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Today's News

  • See You At The Pole!

    On Sept. 23, Williamstown Jr./Sr. High School and Grant County High School were the sites for See You At The Pole, an annual opportunity for students to congregrate before school and worship.

  • Lady Braves rebound for win against Walton-Verona

    The first time that the Grant County High School volleyball team faced Walton-Verona, they lost in two sets on Sept. 1.

    With a month of experience, they were able to rebound when the team’s faced each other again.

    Although they lost the first set, the Lady Braves fought back to defeat the Lady Bearcats in three sets on Sept. 22, winning 17-25, 25-20 and 25-13.

  • Community Calendar 10-1-09

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Order of the Eastern Star No. 301 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at Masonic Lodge No. 85 in Williamstown.

    • The Crittenden/Dry Ridge Masonic Lodge No. 694 meets at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 in Crittenden. Call Jerry Keith at 859-393-5169 for more information.

    CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS

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

    • The Grant County Woman’s Club will meet Oct. 8. Call Lila McDaniel at 824-4417 for more information.

  • Skinner-Woodruff set date

    Mr. and Mrs. Larry Ruby and Mr. and Mrs. Rick Skinner are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Skinner to Jason Woodruff, son of Debbie Woodruff and Mr. and Mrs. Kerry Woodruff of Dressden, Tenn.

    The bride is a 2004 graduate of Williamstown High School and has been employed by Dr. R. Lenaghan for the past four years. The groom is a 2003 graduate of Grant County High School and is also employed by Dr. R. Lenaghan.

    The wedding will be held at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Williamstown Baptist Church.

  • STANDOFF

    Police used time to end a standoff with a Corinth man peacefully on Sept. 16.

    James Randall Perkins, 37, barricaded himself inside a hotel room at Three Springs Motel on Ky. 330 around 2 p.m.

    His girlfriend called 911 after an argument and told police he was inside the room where they had been living and he had a shotgun. Police were also told he’d been drinking in excess.

  • Nose knows

    Nalla, a canine officer with the Grant County Sheriff’s Department, deserves some extra dog treats after she led police to nearly 90 pounds of marijuana hidden in a secret compartment.

    Deputy Brian Maines, Nalla’s handler, said this is the largest bust his partner has ever made.

     The bust came about when Maines and Nalla were called to assist officers from Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement on Sept. 19 on Interstate-71 near the 75-mile marker in Verona.  

  • The inexact science of the putt

    Putting is only one facet of the sometimes frustrating, sometimes sublime game of golf. But the importance of making a putt showed when the Grant County girls’ golf team competed in their tournament on Sept. 12.

    The girls were able to take first place after each girl was able to par their last hole. They won the Grant County Classic by one stroke and had any of the girls not been able to finish the job on the green, they would have walked away without the first place finish.

  • Man barricades himself in motel room

    The Kentucky State Police Special Response Team removed James Randall Perkins, 37, of Corinth, from his Three Springs motel room after a nearly eight-hour standoff Sept. 16.

    Perkins barricaded inside the room at 2 p.m. and was taken into custody just before 10 p.m.

    Police said Perkins, repeatedly, agreed to leave the room and then refuse to come out.

    He was taken into custody for being a danger to himself and others and was taken to a medical facility for observation.

    For more details, see the Sept. 24 issue of the Grant County News.

  • Beach, boy, Aug. 24

    Michael and Ginna Beach of Guntersville, Ala. would like to announce the birth of their first child.

    Karter Anthony Beach was born at 7:46 a.m. Aug. 24, 2009 at Huntsville Hospital.

    He weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    His maternal grandmother is Sue Hanson of Attalla, Ala.

    His paternal grandparents are Jaunita Beach and the late David Beach of Dry Ridge.

    Karter Anthony was welcomed home by his big sister, Kelci, and big brother, Kyle.

     

  • Caldwell-Gilbert to wed

    Kevin and Rhonda Caldwell of Dry Ridge are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Staci Danielle Caldwell to Dustin Lee Gilbert, son of Ben Gilbert of Dry Ridge and Jewell Gilbert of Burlington.

    The wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at Mount Carmel Baptist Church.

    A reception will follow at Stonewood Gardens in Falmouth.

    The bride is a 2008 graduate of Grant County High School. She is a student at Beckfield College. She is employed by the Steven N. Howe Law Office in Dry Ridge.