Today's News

  • DR man remains identified

    What appeared to be a near certainty after a body was found in a shallow grave in Fleming County three months ago became reality for the family of Randall Russ.

    Using dental records, the Fleming County coroner has confirmed that the buried body discovered is the 54-year-old Dry Ridge man.

  • Braves hold on for 77-75 victory against Pendleton

    The Grant County Braves gained a 77-75 victory over the Wildcats from Pendleton County on Jan. 16.
    The Braves jumped out to an early lead in the first quarter and maintained a double-digit lead throughout most of the game.  

  • Why do we pray?

    According to a recent LifeWay Research survey, when God answers prayer, he tends to do it in the South.
    Two times as many Southerners as people in the Northeast who pray say all of their prayers have been answered.
    Hmmm. I live in the South and I’m here to tell you that the survey is hooey, at least if you judge by my “God answers my prayers” track record.


    • 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.

    • Feb. 8 – Clearfork Bluegrass Gospel group will be singing at 11 a.m.
    • 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 p.m.

  • Woes continue for Lady Braves

    The slump continued for the Grant County Lady Braves this past week as they dropped a pair of games.
    In both cases, the team had a lead and let it slip away.
    The Lady Braves traveled to Paris Jan. 12 to play the Bourbon County Lady Colonels.
    The game was close all the way through with the lead changing hands multiple times.
    Rebounds were the determining factor in the game, as the Lady Colonels pulled down 37 to the Braves 23. This allowed the Colonels to have more second and third chance points.

  • Kellam honored

    Grant County High School golfer Cody Kellam was honored at halftime of the Jan. 16 boy’s basketball game.
     Kellam, a senior player on the Braves basketball team, was honored for his success on the golf course.
    The golf program at Grant County High School has a storied past of successful teams and individual players.  


    (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.)
    Sgt. Tim Slone executed a warrant for Samantha Slover, 19, of Dry Ridge, for failure to appear to court, at 10:35 a.m. Jan. 12 on N. Main Street. Slover was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.


    The grand jury met Jan. 7 and returned indictments against 22 people.
    The indictment of a person by a grand jury is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
    Those indicted were:
    • Ralph H. East Jr., 42, two counts of assault in the third degree, disorderly conduct and being a persistent felony offender.
    • Thomas C. Mitchell, 28, possession of a controlled substance in the first degree, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to notify Department of Transportation of address change.


    • Dec. 8
    Blaine Bricker, 765 Draper Road; demolition, permit fee $50
    • Dec. 18
    Walt Nunnley, 2210 Stone Schoolhouse Road, new home, 1,987 square feet, estimated cost $145,000; permit fee $544.45.
    • Dec. 19 – Eric Wilson, 5210 Elliston-Mt. Zion Road, new home, 3,081 square feet, estimated cost $255,000; permit fee $852.50.
    Crown Castle, 8162 Dixie Highway, equipment shed, 230 square feet, estimated cost $40,000; permit fee $2,500.
    • Dec. 22


    Civil Suits
    Aug. 26
    General Credit Union vs. Ramon F. Silvers, default of payment
    Aug. 27
    Christopher Applegate vs. Terry Peeples, Grant County Jailer, Writ of Habeas Corpus
    Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. Kimberly Hafer, default of payment
    Jefferson M. Hamilton vs. Shannon R. Hamilton, petition for dissolution of marriage
    Aug. 28
    Credit Acceptance Corporation vs. Patricia Patton, default of payment
    Midland Funding vs. Barbara Trimble, default of payment
    Sept. 2