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Today's News

  • GET FIT!

    Grant library to host health fair

    • March 27
    • 2 to 7 p.m.
    • In conjunction with registration for Fitness For Life Around Grant County’s annual Biggest Winner challenge
    • Vendors include:
     - NKHDD will be providing free adult vaccines for Tetanus, Dipheria and Pertussis (Tdap)
    - Free video otoscopy from Community Foundation of Northern Kentucky
    - Acupuncture therapy by Dr. Greg Koo
    - Stroke prevention from St. Elizabeth Cardiovascular

    What can I win?

  • Pain clinic owner sentenced

    The former owner of pain clinics in Dry Ridge and Georgetown that illegally dispensed prescription drugs to thousands of patients, was sentenced to 20 years in prison on March 18.
    Ernest William Singleton was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Karen Caldwell for drug trafficking, money laundering, opening and maintaining a drug involved premise and conspiracy offenses.
    Singleton will have to serve at least 85 percent or 17 years of his prison sentence.

  • RED CROSS VOLUNTEER READY TO ROLL

    Diana Morgan is no stranger to packing her bags quickly and heading off to a town she may never have visited before.
    That’s what happens when you’ve worked as a Red Cross volunteer for 21 years.
    Morgan, of Dry Ridge, has been deployed to the Falmouth flood in 1997, as well as ice storms in Pendleton County, followed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
    Most recently, she traveled to Charleston, West Virginia in response to a chemical spill on Jan. 9.

  • Wtown driver hits train

    A Williamstown woman reportedly suffered non life-threatening injuries March 16 when her vehicle collided with a train in Richwood.
    Melissa Hemingway, 44, drove her 1986 Buick Somerset approximately a half mile southbound on the tracks on Old Lexington Pike before colliding with an oncoming northbound Norfolk Southern train, according to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.  
    The train, estimated to be traveling at 25 miles per hour, went into full emergency brake mode, but still pushed the car back 215 yards.  

  • Vigil to honor overdose victims

    Kim Haubner is tired of reacting to bad things that happen in Grant County.
    Instead she wants to be proactive and help find solutions.
    Haubner, the founder of Helping Out People Everywhere or HOPE, a volunteer community based organization that provides food, clothing and other necessities to families in need, has organized a Candle Light Vigil to remember those lost to heroin and other drugs.

  • MSU student killed in I-75 collision

    A senior at Morehead State University was killed on March 16 when he rear-ended a tractor trailer truck on Interstate-75.
    Joseph “Joey” Lorenz, 23, of Covington, was pronounced dead at the scene by Grant County Deputy Coroner Lamar Fowler.
    Lorenz was traveling southbound around 7:32 p.m. near the 149 mile marker when the wreck occurred in the middle of a snow squall.
    Williamstown Officer Steve Cornman said there was a wreck involving several vehicles ahead of the semi truck.

  • 2014 Elementary School District Governor’s Cup

    WES, CMZ academic teams finish first, second in district competition

  • Goderwis wins state Martin Luther King Jr. art contest

    Daniel Goderwis, a fifth grader at Mason-Corinth Elementary won first place in the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. art contest. Goderwis, along with his parents, Danny and Sharon Goderwis, and his teacher, Tena Switzer, were special guests at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration held in Frankfort celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • GCHS students awarded certificates for early care, education
  • Students of the Week