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  • Youth wrestler wins state

     

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    Grant County Braves youth wrestler Brody Simpson won the state competition Feb. 3 in Louisville four months after he started wrestling for the first time. 

  • Man pleads guilty to sodomy, sexual abuse of a minor

     

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    A Dry Ridge man sentenced to life imprisonment for first-degree sodomy in Kenton County pleaded guilty to similar charges Feb. 13 in Grant County Circuit Court. 

  • Grand jury indicts Dry Ridge burglary suspect

     

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    A 62-year-old man charged with burglary of a Dry Ridge business was indicted Feb. 13 by a Grant County grand jury for several charges.

  • Missing child located through large search effort

     

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    Ten entities in Grant County and surrounding counties worked together to find a missing 5-year-old Feb. 14.

  • Maddox, Thayer introduce gun legislation

     

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    Rep. Savannah Maddox (R-Dry Ridge) and Sen. Damon Thayer (R-Georgetown) sponsored identical gun bills in their respective chambers in the state legislature. 

  • School safety measure gains Senate approval

     

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     The School Safety and Resiliency Act – the No. 1 priority of the General Assembly’s leadership – passed out of the Kentucky Senate without dissent.

  • GCMS site-based council names Frilling principal

     

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    The interim tag has been removed from Grant County Middle School Principal Jason Frilling.

    The GCMS Site-Based Decision-Making Council unanimously named Frilling principal during a recent meeting.

  • Williamstown book drive set for Feb. 25-March 1

     

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    Williamstown Independent Schools is hosting a book drive Feb. 25 through March 1. As part of an effort to install mini public library stations around Williamstown, Williamstown Independent is looking for donations of any kind of gently-used books. 

  • County declares emergency on Blanchet Road

     

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    Grant County Judge-Executive Chuck Dills declared an emergency on Blanchet Road on Feb. 14 due to waterline issues affecting road slippage repairs. 

  • Fire call volume shows busy 2018

     

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    Fire departments around Grant County remained busy in 2018.