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  • Dry Ridge looks to void Will. water contract

     

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    The Dry Ridge City Council voted unanimously April 16 to hire Ft. Mitchell law firm Hemmer DeFrank Wessels to explore legal options in hopes of invalidating the city’s water and sewer contracts with the City of Williamstown.

  • WEATHERING THE STORM

     

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    Standing at a window, Cherry Hill resident Tim Baker saw only a wall of white before hearing what sounded like a train — then the whole house shifted hard, nearly knocking him over. 

  • Willoughby continues to ‘treat people right’ ades

     

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    With 57 years of experience, Grant County Farm Equipment owner Royce “Tub” Willoughby knows the secret to success. 

  • Surgeon Gen. visits NKY to discuss opioid crisis

     

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    U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams made a visit to the Northern Kentucky Health Department in Florence on April 9 to observe Naloxone training and a tour of Kentucky’s only mobile pharmacy.

  • Lawsuit filed against jailer, major at detention center

    Just days after a Grant County Detention Center employee filed a lawsuit against Grant County Judge-Executive Steve Wood and two former jail employees, one of those former employees has filed a suit of her own. 

    Michaela Bone’s attorney filed a lawsuit against GCDC Mjr. Jason Hankins, Grant County Jailer Chris Hankins and the Grant County Detention Center on April 6. 

  • Dry Ridge plans to bill county, other cities for EMS

    The City of Dry Ridge plans to begin charging the Grant County Fiscal Court and cities of Williamstown, Crittenden and Corinth for making emergency medical service runs outside of the city limits and fire protection area of Dry Ridge starting April 15.

    Dry Ridge Mayor Jim Wells notified each government body April 9 in a letter detailing changes to how EMS runs will be handled.

  • Library to host health fair April 14

     

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    Grant County Public Library will host a health and wellness fair from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 14 with vendors, free massages, free health testing and door prizes. 

  • Dry Ridge Council continues debate about moving mayor to full-time position

     

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    The debate about the possibility of moving the mayor’s position from part-time to full-time continued April 2 during the Dry Ridge City Council meeting.

    The move, if approved, would not take effect until Jan. 1, 2019, when potentially a new mayor and city council could take office.

  • Legislators send $22 billion spending plan, revenue bill to governor

     

  • Flu-related deaths double from last year, number of cases skyrocket

     

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    There has been nearly 4,000 more cases of the flu and twice the amount of flu-related deaths this season in Northern Kentucky than last year.