time I got through with the trip I was tired.”

  • Two indicted on murder charge

    Two men alleged to have killed 54-year-old Dry Ridge resident Randall Russ were indicted Nov. 21 by a Fleming County grand jury.
    Charles Black, 50, of Hillsboro, and Kevin Howard, 38, of Owingsville, were indicted on charges of murder, theft by unlawful taking, first-degree robbery, kidnapping and tampering with physical evidence.
    Howard also is charged with being a persistent felony offender.
    The indictments stem from a body discovered Oct. 1 in Fleming County.

  • POLICE REPORTS

    (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.)
    Deputy Scott Conrad charged David S. Murphy, 43, of Dry Ridge, with no registration plates, no insurance, failure to notify Department of Transportation of address change, operating on a suspended license and prescription drugs not on proper container, at 10:33 p.m. Nov. 23 on S. Main Street. Murphy was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Lady Braves down Pendleton 72-63 in opener
  • GCHS hosts LaRosa’s Shootout
  • Cling to Jesus!

    A while back I worked for a company in which my job was to transport the special needs to their daycare locations though out the Greater Cincinnati area. While working for the company I had the pleasure of meeting a man named Asaph, who was from the heart of Africa. Even when I first starting working in the company, it did not take long to connect with Asaph, being that he was a strong Christian man himself.

  • CHURCH NOTES

    Bethany Baptist
    • 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship service and 7 p.m. evening worship.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady
    • The church is located at 7770 Lawrenceville Road in Holbrook. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Canby Tabernacle
    • Pastor Belve Barger - The church is located on Highway 330 West.
    • Sunday services are 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship service and 6:30 p.m. fellowship and Bible Study.
    • Wednesday service at 7 p.m.

  • Students of the Month
  • Stylin Santa
  • Donations needed for vet wreaths

    Storme Vanover is on a mission – again and it’s all about honoring veterans, a mission that as a veteran she is passionate about.
    When Vanover, of Williamstown, found out that the deadline had passed for Grant County to be part of the Wreaths Across America program, she sprang into action and is attempting to raise $7,200 to buy 720 wreaths to be placed on every veterans grave at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North in Williamstown.