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Today's News

  • Bank of KY named a Top Workplace again

    The Bank of Kentucky Financial Corporation is proud to be recognized as one of the region’s Top Workplaces for 2012.  
    This is The Bank of Kentucky’s third consecutive year receiving this award.  

  • Touch my pocket, I get steamed

    I’m more than a little steamed and it’s not because of the hot weather we’ve had recently.

    I’m hot under the collar because of situations and things I just can’t fathom.

  • Little League benefit to rebuild burnt field house

    If you come, they can “Build It Back.”
    That’s what the Grant County Little League is hoping will happen July 7 when the organization holds a benefit to raise money to rebuild its field house/concession stand.
    The structure at Bobby Gibson Memorial Field at Grant County Park in Crittenden was destroyed May 21 due to suspected arson.
    Kentucky State Police are still handling the investigation and a $1,000 reward is available for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s).

  • SENIOR GAMES
  • Sarah’s smile

     

    Friends recall life of Williamstown woman killed in I-75 crash

     

    Wherever you saw Sarah Schoenman, you saw a friendly, wide-toothed smile that lit up her eyes.

    That’s what her friends will miss following the 30-year-old Williamstown woman’s death last week in an automobile accident in Walton.

  • Deputy cleared, but not back to work

    The chief deputy at the Grant County Detention Center has apparently been cleared of criminal conduct by the Kentucky State Police, but has not returned to work.
    The story about Bailey’s suspension first appeared in the June 14 issue of the Grant County News.

    In an email faxed to the Grant County News on June 18, Grant County Jailer Terry Peeples requested clarification from County Attorney Joe Taylor on whether or not Chief Deputy Dennis Bailey should be taken off administrative leave/suspension, following the KSP’s investigation.

  • Dry Ridge couple makes big splash yard

    Sharon Orsburn and Bob Tripp have literally made a splash in the back of their Dry Ridge home.

  • A night of hope with David Ring

    A night of hope with David Ring

    Nationally known speaker David Ring will be speaking at 6:30 p.m. July 1 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Williamstown. The service will focus on how to emerge victorious rather than victimized in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.

  • VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL SCHEDULE:


    • Bethany Baptist from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on June 23.

    • Corinth Baptist  from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on June 18 - June 22.

    • Dry Ridge Christian from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on June 18 - 22. The theme is “SKY”- Everything is possible with God.

    • Oak Ridge Baptist from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on June 18 - June 22. Pre-Registration is June 17.

    • Christ Community at 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on June 20 - June 23. Registration begins at 5 p.m. Closing ceremony is 1 to 3 p.m. on June 23.

  • Expect the unexpected

    Expect the unexpected. This phrase is familiar to all of us; however I never find myself looking around the corner for something unexpected. In fact, I expect life to be the same. Too many surprises can upset the routine. When was the last time you were surprised by something?

    The other day, my son and I were walking out into the garage to get a basketball to play with and we were taken by surprise. To our amazement, there were critters in our garage. At first I thought it was the neighbor’s cat but upon further review it was three baby raccoons.