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Today's News

  • Speech and Drama place second at two tournaments

    On Nov. 1, the Grant County High School Speech and Drama Team attended the Boone County High School / Calloway County High School Swing Invitational Forensics Tournaments held in Florence. Thirteen teams from across the commonwealth were in attendance for the first official ‘kick-off’ tournament of the season.

    For a swing tournament, two different schools hold their individual tournaments simultaneously, giving students two chances to final in each of their events.

    Boone County Results

  • GCHS girls’ first win is a wild one

    Leading throughout their game against Owen County, the Grant County High School girls needed a last second shot to ensure a 46-45 win.

    The Lady Braves led throughout the contest against Owen County, relinquishing the lead in the last 20 seconds before having a chance to win at the end.

    With two seconds left on the clock, Grant County had the ball under their basket and ran an inbounds play, with senior Shayna Lockard sinking the game winning shot as the buzzer sounded.

  • Grant men arrested on drug charges

    Two Grant County men were arrested on drugs charges Saturday Nov. 15, in Dearborn County, Ind.

    Kenneth R. Ruby, 31, of Dry Ridge, was charged with possession of methamphetamine, a Class D felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor.

    Jonah G. Kinmon, 38, of Crittenden, also was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

    The arrests were made by Indiana State Police after Trooper Cameron McCreary stopped a yellow 2003 Nissan for speeding on S.R. 1 near Green Road just before 11 p.m. in Dearborn County.

  • First win down, more to go

    Patrick Spoonamore and the Williamstown Demons came out firing in their first game of the season against Carroll County. Pushing tempo and forcing turnovers, the Demons earned a 74-58 win.

    Spoonamore scored 31 points to lead the Demons but credits his teammates for giving him scoring opportunities.

    “The basket looked like I could throw a car in it,” Spoonamore said. “It feels amazing, but I couldn’t have done it without the passing of my teammates. They gave me the ball so I could score. We played as a team.”

  • Seniors set standard for football program

    The Grant County High School football seniors leave the program as the winningest class, but also made their mark in other ways.

    “They are the first group I had since their freshman year,” coach Mike Davis said. “They are a big deal for me. I’ve watched them grow and develop and we’ve formed a special bond. They have set a standard that we will hopefully continue and the underclassmen can follow.”

  • Cloe wins radon contest

     

  • Adventures while Christmas shopping

    How many of you were crazy enough to be out and about on Black Friday?

    Hold up your hand if this applies to you.

    My hand is in the air. Yep, I’m one of those goofy people who get up at the crack of dawn, after eating way too much turkey the day before, who looks for bargains.

    I am not, however, one of those people who doesn’t go to sleep Thanksgiving night so they can get the really good bargains.

  • Osborne, girl, March 7

     Donnie and Chrissie Osborne of Dry Ridge announce the birth of their fourth child.

    Savannah Faye Osborne was born at 1:21 a.m. on March 7, 2008 at St. Luke Hospital West in Florence. 

  • Police Beat 12/04/08

     

    Dry Ridge

  • Agencies need help for holidays

    While many families are making holiday plans, others are wondering how they’ll make ends meet.

    Several organizations and groups in Grant County are making plans to help families in need this holiday season.

    This is a listing of the agencies that need help.

    NORTHERN KENTUCKY COMMUNITY ACTION COMMISSION GRANT COUNTY NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER

    At the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission Grant County Neighborhood Center, needy families will be given a Christmas food basket.