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  • H.O.P.E. to close doors Sept. 26

    For H.O.P.E. (Helping Out People Everywhere) founder and director Kim Haubner, her worst nightmare just become reality. 

    She announced via Facebook that after months of their Dry Ridge building being on the market, it was finally sold, and H.O.P.E. has been unable to find a new home. 

  • My Brother’s Burden Walk goes through Grant

     

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    The name plates, patches and bodily remains of fallen firefighters recently made a 78-mile journey, raising cancer, PTSD and suicide awareness for firefighters.

  • Dills to retire as sheriff Sept. 30

     

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    The Grant County Fiscal Court accepted Sheriff Chuck Dills’ resignation during their special meeting Aug. 27. The resignation goes into effect Sept. 30. 

  • Wtown tables smoke-free ordinance

    Williamstown City Council, at the behest of the Northern Kentucky Health District, tabled a smoke-free ordinance Aug. 21.

    “Some of the presentation, some of the things that were proposed got out in front of what the executive board was envisioning the health district’s role,” said city attorney Jeff Shipp. “They didn’t want to become the non-smoking police force.”

  • Judge sends murder case to grand jury

     

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    Testimony during a preliminary hearing Aug. 28 revealed a murder suspect believed his life was in danger when he shot a man, but Grant County District Court Judge Tom Funk bound the case to a grand jury for a possible indictment. 

  • Greis gets 20 years for Pollitt family deaths

     

  • DUI suspect wrecks into wooden bridge on Helton

     

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    A driver crashed into a wooden bridge on Helton Road in Williamstown around 10:30 p.m. Aug. 15. 

  • Juvenile faces felony charges in motorcycle pursuit

     

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    A juvenile racked up several felony charges after leading law enforcement on a pursuit of a motorcycle through Dry Ridge on Aug. 14. 

  • Juvenile faces felony charges in motorcycle pursuit

     

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    A juvenile racked up several felony charges after leading law enforcement on a pursuit of a motorcycle through Dry Ridge on Aug. 14. 

  • Corinth Commission hears FFLAG trail plans

     

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    The City of Corinth’s regular monthly meeting was held on Aug. 13 with all commission members present.