Today's News

  • Adventures while Christmas shopping

    How many of you were crazy enough to be out and about on Black Friday?

    Hold up your hand if this applies to you.

    My hand is in the air. Yep, I’m one of those goofy people who get up at the crack of dawn, after eating way too much turkey the day before, who looks for bargains.

    I am not, however, one of those people who doesn’t go to sleep Thanksgiving night so they can get the really good bargains.

  • Osborne, girl, March 7

     Donnie and Chrissie Osborne of Dry Ridge announce the birth of their fourth child.

    Savannah Faye Osborne was born at 1:21 a.m. on March 7, 2008 at St. Luke Hospital West in Florence. 

  • Police Beat 12/04/08


    Dry Ridge

  • Agencies need help for holidays

    While many families are making holiday plans, others are wondering how they’ll make ends meet.

    Several organizations and groups in Grant County are making plans to help families in need this holiday season.

    This is a listing of the agencies that need help.


    At the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission Grant County Neighborhood Center, needy families will be given a Christmas food basket.

  • Rump nominated for national award

    Coming off back-to-back seasons as the Grant County defensive player of the year, Josh Rump has earned another accomplishment.

    Rump has been nominated for the Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year.

    “It’s an awesome accomplishment,” Rump said. “I work hard to be the best player I can and it’s paid off.”

    Rump, who played offensive and defensive line this past season, spent a lot of time working to understand the nuances of the defense and the opportunities that would be available to him.

  • GCHS boys make history during time on team

    With hard work and determination, the Grant County High School boys’ cross country team have become a team to be taken seriously.

    That is due in part to the efforts of the seniors, who have spent their high school careers working to put the Braves in position to succeed for years to come. Each senior started running because they were inspired by a relative, except for Dustin Sullivan, who had another reason all together.

    “I ran because I was chubby, so I joined,” Sullivan said.

  • For GCHS girls, best times were spent with teammates

    The seniors of Grant County’s girls’ cross country team worked hard to make their senior season worthwhile, even if their favorite moments were those that happened during practices.

    “For me, being around teammates and everyone I’ve met while running has made it more enjoyable,” Natalie Norman said. “I’ll probably miss all of my teammates because they are the reason that running is fun. I wouldn’t enjoy it as much without them.”

  • Kinmon returns to Berea with Braves

    When Ron Kinmon took the Grant County High School boys’ basketball team to Berea College, it brought together the only two teams he’s ever played for.

    Kinmon, who played at Berea after playing at Grant County High School, was reunited with five of his former teammates and his former coach at Berea when the Braves played Seven Hills (Oh.). Willie Hill is the coach of Seven Hills and also played with Kinmon at Berea.

  • Unloved and forgotten

    The economy is affecting everyone, including the four-legged residents of the Grant County Animal Shelter.

    “Every day we see dogs and cats dropped off because of the economy. People can’t afford to take care of them anymore,” said Jeremy Souder, Grant County Animal Shelter’s director.

  • Grant County FCLA hosts region seven fall meeting

     FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) was off to a great start when Grant County High School held the Fall Region 7 meeting at the Family Worship Center in Williamstown.