Today's News

  • School enrollment holds steady

    With students settled into classroom routines, enrollment is holding steady at local schools.
    Grant County Schools saw a slight increase district-wide from last school year with 14 additional students enrolled this year, according to data after Labor Day.
    The total number of students in the district is 3,957.

  • Senior Salute
  • King appointed as Farm Bureau Insurance agent

    Carla King has been appointed as a new agent with Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Insurance at the Grant County Farm Bureau–Dry Ridge Agency. King’s appointment was announced in Louisville by Chuck Osborne, Vice President of Agency Support & Marketing for KFB Insurance.
    King, a Grant County native, received a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Northern Kentucky University. Prior to joining KFB, she worked for 14 years in education and has been in the insurance industry since 2010.

  • 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.

  • WHS pep rally kicks off school year
  • Think before you begin to master

    Author Marianne Williamson said “you must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.” What you think about God will determine the kind of relationship you have with Him. If you think of God as harsh and demanding, you’ll probably be afraid of God and keep your distance from Him. If you think of God as just an impersonal force in the universe, you’ll likely have nothing but a vague relationship with Him. But if you think about God the way Jesus does, you’ll get an accurate perspective that will lead you to fall in love with Him.

  • CHURCH NOTES 9-18-14

     Christ Community Assembly of God
    • Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.
    • The Assembly of God church is located at 139 North Main Street in Williamstown. For more information, call 859-394-2586.

    Corinth Christian
    • Bible Book for September is 1 and 2 Colossians through Philemon.
    • Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. Genesis chapters 2 and 3.
    • Sept. 19 - Women’s Retreat at 6:30 p.m. at Camp Northward.


    Name of competition:  2014 Northern Kentucky Marching Band Festival

    Location:  Campbell County High School in Alexandria

  • GC Band places third overall; first in Class 4A

    Name of Competition:  Northern Kentucky Marching Band Festival
    Location and Date:  Campbell County High School on Sept. 13
    Ranking and Awards:  First in Class 4A, third overall, Best Overall Visual Performance
    Names and number of bands participating:  11 bands – Mason County High School (7th), Holmes (8th), Lloyd Memorial (9th), Carroll County (10th), Harrison County (6th), Newport (11th), Beechwood (1st), Williamstown (2nd), Henry Clay (4th), Conner (5th), Grant County (3rd)