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  • Four file for DR council seats

     

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    Four Dry Ridge residents filed by Aug. 13 for the two vacant Dry Ridge City Council seats. 

  • Courthouse, GC Park to add security cameras

     

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    The Grant County Courthouse and Grant County Park in Crittenden will soon have better security with the addition of surveillance cameras.

  • Wtown passes EMS resolution, garbage fee

    Williamstown City Council approved a resolution during its Aug. 5 meeting to join other Grant County government entities in sharing the cost of EMS services. And to pay for it, council also passed a $2 fee tacked onto garbage utility bills for Williamstown customers. 

  • GCSO investigating Blanchet bridge lumber thefts

     

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    The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is investigating multiple thefts of lumber where the new Blanchet Road railroad bridge is being built. 

  • Local resident recalls witnessing Apollo 11 launch 50 years ago

     

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    “We got lucky that day,” Grant County resident Patsy Breeden said as she recalls watching the Apollo 11 spacecraft rocket into the atmosphere above Cape Canaveral in Florida half a century ago. 

  • Epperson Landfill catches fire July 28

     

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    Seven departments were called in around 5:45 a.m. July 28 for a large fire at Epperson Landfill in Williamstown. 

  • Wolf Steel to expand, add 30 jobs

     

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    Wolf Steel Ltd., a manufacturer of fireplaces, grills, HVAC and other products sold under the Napoleon brand name, plans to invest $5.9 million and create as many as 30 full-time jobs with an expansion at Wolf Steel USA in Crittenden.

  • Gov. Bevin signs pension bill into law

     

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    Gov. Matt Bevin signed a pension relief bill passed July 24 during a General Assembly special session into law. 

  • Long-time businessman, former DR mayor dies

     

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    A third former Dry Ridge mayor, Robert “Bob” Wallace, died at the age of 80 on July 24 within weeks of fellow former mayors Clay Crupper and William “Bill” Cull. 

  • Corinth Commission discusses FEMA grant funding

     

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    Road money, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) money and a “junked up” property were on the agenda of the July 8 Corinth Commission meeting.