Today's News

  • Spring forest fire hazard season begins


  • Linder, Adkins file for elections

    With the filing deadline extended several days, two Grant County residents have decided to become candidates in the upcoming election.
    Republican Brian E. Linder of Dry Ridge filed for state representative of the 61st district, which includes Grant, Owen and part of Kenton County.
    Linder is currently a magistrate with the Grant County Fiscal Court.
    He joins Scott Bruce in the Republican primary race in May for the right to go against the Democratic primary winner in November.

  • 2012 Region 6 Wrestling Preview

    Region 6 Info

    Date: Feb. 10-11
    Location: Boone County High School
    Timeline: Feb. 10 5 p.m. - Weigh-Ins
                               6 p.m.  - Championship Round of 16

  • Pray for wisdom, obedient heart

  • 100 days of school
  • 100 days of school


    With snow days being something, so far this year, only a wish or dream for most students, the 100th day of school fell on Jan. 31.
    Elementary schools in the county celebrated in various ways. Most incorporated the 100th day of this school year into classroom work with a little fun on the side. Activities ranged from spelling and counting games to coloring and snacks.

  • Grant County Park to receive new play structure

    When spring returns, area children will have something new to play on at the Grant County Park in Crittenden.

    Thanks to a matching grant received by the Grant County Parks and Recreation, a new play structure will be installed at the park designed for 2- to 5-year-olds.

    The $12,000 playground equipment, which includes a small slide and climbing wall, will replace existing equipment near the Bobby Gibson Field at the park.

  • Dry Ridge couple sues Wellness Center

    A Dry Ridge couple is suing the Grant County Wellness Center, LLC and its owner after they were allegedly fired for expressing concerns about how the pain clinic operated.

    Lamar and Eileen Fowler filed the lawsuit Jan. 17 in Grant District Court accusing the defendants of fraud, breach of contract and negligent and fraudulent misrepresentation.

    The defendants are listed as the Grant County Wellness Center, 99 South Main St., Dry Ridge, owner Ernest Will Singleton and three unidentified employees.

  • Chiefs propose Fire/EMS funding solution

    The Grant County Fire Chiefs’ Association hopes to establish a new emergency services taxing district to fund additional ambulances, replace expiring equipment and expand services.

    The group, which includes the chiefs from all five fire departments in the county, presented its proposal Feb. 6 to the Grant County Fiscal Court.