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Today's News

  • Lady Demons rally back, but fall 73-72
  • County Christmas Party
  • In praise of the stupid dance

    In case you haven’t heard of Matt Harding let me tell you about him.
    A former video game designer, at age 23 he quit his job to travel around Southeast Asia until his money ran out.
    While he was in Hanoi taking photos, his travel buddy said, “Hey why don’t you stand over there and do your stupid dance and I’ll record it?”
    Harding did his stupid signature dance and thought the video was funny, so he started doing it and recording it everywhere he went on his trip and posted it on his blog for his friends to see.

  • 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.

  • 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 Ron Perkins cited Russell E. Stone, 39, of Williamstown, with failure of owner to maintain insurance, at 11:24 a.m. Nov. 24 on I-75.
    Officer Matt Boshears cited Joshua Lopez, 20, of Williamstown, with failure to wear seatbelts, at 5:05 p.m. Nov. 24 on N. Main Street.

  • GCHS culinary offers national two-year program

    More than a dozen students Grant County High School students are enrolled in a two-year culinary program.
    The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced that Kentucky joined the ProStart Program to offer a two-year career technical education program to high school students.  

  • 4-H receives State Farm grant

    The Grant County 4-H program benefitted from a $78,863 grant from State Farm Insurance to fund an aquabotics program.

    The program is aimed at getting students interested in technical type jobs involving robotics.
    “When you talk to people in the community why there’s not more employers it’s because the workers aren’t ready,” said Lamar Fowler, Grant County’s Extension Agent for  4-H.

  • 1 dead, 2 injured in I-75 wrecks

    Two separate accidents snarled traffic Nov. 30 on Interstate 75, leaving one dead and injuring two.
    Although the accidents were hours apart, both occurred in nearly the same location on northbound I-75 in Crittenden.
    Kenton County Police were dispatched to a single-vehicle accident at 4:53 p.m. near mile marker 166.5, just north of Crittenden.
    Investigators determined that a 2006 Buick, driven by William Peacher, 75, of Hamilton, Ohio, was traveling northbound on I-75 when he lost control.

  • 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.