• Soil Conservation District awards scholarships

    The Grant County Soil Conservation District awarded three scholarships to non-traditional students at Northern Kentucky University – Grant Center.

    Students receiving scholarships were: Henrietta Hunt, Melissa Brown and Diana Clifton.

    Hunt,  of Dry Ridge, is a sophomore at NKU-Grant County. She is working to achieve a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education.
    Hunt is married to Michael Hunt. The couple has three children: Brooke, Corey and Trevor.


    Rodney and Bamba Smith of Dry Ridge are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Danielle Marie Smith to Derrick Allan Haley, son of Lin and Debbie Haley of Cythiana.

    The wedding is being planned for 6:30 p.m. on June 23, 2012, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the Grant County Fairgrounds.

    The bride is a 2006 graduate of Grant County High School. She is also a 2010 graduate of Transylvania University. She is employed by Sherman Elementary School.

  • Brumley earns doctor of veterinary degree

    Amanda Brumley of Crittenden earned a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine as a member of the class of 2012.

    Brumley earned her bachelor’s degrees in agriculture and biology in 2008 from Eastern Kentucky University and she is a 2003 graduate of Grant County High School. The veterinary program at Auburn is the oldest in the south and the nation’s seventh oldest. More than 6,300 doctors of veterinary medicine have graduated since the first degrees were officially awarded in 1909.

  • ON THE HOME FRONT-Linda Evans

    Name: Linda Evans of Dry Ridge

    Club: Dry Ridge Homemakers

    Hobbies: I enjoy sewing and reading.

    Other clubs/organizations: I am a member of the Kentucky Charolais Association and the American International Charolais Association. I am a member of Sherman Church of Christ and am involved with the women’s group at the church. I also help on the kitchen committee and in October will be a Master Clothing Volunteer.

    Years involved in homemakers: Three years


    The Earnest and Stella Beach family reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 23 at Grant County Park in Crittenden at the cattle barn.
    Bring a covered dish and chairs. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. For more information, call Tina at 859-322-6000 or Brenda at 859-824-7632.




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  • Wainscott completes basic training

    Natalie Carol Wainscott, of Crittenden, recently completed U.S. Air Force basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. She is now in Pensacola, Fla. at the Naval Base Station.

    Wainscott is the daughter of Nancy C. Lewis Wainscott and the late Thomas E. Wainscott. Her grandparents are Robert E. Lewis and the late Dorothy Mae Robinson Lewis.

    She is a graduate of Simon Kenton High School and worked at Federal Express in Mt. Zion before she joined the Air Force.