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Today's News

  • Farmers file lawsuit

    Thomas Leach has raised tobacco since he was 12 years old.

    But, the 41-year-old Dry Ridge resident said last year’s crop was his last.

    Leach and Larry O’Neill of Dry Ridge have joined farmers Jerry Feagan and Steve Lang of Cynthiana in a breach of contract class-action lawsuit against a tobacco company.

    The Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati law firm of Strauss & Troy filed the lawsuit in Harrison County on behalf of a number of Kentucky tobacco farmers against Universal Corporation, also known as Universal Leaf North America (ULNA).

  • Parks and Recreation Events For 2011

    • Summer camp registration opens - April 15
    Registration forms can be found online or in the Parks and Recreation office in Suite 10 of the Grant County Courthouse in Williamstown. Grant County Community Education partners in the camps.
    Little Dippers Camp for children ages 4 to 6 years old will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 21-23. Registration, which ends May 31, is $25 for one camper and $2o for each additional camper living in the same household.

  • Another Place In Time 3-31-11

     

    Welcome to a new Another Place in Time photo. If you know the people in these photos call the Grant County News office at 824-3343 and share your guesses with us.

  • Police Reports 3-31-11

     

    (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

    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 8:21 a.m. March 24 on Broadway. The drivers involved were Sherry B. Willoughby, 44, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2010 Toyota and Timothy M. Skinner, 53, of Mason, Ohio, driving a 2009 International.

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

  • Harrison named Stewartsville Baptist pastor

     

  • Church News 3-31-11

     

  • GCHS Percussion, Winterguard compete

    The Grant County High School Winterguard and indoor percussion competed at John Hardin High School March 26.

    The Winterguard took first place with a score of 68.3.

    Indoor percussion finished in fourth place with a score of 69.75.

    Next up for both squads is the Tri-State Championships at Ryle High School in Union.

    On April 1 at 9:45 p.m. the indoor percussion will compete.

    Winterguard will compete on April 2 at 11:20 a.m.

    The Tri-State Championshios includes schools from Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana.

  • Grant County Baby Expo set for April 7

    Are you expecting a baby? Have you had a baby in the last year? Do you sometimes have questions about your pregnancy or little one and wish you had some expert advice?
    You can ask the experts at the sixth annual Grant County Baby Expo from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 7 at Sherman Elementary School.
    The event is sponsored by the following organizations: Grant County Community Collaborative, Grant County Family Resource Centers, Williamstown Family Resource Center and Grant County Community Service.

  • Murphy heads to Dominican Republic

    William Murphy’s first year at Pikeville College’s School of Osteopathic Medicine is a lot more than textbooks and lectures.
    The 22-year-old Williamstown native is headed to the Dominican Republic from July 5-12 on a week-long school mission trip with 16 fellow students and five doctors to run a town clinic.

  • Saylor, boy, Jan. 24

    Joshua Douglas Saylor and Adrea Lynne Powers of Williamstown would like to announce the birth of their son.
    Kody William Douglas Saylor was born at 11:01 p.m. Jan. 24, 2011 at Good Samaritan Hospital.
    He weighed 6 pounds and 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    His maternal grandfather is Neil Powers of Elsmere. His paternal grandparents are Bill and Kimberly Saylor of Dry Ridge. His great grandmother is Faye Powers.
    Kody was welcomed home by his family.