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Today's News

  • GCHS graduate studies agriculture in Scotland

    Growing up on a farm, Lindie Huffman learned to love all aspects of agriculture.

    Now, the 22-year-old is hoping to turn that passion into a career while studying agriculture education at the University of Kentucky and half way across the world.

    “I can’t decide if I like produce or livestock or mechanics,” said Huffman, a 2006 Grant County High School graduate. “I like it all. That way of life has given so much to me that I want to give back.”

  • Economy tops concerns for Northern Kentucky region

    How do you continue to provide services the public expects with less money each year?

    That’s the tough question that Grant County Judge-Executive Darrell Link will discuss next week when he and judges from Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties discuss the state of Northern Kentucky.

  • Crittenden passes budget

    In a unanimous vote, without discussion, the five members present for the June meeting of the Crittenden City council voted to approve the 2010-11 budget.

    Although controversial at the May meeting, a $5,000 decrease for the fire department and the 5.2 percent increase for the Grant County Sheriff’s Department was not a topic of discussion when the budget was presented for vote.

    For the rest of the story, pick up this week's issue of the Grant County 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.