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  • Fiscal Court awarded $662,500 for road repairs

    During its June 18 meeting, Grant County Fiscal Court received some good news and a lot of state money for badly needed road repairs.

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department of Rural and Municipal Aid Commissioner Gray Tomblyn II​ announced $662,500 in discretionary funds had been awarded to the county for resurfacing work on Stone School House, Lincoln Ridge, Baton Rouge Road and Elliston-Napoleon Roads. 

  • Community mourns former Dry Ridge mayor

     

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    A longtime public servant, a good neighbor and a friend are a few ways family and friends described Clay Crupper, who died June 20 at the age of 83. 

  • KSP warns of dangers of children left in hot cars

     

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    A year ago, a 2-year-old Crittenden girl was found dead inside a car that was outside her home. She was one of three Kentucky children to succumb to hyperthermia as a result of being trapped inside a vehicle during summer’s hot temperatures.

  • Pension bill, special session still up in air

     

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    Quasi-governmental agencies and regional universities will face program and employee cuts come July 1 without intervention from Kentucky’s leadership. 

  • Ohio tornadoes send disaster responders north

    Local disaster responders felt the devastation a little more as they drove two hours north to help clean up devastation left in the wake of several tornadoes. 

    Residents near and around Dayton, Ohio bunkered down in low-lying areas and basements May 27-28 as 19 tornadoes were confirmed by the National Weather Service in Wilmington, Ohio. 

  • McConnell proposes moving tobacco age limit to 21

     

  • DR seeks to fill vacant council seat

     

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    With the resignation of Ron Maddox at the end of the month, the Dry Ridge Council will soon have a vacancy to fill.

  • Dry Ridge approves revised EMS agreement

     

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    The Dry Ridge City Council approved a revised interlocal agreement June 13 to fund emergency medical services for Crittenden, Corinth, Williamstown and Grant County.

  • Shoppers snag deals at annual US-25 Yard Sale

     

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    Shoppers and sellers scattered down US-25 from Crittenden to Corinth for the best deals during the annual US-25 yard sale June 6-8 in Grant County. 

  • Grant 109 Board receives $15,000 grant

     

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    The Grant County 109 Solid Waste Board recently received a $15,000 household hazardous waste grant from the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet’s Division of Waste Management.