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Today's News

  • The day President Kennedy died

     

    It was a beautiful but chilly day on Friday, Nov. 22, 1963.  The Pelfrey family was getting ready for my sister, Joan’s, upcoming wedding. My son, Rick, was nearing his third birthday on Nov. 30.  Young John Kennedy was nearing his third birthday, which would be celebrated on the Nov. 25.  

  • 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.)

     

    Dry Ridge Fire Department

    Officer Brad Morris executed a warrant for John Wesley Nash, 19, address unknown, with non-payment of fines, at 11:08 p.m. Nov. 4 on Ferguson Boulevard. Nash was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • 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.)

     

    Dry Ridge Police Department

    Officer Brad Morris executed a warrant for John Wesley Nash, 19, address unknown, with non-payment of fines, at 11:08 p.m. Nov. 4 on Ferguson Boulevard. Nash was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Cockroaches in the house

     

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    My husband hates two things: lying and cockroaches.

  • Holiday greenery has some forgotten symbolism

     

    Holiday greenery has a history that goes well beyond the Victorian Christmas tree we gather around today. 

    Most of the holiday greenery we use to decorate dates back to the pagan holidays of the Romans and Northern Europeans when certain plants were chosen for their symbolic powers of restoration and protection. 

  • Give thanks and give back to your community

     

  • Time to step away from Will. Council, encourage young people to run for office

     

     I want to announce that I will not seek a third term as a Williamstown City councilman. I had always stated that I would only do two terms and after much thought and prodding from others to continue on, will be true to my word and not run again.

  • MCE Family Resource Center thanks Career Expo presenters

     

  • DOJ report: Medical, mental health provisions subpar at jail

    The Department of Justice toured the jail for two days in July to report the county’s efforts have fallen short of compliance with federal standards. 

    The report details significant safety threats for inmates because of a lack of medical and mental health provisions that should have been fixed after 2016’s inspection. 

  • Dry Ridge sets Dec. 7 deadline for EMS decision

    The City of Dry Ridge has given Grant County Fiscal Court and the cities of Williamstown, Crittenden and Corinth a Dec. 7 deadline to respond to an EMS cost-sharing plan.

    If they decide against the proposal, the city plans to cease all EMS services outside of Dry Ridge city limits beginning Jan. 1, 2018.