Features https://www.grantky.com/features/todaysfeatures en Deed and Truth https://www.grantky.com/content/deed-and-truth <p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; line-height: 11.0px; font: 40.5px Times} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} p.p3 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times}</style> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p2"> In 2018 politics has taken on new form. Has politics always been a rowdy, polarizing topic?<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></p> Dry Ridge Baptist celebrates 200 years of ministry https://www.grantky.com/content/dry-ridge-baptist-celebrates-200-years-ministry <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_5028.jpg" alt="Members of the Sons of the American Revolution, Terry Conrad, Bill Courts, Bob Gibson, Jim Conrad, Brian Schilling and WWII Veteran Julian Wills posted five American flags and the Christian flag. Photos by Linda Lawrence " title="Members of the Sons of the American Revolution, Terry Conrad, Bill Courts, Bob Gibson, Jim Conrad, Brian Schilling and WWII Veteran Julian Wills posted five American flags and the Christian flag. Photos by Linda Lawrence " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">In 1817, James Monroe, a founding father, was president of the United States, Mississippi became the 20th state, the New York Stock exchange was founded, Jane Austin died and a small band of believers constituted what is now Dry Ridge Baptist Church.</span></p> Dry Ridge Baptist welcomes new youth pastor https://www.grantky.com/content/dry-ridge-baptist-welcomes-new-youth-pastor <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_4842.jpg" alt="Dry Ridge Baptist Church has called Trent Weaver as youth pastor. Weaver and his wife, Megan Weaver graduated from Walton-Verona High School in 2009. They both have degrees from Boyce College as well. Trent has a B.A. in Christian Worldview and Apologetics while Megan has a B.S. in Biblical Counseling. They have been involved in youth and children’s ministry for eight years. They have had two children during their six-year marriage, Scarlett, age 4 and Ezra age 1. Photo by Linda Lawrence" title="Dry Ridge Baptist Church has called Trent Weaver as youth pastor. Weaver and his wife, Megan Weaver graduated from Walton-Verona High School in 2009. They both have degrees from Boyce College as well. Trent has a B.A. in Christian Worldview and Apologetics while Megan has a B.S. in Biblical Counseling. They have been involved in youth and children’s ministry for eight years. They have had two children during their six-year marriage, Scarlett, age 4 and Ezra age 1. Photo by Linda Lawrence" align="left" hspace="6" /> Saying ‘Goodbye’ to the ones we love https://www.grantky.com/content/saying-%E2%80%98goodbye%E2%80%99-ones-we-love <p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; line-height: 11.0px; font: 40.5px Times} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} p.p3 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} p.p4 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times; min-height: 13.0px} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> Life in Grant County https://www.grantky.com/content/life-grant-county-3 <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/image2use.jpg" alt="Kylie Cain bonds with orphan children during a mission trip to Ethiopia. Cain will be going to 11 countries in 11 months during The World Race. Photos submitted" title="Kylie Cain bonds with orphan children during a mission trip to Ethiopia. Cain will be going to 11 countries in 11 months during The World Race. Photos submitted" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Kylie Cain, of Dry Ridge, is on an earthly pilgrimage with a heavenly purpose, and her black-brown eyes sparkle as she contemplates taking her third mission journey, which will include 11 countries, in 11-months.</span></p> Sherman Church of Christ to host weekly series on poverty https://www.grantky.com/content/sherman-church-christ-host-weekly-series-poverty <p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Grant County&rsquo;s Sherman Church of Christ will host a weekly series starting Sept. 11 about helping the impoverished and pushing to reduce local poverty in this community.<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span></p> The Mount hosts ‘An Evening with Rachel Dawn’ https://www.grantky.com/content/mount-hosts-%E2%80%98-evening-rachel-dawn%E2%80%99 <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/rachel_book.jpg" alt="Grant County native and author will share her story during “An Evening With Rachel Dawn” at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 at The Mount on Eibeck Lane in Williamstown." title="Grant County native and author will share her story during “An Evening With Rachel Dawn” at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 at The Mount on Eibeck Lane in Williamstown." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">A Grant County native and author will share her story during &ldquo;An Evening With Rachel Dawn&rdquo; at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 at The Mount on Eibeck Lane in Williamstown.</span></p> Speaker to share his story of drug addiction, hope Aug. 26 at Williamstown Christian https://www.grantky.com/content/speaker-share-his-story-drug-addiction-hope-aug-26-williamstown-christian <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic2_245.jpg" alt="Since officially launching CDM in June 2015, Dew, along with his wife Kathleen, and the rest of his team have spoken at over a hundred events, ranging from week-long summer camps to rehab centers, jails, youth events and church services. Photo submitted" title="Since officially launching CDM in June 2015, Dew, along with his wife Kathleen, and the rest of his team have spoken at over a hundred events, ranging from week-long summer camps to rehab centers, jails, youth events and church services. Photo submitted" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">By age 17, Chris Dew was shooting up heroin daily and selling drugs to continue his habit.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">The Raleigh, N.C. native had a severe stutter and looked for anything that would calm his nerves and fill the void in his life.<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span></p>