Today's News

  • GCHS Baseball Boosters raising money for Freedom game

    The Grant County High School Baseball Boosters are selling vouchers to Grant County businesses and residents for a Florence Freedom game June 27.

    A Grant County businessperson will be asked to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the game. A group from Grant County High School will be singing the National Anthem before the game.

    Ticket vouchers are $10 each.

  • Hunter education classes offered in 2012

    The Northern Kentucky Hunter Education Association is offering a Hunter Education Course in the following Counties: Boone, Campbell, Kenton and Grant.

    All courses are free of charge and open to anyone 9 years of age and older. If you are planning to hunt in Kentucky or out of State a Hunter Education Course completion card (Orange Card) may be neeeded. Anyone born after Jan. 1, 1975 must carry a card while hunting in the state of Kentucky along with their Kentucky hunting license.

  • Lake Pollywog stocked for fishing

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has partnered with the city of Dry Ridge to provide a fishing opportunity at Lake Pollywog.

  • Hunt’s dream comes true

    Basketball has been a major part of Trevor Hunt’s life since he was 4-years-old.

    Now, he begins a new chapter of basketball in his life as he signed his national letter of intent, April 13, to play for Kentucky Christian University.

    “It means a lot to me,” Hunt said. “It means I fulfilled my dream.”

    Hunt, who averaged 18 points per game and seven rebounds last season for the Braves, will be trading in his gold and blue for red and black, which he supported with a red tie and red tennis shoes.

  • The Great Coverup of 2011

    In the continuing saga of my ongoing battle over household decor with my husband, this time it’s the back sliding glass door. But before I get in to that, let me back up to say that in the first 30 years or so of our marriage my husband rarely expressed an opinion about how to decorate the house except for one hard and fast rule, I could choose any color to paint the walls as long as it was antique or Navaho white. Other than that I had free reign and I love to reign. Then he retired and all of a sudden became Mr. HGTV Design Star DIY Guy. With opinions.

  • CHURCH NOTES 4.19.12

    Christ Community
    • The church is looking forward to the National Day of Prayer and also Derby Day with a float and bake sale.
    For more information, call 859-394-2586

    Corinth Baptist
    • Pastor Dennis Jackson
    • April 25 -  Senior Citizen dinner at Corinth Baptist at 11:30 a.m. This is a free lunch and fellowship provided to anyone in the community 55 and older.
    • June 18 – 22 - Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8:30 p.m.


    Tom Jump is returning to his roots after being named the new chief of the Dry Ridge Fire Department.

    He was unanimously approved for the position during the March 19 Dry Ridge City Council meeting.

    Jump began his duties April 1.


    The deadline to register to vote in the May 22 primary is Monday, April 23. Grant County Clerk Leatha Conrad will accept voter registration cards until her office closes at 4 p.m.

    Mail-in voter registration applications must be postmarked by April 23.

    Voters who have recently moved need to update their voter registration information by April 23.

    For more information about voting or where your voting precinct is located call 859-824-3321.


    The Honor Flight Tri-State organization wants to reward veterans by providing free flights to Washington D.C. to see the memorials that honor their service.

    Jouett Faulkner of Dry Ridge lived to see a dream come true when he was whisked away on an airplane last fall to visit the War War II Memorial in Washington.

    The trip and memorial had special meaning for Faulkner because he was part of the 120-man 60th Medical Battalion, Company C, who stormed Omaha Beach during WW II. There were more than 4,000 casualties during that battle.

  • Legislators reflect on 2012 session

    The 2012 session of the General Assembly is winding down as legislators meet this week in a special session to iron out funding for a six-year road plan and discuss a bill involving pill mills.

    From the re-districting battle in the courts to an expanded gaming bill that went down in flames, the regular session has had a lot of action.