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Today's News

  • Officials recognize former mayor, council members

    Former council members Kym Warren and Martha Hicks and former mayor Gayle Cayton were recognized by Mayor Jim Livingood at the city’s regular meeting on April 5.

    “I wanted you to come back, at least so I could say, I appreciate what you’ve been doing,” said Livingood. “You’ve put in a lot of time giving the city a lot of extra work for not very much pay at all. I appreciate it and I know the council does and the new people coming on, whether they realize it or not, there is a legacy there to follow.”

  • All dogs, cats must have county license

    Grant County pets, your pets, deserve to be licensed and protected. They deserve a way to come home if lost, as well as to be safe from diseases.

    Also, in case you weren’t aware, there’s a county ordinance that requires all dogs and cats in Grant County to be licensed annually.
    In order to make it easy for pet owners to comply with the license, the Grant County Animal Shelter will hold a License/Vaccination Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 18.

  • Police Reports 6-9-11

     

    (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

  • Vacation Bible School 6-9-11

     

  • Church News 6-9-11

     

  • Another Place In Time 6-16-11

     

     

    This Another Place In Time photo features the Simpson kids at Mason School in the late 1940s or early 1950s. From left is Virgil Simpson, Paul Simpson Jr., Rose Simpson and Billy Simpson.
    Thanks to Penny Simpson Balush of Dry Ridge for providing the photo and Bobby Roland of Ninevah, Ind., Sue Livingood of Crittenden, Janet Howe of Dry Ridge and Ray Spillman of Williamstown for calling in correct guesses.

  • Money not the answer to $ystem’s woes

    Hearing all the national hype about failing schools, and how we need to ‘invest’ more money into education, has started me thinking—should we spend more money on education or is it a bloated system of academic bureaucracy?

    As I think about my own education, I realize that it was a shoe string operation.

  • Shade the blazing sun

     

  • Turning Back the Clock 6-9-11

     

    15 Years Ago

  • ‘Grant County, the place I know, love’

    Hi, I’m Paige Taylor and I’ll be reporting and writing for the Grant County News this summer.

    I’m 20-years-old and I’m from Crittenden, where I have lived since I was in elementary school. I have spent many summers at the Eagle Creek Country Club swimming during the hot days, but this year I’m excited to write for my hometown newspaper.