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Today's News

  • ANNIVERSARY

    Tom and Betty Trenary, of Williamstown, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 27, 2014.
    The couple were married by A. L. Osborne in 1964 at Mary Helen Methodist Church.
    In observance of their anniversary, a party will be held on July 5 at LaRosa’s in Dry Ridge.
    The Trenarys have two sons, Scott (Lori) and Keith (Marrita), both of Corinth. They also have seven grandchildren, Kodi, Tucker, Hunter, Caylin, Jared, Kati and Cassie.

  • Dry Ridge adds $40,000 to fire dept. budget

    A week before the end of the 2013-14 fiscal year the Dry Ridge City Council approved amending the budget to add $40,000.
    The additional funds were allocated to the Dry Ridge Fire Department, upping its appropriations for the year to $1.028 million.
    Chief Tom Jump said before the first reading of the budget amendment that he did not intend to use all of the funds and any remaining would be put back in the city’s general fund.

  • Linder joins Sibcy Cline Realtors

    Brian Linder has joined the Florence office as a residential real estate specialist for Sibcy Cline Realtors.
    Linder currently serves as Kentucky State Representative of the 61st District including parts of Boone, Kenton, Grant and Scott counties. Linder has prior experience as a manager of key accounts in the utility industry. He is certified as both an Energy Auditor and a Key Account Manager. Linder has a Master of Business Administration degree from Thomas More College and a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education from the University of Kentucky.

  • GRANT COUNTY LITTLE LEAGUE

    DIVISION SCORES:

    Coach Pitch
    Bluejays 12
    Crush 10

    Yankees 15
    Reds 5

    Make-up game
    Yankees 15
    Woodslingers  5

    Crush 14
    Reds 12
    • Minor Division
    Diamond Dawgs 4
    Bull Dogs 5

    • Rattlers placed first in 12U Majors Baseball division with the regular season and tournament champs.

    • Bulldogs placed first in the 10U Minors Tournament.

  • 2014 Relay For Life Team Totals:

    • St. Elizabeth Physicians, Crittenden - $5,357.80
    • Wal-Mart - $3,834.95
    • Forcht Bank - $3,621.15
    • State Farm Insurance - $3,397.85
    • Grant County News - $3,252
    • Performance Pipe - $2,974.03
    • DC’s Dream Team - $2,774.08
    • Williamstown Schools - $2,600.36
    • Dry Ridge Fire Dept. - $2,582.25
    • Heritage Bank - $2,431.53
    • Mrs. Vickie’s Wildflowers - $1,876
    • Williamstown United Methodist Church - $1,556.39

  • Midway College announces Spring Dean’s list

    Midway College has announced the students who have been named to its Dean’s List for the 2014 spring semester. In order to be named to the list, a student must be classified as full time and obtain a 3.60 grade point average for the semester.
    • Tamara R. Smith of Corinth  
    • Gwendolyn P. MacAdams of Dry Ridge

  • Eldridge graduates with bachelors from Centre College

    Ryan Eldridge of Crittenden received a bachelors in international studies at Centre College’s commencement ceremonies, held recently at the College’s Norton Center for the Arts. Eldridge was one of 325 seniors who were granted degrees, a class that posted an impressive four-year graduation rate topping 84 percent, the highest graduation rate among all Kentucky colleges and universities. Governor Steven L. Beshear was this year’s featured commencement speaker.

  • Haynes named to Dean’s List at Madisonville Community College

    Madisonville Community College is pleased to announce that Tara Dee Haynes of Williamstown has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester.
    “Being named to the Dean’s List indicates that a student has completed 12 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in 100 level or above coursework.  We are proud of the academic accomplishments of our students,” Chief Student Affairs Officer Dr. Jay Parrent said.
     

  • Campbellsville announces Spring Dean’s list

    Ethan Douglas Magee, a junior from Williamstown, has been named to the Dean’s List at Campbellsville University for the Spring 2014 semester.
    The academic honors’ list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours. The spring 2014 academic honors’ list includes a total of 567 students, with 226 named to the President’s List for achieving a 4.0 grade point average, and 341 named to the Dean’s List for achieving a 3.5 to 3.99 GPA.
     

  • Simpson graduates Magna Cum Laude from the University of Kentucky

    Lindsay Taylor Simpson graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor of business administration from the Carol Martin Gatton College of Business and Economics. Simpson is the daughter of Steve and Nancy Simpson of Crestwood, formerly of Grant County. She is the granddaughter of Bob and Wanda Simpson of Williamstown.