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Today's News

  • Burgess, boy, April 21

    Lisa and Patrick Burgess of Daytona Beach, Fla., announce the birth of their son.

    Elijah Patrick Benjamin Burgess was born on April 21 at Halifax Hospital in Florida.

    He weighted 8 pounds and 12 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    His paternal grandparents are Joyce and Russ Burgess of Daytona Beach, formerly of Crittenden. His great grandfather is Estill Mitts of Dry Ridge.

    Burgess was welcomed home by his family.

     

  • Grant students recieve Georgetown scholarships

    Rachel Madden, daughter of Bill and Sheila Madden of Dry Ridge, has been awarded the Christian Leadership Scholarship, the Valedictorian Scholarship and a Music Scholarship to attend Georgetown College. Madden is a 2009 graduate of Calvary Christian School.

    To receive a Christian Leadership Scholarship, a student must show Christian leadership and values within his or her community.

    Christian Leadership Scholarships are renewable for all four years, provided the recipient maintains their active role in the Christian community at Georgetown College.

  • Motorist rescues family

    Candi Cook was headed home for a family cookout but put her picnic supplies to use to help a family trapped inside a burning car.

    Cook was traveling south on Interstate-75 around 6 p.m. on June 27 when a quarter mile ahead she saw a car flip twice and catch fire.

    “The woman managed to get herself and the two kids out, but the man was still in there,” Cook said.

    The 1996 Lumina stopped rolling and landed on its top trapping Ben Boutwell, 27, of Carrollton inside.

  • Sports Shorts

    GCYFL holds fall registration for football and cheerleading

    The Grant County Youth Football League will hold registration for their fall league on July 11. This is for football and cheerleading.

    The signups will last from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be held at the Grant County High School football field house.

    The registration fee is $65 plus a $15 equipment fee, which is refundable when all equipment is returned at the end of the season. Family discounts are available.

  • Berea College

    Crystal A. White of Corinth was honored at Scholarship Day Academic Awards Banquet at Berea College.

    The banquet is held annually to honor superior academics, in addition to good character and initiative.

    White received the 2009 Elizabeth D. Gilbert Fellowship in library science. The fellowship is awarded to aid seniors or recent graduates of Berea College for graduate studies in library science. Friends and admirers of Gilbert, Berea College head librarian for many years, established this fellowship in 1973.

  • Community Calendar 7-2-09

    CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    • The Grant County Industrial Development Authority will meet at 1:30 p.m. July 8 at the Chamber of Commerce in Williamstown.

    • The Chamber breakfast meeting will begin at 8 a.m. July 20 at the Grant County Extension Office on Barnes Road in Williamstown.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Corinth Women’s Club will meet at 6 p.m. July 7 at Noble’s Restaurant.

    • The Corinth Lady Lions meet at 6:30 p.m. July 8 at Noble’s Restaurant.

  • Maines, boy, May 27

    Timmy and Traci Maines of Dry Ridge announce the birth of their son.

    Jackson Ryan Maines was born at 2:16 p.m. on May 27 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center South in Edgewood.

    He weighted 7 pounds and 10.6 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Clayton Baker of Independence and Gail Baker of Dry Ridge. His maternal great grandparents are Joe and Shirley Haas of Taylor Mill.

  • Baseball careers come to a close for seniors

    The GCHS baseball seniors wanted to keep playing, delaying the inevitable end of their high school careers.

    “Now that it’s over, it hit me hard,” Alex Gregg said. “I’m used to playing summer ball and getting ready for the next year, but now I’m not. It’s hard.”

    “I’m sad that six years of work is over, but I’ve got to get ready for college and hope for the best,” Dillon Adams said.

  • Legends take Kentucky Open State Championship

    The 13-under Legends select team knew they were facing an offensive powerhouse in the championship of the Kentucky Open State Tournament.

    The Legends faced the South London Cardinals, a team that averaged 20 runs per game and that hadn’t played a full seven innings in the tournament. But, the Legends came away with a 5-4 win on June 21.

    “The championship game finish was as exciting as any game we’ve played,” coach Greg Carr said.

  • Braves backcourt gains experience with summer ball

    The summer after making it to the eighth region tournament, the Grant County boys’ basketball team is working hard to get back.

    The Braves have played 24 games in a three-and-a-half week span with six more games scheduled and coach Ron Kinmon hopes the experience they’re gaining now will pay off when next season starts.