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Today's News

  • Election filings begin

    Some races may be a year away, but candidates can already beginning filing for the May and November 2010 elections.

    Potential candidates seeking an office on the 2010 ballot could begin filing with the Office of the Secretary of State and local county clerks Nov. 4.

    Candidates will either appear on the May 18, 2010 primary or November 2, 2010 general election ballots.

  • Family Dollar stores burglarized over holiday weekend

    Kentucky State Police are seeking information about two burglaries that occurred in the early morning hours of Nov. 28.

    Both Family Dollar locations in Crittenden and Dry Ridge were burglarized when police say two suspects, believed to be white males, wearing ski masks and gloves pried open the front door and took an ax to the safe inside one of the stores.

    A video at the Crittenden store indicates it was burglarized between 2:30 and 3 a.m., said KSP Detective Fred Scroggins.

    Anyone with information should call Scroggins or Detective Nate Moore at 859-428-1212.

  • West sets school record for career assists

    With eight assists in the Lady Demons’ season opener against West Jessamine, Williamstown junior Chelsea West set a school record.

    West, who has played at the varsity level since she was in seventh grade, surpassed Carol Robins’ school record that had stood for 19 years.

    The previous record was 449 and West now stands alone with 454.

  • For the Record 12-3-09

    Civil Suits

    Sept. 9:

    Discover Bank vs. Kenneth M. Miller, default of payment on credit agreement

    First Financial Bank vs. Dale Leopold and Susan Leopold, default of payment on note

    Jean W. Coy vs. Tracey P. Coy, petition for dissolution of marriage

    Atlantic Credit & Finance, Inc. vs. Richard L. Hurst, plaintiff’s motion to transfer case to Grant County

    Sept. 10:

    CACH, LLC vs. William J. Ebner, default of payment on note

    CACH, LLC vs. Tara J. Smith, default of payment on note

  • Police Beat 11-19-09

    (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.)

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

    Deputy Brian Maines investigated an accident at 4:36 p.m. Nov. 6 on Indian Hill Drive in Crittenden. The drivers involved were Jesse C. May, 34, of Crittenden driving a 2003 Chevrolet and Michael K. Duley, 41, of Crittenden driving a 2001 Ford.

  • Bell ringers needed

    Bells soon will be ringing outside the Dry Ridge Wal-Mart as the Salvation Army conducts its annual kettle drive.

    Each year, bell ringers brave the cold and wind to collect needed funds for the Grant County Salvation Army unit.

    Eighty-percent of the funds collected stay in Grant County to provide emergency assistance to residents with their utility bills, medication or other similar needs.

    The remaining 20 percent goes to the Cincinnati chapter, but returns in other ways, including reduced fees for children to attend summer camp.

  • WHS Band of Spirit boosters taking fruit orders

    The Williamstown Band Boosters are now taking orders for fruit through Nov. 30. If you would like to place an order, contact Meleasa Sherman at 824-6460 or 468-5681 or any band booster member. All orders will be delivered the week of Dec. 14. All prices are the same as last year.

    20lbs. oranges $19, 20lbs. ruby red grapefruit $19, 20lbs. mixed oranges and grapefruit $20; 23 to 25lbs. gift trio (12 apples, 12 oranges and 12 grapefruit) $30 and 23 to 25 lbs. citrus trio (12 tangelos, 12 oranges and 12 grapefruit) $25.

     

  • Police Beat 11-30-09

    (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.)

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

    Deputy John Money executed a warrant for Erik Harper, 28, of Dry Ridge at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 16.

    Deputy Andy Reeves executed a warrant for Christopher D. Prater, 37, of Williamstown at 12:25 p.m. Nov. 16. Prater was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Corinth mom sues Grant school district

    A Corinth mother is suing the Grant County School District after years of alleged harassment and racial slurs against her three children.

    Melissa Altman filed the federal lawsuit, which also named Superintendent Michael Hibbett and Mason-Corinth Elementary Principal Lisa Hollandsworth, on Nov. 4 in U.S. District Court in Covington.

    Altman, who is represented by attorney Eric Deters of Independence, is suing for $500,000 in damages.

  • For The Record 11-30-09

    Marriages

    September 14:

    Samantha Caryn Ryan, 29, Dry Ridge, cashier, to Todd Alan Garrison, 39, Dry Ridge, forklift operation

    September 15:

    Tamara Lynn Rarrieck, 25, Dry Ridge, factory, to Charles Daniel Rogers, 27, Dry Ridge, factory

    Amber Gail Brooks, 25, Dry Ridge, baker, to Bando James Addison, 27, Dry Ridge, construction

    September 21:

    Kristina Dunatov, 32, Brooklyn, NY, project manager, to Victor Iskandar Khodadad, 42, Brooklyn, NY, actor/singer