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Today's News

  • TURNING BACK THE CLOCK 8-9-12

    August 7, 1997
    The Grant County Ambulance is coming to town. The service, which is owned by St. Luke Hospital, will begin to operate from the Dry Ridge Fire House on Race Street. If things go as planned and the other emergency agencies are receptive, they may consider adding a second ambulance paid crew elsewhere in Grant County.

  • Rejoice in the Lord

    I’ve been thinking a lot about joy lately. Or, I guess I should say that God has been teaching me about joy a lot lately. He wants to continually remind me that joy is not dependent on my circumstances.

  • SPOTLIGHT ON:

    Name of church:
    Sherman Baptist Church
    Address: 3525 Dixie Highway in Dry Ridge.
    Phone number: 859-428-2695
    Website: shermanbaptist.org
    Minister: Josh Hildebrand, music minister is Larry Wagner and youth minister is Gary Rose.
    Number of members: 620
    Year established: 1922
    Service times: Sunday School 10 a.m., morning worship 11 a.m., evening worship at 6 p.m. and Wednesday Bible study 6:30 p.m.
     
     

  • CHURCH NOTES 8-9-12

    Corinth Baptist
    • Aug. 8 - Back to School Bash from 5:30 to 7 p.m. There will be games, pizza and funnel cakes.
    • Aug. 15 – TeamKid Kick Off (continuation of Summer Day Camp) will be held each Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. for grades first through sixth. There will be Bible study, games and dinner provided.  

    Dry Ridge Baptist
    • Aug. 12 – During the 10:45 a.m. worship service, Deacons for the upcoming year will be voted on.

  • Local residents recognized at Masonic Annual Dinner

    Three Grant County residents were recently honored by the Grant 85 Masonic Lodge for contributions to their community and as scholarship recipients.


    Those honored include:


    • Harry Readnour, a minister and an officer in the corrections field is from the Corinth-Cordova area. He was recognized by Fred Jernigan, Jr. on behalf of the Lodge and the Grand Lodge of Kentucky, F&AM, for 40 years of service and study.

  • BUILDING PERMITS for July

    • July 2
    Dry Ridge Auto Parts, temporary tent, 77 Broadway ; permit fee $125.
    • July 5
    Robbie Eldridge, new home, 5420 Stewartsville Road, 1,268 square feet, estimated cost $136,000; permit fee $385.88.
    Bryan Lonkard, new home, 245 Stone School Road, 2,556 square feet, estimated cost $180,000; permit fee $751.66.
    Theresa Collins, garage, 205 Vallandingham Road, 1,200 square feet, estimated cost $12,600; permit fee $179.28.

  • POLICE REPORTS-Aug. 8

    (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.)


  • FOR THE RECORD

    Civil Suits
    June 14:
    Bank of America vs. Jason Manning and Unknown Defendant, Spouse of Jason Manning, default of payment on note
    Jennifer Spurlock vs. Ryan Spurlock, petition for dissolution of marriage
    Roy David Wynn vs. Barbara Louise Wynn, petition for dissolution of marriage
    Amanda Marie Ayers vs. Matar Sylla Diop, petition for dissolution of marriage
    Jillian Margaret Butcher vs. Stephen Frederick Butcher, petition for dissolution of marriage
    Erica Marie Abner vs. Joseph William Abner, petition for dissolution of marriage

  • Slaughter wins Duck Stamp contest

    The Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design program is an educational program designed to teach wetland-habitat and waterfowl conservation to students in kindergarten through high school. Students create visually what they have learned by creating an entry for the Duck Stamp art contest.

    Over 1,000 students in Kentucky submitted their entries, 100 awards were given out. Instructor Mary Lucas, of Lucas Arts had seven entries, all received awards. Students in Kentucky compete against other students in their age category. Each Lucas Art student worked hard on their entry.

  • Rose - Keeney wed May 26 in Williamstown

    Stacy Rose, daughter of Donald and Pamela Rose of Independence and Christopher Keeney, son of Marie Justice Keeney of Independence were united in marriage May 26, 2012 at the Justice Farm ridge top overlooking the farm in Williamstown.
     

    Michael Justice, cousin of the groom, officiated the double ring ceremony.

    The bride wore a white gown with a beaded sweetheart lace bodice, button up back with cap sleeves, and satin side draped and pick up detail A-line gown with a vintage birdcage veil. She carried a bouquet of red roses.