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Today's News

  • Former bank VP gets year in jail

    A senior vice president for Grant County Deposit Bank was sentenced July 22 to a year and one day in prison for embezzling more than $100,000 over a three-year period.
    The sentencing in U.S. District Court in Covington came after the 57-year-old Dry Ridge resident pled guilty in March, admitting that, from 2010 until 2013, she defrauded her employer by transferring bank funds to her personal account and issuing cashier checks and money orders to herself.

  • CHURCH NOTES

      Mt. Zion Baptist
    • Deacon of the week is Jim Tiller 428-3727
    • Breakfast at 9 a.m. on Aug. 3.
    • Sunday School 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.
    • Regular business meeting - August 6
    • The Ten Mile Association Annual meetings  - Aug. 14 and 15, Thursday night beginning at 7 p.m. and Friday with a meal beginning at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m.
    • Aug. 31 - Fifth Sunday Hymn Sing at 7 p.m.  with a meal before at 6 p.m.

    New Beginnings

  • Miller on ‘God-called adventure’ at Crittenden Baptist

    Doug Miller, a Louisville native, moved all over the south and throughout Kentucky as a child.

  • Eagle Creek Triathlon held on July 19

    The first Eagle Creek Triathlon was held on July 19. The participants completed three events: a 750 meter swim, 11 mile bike and 5K run at Eagle Creek Country Club in Crittenden.

  • Governor Scholars

    Conrad Jaconette of Dry Ridge
    Parents: Mark and Debra Jaconette
    Where attending GSP: Bellarmine University
    Focus of Study: Biological and environmental issues
    Future plans: Go to college and major in chemistry and then go to medical school for dermatology.
    Favorite Book: Slaughter Five
    If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? Italy, my grandfather came from Italy and I would love to go visit their homeland. Also I love the peaceful and vintage feel of Italy.

  • GCHS students compete at FCCLA Nationals

    Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) brought more than 7,000 student leaders, members and advisers to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas to participate in the 70th annual National Leadership Conference.

  • EKU announces spring 2014 Dean’s Award recipients

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced 365 Dean’s Award recipients for the Spring 2014 semester.
    • Riley Colson of Corinth, senior Spanish major
    • Ciara Lister of Corinth, senior criminal justice major
    • Brittany Brumley of Crittenden, senior physical education major
    • Joseph Romer of Williamstown, senior biology pre-medical science major

  • Marksberry graduates with perfect attendance

    Harley Marksberry, daughter of Kenny and Susan Marksberry of Crittenden, graduated from Grant County High School with 13 years of perfect attendance.
    Great attendance runs in the family as her brother, Derricke, had 11 years of perfect attendance and only missed two days of school in his tenure.
    “I just wanted to beat my brother,” Marksberry said.

  • CHURCH NOTES 7-24-14

    Christ Community
    Assembly of God
    • Pastor Jeff Colon with Pure Life Ministries, brought a message about Jesus raising Lazarus from the tomb.
    • Next week, the James Brothers will perform their Bluegrass style of music.
    • Wednesdays the church is studying the Walk of Repentance at 7 p.m.  
    • Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m.
    • The Assembly of God church is located at 139 North Main Street in Williamstown. For more information about the church, call 859-394-2586.

  • Gospel dreamin’ leads to questions

    Here at the newspaper we never know what kind of conversation we’ll have when the phone rings.
    Recently, as I picked up the phone a woman blurted out, “Do you believe God talks to you through your dreams?”
    My first thought: Is this a trick question? Does she believe it or does she believe it’s hocus pocus hooey balooey?
    My second thought: I hope she didn’t dream that God wants her to run me over with a forklift.