Today's News

  • Puralewski graduates U of L

    Rebecca Puralewski, of Dry Ridge graduated Cum Laude from the University of Louisville on May 12, 2012 with a Bachelors of Science degree in dental hygiene.

    After completing the required written and clinical boards, she attended the designation of Registered Dental Hygenist and is currently emplyed by Dr. Omar Shariff, DDS, MPH at the Center for Advances Dentistry in Prospect. Puralewski is the daughter of Ed and Pam Puralewski of Dry Ridge.

  • Students use creativity, imagination to ExploreMore

    School was back in session for 60 area students who attended the summer ExploreMore! camp at Northern Kentucky University-Grant County Center.

    ExploreMore!, a four-day enrichment program held June 25-28 for gifted and talented youth in kindergarten through eighth grade, offered classes in Amazing Art, Creative Writing, Science Magicians, Technology Explorations and Zoology.

  • Local students awarded Toyota Scholarships -

     Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) announced 19 recipients of scholarships, each in the amount of $1,250. Among the Kentucky recipients are local students, Ethen Ellington and Damien Hicks. Both students are graduates of Grant County High School.

  • Grant County All-Star Baseball
  • Local basketball players attend Coach Calipari’s Camp

    Tyler Edmondson has been named the Grant County News Athlete of the Week for July 12. He is the son of Kenny Edmondson and Paula Edmondson of Dry Ridge.
    Grade in school:
    2012 graduate of Grant County High School
    Sport(s): track

    Age: 17
    Hometown: Dry Ridge


    (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.)


         Civil Suits
    April 5:
    Bank of America vs. Lanny Abner, Pearlie Abner, Commonwealth of Kentucky-Served: Attorney General, Conseco Finance, Unknown Defendant, Spouse of Lanny Abner and Unknown Defendant, Spouse of Pearlie Abner, default of payment on note
    April 9:
    Michelle Lyn Braunstein vs. Scott Paul Braunstein, petition for dissolution of marriage

  • Dry Ridge teen killed in U.S. 25 crash

    An 18-year-old wife and mother-to-be was killed in a single vehicle crash on U.S. 25 in Williamstown on July 1.

    Chelsea Renee Wright Volker, of Dry Ridge, was killed when the car she was riding in ran off the roadway, overturned and struck a tree at 2:57 p.m. about a mile south of Bruce’s Grocery.

    The vehicle, a 1995 Honda Civic, was driven by her husband, Joseph A. Volker, 21.

    According to Sheriff Chuck Dills, witnesses said Volker appeared to lose control in a slight curve.

  • Requests for air conditioners, fans rise

    The extreme heat is also causing problems for people without air conditioning.

    “We have received several requests for fans and have given out quite a few. We do have a few left,” said Barbara McClure,  with the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission – Grant County Neighborhood Center.