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Today's News

  • 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 KJ Little executed a warrant for Ryan P. Wells, 20, of Dry Ridge, for violation of EPO and harassing communications, at 6:35 p.m. Feb. 22 on Barnes Road. Wells was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.
    Officer KJ Little cited Zachary M. Schwartz, 21, of Dry Ridge, with no tail lamps and no registration plates, at 8:16 p.m. Feb. 22 on Taft Highway.

  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY CHEERLEADING COMPETITION
  • Motives for changes in Horse Park Commission personnel are questioned

    Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer, who is leading the charge against the management of the Kentucky Horse Park, sought a paid position in charge of the park’s marquee annual event, the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, in 2010.
    He was rebuffed by Alston Kerr, who was ousted Friday as chairwoman of the Kentucky Horse Park Commission by Gov. Matt Bevin. The position Thayer applied for, which pays about $50,000, eventually went to someone else.

  • Teens allegedly throw rocks at cars on I-75

    Two teenagers are accused of throwing rocks at passing vehicles on Interstate 75 in Crittenden.
    A 14-year-old male and 15-year-old male will be charged with criminal mischief and wanton endangerment through a court-designated worker.

  • Lexington robbery suspects caught in Grant County

    Two men who are suspected of robbing a woman by knifepoint outside of a Lexington church Feb. 21 were caught in Grant County.
    The suspects, 37-year-old Robert Schultz and 48-year-old Harvey Smith, are facing multiple charges, including first-degree robbery, fleeing and evading police, first-degree criminal mischief and first-degree wanton endangerment.
    The incident began when a woman getting out her car around 10 a.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Lexington was approached by a man offering to help her carry items.

  • Security in worship

    With the current unstable and dangerous climate in the U. S today, the discussion of church security has resurfaced. It is obvious that times have changed drastically and the assembly of the saints is not as sacred to some as it once was.
    In an effort to find a solution to the problem of church security some churches lock the doors after the set time for worship to start. Some churches arm certain members and place them strategically around the assembly.

  • 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 KJ Little executed a warrant for Gina M. Turner, 32, of Dry Ridge, for failure to appear, at 4:58 p.m. Feb. 15 on Warsaw Road. Turner was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.
    Officer KJ Little cited Cathryn R. Stroer, 26, of Williamstown, for no registration plates, at 11:54 p.m. Feb. 16 on Taft Highway.

  • GC academic team compete in Governor’s Regional Cup, advance to state

    The Future Problem Solving Team at Grant County High School placed second in the Governor’s Cup Regional and will be headed to the state competition in March.

    They are extremely excited to be advancing to the state competition.
    Students are given a one-page description of a future scenario, detailing a major area of concern, typically with global implications.

    From this scenario, students must develop and describe (in detail) 16 challenges that may impact multiple facets of society.

  • Bryan competes in state Poetry Out Loud competition

    Haley Bryan, a junior at Grant County High School, competed in the state Poetry Out Loud competition held recently.
    Bryan qualified for the state competition based upon her first place win at the local poetry competition held at Grant County High School.  
    Bryan earned the first place honors at the 2016 GCHS Poetry Out Loud competition with her selections, “Personal” by Tony Hoagland and “The Obligation to be Happy” by Linda Pastan.  

  • GCMS students accept ‘Dream It Do It’ challenge

    A group of Grant County Middle School students accepted the “Dream It Do It” challenge from the Partners for a Competitive Workforce.

    The challenge for the six students and their teacher, Angela Cummins, is to visit a local manufacturing site, then develop a short video that shares with their peers all the cool things about today’s advanced manufacturing.

    Manufacturers in Northern Kentucky are working to change public perceptions about careers in manufacturing.