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    Grant County
    High School

    Name: Kayla Keith
    Residence: Dry Ridge
    Parents: Debbie Rogers and Robert Keith
    Future plans: To attend college at Xavier University. I plan to major in accounting with a minor in business and finance. I plan to get my license to be a CPA with hopes of working for P&G, as well as having my own small business on the side.

  • NOTEWORTHY:Dean’s List

    Cumberland College - Rual Maya
    University of the Cumberland’s recently announced that Raul Maya of Dry Ridge was named to the Dean’s List for the 2012 spring semester.
    To be eligible students must have achieved a grade of “P” in convocation while maintaining a minimum cumulative scholastic standing of 3.50.


    (Editor’s Note: This column was first published April 23, 2009. It is being re-printed in memory of Jane Scroggins, who died June 9, 2012. Her obituary can be found on page 7 of this issue.)
    “I plain wanted to be a country doctor and I never regretted the choice,” Doc Scroggins said. But, the truth is, though he was a country doctor, his influence stretched throughout the United States and flowed into Europe, Asia and anywhere else that there was wildlife and farmland.

  • Brumley earns doctor of veterinary degree

    Amanda Brumley of Crittenden earned a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine as a member of the class of 2012.

    Brumley earned her bachelor’s degrees in agriculture and biology in 2008 from Eastern Kentucky University and she is a 2003 graduate of Grant County High School. The veterinary program at Auburn is the oldest in the south and the nation’s seventh oldest. More than 6,300 doctors of veterinary medicine have graduated since the first degrees were officially awarded in 1909.

  • ON THE HOME FRONT-Linda Evans

    Name: Linda Evans of Dry Ridge

    Club: Dry Ridge Homemakers

    Hobbies: I enjoy sewing and reading.

    Other clubs/organizations: I am a member of the Kentucky Charolais Association and the American International Charolais Association. I am a member of Sherman Church of Christ and am involved with the women’s group at the church. I also help on the kitchen committee and in October will be a Master Clothing Volunteer.

    Years involved in homemakers: Three years


    The Earnest and Stella Beach family reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 23 at Grant County Park in Crittenden at the cattle barn.
    Bring a covered dish and chairs. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. For more information, call Tina at 859-322-6000 or Brenda at 859-824-7632.




    15 Years


    Aren’t you sick and tired of politics these days? I think most of us are. I believe the political environment in our country has been contaminated with greed, selfishness and a “win-at-all-costs” mentality. Thus, we have to put up with a toxic mess of hate speak, condemnation and a disregard for the truth, as we all try to get to know candidates and understand their positions on the issues of the day.