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Today's News

  • Cling to Jesus!

    A while back I worked for a company in which my job was to transport the special needs to their daycare locations though out the Greater Cincinnati area. While working for the company I had the pleasure of meeting a man named Asaph, who was from the heart of Africa. Even when I first starting working in the company, it did not take long to connect with Asaph, being that he was a strong Christian man himself.

  • 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.

  • Students of the Month
  • Stylin Santa
  • Donations needed for vet wreaths

    Storme Vanover is on a mission – again and it’s all about honoring veterans, a mission that as a veteran she is passionate about.
    When Vanover, of Williamstown, found out that the deadline had passed for Grant County to be part of the Wreaths Across America program, she sprang into action and is attempting to raise $7,200 to buy 720 wreaths to be placed on every veterans grave at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North in Williamstown.

  • Wallace celebrates 50 years of providing pharmacy service

    Bob Wallace is celebrating 50 years in business in Grant County, but becoming a pharmacist was purely a fluke.
    “I went to college and didn’t declare a major the first year,” he said from his office at Grant County Drugs in Dry Ridge, which he co-founded. “My friend went into pharmacy so I decided to try it myself. I liked it, especially meeting the people.”

  • Crittenden resident is back in Jeopardy

    Crittenden resident and five-time Jeopardy champion Rani Peffer recently got a second shot to play her favorite game show.

    Peffer, who won $70,701 from six episodes in November 2013, was asked to return as part of the Jeopardy Tournament of Champions.

    The tournament features the top 15 winners from the Alex Trebek-hosted show since the previous Tournament of Champions.

    Peffer had high hopes she would get an invite, but the corporate finance manager at Procter and Gamble was on pins and needles for about nine months.

  • Snow Go!
  • 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.)
    Sgt. Tim Slone executed a warrant for Kevin Hillman, 32, of Corinth, for failure to appear to court, at 9:45 a.m. Nov. 10 on N. Main Street. Hillman was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • BUILDING PERMITS

    • Oct. 6
    Joseph Mills, 1890 White Chapel Road, garage, 768 square feet, estimated cost $15,000; permit fee $103.96.
    • Oct. 14
    Brian Crisler, 3800 Gardnersville Road, garage, 1,200 square feet, estimated cost $7,000; permit fee $147.16.
    • Oct. 17
    Ben Wilson, 1485 Pettit Pike, new home, 2,796 square feet, estimated cost $170,000; permit fee $793.15.
    • Oct. 23
    Dave Schu, 4375 Folsom-Jonesville Road, storage building, 576 square feet, estimated cost $3,000; permit fee $86.70.
    • Oct. 29