Today's News

  • Crittenden resident honored for promoting justice

    Tara Boh Klute recognized for promoting pretrial justice
    Tara Boh Klute, head of the statewide Pretrial Services program for the Administrative Office of the Courts, has received the 2012 Public Advocate Award from the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy for promoting pretrial justice. State Public Advocate Ed Monahan presented the award to Klute at the DPA’s Public Defender Education Conference in Louisville on June 5. The award is given annually to individuals who advance justice in the commonwealth.

  • Hensley-Browning wed Sept. 29

    Shelia Hensley of Dry Ridge is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Shelee Marie Hensley to Sonny Lee Browning, son of Pamela Dillion of Independence and Larry Browning of Corinth.

    Hensley is also the daughter of the late Audie Webster.

    The wedding is being planned for 6 p.m. on Sept. 29 at the Sherman Full Gospel. A reception will follow at St. Joseph Academy Hall.


    Saturday Sept. 15 was the perfect day for the 15th annual Grant County Classic at Eagle Creek Country Club.
    The boys tournament began at 7:30 a.m. when 70 players from 13 schools teed off to begin the 18-hole course.
    Grant County’s boys team consisted of five players and three individuals, among which only one player has a driver’s permit. This is a young team, but coach Lance Robinson is excited about their potential and feels lucky to be their coach.

  • Greg Crockett takes reins at KSP Post 6

    There’s a new lawman in town.
    Greg Crockett has assumed the role of captain at Kentucky State Police Post 6 in Dry Ridge.
    Crockett, a 16-year veteran of the KSP, begin his new assignment on Aug. 15.

    He was worked as a trooper, followed by a detective and then as part of former Gov. Ernie Fletcher’s security detail, as a sergeant, then as a lieutenant in the criminal identification/records branch of KSP in Frankfort and finally as a captain.


    More than 35 police agencies from Michigan, Virginia, Indiana, Ohio, Tennesse and Kentucky came to Grant County last week for a training session of the North American Working Dog Assocation (NAPWADA).
    Forty dogs of various breeds, from a Manchester Terrier to a German Shepherd, trained in vacant buildings, at Grant County Park and on farmland in the community.

  • Jailer sued for alleged sexual harassment

    A former female employee has filed a lawsuit against Grant County Jailer Terry Peeples alleging sexual harassment and a hostile work environment.

    Peeples denies the claims made in the lawsuit.
    “As much as I would like to comment, I can not comment on this ridiculous and fraudulent accusation at this time,” he said.
    Lee Ballard of Dry Ridge, who was hired by Peeples in February 2011 as a secretary at the detention center, filed the lawsuit Sept. 12 in Grant Circuit Court.

  • Strike Up the Band

    WHS Marching Band places third at Eastern Eagle Classic

  • CHURCH NOTES 9-20-12

    • Sunday evening services have resumed at 6 p.m.
    • Oct. 6 - Cookout for the start of the Atomic Youth for grades sixth through 12th at 6 p.m. at the church.
    • Note: Ice Cream Social on Sept. 21 and Marigold Day on Sept. 22. Feel free to stop by the church on Saturday. For more information, call 859-824-1824 or 859-394-2586.


  • The perfect sermon

     If you are like me you have listened to many sermons. Some good and some not so good. (I have preached both as well.) There have been times that I have walked away from hearing a sermon and been overcome with the glory of God. Have you ever wondered what makes a good sermon?  What makes us see God and his glory and power?  

  • William Oliver named Fellow of American Chemical Society

    Dr. William R. Oliver of Crittenden, was named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society at a recent meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

    The ACS, the largest scientific society in the world with 164,000 members, has conferred this honor on fewer than 600 of its members. ACS instituted the Fellows program in 2008 to recognize outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the Professions and the Society.