Today's News

  • Anderson, Burton named EMS Providers of the Year

    They’ve worked together over the past four years, forming a partnership that allows them to know exactly what the other one’s doing.

    Todd Anderson and Lee Burton make up a duo that drives the streets of Dry Ridge and Grant County every third day as EMS providers.

    Because of their dedication to serving others, the Dry Ridge Fire Department named the pair the 2009 Emergency Meducal Service Providers of the Year.

  • Working with robots provides time to bond

    On the surface, the session in the gymnasium of Grant County High School on April 27 looked like it was about assembling and programing robots, and it was all that. But underneath all the activity, relationship building was at the core of the robotics program involving Big Brother-Big Sisters, Girl Scouts of Kentucky and a group of Dry Ridge Elementary students who participate in the Kentuckians Encouraging Youth to Succeed program (KEYS).

  • Bowlin-Fay set date

    James Fay of Independence and Tonya Kinner of Dry Ridge, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Jamie Ann Fay to Brent Bowlin, son of Bill Bowlin of Norcross, Ga. and Deborah Jones of Crittenden.

    The wedding is being planned for June 18, 2011.

  • Police Beat 5-27-10

    (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.)

    Dry Ridge

    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 11:11 a.m. May 12 on Falmouth Street. The driver involved was Robert Atha, 74, of Williamstown driving a 2009 Buick.

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

  • Students celebrate Earth Day
  • For The Record May 27, 2010

    Feb. 26:

    Grant County Concrete, Inc. vs. Open Door Baptist, complaint for money

    Grant County Concrete, Inc. vs. Guy Reinert, complaint for money

    BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. vs. Timothy S. Jackson and Danielle Jackson, complaint for foreclosure

    Chase Home Finance, LLC vs. Thomas Scott and Janet F. Scott, default of payment on note

    BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. vs. John E. Haney, Jr. and Sara L. McWilliams, default of payment on note

    March 1:

    Chase Bank USA vs. Robert T. Parton, default of payment on note

  • Method to the madness

    While some businesses may never hear when their customers are upset, a community newspaper is different.

    After the many calls we’ve received wondering where the TV listings are, I know we’ve got some unhappy customers.

    The TV listings have been part of the Grant County News since 1992. As times changed, so did the look and information they contained. We’ve been happy to provide our readers with this service, but unfortunately we will no longer be able to include them inside our pages.

  • For the Record 5-27-10


    March 17:

    Amanda Dawn Krupinski, 23, Williamstown, unemployed, to John James Kinney, 23, Williamstown, machinist

    March 18:

    Jennifer Normandy Dempsey, 33, Clarksville, Ind., homemaker, to Christopher Joseph Ballis, 32, Sanders, Ky., disabled

    Victoria Alyaine Partin, 27, Crittenden, student, to Timothy Ray King, 28, Crittenden, sales consultant


    Feb. 22:

    Andrew L. Kohler and Ellen J. Kohler to Jeremy Sipple, lots 34, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40 and 41, Block F of Cottonwood Acres Subdivision, $165,000

  • GCHS Color Guard rookies learn the ropes at camp

    The GCHS Color Guard Rookie Camp began April 12. The girls, led by instructor Sasha Hass, will practice weekly through May 17.

  • Former Wildcat visits WES

    Former University of Kentucky basketball player Dicky Beal motivated Williamstown Elementary students recently to be prepared for their CATS testing.

    The theme of the pep rally was “Shooting for Distiniguished on the State Test.” One student will received an autographed Coach Calipari photo at the end of testing.