Today's News

  • Officers play Santa

    With lights flashing and sirens blaring, police descended on Wal-Mart in Dry Ridge on Saturday, Dec. 8.

    There hadn’t been an armed robbery. No one got pushed or shoved in a shopping frenzy, but there were plenty of smiles as 20 children got to choose clothes and toys for Christmas as part of the annual Shop With A Cop program.

    Money for the annual event comes from a golf scramble and donations. A few businesses either raise  or donate money to help pay for a child to participate.  Thrivent Lutheran’s Financial also donated $1,000.


    The Grant County Fiscal Court paln to hear more public comments about a proposed emergency services taxing district at 6 p.m. on Dec. 13.

    The Grant County Fire Chiefs’ Association proposed an emergency services tax last year to to help generate revenue for both fire and ambulance services.

    After initially proposing a tax rate of 11 cents per $100 assessed value, the association dropped the rate to 7.5 cents, which would cost taxpayers $75 on a $100,000 home.
    It is estimated the 7. 5 percent tax rate would generate about $600,000 per year.

  • Gordon, girl, Aug. 12, 2012

    Troy and Ashley Gordon of Dry Ridge would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Tessa Renee Gordon was born at 9:11 p.m. on Aug. 12, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    She weighed 7 pounds and 2 ounces and was 19.29 inches long.
    Her maternal grandparents are Jerry and Pat Lower of Dry Ridge. Her maternal great grandparents are Ella Simpson and Lora Lower of Dry Ridge.

    Her paternal grandparents are Joe and Rosemary Gordon of Dry Ridge.

  • Brocks celebrate 60 years

    Fred and Evelyn Brock will celebrated their 60th anniversary on Dec. 13, 2012. They were married in Pikeville.

    They have two children, Larry and Michael Brock, two grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

    Fred is retired from General Electric Company.
    His wife, Evelyn is retired from Booth Hospital.

  • Tractor Supply manager appears on ‘Tough Grit’

    Kim Fister, manager of the Williamstown Tractor Supply store, appeared on the 13th episode of “TOUGH GRIT”, a DIY television show that combines rural-lifestyle experts from Tractor Supply Company with competitive team challenges. In the Nov. 26 episode of “TOUGH GRIT,” Fister taught the contestant how to properly set up a bird house, plant a tree and develop a wildlife habitat in the backyard.

  • Beans Cafe, Bakery holds birthday bash Dec. 15

  • Live or live cut for the holidays?

    Picking out the perfect Christmas tree was something that I used to take very serious: all the cleaning and moving of furniture and packing of boxes and light-stringing and unstringing required a tree worth the effort! I have scaled back in recent years but still see the fun in finding a tree that fits your space and holds precious ornaments with style.


    December 11, 1997
    Marian Wilhoite is the cheesiest. That’s what the letter telling her she had won the “I am a Velveeta Mom” said. The letter won Wilhoite $1,000 and a six-month supply of Velveeta cheese. Wilhoite was named one of 18 grand prize, first place winners. With four children Wilhoite has always used Velveeta.

  • Two things Jesus wants for us

    Jesus knew that what he asks of us was not easy – devoting our entire life to his way of life – to die to self so that Christ could live in us. Jesus knew this left no room for things like slicing off little pieces of one’s life to do “good works” for God. That’s not a Christ-like lifestyle – it’s more like a toe dipped in the waters – and Jesus wants a whole lot more than our toes.

  • CHURCH NOTES 12-13-12

    Christ Community
    • Dec. 16 – Christmas party at  6 p.m. at the Country Grill. 
    • Bible Study for the adults and Kid Zone at 7 p.m. on Wednesday evenings.
    • Adult Bible Fellowship and class for the kids at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. on Sunday. For more information, call 859-394-2586.

    Corinth Christian
    • Light for the world darkness/Tis the season to show your light.  Jesus came to the world in light so we won’t be in darkness. Let the light show through your heart because it is God.