Today's News

  • Dry Ridge seeks solution for EMS funding

    The Dry Ridge City Council has authorized Mayor Jim Wells to discuss creating a funding formula to help pay for EMS services with the cities of Williamstown, Crittenden and Corinth, along with the Grant County Fiscal Court.
    Dry Ridge currently provides EMS services throughout the county and within the incorporated areas of Crittenden, Corinth, Williamstown and Dry Ridge.

  • Grant County Soil Conservation winners






  • Determining the education of our children

    Should a presidential appointee and an army of bureaucrats in a remote office building thousands of miles away decide what values, morals, and ideas to instill in your children? I think not. Of all the harmful things our government in Washington, D.C. does, micromanaging education is perhaps the worst.

  • Mulch matters

    Mulch has become a landscape staple, almost to a fault when it is over applied, smothering roots and girdling trunks.  When done properly it can help to suppress weeds, retain moisture and moderate temperature.  These things can be achieved using a variety of materials but which type of mulch suits your needs best?

  • Party like a prodigal

    There’s a group of people in North Carolina who call themselves People of the Second
     Chance (POSC).
    One of the things they do is throw parties -- for people just out of prison, for recovering drug addicts, for misfits, for the discouraged, for the uncelebrated and forgotten, for the overlooked and hurting, for those bowed down with guilt and shame.
    What they do is backwards and upside down. The parties aren’t for the straight A student, the athlete of the year, the one who does things right most of the time.


    C hurch of Christ
    • Minister Gene Kearns.
    • Sunday school from 10 to 10:45 a.m.; worship service at 10:45 a.m. and evening worship at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 859-824-6470.

    Bethany Baptist
    • April 5 – April 12 - Revival with Rev. John Rogers, evangelist at 7 p.m.
    • Sunday school at 10 a.m.; worship service at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 7 p.m.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Bible Believers Baptist


    (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.)
    Officer David Osborne cited Christina M. Setter, 33, of Dry Ridge, with speeding and operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license, at 5:14 p.m. March 23 on S. Main Street.

  • Lady Braves bats too much for Lady Cats

    The Grant County Lady Braves hosted its neighbors to the east from Pendleton County on March 22, and came away with an 11-7 victory over the visitors.

    The Lady Braves got on the board in the first inning when Hannah Coldiron walked.  She moved to second on a fielder’s choice and came home on Madisyn Ruebusch’s single to center field.
    Ruebusch went 3-3 in the game with 2 RBI and a walk.  
    The Lady Braves added four more runs in the second inning.  Mason McClure got things started when she tripled to deep center field.  

  • Flyers bomb Grant County Braves

    The Franklin County Flyers invaded Grant County on April 25 and scored 22 runs on 21 hits against the Braves pitching staff.