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  • DR woman arrested in stabbing investigation

     

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    A Dry Ridge woman was arrested after she allegedly stabbed a woman in Corinth on May 23. 

    Amy Scott, 46, was charged with second-degree assault and lodged at the Grant County Detention Center. 

  • Severe wreck leaves five injured, one airlifted to hospital

     

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    Five people were injured after a collision on KY-22 around 3:45 p.m. May 29 outside Dry Ridge.

    Two children, ages 9 and 3, were transported to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and a third child, a 4-year-old girl, was airlifted to the same hospital as her siblings. 

  • Williamstown Splash Park opens June 15

     

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    A new, free splash park opens June 15 at 612 Water Works Road in Williamstown. 

  • Wtown proposes trash, sewer rate increases

     

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    Williamstown garbage and wastewater sewage customers may see a hike in their utility bills soon.

  • Fiscal Court passes salary adjustments 3-1, Wood votes no

     

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    Contentious discussion preceded a 3-1 passing vote to implement payroll changes for Grant County employees during a June 4 Grant County Fiscal Court meeting. 

  • Man drowns in Bullock Pen Lake

     

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    A Newport man died from an accidental drowning at Bullock Pen Lake on June 3. 

    Kentucky Fish and Wildlife spokesperson Mark Marraccini said the victim is 64-year-old Michael Huck. He said Huck was participating in a bass fishing tournament when he fell overboard and drowned. 

  • DR Council shares spending concerns, passes budget

    Several council members expressed concerns about an ongoing $30,000 project at Piddle Park during the June 4 Dry Ridge City Council meeting.

    During the parks and recreation report, Mayor Jim Wells detailed the construction project that would build a retaining wall near the skate park and add concrete and blacktop to the parking area.

  • Fueling the Mind kicks off June 4

     

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    Grant County Public Library and Grant County Schools Food Service set their annual Fueling the Mind for June 4 through July 27, bringing food for eating and food for thought to Grant County children. 

  • Corinth Water District is no longer under a boil water advisory

    The Grant County News was just notified Corinth Water District is no longer under a boil water advisory as of today, May 30. Bottled water is still available at the Corinth city building for pick-up.

  • Local Boy Scouts troop shatters Eagle rank statistics

     

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    Six members from local Boy Scouts Troop 712 have achieved or will achieve Eagle rank by the end of 2018, surpassing a national statistic while dedicating their time to their community and bettering themselves.