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Today's News

  • Lady Braves take down Newport in rematch

    The Grant County High school girls’ soccer team was eager to get back in the win column.

    The Lady Braves had lost or tied in their previous three games before coming away with a 4-0 win over Newport on Sept. 24.

    “It was wet and sloppy, but it was still good to get a win,” coach Melinda White said. “It was nice to put a W back on the board.”

  • Daugherty - Cook wed Sept. 19

    Buck and Elaine Sargent of Dry Ridge announce the marriage of their daughter, Lori Daugherty to John Cook, son of Nancy and Howard Willenborg of Demossville.

    The couple was married in Gatlinburg, Tenn. on Sept. 19 in the presence of close friends and family.

    Brittany Daugherty, daughter of the bride, was the maid of honor. Mike Reenan, a friend of the groom, served as the best man.

    After the ceremony, the group enjoyed dinner at the Peddler Steakhouse.

    The couple are living in Dry Ridge.

     

  • Colson - Mathers to wed

    Dean and Debbie Colson of Dry Ridge are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their son, Matthew Dean Colson to Shelley Ann Mathers, daughter of Dan and Cheryl Mathers of Milford, Ohio.

    The couple will be married on Oct. 3, 2009 at the First Baptist Church of Glen Este.

    Colson is employed by BBN Sales in Cincinnati. Mathers is employed at Roth CPA in Montgomery, Ohio.

    The couple will reside in Milford.

  • Braves defeat Bryan Station, tie Dixie

    Scores: 3-0 win over Bryan Station, 2-2 tie against Dixie Heights

    When: Sept. 22 and 26

    Where: Bryan Station and Dixie Heights High School

    What: Against Bryan Station, senior Neal Koebcke started the scoring with a quick direct kick goal after a foul. Junior Lincoln Howe added two goals. Despite a delay for lightning, the Braves were able to maintain their focus for the win.

  • Braves defeated by Anderson

    The rain fell all week and soaked into the Grant County High School football field.

    When the Braves faced Anderson County on Sept. 25, the field had turned into a mud pit.

    The teams slid all over the field and the Braves fell 41-0 in their first district game.

    “Anderson County is a good football team and I thought early on, we played with a deer in the headlights look,” coach Mike Davis said. “We came out, not flat, but like we didn’t believe. We fell behind and then started to play Grant County football.”

  • Families can read in Prime Time at library

    Family reading will be going on during Prime Time for a second straight year at the Grant County Public Library.

    The six-week series to enhance family reading is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays Oct. 1 to Nov. 5.

    Prime Time Family Reading Time is for 6 to 10-year-olds and their families and includes a free dinner, listening to stories, talking about books and learning about the library.

    The program is sponsored by Kentucky Humanities Council and Kentucky Department For Libraries and Archives.

  • Williamstown educators present at statewide conference

    Three educators from Williamstown High School recently shared successful math strategies to help students succeed.

    Williamstown Jr./Sr. High School Principal Misty Buchanan and teachers Ann Rourk and Deana Cummins presented at the Kentucky Association of School Council’s annual “Schools That Lead the Way” conference in Louisville.

    The school was chosen because of their high test scores in all areas, but math was the area of focus for the presentation.

  • Collier, boy, Sept. 26

    Shane and Trista Collier of Williamstown would like to announce the birth of their first child.

    Jeremiah Allen Collier was born at 9:15 a.m. Sept. 26, 2009 at St. Elizabeth South.

    He weighed 7 pounds and 6 ounces and was 20.75 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Larry and Sabra Hutcherson of Corinth. His maternal great grandparents are Ruth Tate of Burlington and the late Paul Tate.

    His paternal grandparents are Jeff and Betty Collier of Williamstown. His paternal great grandparents are Melvin and Mary Gay of Lawrenceburg.

  • 'We're lucky'

    Dustin and Jamie Fryar and their four sons were sound asleep on Sept. 20 when they were rudely awakened by bright lights inside their Williamstown home.

    Dustin couldn’t find his glasses. Jamie managed to jump up and grab their 8-month-old son, Daniel, who was sleeping in his car seat next to the bed.

    It was then Jamie realized her house, or at least the front part of it, had crashed into her bedroom after a full-size pickup truck ran off Falmouth Street and into the home.

  • Police Reports 10-1-09

    (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

    Sgt. Terry Osborne investigated an accident at 10:05 p.m. Sept. 18 on Lebanon Road. The drivers involved were Donald R. Combs, 37, of Dry Ridge, driving a 1991 Ford and Carylon A. Springer, 58, of Crittenden, driving a 2000 Cadillac.