Today's News

  • Gemmer - Clark to wed May 4


    Mike and Kim Gemmer of Crittenden are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Renay Gemmer to Dustin Clark, son of Terri Greenwell of Florence.
    The wedding is planned for 6:30 p.m. on May 4 in Wilder.


  • Braves finish second at tri-meet

    The Braves wrestling team hosted their second home meet in the two-year program’s history Jan. 25 at Grant County High School, placing second out of three teams.

    In their first match, the Braves wrestled Western Hills High School (OH), edging out the Mustangs 42-41.

    “It was close like last season,” coach Matt Shearer said. “That win in the end by junior heavyweight Cody Miskell was the deciding factor.”

    The individual matches included Austin Gripshover pairing up against a female wrestler. He pinned her to win the match.

  • ‘Cheering Crowds’

    As we start the year and think about the race set out before us in these coming months I am reminded about my experience running the “Flying Pig” marathon, a 26.2 mile race.

  • CHURCH NOTES 2.2.12

    Christ Community
    • Terry Shepard delivered an anointed message in the Word and also in song. Harold Gambrell was in charge of the service Sunday evening.
    • Feb. 19 - Blaine Bowman and His Band will be at the church for the 11 a.m. service on Sunday morning. We are looking forward to this great day.
    • Bible study for women every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. and every Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m.

    Corinth Christian

  • News staff wins 9 Kentucky Press awards

    The Grant County News captured nine awards during a meeting recently of the Kentucky Press Association in Lexington.

    The News competed in the Weekly Class III division, which is for larger Kentucky weekly newspapers.

    Jamie Baker-Nantz, editor of the Grant County News won four awards.

  • Police nab two suspects in home invasion

    Chris D. Wilson, 20, of Crittenden and Christopher R. Manning, 24, of Dry Ridge have been charged by police in connection with a home invasion on Jan. 29 at Hy-Ridge Mobile Home Park on U.S. 25 in Dry Ridge.

    Police said the pair entered a home around 1:56 p.m. and were surpised to find the owner at home. The suspects kicked in the door of the home, entered and then ran from the scene when they were confronted by the owner.

  • Fire dept. recognizes agencies for help during 78 car pileup on Interstate-75

    When Interstate 75 turned into a virtual ice rink for vehicles Jan. 2, area emergency workers jumped into duty.

    The Dry Ridge Fire Department has recognized three organizations for their assistance during the multiple accidents.

    Each received a framed certificate from the department.

    Williamstown Fire Department helped transport patients from the Interstate to the hospital using fire trucks and other first responder vehicles.

  • Grant fire chiefs propose funding solution

    With a proposed ambulance taxing district on the back burner, a new proposal will be heard by the Grant County Fiscal Court.

    The Grant County Fire Chiefs’ Association, which includes the chiefs from all five fire departments in the county, will be making a presentation concerning fire and EMS service throughout the county during the Feb. 6 meeting.

    The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Grant County Courthouse.

  • GCMS teacher arrested for cultivating marijuana

    A Grant County Middle School teacher has been arrested for cultivating marijuana.

    Kentucky State Police executed a warrant for Dr. Nicholas Catey, 63, of Berry, at his home on Jan. 20.

    Police said the charges stem from last fall’s marijuana eradication efforts when a fly-over of Grant and Scott counties revealed marijuana growing on Catey’s farm.

    Upon investigation, police said they found a “mowed path leading to a garden where they discovered marijuana growing in buckets.”

  • Candidates file to challenge Adams, Thayer

    State Rep. Royce Adams, D-Dry Ridge and state Sen. Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown will have some competition in their re-election bids.

    Adams has filed for his sixth term as state representative in the 61st district, which includes Grant, Owen and part of Kenton County.

    Two Dry Ridge residents — Wanda Crupper Hammons and Camilla “Kay” Patton — have filed to challenge Adams in the Democratic primary in May.

    Barring any other Republican candidates, Scott Bruce of Mason will await the primary winner in the November general election.