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Today's News

  • Jansen takes part of Georgetown's homecoming

    Kyle Jansen, a junior psychology major from Crittenden, escorted Amy Hines, a junior from Paris, at the Georgetown College Homecoming Court during halftime ceremonies of the Tigers football game against Campbellsville University on Oct. 25.

    Jansen is a 2006 graduate from Grant County High School. He is the son of Jim and Bonnie Jansen.

  • Baby of the week: Devon Kinnett

    Hi! My name is Devon Edward Kinnett.

    I was born on January 10, 2007 at St. Luke West.

    My parents are Heather Beach and Brian Kinnett of Dry Ridge.

    My grandparents are Chandra and Troy Beach of Glencoe and Jane and Mike Crider of Verona.

    My great grandparents are Lawson and Kathy Beach and Belinda Poteet of Dry Ridge.

     

  • Golfers earn all-star honors

    Preparing for the past golf season, Kodi Hall and Zach Wright put a lot of time into practice and playing.

    It paid off as each performed well at their regional tournaments and also earned spots on the Cincinnati Enquirer’s all-star team.

    “As a sophomore, it means a lot because the hard work through the years has paid off and will get my name out to college coaches,” Wright said. “I played well throughout the year and the high school season. Making it to state helped too.”

  • Police Report 11/6/08

    Dry Ridge Police

    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 7:41 a.m. on Oct. 27 on Kentucky 22. The drivers involved were Ryan N. Ray, 27, of Lexington driving a 2002 Mitsubishi and Leah D. Good, 27, of Williamstown driving a 2004 Mazda.

    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 3:55 p.m. on Oct. 27 on Taft Highway in Dry Ridge. The driver involved was a juvenile, 17, of Williamstown driving a 2000 Ford that ran off the roadway.

  • Season ends for GCMS football

    For two years, Grant County Middle School’s football team has set a standard of excellence across the state. During the state semifinals, their run came to an end.

    The Braves lost to Bell County 24-14.

    “It was a well-played, hard-hitting football game,” head coach Jamey Dalzell said. “It was a great atmosphere and it was good for our players.”

    The Braves started strong against Bell, forcing their quarterback to scramble and throw under pressure, which led to a Nathan Davis interception.

  • My first taste of winter

    Last week, I had my first taste of winter here in Kentucky. It was the end of October and it was freezing. How could that be?

    Growing up in South Florida, I can remember Halloween as a kid and hating to wear a costume because it was too hot and sweaty. So you can understand why at the beginning of October, I was breaking out my winter coats. But apparently my idea of what a winter coat is and what they truly are, are two different things. I’ll explain later.

  • GCHS band earns distinguished score

    Grant County earned another distinguished score at KMEA 4A regionals hosted at Rowan County High School in Morehead.

    They will advance to semi-final competition on Nov. 1 at South Oldham High School.

  • Reunion Notices

    Milner

    The Milner family reunion will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 8 at the Welfare House located in Grant County Park in Crittenden. Be sure to pass the word to any out of town relatives. Call Melony Stambaugh at 859-657-6585 for information.

    Mulligan

    The 11th annual Mulligan reunion was held Sept. 6 at the Harrison County Fairgrounds 4-H building, with 45 members present.

  • Community Calendar 11/6/08

    ARTS

    • Members of CETA (Community Enrichment Through the Arts) will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Grant County Tourism Commission office in the Dry Ridge Outlet Center.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Grant County Democratic Women’s Club will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Williamstown Senior Citizens Center, located at the rear of the city building.

    • The Order of the Eastern Star No. 321 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at Masonic Lodge No. 85 in Williamstown.

  • Can you give us information about the GED?

    Q: My daughter wants to drop out of high school and get her GED. Can you give us information about this test? We don’t know anything about the GED.

    A: The General Education Development (GED) test measures knowledge in five areas: language arts with writing, social studies, science, reading and mathematics. An important part of the GED test is an essay which documents your ability to write and communicate effectively.