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Today's News

  • POLICE REPORTS Oct. 11

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)
    Chief Rick Kells charged Ashley D. Keel, 23, of Dry Ridge, with theft by unlawful taking under $500, at 3:10 p.m. Oct. 1 on Ferguson Boulevard.

    Dry Ridge
    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 2:29 p.m. Oct. 2 on Warsaw Road. The driver involved was Lori Mullins, 29, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2004 Ford.

  • Webster-Davis wed Oct. 13

    Donald and Charlene Davis of Corinth are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Chelsea Marie Davis to Jared Lawrence Webster, son of Dennis and Tena Webster of Dry Ridge.

    The wedding is being planned for 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 13, 2012 at the Grant County Fairgrounds.

    The bride is a 2008 graduate of Harrison County High School. She is employed by Kentucky Federal Savings and Loan.

    The groom is a 2005 graduate of Grant County High School. He is employed by Qualex LLC.

  • Crouse-Reed wed on Oct. 20

    Rev. Roger D. and Diana L. Crouse are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Marie Crouse of Berry to Elwyn Blane Reed of Woodville Miss, son of  Elwyn C. Reed and Stephanie E. Reed also of Woodville, Miss.

    The wedding is being planned for 4 p.m. Oct. 20, 2012, at Connersville Christian Church by invitation.

    The couple met on a mission trip to Redbird Mission in Clay County in 2010.

  • Persimmons ripening early this year

    The apple orchard has been picked clean and some have gone to our Courtney Farms Fruit CSA subscribers, some are now applesauce, some frozen and loads are now dried and sitting patiently on the shelf until the dead of winter (we are not allowed to eat them until all fresh are eaten!)

  • ANOTHER PLACE IN TIME 10-4-12

    October 4, 1997
    Kristi Howe of Crittenden and Season Caudill of Williamstown are members of the 1997 Eastern Kentucky University Marching Colonels. Under the direction of Christopher Hayes, the Marching Colonels will perform at five home football games and at the Madison Central Tournament.

  • CHURCH NOTES 10-4-12

    Bethany Baptist
    • Oct. 7 – Homecoming at 2 p.m. at the church located on Lawrenceville Rd. in Holbrook.
    • Oct. 14 – 17 – Revival at 7 p.m. with Brother Scotty McDowell.

    Christ Community
    • Oct. 6 – First meeting of Atomic Youth, with a cookout outside of their “Bomb Shelter” (the youth room in rear of the church) at 6 p.m.
    • Oct. 4 - Mid-week Bible Study starts at 7 p.m. on Wednesday evenings. The kids will meet in their own area.

  • POLICE REPORTS Oct. 4

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)


    Dry Ridge

  • FOR THE RECORD

    Marriages
    Sept. 15:
    Christin Michelle Britton, 28, Williamstown, temp service, to David Isaac Shepherd, 28, Williamstown, unemployed
    Samantha Dawn Anderson, 19, Dry Ridge, sales associate, to Joshua Ray Cook, 19, Corinth, customer service
    Sept. 17:
    Cynthia June Wainscott, 55, Dry Ridge, senior clerk, to Marshall Allen Blackburn, 55, Dry Ridge, machinist
    Deeds
    Aug. 7:
    (Special Warranty Deed) Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Daniel P. Meyer, Menefee Road property, $46,500
    Aug. 8:

  • BUILDING PERMITS for September

    • Sept. 4
    Tim Henry, new home, 1070 Simpson Ridge Road, 2,009 square feet, estimated cost $260,000; permit fee $606.83.
    Mark Bingham, addition, 875 Violet Road, 612 square feet, estimated cost $22,000; permit fee $195.68.
    • Sept. 7
    Richard Davidson, storage shed, 314 Russell Drive, 192 square feet, estimated cost $2,700; permit fee $44.70.
    • Sept. 10
    Paul Kenkel, foundation, 210 Price Hill Drive, 508 square feet, estimated cost $35,000; permit fee $181.

  • Post offices won’t merge; Jonesville fate undecided

    The Dry Ridge and Williamstown Post offices will not be combined by the United States Postal Service, but the fate of the Jonesville Post Office isn’t as clear.
    Jonesville residents will get a chance to voice their opinion to the postal service at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the Jonesville Fire House.
    Due to a drastic decrease in revenue and decline in the amount of items sent via the mail, the USPS began closing small post offices and began discussions on combining those in close proximity.
    The Mason Post Office was closed last year.