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Today's News

  • Williamstown Baptist Easter Egg Hunt
  • Spring Clean NKY

    Josh Cobb’s story is becoming all too common in the battle against drug addiction.
    The 28-year-old recovering addict from northern Kentucky nearly died last year from a carfentanyl overdose.

    His organs began shutting down.
    He had to be put on dialysis and undergo two surgeries.

    “I’m very grateful to be here,” Cobb said. “It really is a privilege because there was one point in time I wasn’t sure if I was still going to be here or not.”

  • Legislators reflect on ‘productive’ session

    This week marks the final two days of the 2017 legislative session of the Kentucky General Assembly as lawmakers return to Frankfort March 29 and 30.
    With a flurry of bills passed this session in the Republican-controlled House and Senate, Rep. Brian Linder, R-Dry Ridge, and Sen. Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, look back at the session and what still lies ahead.
    How would you assess the session so far with only a couple days remaining?

  • Blaze burns through home

    Residents at a Warsaw Road home in Dry Ridge had to flee outside as flames ripped through the structure on March 28.
    Dry Ridge Fire Chief Rodney Smith said the fire likely started in the garage, and took about 30 minutes to get under control. Smith said the entire Dry Ridge Fire Department responded, as the fire was of considerable size.

  • Police still investigating fatal hit-and-run

    Williamstown police are reviewing video footage for leads in the hit-and-run incident that killed a local restaurant employee on March 4.

    “We do have some leads that we’re following,” Williamstown Police Chief Al Rich said.
    Rich said he and the department hope to make an arrest sometime within the next few weeks.

    The victim’s family was later located in New York, and Rich said two of his brothers met with the Grant County coroner to confirm his identity.

  • Dry Ridge seeks solution for EMS funding

    The Dry Ridge City Council has authorized Mayor Jim Wells to discuss creating a funding formula to help pay for EMS services with the cities of Williamstown, Crittenden and Corinth, along with the Grant County Fiscal Court.
    Dry Ridge currently provides EMS services throughout the county and within the incorporated areas of Crittenden, Corinth, Williamstown and Dry Ridge.

  • Grant County Soil Conservation winners

     

     

     

     

     

  • STINGRAY TANK VISITS MCE, SES
  • Determining the education of our children

    Should a presidential appointee and an army of bureaucrats in a remote office building thousands of miles away decide what values, morals, and ideas to instill in your children? I think not. Of all the harmful things our government in Washington, D.C. does, micromanaging education is perhaps the worst.

  • Mulch matters

    Mulch has become a landscape staple, almost to a fault when it is over applied, smothering roots and girdling trunks.  When done properly it can help to suppress weeds, retain moisture and moderate temperature.  These things can be achieved using a variety of materials but which type of mulch suits your needs best?