Today's News

  • Missing man found

    A missing Dry Ridge man was later found in Boone County.
    The Kentucky State Police issued a missing persons report for Zachary Tyler Young, 21, on Jan. 8.
    He was last seen driving on Interstate-75 headed north around 1:15 p.m.
    Young’s body was discovered inside his 2012 Toyota Tacoma in Burlington on Thursday, Jan. 10.
    Police do not suspect foul play. Complete obituary information, can be found on page 7 inside this issue.

  • Crash claims one

    Max E. Calhoun, 56, of Union, was killed on Jan. 9 in Corinth when the 2005 Honda Goldwing he was driving struck an embankment.
    Calhoun was taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Grant County where he was pronounced dead.
    The accident happened at 6:45 p.m. on Interstate-75 in a pouring rain.
    Police said he was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

  • Special Valentine nominations wanted

    The Grant County News wants to hear about someone special in your life.
    If your letter is chosen, your special someone will be featured in the Feb. 14 issue of the Grant County News.
    Send letters telling us what makes them special to: Special Valentines, P.O. Box 247, Williamstown, Ky 41097 or e-mail to: gcneditorial@grantky.com or fax to 859-824-5888 or drop off at 129 S. Main, Suite B (Hogan’s Mill Subdivision) in Dry Ridge.
    The deadline to submit a nomination is 5 p.m. on Feb. 5.

  • Swearing In
  • It’s all in the cards!

    Some people come to libraries to check out books, but Tim Maloney comes for the cards.

    Maloney, who recently moved from Williamstown to Falmouth, lent the Grant County Library some of his massive collection of library cards for a display in September.

  • Former DR pain clinic owner indicted

    The former owner of the Grant County Wellness Center, a pain clinic in Dry Ridge, faces a federal indictment for prescription drug and money laundering conspiracies.
    Ernest William Singleton, 44, was arrested at the Washington County Sheriff’s Department Jan. 14 and is charged with conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and conspiracy to launder funds from October 2010 until January 2013.

  • Dads and dudes at CMZ
  • Gabriel, Conrad awarded Impaired Driving Award

    The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) honored 197 law enforcement officers, including Trooper Jack Gabriel from Post 6 in Dry Ridge and Deputy Scott Conrad of the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, from 164 agencies across the Commonwealth for their efforts to target impaired drivers.  

    The 2012 Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement Awards ceremony was held at the Galt House Hotel and Suites in Louisville. Awards were presented to officers with the most impaired driving arrests in each agency and division.

  • Puralewski - John wed Nov. 9, reception planned Jan. 26

    Ed and Pam Puralewski would like to announce the marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Ann Puralewski to Roshan John on Nov. 9, 2012 at Cornerstone Cottage in Louisville.  

    A reception for the couple will be held from 2 to 5p.m. on Jan. 26, 2013 at the Dry Ridge Baptist Church.

  • Dade awarded scholarship

    Emily Dade, of Williamstown, is the 2012 recipient of the B.L. Ballard Scholarship. Dade attends Northern Kentucky University.
    She is a graduate of Williamstown High School and is now a junior at NKU.