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Today's News

  • CHAMPS: Braves win region

    For Grant County coach Marlon Kinsey, it was 23 years in the making, as the boy’s cross country team won the Class 3A Region 5 race, Nov. 5 at Sherman Elementary School.

    However, it took more than one day to win the regional title.

    It started on July 15, when the team sat in the bleachers at Grant County High School, counting down the seconds until midnight, starting the official start for practices to begin.

  • Dry Ridge veteran honored with flight to D.C.

    Hundreds of flag-waving family, friends and patriotic Americans packed the terminal at Louisville International Airport on Oct. 22 to welcome home veterans returning from a trip to visit the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.

    Twenty-nine veterans, ranging from ages 85 to 92, went on the one-day trip that was sponsored by Owen Electric Cooperative, Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives and the Bluegrass Chapter of the Honor Flight Network.

    All were veterans of World War II, except two who served during the Korean War.

  • Grant jail escapee captured

    A Corinth man tasted freedom for just 24 hours before he was arrested and returned to the Grant County Detention Center.

    Kenneth Forrester walked away from the Grant County Animal Shelter around 1 p.m. on Nov. 4.

    According to Jailer Terry Peeples, Forrester had been working at the shelter for about nine months as part of the Class D program. Shelter staff noticed he wasn’t at his work assignment and they alerted the detention center.

  • Court crafts ambulance tax

    The Grant County Fiscal Court took the first step in establishing a new taxing district that would help create funding for more ambulance service throughout the county.

    The first reading of the ordinance was approved during the Nov. 7 regular meeting with the second and final reading scheduled for 7 p.m. Dec. 5.

    If passed, each magistrate would choose a member within their district to be part of a newly created ambulance taxing district board.

  • DRY RIDGE COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE

    There will be a Thanksgiving service on Nov. 22 at Dry Ridge Baptist Church. The service begins at 7 p.m. The community is invited.

  • WILLIAMSTOWN BAPTIST CHURCH DELIVERS FOOD TO NEEDY

    The Williamstown Baptist Church is again delivering Hope Thanksgiving Day meals to shut-ins and those in need throughout Grant County. In 2010, this project reached over 550 people in the community, the largest number since this ministry started. The meals will be delivered by noon on Thanksgiving day. If there is someone in need of a hot Thanksgiving meal with all of the trimmings, contact the church at 859-824-4102 and ask for Diane. The deadline for reservations is Nov. 20.

  • church note Nov. 10

    Christ Community
    • Nov. 13 –David Hill of Urban Outreach, a Covington ministry to the homeless and those who are in need will be the guest at 6 p.m.
    • Every Tuesday, at 12:30 p.m., the women meet to study Joyce Meyer’s book, “The Battlefield of the Mind”.  Lunch is served first.  
    • Every Thursday at 11 a.m., men and women meet for prayer.  

    Corinth Christian

  • Grooms called to Lystra Church of Christ

    Joshua Grooms is following in his father’s footsteps when he accepted the call to pastor a church.
    Grooms, a social studies teacher at Grant County High School, is the new minister at Lystra Church of Christ.
    He grew up in Bellevue, where his father served as a minister. He graduated in 2000 from Batavia High School and attended Lincoln Christian College in Central Illinois before transferring to Northern Kentucky University where he earned his degree.
    He has previously worked as a youth minister and Sunday School superintendent.

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  • Grant jail escapee captured

    A Corinth man tasted freedom for just 24 hours before he was arrested and returned to the Grant County Detention Center.
    Kenneth Forrester walked away from the Grant County Animal Shelter around 1 p.m. on Nov. 4.
    According to Jailer Terry Peeples, Forrester had been working at the shelter for about nine months as part of the Class D program. Shelter staff noticed he wasn’t at his work assignment and they alerted the detention center.