Today's News


    The Wright and Jones reunion will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 16 at the Grant County Park in Crittenden. Bring food and drinks and spend the day with friends and family. Dinner will be served at 1 p.m.


    The Adams Reunion will be held on Sunday, Sept. 30 at the Goforth Community Center. Bring a covered dish. Food will be served at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call 859-824-6096.


  • Grant News staff wins advertising awards

    The Grant County News captured 13 advertising awards in the annual Excellence in Advertising Contest sponsored by the Kentucky Press Association.
    Awards include:
    • Janet McKee/Ken Stone – second place, automotive.
    • Janet McKee/Anita Appler – second place, department/discount/jewelry.
    • Janet McKee/Anita Appler – second place, financial.
    • Janet McKee/May Evans – second place, group promotion.
    • Janet McKee/Ken Stone – second place, holiday greeting ads and general/misc.

  • Stivers celebrate 50 years

    Clifford and Pat Stivers celebrated their 50th anniversary on Sept. 8, 2012.

    In observance of their anniversary the couple celebrated quietly at home. Clifford and Pat were married by Bro. Russell Fryman in Dry Ridge.

    They have two daughters, Brigitte (Jeff) Coleman and Bernadette (Jeff) Couch. They also have three granddaughters, Kelsey and Shelby Coleman and Brooklyn Couch. Clifford is retired from Sechrest Garage and his wife, Pat is also retired.

  • McKenneys celebrate 50 years

    Bruce and Ann McKenney will celebrate their 50h anniversary on Sept. 16, 2012.

    In observance of their anniversary, a party will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Williamstown.

    Bruce and Ann have four children, Bamba, Tammie, Keith and Kevin. The couple requests no gifts. The public is invited to attend.

  • Readers unite for One Book, One Community program

    A political thriller with some Kentucky flavor has been chosen as the book for this year’s Northern Kentucky One Book One Community program.

    The annual reading program between Grant, Boone, Campbell and Kenton County libraries encourages patrons to come together by reading and talking about the same book.
    Grant County Public Library has been participating in the program since 2008.


    Family and friends of soldiers in the Kentucky National Guard Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 138th Artillery, gathered for a community sendoff on Sept. 1 at Carroll County High School.

    The 62 members of the local unit will join more than 500-member battalion at Camp Atterbury in Indiana for a month of training. The unit will then be sent to the Horn of Africa for nine months to provide security to a U.S. naval base. They will also be training with other coalition forces in the region.

  • Verona man kills intruder

    A Richmond, Ky. man is dead and two Dry Ridge men are in jail after a 92-year-old Verona man said the trio broke into his home on Sept. 3.

  • Library card helps save $ in September

    A Grant County Public Library card will get you a lot more than books, DVDs and music throughout September.
    As part of National Library Card Sign-up Month, patrons can use their card to get discounts at local restaurants, retails stores and other businesses.


    The Grant County Boys Youth Basketball will be hold registration from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Sept. 15 at the Grant County High School.
    The program is for students in the second through the fifth grade. The fee is $65 player. This fee includes a game uniform.
    Registration deadline is Sept. 21. Youth league will start Oct. 15 and run through Dec. 15.
    For more information, call Head Coach Jim Hicks at 859-824-9739.