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Today's News

  • Robinson-Kincer to wed Aug. 1

    Mike Franks and Rhonda Robinson of Crittenden announce the marriage of their daughter, Ashley Robinson to Adam Kincer, son of Cody Kincer and Lisa Myer of Butler.

    Robinson is a nurse and will start pre-medical studies this fall in Denver, Co.

    Kincer is an airman in the U.S. Air Force based at Buckley AFB in Colorado. He returned in May from a tour of duty in Iraq.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Faith Christian Center. The reception will follow the ceremony at Receptions in Erlanger.

    Invitations have been sent.

  • Program aids in weight loss by making lifestyle changes

    Two sessions of the OFF Program, a weight loss plan for women sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Health Department, are scheduled for the fall. OFF, which stands for Outsmarting Female Fat, is specially designed for women who want to lose weight by making long-term lifestyle changes. The program is led by registered dietitians from the health department and deals with all aspects of weight control, healthy eating and exercise.

    OFF sessions will be held:

  • Lady Demons learn fundamentals

    The Williamstown volleyball team is getting back to basics.

    In coach Wes Staff’s first year as varsity coach, the Lady Demons are focusing on learning the fundamentals of the game, hoping to get faster and stronger.

    “The key things that we’re trying to work on right now are fundamentals, strength and agility,” Staff said. “That’s going to progress. Those are my three themes throughout the year.”

  • Local churches lend hand to KY Changers

    Many Grant County churches were home base for 150 teenagers last week. They donated their time, money and patience to help with Kentucky Changers.

    At 7:30 a.m., 150 teenagers and numerous volunteers were picked up from Grant County High School and brought to different locations in Crittenden, Dry Ridge, Williamstown, Corinth, Berry, Demossville and Walton.

    Around 11:30 a.m., lunches were made and handed to 350 hungry workers.

    Whenever necessary, extra paint, wood, hammers, water and other supplies were brought to the the houses.

  • Daugherty retires as Jonesville Post Master

    What started as a temporary job, only filling in when needed, became a career for Linda Daugherty.

    Daugherty spent 28 years in a small room. She battled snakes once and bad weather during the winter.

    If she needed to use the restroom, she had to leave the building and go across the street. Once she had to operate out of a mobile unit with a portable heater to keep warm, but through it all, she never missed a day of work, other than for a vacation.

  • Mann celebrates second birthday

    Harper Mackenzie Mann celebrated her second birthday June 7. Seventy six people attended the birthday party, which was held at her house. Harper is the daughter of Tim and Holly Points Mann, of Dry Ridge.

  • Police Reports 7-16-09

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

    Deputy Kevin Burke investigated an accident at 5:21 p.m. July 3 on Warsaw Road. The drivers involved were Andrew Justice, 21, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2006 General Motors and Rose O’Nan, 34, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2006 Toyota.

    Deputy Andy Reeves executed a warrant for Christopher Webster, 26, of Williamstown, at 8:10 a.m. July 5 at the Grant County Detention Center. Webster was charged with a probation violation. He was lodged in the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Annual event finds new home on Baton Rouge Rd.

    Don’t go to Grant County Park in Crittenden looking for the fair this year.

    It has moved.

    The Grant County Fair has a new home on Baton Rouge Road, off Arnie Risen Boulevard, in Williamstown, called the Northern Kentucky Fairgrounds.

    “I think the public is going to be pretty surprised when they see our new home,” said Fair Board President Bill Cull. “But they need to be patient. Not everything is done like we want but we ran into a time crunch because of the wet weather this spring.”

  • Crittenden adopts 2009-2010 budget

    While cities across Kentucky are having to adjust to tough economic times, Crittenden is financially sound.

    The city council recently passed a 2009-10 budget that includes no cuts in general fund appropriations.

    Two departments will receive more money in the coming fiscal year than they did in the 2008-09 budget.

  • Kentucky Changers' generosity helps 30 homeowners

    Several local homeowners were amazed by the difference that can be made when youth care about others.

    About 150 teenagers came to Grant County last week as part of Kentucky Changers, which is an organization sponsored by the Kentucky Baptist Convention that uses seventh through 12th graders to refurbish exteriors of homes.