Today's News

  • Spotlight on Grant County Extension Homemakers


  • Livingood graduates Air Force training


    Air Force Reserve Airman Jared E. Livingood graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
    Livingood is the son of Ron and Alane Livingood of Demossville. He is a 2009 graduate of Grant County High School in Dry Ridge.

  • Hanna, Grubbs wed Sept. 10

  • Shermans celebrate 25 years

    Troy and Karen Sherman, of Crittenden, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary this year.
    The couple were married on Nov. 22, 1986 at the Violet Ridge Church of Christ.
    They have two children, Karissa, 23, and Travis, 21.  The couple will be celebrating their special day with friends and family.

  • 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.


    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.


    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.