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Today's News

  • Election recanvass requested

    The polls may be closed, but the election is not over for three Grant County races.

    Two county-wide candidates have called for a recanvass of vote totals, while two Corinth candidates will see a flip of a coin or drawing of straws decide their fate.

    Republican Steve Wood, who fell short by 45 votes against Judge-Executive Darrell Link, has called for a recanvass of vote totals as a first step in an eventual recount of the votes.

  • Root enlists with Air Force

    Christopher J. Root, a 2008 Grant County High School graduate, enlisted with the United States Air Force on Sept. 23, 2008. He graduated from Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas on Nov. 5, 2008. He is serving as an A10 Crew Chief at Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta, Ga. Root has received an award for maintenance professional of the quarter, and will be promoted to a senior airman in March 2011. He is currently serving as a crew chief over Tactical Aircraft Maintenance with the 23rd AMXS in Afghanistan.

  • 100 years young

    Adversity merely slowed her down. Life’s trials only fortified her resolve, and on Nov. 13, Caroline Vice Ransdell will turn 100-years-old.

    She celebrated at an open house on Nov. 7, where she received best wishes from family, friends, former students and a host of Grant Countians. Standing and calling most by their names, at times she giggled like a school girl.

    How has she lived so long, yet remained so young?

  • BABY OF THE WEEK

    Hi! My name is Connor Riley Saylor.

    I was born on May 30, 2006 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati.

    My parents are Joshua Douglas Saylor and Ashley Lauren Lakes of Corinth.

    My grandparents are Doug and Lynn Lakes of Corinth and Bill and Kim Saylor of Dry Ridge.

    My favorite things to do are playing with my new little sister, McKynzie, going to preschool, playing outside and going to Nascar races with my papaw.

     

  • Braves end on wrong side of the win-loss column

    Senior night in any sport is a night to celebrate the careers of players that are graduating.

    For the seniors on the Grant County High School football team, the game was one to forget, as the Braves dropped to 2-7, losing 47-6 to Jeffersontown on a cool Oct. 22 evening.

    “Everyone hates to see their team lose, especially senior night, but we knew going in that it was a tough game,” coach Mike Davis said.

    Davis said, however, that there was more to take away from the game than just a loss.

  • Williamstown Band of Spirit wins regionals

    Eleven qualifying bands met at Beechwood High School this past Saturday for the 2010 KMEA Class A East Regional Competition.

    Williamstown Band of Spirit scored a 90.75, the highest of the day; securing them a spot in state semi-final competition at Butler High School in Louisville this weekend.

  • Third bank robbery suspect turns self in

    A third Grant County man turned himself into law enforcement Sept. 24 in connection with a bank robbery in Fort Wright on Aug. 3.

    Dustin C. Webster, 24, of Dry Ridge, surrendered to authorities at the Boone County Detention Center, said Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills.

    Webster pled not guilty Sept. 27 in U.S. District Court in Covington on bank robbery charges.

    He is being held as a federal inmate at the Boone County Detention Center.

    Two Grant County men were previously arrested Aug. 6 in connection with the bank robbery.

  • FOR THE RECORD

    Deeds

    Sept. 28:

    (Trustee Deed) Daniel T. Boone and Michael P. Boone, Successor Co-Trustees to Linda Carol Cogswell, Needham Lane, $300,000

    (Trustee Deed) Daniel T. Boone and Michael P. Boone, Successor Co-Trustees to Constance Sue Gerwe, Needham Lane, $300,000

    (Trustee Deed) Daniel T. Boone and Michael P. Boone, Successor Co-Trustees to Daniel T. Boone, Meeks Road property, $110,000

    (Trustee Deed) Daniel T. Boone and Michael P. Boone, Successor Co-Trustees to Michael P. Boone, Meeks Road property, $110,000

    Sept. 29:

  • A WORD FROM OUR READERS . . .

    There is a battle in our country. It is going on every day and it is being fought without many people even knowing it is happening. It is the battle for our American way of life and the freedoms that we treasure and enjoy.

  • GCHS Marching Band earns championship title

    When Grant County Marching Band arrived at Madison Southern High School in Berea, they knew they had a huge target on their back as the defending KMEA AAAA East Regional Champions.  In order to defend that title, Grant County knew that they had to bring a champion performance to the field.