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Today's News

  • NOTEWORTHY

    Grant County students named Senator Jeff Green Scholars

  • ALEX DALTON NAMED YPA WINNER

    Alec Dalton is the Williamstown High School Youth Performance Award winner for September.
    He is a senior at WHS and is the son of Sonya and Brian Linder and Greg and April Dalton.

    Extra-curricular activities: I am involved in band. I am currently a member of the trumpet section and have been apart of the state runner-up the last two years. I’m also involved in the National Honor Society, baseball, Key club and S.W.A.T (Students With A Testimony)

    Community involvement: I am an active member of my churches mission trips and church work.

  • Life doesn’t always go as planned

    The summer before your senior year is supposed to be one of the most memorable times of your life.
    You spend as much time as possible with all of the people you’ve grown to know and love, knowing that in one short year you will all go your separate ways.
    It’s a time where you do anything and everything that you can simply to be doing something.
    This is the time of your life that you make memories that will last for the rest of your life.

  • GCHS Class of ‘77 plans reunion

    Plans are under way for the Grant County High School class of 1977 35th year reunion on Oct. 20, 2012. The following classmates and teachers have not been located. If you have an address or phone number for the following teachers or classmates, contact Arlene Gosney at 859-472-3119 or via e-mail at gosneyq@aol.com.

  • Crittenden resident honored for promoting justice

    Tara Boh Klute recognized for promoting pretrial justice
    Tara Boh Klute, head of the statewide Pretrial Services program for the Administrative Office of the Courts, has received the 2012 Public Advocate Award from the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy for promoting pretrial justice. State Public Advocate Ed Monahan presented the award to Klute at the DPA’s Public Defender Education Conference in Louisville on June 5. The award is given annually to individuals who advance justice in the commonwealth.

  • Hensley-Browning wed Sept. 29

    Shelia Hensley of Dry Ridge is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Shelee Marie Hensley to Sonny Lee Browning, son of Pamela Dillion of Independence and Larry Browning of Corinth.

    Hensley is also the daughter of the late Audie Webster.

    The wedding is being planned for 6 p.m. on Sept. 29 at the Sherman Full Gospel. A reception will follow at St. Joseph Academy Hall.

  • GRANT COUNTY HIGH HOSTS GOLF CLASSIC

    Saturday Sept. 15 was the perfect day for the 15th annual Grant County Classic at Eagle Creek Country Club.
    The boys tournament began at 7:30 a.m. when 70 players from 13 schools teed off to begin the 18-hole course.
    Grant County’s boys team consisted of five players and three individuals, among which only one player has a driver’s permit. This is a young team, but coach Lance Robinson is excited about their potential and feels lucky to be their coach.

  • Greg Crockett takes reins at KSP Post 6

    There’s a new lawman in town.
    Greg Crockett has assumed the role of captain at Kentucky State Police Post 6 in Dry Ridge.
    Crockett, a 16-year veteran of the KSP, begin his new assignment on Aug. 15.

    He was worked as a trooper, followed by a detective and then as part of former Gov. Ernie Fletcher’s security detail, as a sergeant, then as a lieutenant in the criminal identification/records branch of KSP in Frankfort and finally as a captain.

  • WHO LET THE DOGS OUT?

    More than 35 police agencies from Michigan, Virginia, Indiana, Ohio, Tennesse and Kentucky came to Grant County last week for a training session of the North American Working Dog Assocation (NAPWADA).
    Forty dogs of various breeds, from a Manchester Terrier to a German Shepherd, trained in vacant buildings, at Grant County Park and on farmland in the community.

  • Jailer sued for alleged sexual harassment

    A former female employee has filed a lawsuit against Grant County Jailer Terry Peeples alleging sexual harassment and a hostile work environment.


    Peeples denies the claims made in the lawsuit.
    “As much as I would like to comment, I can not comment on this ridiculous and fraudulent accusation at this time,” he said.
    Lee Ballard of Dry Ridge, who was hired by Peeples in February 2011 as a secretary at the detention center, filed the lawsuit Sept. 12 in Grant Circuit Court.