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Today's News

  • Fiscal Court needs to further analyze EMS proposal

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  • Dry Ridge can no longer foot EMS bill alone

     

    Providing EMS in Grant County is a very costly and complicated endeavor. 

  • Shopping local helps community

     

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    I’ve made my list! I’m even checking it twice!

  • James Butch Barlow named 2017 Williamstown Veteran of the Year

     

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    James Butch Barlow, who was born on March 29, 1947 to the late Eddie and Helen Barlow, was recognized by the City of Williamstown as the 2017 Veteran of the Year on Nov. 10 at a ceremony at Williamstown High School.  

  • Crittenden Council suggests taxing district to solve EMS funding

    Crittenden City Council seemed unimpressed by Dry Ridge Mayor Jim Wells’ EMS cost-sharing plan during a Nov. 7 meeting. 

    Instead, Crittenden asked about alternatives to the plan, including the creation of taxing districts as a way to pay for an ever-increasing EMS service budget Dry Ridge has funded for the last 17 years. 

  • Country Christmas to kick off holidays

    Grant County will be getting into the Christmas mood early with the annual Country Christmas event Dec. 2 in downtown Williamstown.

    The Grant County Chamber of Commerce has organized Country Christmas, formerly known as Santa’s Wonderland, for the last 14 years. 

  • Benefit to be held for Sheldon Nov. 19

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    Cindy McClure Sheldon was in a head-on collision on Sept. 14 on U.S. 25.  

    Sheldon has been in University of Cincinnati Medical Center trauma surgical I.C.U since the accident. 

  • Wilson performs at Ark Encounter

    Brandon Heath was scheduled to perform an intimate, acoustic concert at the Ark Encounter on Nov. 11. 

    Unfortunately, Heath ended up in the hospital with strep throat. Josh Wilson received a phone call around 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 and agreed to drive up from Nashville to Kentucky to entertain the large crowd. 

  • Williamstown Baptist, H.O.P.E to give free Thanksgiving meals

    H.O.P.E. (Helping Out People Everywhere) and Williamstown Baptist Church are both giving out free Thanksgiving meals for less fortunate Grant County residents.

    H.O.P.E. is having a traditional hot meal Nov. 22 from 5  to 8 p.m. at the Hopperton Lane center. Center Director Kim Haubner said anyone is welcome to come for a meal. 

  • Wells breaks tie vote on financing ambulance purchase

     

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    Dry Ridge Mayor Jim Wells broke a tie vote after a disagreement about exactly how to pay for a nearly $218,000 new ambulance arriving in mid-December.