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Today's News

  • Judicial Center dedicated July 19

    After nearly three months, the $14.5 million Grant County Judicial Center will soon be dedicated during a public ceremony.

    The dedication will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, July 19 at the center, located at 224 S. Main St. in Williamstown.

    Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton Jr, and Grant County Judge-Executive Darrell Link will be among the speakers at the ceremony.

  • Police Beat 7-1-10

    (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

    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 12:55 p.m. June 21 on Arbors Drive. The driver involved was Hollie N. Perrier, 38, of Corinth, driving a 1996 Chevrolet and a parked 2008 Chrysler owned by Tom Rothwell, of Dry Ridge.

  • Grant County kids go to hoops camp
  • Willen helps ODP finish second at tourney

    Trying to make the most of their soccer skills, Grant County High School sophomores Alexis Willen and Gwen MacAdams tried out and were selected to be a part of the Olympic Development Program, as they earned the chance to play for their state.

  • Williamstown sets enrollment dates

    Any parent/guardian wishing to enroll their child in the Williamstown Independent School District as a new student for the 2010-2011 school year may pick up an enrollment packet from the Williamstown Board of Education Office.

    The completed paperwork and required documentation may be returned to the board of education office during regular business hours or returned to the Williamstown Welcome Center during open enrollment from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 8 and July 22 and from 5 to 8 p.m. July 21.

  • World's smallest mom has third child

    Stacey Herald may be the World’s Smallest Mom, but her love for her children is larger than life.

    At only 2 feet 4 inches tall, doctors always warned Stacey, who lives in Dry Ridge with her husband Wil, that she and her baby may not survive a pregnancy.

    Undeterred by the risks, Stacey and Wil welcomed their third child, Malachi, on Nov. 18, 2009.

    Malachi only weighed 2 pounds 10 ounces and was 14 inches long at birth.

    He joined sibling sisters, Kateri, 3, and Makya, 2, in the Herald family.

  • GCHS boys soccer tryout dates set

    The Grant County High School junior varsity and boys varsity  soccer tryouts will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on July 19 and July 20 at the GCHS soccer field.

    Boys ninth grade and older are eligible for varsity, while boys in grades seventh through 11th are eligible for JV.

    Appropriate shin guards and cleats are required, as well as a completed KHSAA Sports Physical Form.

    For more information, call Dave Schmitt at 859-391-3214.

  • Willoughbys celebrate 25 years

    Johnny and Sherry Willoughby will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with an open house from 3 to 5 p.m.  June 27 at their home located at 8090 Warsaw Rd., Dry Ridge.

    The couple has four children, Lavanda, Michelle, Malcohm and Cally.

    Your presence and best wishes will be greatly appreciated.

  • Clerk’s office receives grant to preserve records

    Grant County Clerk Leatha Conrad has received a $21,642 grant from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) to preserve and manage local government records. KDLA is an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The funds will be used to security microfilm permanent records.

  • Spenneberg celebrates 80th

    In observance of Geneva Skirvin Spenneberg’s 80th birthday, a celebration will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 26 at the Dry Ridge Baptist Church.

    The party is being given by her family. All family and friends are invited to attend.

    Her birthday is on July 5.