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  • Sheriff’s Office busts marijuana growth

     

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    Grant County Sheriff’s deputies discovered a marijuana grow operation June 10 during a welfare check at an Eagle Ridge Road residence. 

  • Seven teens complete emergency preparedness class

     

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    The first Kentucky Youth Preparedness Initiative (MyPI) class completed their training June 7 in Grant County. 

  • Dry Ridge approves where truck stop may locate within city

     

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    Dry Ridge City Council clarified where a truck stop potentially could be located in the city during its June 10 meeting.

    Council approved a second reading to amend the text of a zoning ordinance that would include truck stops as a conditional use in a highway commercial zone area.

  • County to hold surplus auction June 29

     

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    Get your bids ready!

    The Grant County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a surplus property auction at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29 at the County Road Department at 505 Hopperton Lane in Dry Ridge.

  • Critt. Council rehires Whaley as attorney

     

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    Crittenden City Council has hired Pete Whaley as of June 4 to represent council following Mayor Camilla “Kay” Patton’s dismissal of him May 13 as the city’s legal counsel. 

  • Maddox to resign from DR Council

     

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    A seat on Dry Ridge City Council will soon be vacant.

    Council member Ron Maddox announced during the June 10 council meeting that he will be resigning effective June 30 because he will be moving out of city limits.

  • Drug rehab clinic plans halted in Crittenden

     

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    As another drug rehabilitation clinic is considering Crittenden as a new location, residents and elected officials have expressed disinterest in the possibility during a June 4 meeting.

  • County, cities continue EMS funding talks

     

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    The cities and county governments are still negotiating an emergency medical services interlocal agreement recently proposed by Dry Ridge officials. 

  • Sound the Alarm campaign promotes fire safety

     

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    Grant County is getting serious about fire safety with the Sound the Alarm campaign through the American Red Cross.

    Sound the Alarm is a nationwide initiative to provide smoke detectors to families in need that, in recent years, has become available to residents in Grant County.

  • Library hires new librarian for teen section

     

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    The Grant County Public Library is undergoing many renovations. One of the newest changes is the addition of a teen-specific section, and running this section is the newly-appointed Teen Services Coordinator Racheal Wodraska.