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Today's News

  • Walton, boy, July 21

    Josh and Sarah Walton of Dry Ridge would like to announce the birth of their first child. Phoenix Todd Walton was born at 9:16 a.m. on July 21 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.  He weighed six pounds and 10.6 ounces and was 19 inches long.


    His maternal grandparents are Bo and Kathy Smith of Owenton. His maternal great grandparents are Raymond and Gracie McIntosh of Owenton.


    His paternal grandparents are the late Sgt. Todd M. Walton of Morningview. His paternal great grandparents are Larry and Sherry Walton of Morningview.

  • Ceremony salutes efforts to save lives

    The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) honored 126 law enforcement officers from 123 agencies across the Commonwealth for their efforts to increase the use of seat belts and child restraints. including Post 6 in Dry Ridge.

  • It takes all of us to cover Grant County

    It’s hard to believe that our children have been in school for a week already. I’m still wondering what happened to summer?
    When the students return to school, the News staff gears up to cover as many school and sporting events that we can.
    Believe me, there’s enough activitiy at the schools alone to keep us busy 24/7, throw in all the community events and a 40-hour work week quickly turns in 50 plus hours.

  • Potato, purslane a great combination

    I was among friends last week, discussing the virtues of okra. Some preferred to categorize the “slime” as a “thickening agent” while others insisted you need to be a wood pecker to eat one.  The little ones are best, of course but often they get too big to be edible. While okra is indeed a great thickening agent in gumbo and other quintessential southern dishes there is another plant lurking in the garden that can do the same- and you can usually just find it growing along a path or in the flower garden.  

  • ANOTHER PLACE IN TIME 8-23-12

    Welcome to a new Another Place In Time photo. Do you know any of the people featured in the photo?
    If so, call your guesses into the Grant County News at 859-824-3343. See next week’s News for their identity.

    If you’ve got an old photo, you’d like to see featured in the News, bring it to the News office. Photos can be scanned and returned in the same visit.

  • TURNING BACK THE CLOCK 8-23-12

    August 21, 1997
    Todd Covey, son of Larry and Nancy Covey, of Crittenden, received a bachelor of science degree in economics from Northern Kentucky University. He was honored as the top outstanding student in economics and was also named to the Dean’s List  finishing his final semester with a 3.8 grade point average.

  • Heller family celebrates 50 years of ministry with Fairview Christian

    The Heller family will be host a celebration to honor Bruce Heller, of Maysville, on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 for his 50 years of faithful ministry for the Lord at the Fairview Christian Church in Williamstown.

  • A prayer for the churches of Grant County

    God Almighty in Heaven, We pray for the churches of our county.  We thank you for our churches and want to acknowledge that we are completely dependent upon our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Because of this we pray that the churches of Grant County would;

  • CHURCH NOTES 8-23-12

    Cherry Grove
    Pentecostal Church of God
    • Aug. 25 – Annual Golf Scramble at 2 p.m. Cost is $45 per person and includes green fee, cart rental and lunch. Singles will be paired. Trophies and door prizes will be awarded. Proceeds go to building fund. For more information, contact Pastor Larry Hammonds at 859-743-4695.

    Corinth Christian

  • VICTORY

    In eight tournaments, the Grant County Lady Braves golf team had earned as low as sixth place and as high as runner up, but on Aug. 18, they claimed their first tournament win of the season.
    Sarah Kellam, a senior, and Macy Wright, a sophomore, earned first and second place honors for their individual scores.
    Kellam shot a 73, while Wright shot an 82.


    “They did great,” said Coach Marcus Camacho. “It was their lowest score of the year.”