Today's News

  • Two GC youth soccer players make ODP team

    Two Grant County youth soccer players will have the opportunity to play with the best soccer players in the state, as Ashton Johnson and Rayna Edwards were selected to the Kentucky Olympic Development Program team.

    “I think it is an honor to be named to the team along with Rayna,” Ashton said. “Out of all of the players from this county to be named to the ODP team, it shows how hard we both worked and for the kind of kicker Rayna is. I had no doubt she would make the team too.”

  • Daniels graduates with Master of Divinity

    Kathleen Daniels, recent graduate of The Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, began serving the Dry Ridge Presbyterian Church as Pulpit Supply in June 2011.

    A Northern Kentucky native, Daniels re-located to Washington, D. C. where they raised their two daughters and became involved in lay leadership at the National Presbyterian Church.

    She also served in professional ministry there for over five years as director of children’s ministries.

  • ‘When was the last time you gave yourself a spiritual check-up?’

  • Lay that Donkey down, rest in God’s Love

    A young boy and an old man were walking with a donkey when a group of people passed by. “Isn’t that ridiculous that no one’s riding that donkey.” one person said. So, the old man, told the boy to ride the donkey. Another group of people passed and someone said, “That’s terrible! Look at that young boy riding that donkey while the old man walks.”

  • CHURCH NOTES 1.5.12

    Christ Community
    • Terry Shepard led worship on New Year’s Day. Ron and LaDon Held, directors of Seniors’ Ministry in Wisconsin visiting the Whitneys, provided the special singing. Their songs were precious and anointed. Dr. Michael Fletcher’s sermon was just what we needed for the New Year.
    • Jan. 4 - All services will resume as normal this week. Norm and Janice Whitney are teaching on prayer at 6:30 p.m. during the month of January.

    Corinth Christian

  • Crittenden store robbed Dec. 29

    Kentucky State Police are investigating an armed robbery Dec. 29 at a Crittenden consignment store.

    A white male entered Too Good To Be Threw on Violet Road about 1:15 p.m., brandishing a weapon and demanding money from the cash register, according to police.

    After taking the money, the suspect allegedly ordered the employee to the ground and exited the store.

    The suspect, who remains at large, was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black hoodie and a bandanna covering part of his face.

  • Budget shortfall tops legislator’s priority list

    The state budget, redistricting and expanded gaming will be just a few of the hot topics up for debate as the 2012 General Assembly begins Jan. 3.


    The New Year came crashing into Grant County on Monday, Jan. 2 when Old Man Winter dumped snow and ice causing multiple accidents involving around 75 vehicles.

    Interstate-75 looked like a demolition derby as vehicles slammed and bumped into each other when blowing snow and icy roads took motorists by surprise and snarled traffic for hours.

    The first accident occurred around 11 a.m. just south of the 156-mile marker in Dry Ridge and involved eight vehicles. The second accident involved a camper and two tractor-trailer trucks.



    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)