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  • Little getting BIG for football

    When school lets out for the summer and you don’t have the sense of a coach or teacher instructing you, it can be easy to stop what you’ve worked hard for.

    For Kenneth Little Jr., of Dry Ridge, there is no stopping between spring and fall as he trains for his third season of collegiate football at Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro.

  • Police Reports 7-21-11


    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

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  • Richmond man arrested in Grant police chase

    A 23-year-old Richmond man has been arrested in connection with a police chase that ended with a head-on collision with a deputy sheriff’s cruiser.

    Christopher Witt turned himself into the Grant County Sheriff’s Office on July 13, two days after a routine traffic stop turned into a pursuit through Grant County.

  • Church News 7-21-11


  • Jonesville bank to close

    The Grant County Deposit Bank Jonesville branch is set to close January 2012. The Jonesville community may be a casualty of the national economic and regulatory climate.

    “New banking regulations that are coming down the pike, and plus we’re having to compete—we’re the only bank in Grant County that is independent, all the other banks are regional banks.” said Tom McCandless, president of Grant County Deposit Bank. “Given that—we’re having to consolidate operations somewhat in order to be competitive.”

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  • Annual fair nears brings new events, activities

    New events, musical entertainment and a way to avoid parking headaches highlight the 2011 Grant County Fair and Horse Show.

    The week-long festivities at the Northern Kentucky Fairgrounds on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown will be July 29 to Aug. 6.

    Rides will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1 and go through the last day of the fair.

    Admission is $8 per person and includes unlimited rides and grandstand events.

    Children under 2 years old receive free gate admission, but must purchase individual ride tickets for $2 per ride.