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Today's News

  • CHURCH NOTES

    Antioch Church of Christ
    • Minister Gene Kearns.
    • Sunday school from 10 to 10:45 a.m.; worship service at 10:45 a.m. and evening worship at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 859-824-6470.

    Bethany Baptist
    • Sunday school at 10 a.m.; worship service at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 7 p.m.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Bible Believers Baptist

  • 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.)
    Chief Rick Kells executed multiple warrants for Jason D. Gilbert, 22, of Dry Ridge, for assault in the fourth degree and failure to appear, at noon on March 9 on Ferguson Boulevard. Gilbert was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    Dominique Hawkins is not Kentucky’s star player going into this week’s NCAA Tournament play.
    However, he could turn out to be UK’s most important player.

    The showcase players are freshmen Malik Monk, De’Aaron Fox and Bam Adebayo. They are UK’s top scorers and all are considered likely No. 1 NBA draft picks in June. They’ve all been the subject of national media features and certainly will be put in the spotlight by CBS-TV.

  • Dry Ridge native, WKU student biking cross-country for Alzheimer’s research

    At 6 a.m. every morning, Conrad Jaconette wakes up to go on a 30-mile bike ride around Bowling Green to prepare himself for the cycling trip of a lifetime – one that will help support a cause near to his heart; Alzheimer’s awareness.

  • DRE students to compete at state robot tourney

    Six Dry Ridge Elementary students will represent Grant County at the upcoming Robo Challenge Xtreme state tournament, putting their problem solving and technical skills to the test.

    The annual statewide robot building competition features students from elementary through high school and focuses on sharpening teamwork skills and emphasizing the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

  • Rockin’ the Ridge returns June 24 with free admission

    Rockin’ the Ridge will be back for a second year with an expanded musical lineup, another car show and a firework finish.

  • Celebrating Dr. Suess
  • Anderson-Siedenberg to wed April 7, 2017

    James and Jennifer Anderson of Owenton are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Anderson to Jacob Siedenberg, son of John and Brigitte Siedenberg of Williamstown.

    The bride is a graduate of Williamstown High School.

    She is also a 2016 graduate of Northern Kentucky University. Anderson graduated Summa Cum Laude, with a bachelor of arts in elementary education and special education.

  • KSP raffle features iconic brand

    Kentucky State Police, in order to support its Trooper Island Camp for underprivileged children is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a new 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Winter Edition 4x4, an iconic U.S. brand that shares the same heritage as the vehicle American GIs rode to victory in World War II.

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops isn’t ready to even think about a quarterback controversy one week into his team’s spring practice.

    Stephen Johnson took over last season after Drew Barker got hurt and led UK to wins in seven of its final 11 games. He obviously went into spring practice No. 1, especially with Barker coming off offseason back surgery.