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Today's News

  • Going on a treasure hunt

    I may have the best job in the world, because I get to go on a treasure hunt, and I’ve already started. What I’ve found so far has been priceless.
    As part of an ongoing series, we will be presenting Grant County’s Living Treasures.
    Recently, I sat down with Anna Mary Gordon who turned 100 on March 19. I was humbled to be entrusted with her story.
    She prospered by hard work, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit in a time when it was difficult just to do the daily chores required to function and to get from one place to another.

  • For The Record March 24, 2011

    Deeds
    (Commissioner’s Deed) Forcht Bank; Allen Brown, Becky Brown, City of Williamstown, County of Grant and Wells Fargo Bank, by Edward M. Bourne, Master Commissioner to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, lot 46, 47, 48 and 49 of Roselawn Drive Addition, $105,000
    Jan. 6:
    Brenda J. Mullins Egleston and Sidney Darrin Egleston to Michael S. Yarter and Patricia N. Yarter, lot 1 and 2, Section 1 of James F. Wilson, Jr. Subdivision, $160,000

  • METH MESS

    Numbers don’t lie. Kentucky State Police reports that there were 1,080 methamphetamine labs found statewide during 2010, exceeding all previous year totals.

    From 2004 to 2009, there were 11,465 meth-related arrests in the state.

    There were at least six meth lab busts in Grant County in 2010, including three at Locus Ridge Apartments in Dry Ridge in a three-month span.

  • GCMS student serves as senator’s page
  • NOTEWORTHY
  • ARK: YES OR NO?

    Is the Ark really coming to Grant County?

    Yes, yes, yes – at least that’s what Grant County officials say about the proposed $150 million project that developers announced in December 2010 would locate on a 160-acre site off the Williamstown exit at Ky. 36.

    “The developers have been in town this week, working on the project,” said Williamstown Mayor Rick Skinner.

    Skinner said he met with some of the project developers for dinner on March 21.

  • Police Reports 3-24-11

     

    (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

  • FRC director gets students rocking

    With today’s technologies like iPod touch’s and PSP (Playstation Portable) children have more distractions than ever before.
    For Mason-Corinth Elementary first-year Family Resource Center director Sara Edwards, it is all about getting the children involved in programs at the school.
    When Edwards completed and her practicum at Collins Elementary in Florence she never thought she would end up in a school. She completed her bachelor’s degree in social work from Northern Kentucky University in 2008.

  • 'The farm that faith built': Grace Alone Farm Ministries

     

  • Roy earns national certification

    Debbie Roy, a second grade teacher at Dry Ridge Elementary,  received her National Board Certification recently.
    Roy received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Northern Kentucky University and her master’s degree in educational leadership from Eastern Kentucky University.
    She said she wanted to work towards National Certification to become more familiar with national standards and to become a better teacher.