Today's News

  • Local basketball players attend Coach Calipari’s Camp

    Tyler Edmondson has been named the Grant County News Athlete of the Week for July 12. He is the son of Kenny Edmondson and Paula Edmondson of Dry Ridge.
    Grade in school:
    2012 graduate of Grant County High School
    Sport(s): track

    Age: 17
    Hometown: Dry Ridge


    (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.)


         Civil Suits
    April 5:
    Bank of America vs. Lanny Abner, Pearlie Abner, Commonwealth of Kentucky-Served: Attorney General, Conseco Finance, Unknown Defendant, Spouse of Lanny Abner and Unknown Defendant, Spouse of Pearlie Abner, default of payment on note
    April 9:
    Michelle Lyn Braunstein vs. Scott Paul Braunstein, petition for dissolution of marriage

  • Dry Ridge teen killed in U.S. 25 crash

    An 18-year-old wife and mother-to-be was killed in a single vehicle crash on U.S. 25 in Williamstown on July 1.

    Chelsea Renee Wright Volker, of Dry Ridge, was killed when the car she was riding in ran off the roadway, overturned and struck a tree at 2:57 p.m. about a mile south of Bruce’s Grocery.

    The vehicle, a 1995 Honda Civic, was driven by her husband, Joseph A. Volker, 21.

    According to Sheriff Chuck Dills, witnesses said Volker appeared to lose control in a slight curve.

  • Requests for air conditioners, fans rise

    The extreme heat is also causing problems for people without air conditioning.

    “We have received several requests for fans and have given out quite a few. We do have a few left,” said Barbara McClure,  with the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission – Grant County Neighborhood Center.

  • Forum set on new tax district

    The Grant County Fire Chiefs’ Association plans to share findings and answer any questions at a community forum for a proposed emergency services taxing district.

    The meeting, which is the first of several planned around the county, is set for 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 9 at the Dry Ridge Fire Station at 31 Broadway St.


    Crittenden Fire Chief Lee Burton hopes caution is the rule when local families celebrate this year’s Fourth of July, especially since a small spark from a sparkler could touch off a large grass or brush fire in these dry conditions.

  • Horn - Sullivan set date

    David and Carolyn Horn are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Shelby Horn, to Tyler Sullivan, son of Robbie and Michelle Thompson of Dry Ridge.

    The wedding is being planned for 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 18, 2012 at the Grant County Fairgrounds, Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown.


  • McClelland attends Scouts NYLT

    Ben McClelland, who is the Senior Patrol Leader of Boy Scout Troop 712 has just returned from the 2012 Baden Powell Camp National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT).