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Today's News

  • BUDGET WOES

    Dry Ridge Mayor Clay Crupper said he had to “cut down to the bone” in the 2011-12 budget.

    The city council approved the second reading of the budget during its June 6 meeting.

    The budget included $1.66 million in general fund appropriations, $104,950 less than current year’s budget.

    “It’s going to be awfully tight,” Crupper said. “We couldn’t give any raises. We couldn’t do nothing.”

  • Idea blossoms into community garden

    A seed of an idea has grown into a community garden that will help feed those in need in Grant County.

    The Grant County Fiscal Court, Grant County Extension Service, along with the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission and the Vineyard Church of Grant County, have joined to plant a more than 1-acre community garden on the grounds of the county maintenance facility on Hopperton Lane in Dry Ridge.

  • FEEDING THE NEED: Youth center gives back to county

    Juvenile delinquents housed in a Crittenden facility are getting an education while trying to give back to the community.

    The Northern Kentucky Youth Development Center, 675 Eads Road, is now selling plants, flowers and masonry items grown and created by juvenile residents.

  • For the Record 6-16-11

     

  • Police Reports 6-16-11

     

    (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

  • Get to know your beneficial insects

     

  • Turning Back the Clock 6-16-11

     

    15 Years Ago

  • GCHS STLP competes in state competition

    Grant County High School Student Technology Leadership Program students competed in the state STLP competition at Rupp Arena in Lexington on May 13.
    As part of their showcase, students presented an analysis of Operation Take Charge, where they taught basic computer skills to adults. Their vision was two-fold: to give back to the community and to complete a project that the group proposed at STLP regional competition.
    The showcase team won Best In Region and made it to the top 12 percent in the state.

  • McClanahan chosen for youth tour

    Easton McClanahan of Williamstown was among the 94 high school students from across Kentucky who participated in the 40th annual Kentucky Rural Electric Washington Youth Tour held June 10-17, 2011, in Washington, DC.  Selected on the basis of academic achievement, community involvement, and written essay,

    McClanahan was chosen to represent Owen Electric Cooperative as a delegate.

  • THINK AHEAD 2012

    The class of 2011 wasn’t even out the door, when the focus of Grant County High School turned to the class of 2012 on May 4.

    “Think Ahead Class of 2012” was a collaborative effort by Jill Marksberry, Grant County community education director, Jennifer Wright, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction and the school counselors.