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Today's News

  • Corinth painter featured in Richmond gallery

    Watercolor artist Alvan Berry, of Corinth, will be the featured artist from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at the Chestnut Tree Gallery in Richmond, Ky. during the Richmond Gallery Hop.

    A large selection of his originals will be available as well as prints that can be personally signed to the purchaser. Berry’s works are done in soft pastels which create a sense of nostalgia. There are paintings of rural churches, country stores, farm scenes, barns, plowed fields and old homesteads.

    He also does commissions of homes and buildings.

  • Up and Coming

    Grant County Cattlemen to hold banquet

    The Grant County Cattlemen’s Association is having their Annual Banquet for membership on Dec. 1 at the Grant County Farm Bureau Building. Dues for 2009 will be $15 per producer and an additional $20 to join the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association. A steak dinner will be provided, please call (859) 824-3355 to register.

    GCHS to host Holiday Cafe

  • Smith-Hudnall wed

    George R. and Doshie L. Smith of Williamstown announce the marriage of their son, George R. Smith (Randy) to Angela J. Hudnall the daughter of the late Russell and Boots Taylor of Frankfort on Oct. 25, 2008 at Lawrenceville Baptist Church in Williamtown. A reception followed with friends and family.

     

  • Taylor-Threlkeld to wed

    Mr. and Mrs. David Taylor of Cynthiana announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Pamela Gail to Charles David, son of Mr. and Mrs. William F. Threlkeld of Williamstown.

    The wedding is being planned for 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 6 at Williamstown Christian Church. A reception will follow at the JMB Center in Dry Ridge.

  • Taylor sworn in as county attorney

    Lescal “Joe” Taylor of Crittenden was sworn in on Nov. 14 as the Grant County attorney. Circuit Judge Stephen Bates conducted the ceremony as Taylor’s wife, Pat, holds the Bible while Taylor takes the oath of office. Taylor defeated Jack Gatlin, who had been apponted as Grant County attorney earlier this year, in the Nov. 4 election. Taylor will fill the remainder of the term of office through 2009. This vacancy was created when Ed Lorenz retired as county attorney.

  • Dry Ridge Housing Authority turns 25

    Jolene and Herman Ferguson have only lived in the Dry Ridge Housing Authority for six months, but they like their new home so well, they planted mums throughout the complex.

    The brilliant purple, white, yellow and fiery orange plants grace the homes of many of the residents, including Zeffa Robinson, who has lived in the housing complex since it opened 25 years ago on Oct. 23, 1983.

    Robinson is 95 years old.

  • Faulkner inducted into Golden Key Society

    Kathy Faulkner of Williamstown has accepted membership in the Golden Key International Honour Society and was honored during a recent induction ceremony at Northern Kentucky University on Oct. 23.

    “It is only fitting that a top academic achiever like Kathy be recognized by Golden Key,” said John W. Mitchell, Golden Key’s Chief Executive Officer. “Our members are inspired and motivated not only to achieve exceptional academic accomplishments, but also to make a positive impact on our world through the society’s commitment to service.”

  • Police Beat 11/27/08

     

    Dry Ridge

    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 1:23 p.m. on Nov. 14 on Broadway in Dry Ridge. The drivers involved were Anthony C. Yelton, 47, of Dry Ridge driving a 1993 Jeep and Scott C. Symmes, 49, of Cincinnati driving a 2003 Sterling.

  • Corinth man charged in sweep

    Robert Lee Kinney, Jr., 24, of Corinth, was one of 68 people indicted for alleged drug trafficking.

    In the pre-dawn hours of Nov. 13, troopers from the Kentucky State Police and law enforcement officers from Carroll and five surrounding counties began rounding up those indicted.

    Known as Operation Round-Up, the sting netted 49 arrests by the end of the day.

  • Dry Ridge considers nuisance ordinance

    Properties in Dry Ridge with out of control weeds, dilapidated buildings and excessive noise would be in violation of a proposed nuisance ordinance under consideration by the city council.

    Council members heard the first reading of the ordinance Monday, Nov. 17, during its regular meeting.

    “We’ve got some old buildings that are in a real bad state of repair,” Mayor Clay Crupper said. “We’re going to have to have an ordinance to get rid of those. The city’s going to have to tear them down probably and put a lien on the property.”