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Today's News

  • Ritchie performs in annual production

    Grant County native and Transylvania University freshman Caleb Ritchie recently performed in Transylvania’s annual production, “A Medieval Feast,” presented by Transylvania’s Madrigal Singers and the Medieval Instrumental Ensemble.

  • Out of Africa

    Awa has returned home to Grant County.

    That was the African name given to 26-year-old Krystal Hutchinson during her more than two-year mission trip to Mali in West Africa.

    The Dry Ridge resident arrived home in mid-November to a slew of signs and happy family members and friends.

  • Caldwells celebrate 50 years

    Jackie and Lovell Caldwell will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Jan. 16, 2009.

    The couple were married by Bro. Marvin Warner at Corinth Baptist Church in Corinth.

    In observance of their anniversary, a party will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 18 at the Farm Bureau building in Williamstown. The party is given by their children.

    Jackie and Lovell have three children. Their names are Kevin Caldwell of Dry Ridge, Tracie Tillery of Florence and Terry Caldwell of Corinth.

  • Braves play at Lloyd Memorial Tourney

    The Grant County Braves basketball team had a busy holiday break.

    After playing in the Jessamine County Invitational, the Braves followed that up with the Lloyd Memorial Invitational, going 2-2.

    Grant County started with a 73-67 win over Muhlenberg South in their first game of the tournament.

  • Baby of the week - Donovan Ty Abney

    Hi! My name is Donovan Ty Abney. I was born on Jan. 12, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    My mother is Rebecca “Bookie” Abney.

    My grandparents are Donna Robinson of Dry Ridge, Dillard and Mary Abney of Taylor Mill and Betty and Jack Borman of Villa Hills.

    My favorite things to do are to play outside, cars, trucks and dinosaurs. I also love playing with all of my cousins, I have 13 and one on the way. My aunts and uncles spoil me rotten, they play with me and just can’t get enough.

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  • Anti-drug group hosts champions night

    The Champions For A Drug Free Grant County are hosting champions night at two upcoming ballgames.

    Students will be admitted free to the following home games:

    • 6 p.m. - Jan. 12 - The GC Lady Braves take on the Lady Wildcats of Pendleton County

    • 7:30 p.m. - Jan. 13 - The GC Braves face off against the Owen County Rebels

  • Demons fall to Simon Kenton

    After a last minute loss to Walton-Verona, the Williamstown Demons were looking to get a district win at Simon Kenton.

    Unfortunately, the Demons lost the game in the final minute, falling 83-72.

    “I’m really happy with our effort,” coach Stacey May said. “We could have shot the ball better. But they did a good job of taking our high/low offense away. They gave us open shots, but we just couldn’t knock them down.”

    Although they lost, the Demons are building confidence, playing teams to the final minute.

  • Relay kickoff set for Jan. 19

    Are you ready to relay? The Grant County Relay For Life gets started with a bang on Jan. 19. A kickoff breakfast has been planned for 8 a.m. at Dana Corporation (in the conference room.) An evening kickoff has been planned for 6 p.m. at Grant County Deposit Bank (next to Tractor Supply) in Williamstown.

    The relay is the signature fund raising event for the American Cancer Society. Money is used for programs and research. The kickoff event is open to business owners, team captains, cancer survivors or those just wanting more information about the relay.

  • Fire damages church

    A Crittenden church under construction was damaged by a fire shortly before 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 30.

    Firefighters from Dry Ridge, Williamstown, Crittenden and Walton responded to the fire at Violet Ridge Church of Christ after someone saw smoke coming from the basement, said Dry Ridge Fire Chief Robert Bruin.

    “When our guys went in the floor was weak and there was a hole burnt out,” he said. “We went and cut the joist behind the burnt area and got (the joist) on out. They have to be replaced anyway. It just keeps it from catching back on fire.”