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Today's News

  • Vrolijk signs with Northern Kentucky University

    Athlete: Jacob Vrolijk
    Sport: Golf

    Number of years playing sport: 2010 to 2017
    Parents: Michael and Veronica Camacho

    School committed to: Northern Kentucky University

    Reason for selecting and signing with this school: Familiarity with the area and monetary reasons.

    Highlights/accomplishments/awards from your high school years: First team All-state; 15th at 2017 State Championship; three-time All Region team; Tom Johnson Classic champ and Beechwood Invitational champ.

  • Grant County hosts Blue, Gold Night
  • GRANT COUNTY YOUTH SOCCER
  • Three indicted for importing heroin

    Three men were indicted Nov. 9 by a Grant County grand jury for importing heroin.
    Bill Lee Melton, 29, Scott Lee Rains, 55, and Jeremy Wayne Heaverin, 35, each faces charges of importing heroin.
    Heaverin and Melton also were indicted for being persistent felony offenders.
    The charges stem from a Sept. 9 incident where the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, Corinth Fire Department and Dry Ridge EMS responded to two females who had overdosed on heroin within 45 minutes of each other on Owenton Road in Corinth.

  • Bomb threat briefly evacuates GCMS

    Grant County Middle School was briefly evacuated Nov. 9 while law enforcement investigated a bomb threat.
    The investigation stemmed from a message written in a bathroom stall in a women’s restroom at the school claiming that the school would blow up in the sixth hour.
    Grant County Sheriff Chief Deputy Brian Maines said the school was evacuated while the sheriff’s office, Kentucky State Police and school officials searched for anything suspicious inside the building.

  • Man attempts to flee custody during court

    A 31-year-old Lexington is facing additional charges after attempting to flee custody during a Nov. 9 hearing in Grant Circuit Court.
    Robert Flege was in court on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia.
    Flege had recently been released from jail in Fayette County, despite there being a holder on him to answer charges in Grant County.
    Judge Leslie Knight told Flege that he should have never been released from custody and she was ordering him into custody of the sheriff’s office.

  • TROOPER ISLAND RAFFLE CHAMPION
  • 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.)
    Officer David Osborne cited Jacob A. Lewis, 32, of Crittenden, with no registration plates, at 8:35 p.m. Oct. 31 on Taft Highway.

  • Grant County Sheriff to serve on board of directors

    The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association held their 87th annual conference recently in Owensboro. This year’s conference was well attended with over 100 sheriffs in attendance and over 150 sheriffs and deputies participating in 40 hours of training.
    According to Jerry Wagner, executive director of the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills was elected to serve on the board of directors for the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association for 2017.

  • Sugar Daddy’s, Deli has selection of donuts, lunch meat

    Address: 20 Broadway Street in Dry Ridge

    Phone number: 859-428-0097

    Owner:
 Greg Traylor and Craig Pennington

    Manager:
 Sarah Green

    Number of employees: 10

    Services provided: Fresh donuts, deli meats and cheese sold by the pound and sandwiches made; hot plate lunches and cheese coneys and footlongs (Little Shrimp style)

    Hours of operation: 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Year established:
2016