Today's News

  • Rider - Cummins wed March 25; reception planned April 28

    Brooke Rider and Mark Cummins were united in marriage on March 25, 2012, at The Hogan House in Dry Ridge. Josh Cummins officiated the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father,  Charles Rider.

    Serving as maid of honor was Sabryn Wooton, daughter of the bride, of Dry Ridge. The bridesmaid was Taylor Cummins, daughter of the groom. Serving as best man was Logan Cummins, son of the groom, of Dry Ridge.





    April 5 Grant County at Pendleton County 5 p.m.
    April 7 Grant County vs. Bishop Brossart 11 a.m.
    April 9 Grant County vs. Western Hills 5:30 p.m.
    April 10 Grant County at Simon Kenton 5 p.m.

    April 6 Grant County vs. Somerset 5 p.m.
    April 7 Grant County vs. St. Henry 12 p.m.
    April 9 Grant County at Williamstown 5 p.m.
    April 11 Grant County at Walton-Verona 5:30 p.m.


    Ben Shipp has been named the Grant County News Athlete of the Week for April 5. Shipp is the son of Todd and Debby Shipp.

  • Annual St. Elizabeth Grant Golf Classic to be held May 4

    It’s time again for another exciting day on the links to benefit health-related projects for Grant County residents.

    The annual St. Elizabeth Grant Golf Classic will be held on May 4 at Eagle Creek Country Club in Crittenden.

    Proceeds from the event will benefit the Cancer Care Center at St. Elizabeth Grant.

    For additional information regarding the Grant Golf Classic, call the St. Elizabeth Healthcare Foundation at 859-301-3920 or visit www.stelizabeth.com/foundation.

  • ‘Cats win 8th National Title

    As I sit in my French Quarter hotel waiting to head over to the Superdome for the National Championship game between Kentucky and Kansas, a huge thunderstorm is engulfing New Orleans.  The driving rain that is covering the city is reminiscent of the emotions that will be flowing in the Bluegrass Monday night.  The question is will it be the disappointment of what might have been or the unbelievable celebration that has been 14 years in the making.

  • Demons fall to Pendleton Co. 8-2

    The Williamstown Demons competed for six innings, before eventually falling to Pendleton County 8-2, April 2 at Williamstown High School.

    “Overall it was our best game this year,” Demons coach A.J. Mason said. “We did nothing to beat ourselves. Pendleton County hit the ball when they needed to. Right now our biggest struggle is hitting.”

    The Demons weren’t able to get any rallies going and were unable to get key hits to break the game wide open.

  • A House Divided: A Tale of Rivalry

    March Madness has come and gone, but for one household, March 31, proved to be a house-divided, as Eric Herrmann and Cara Copes’ favorite teams squared off in the national semi-final game.

    Herrmann, a teacher at Grant County High School his a graduate of the University of Louisville, and Copes a graduate of the University of Kentucky, were looking forward to the big night, including some superstitions on how to watch the game.

    Hermann, who is originally from Bullitt County, which is just south of Louisville, has been a Cardinals fan since the fourth grade.

  • Teams go pink for ‘Mamaw’

    A rivalry between Grant County and Williamstown had a little more meaning than just a game, March 27, as the players honored Agnes Perry with pink ribbons tied in their hair for the game.

    Perry, 61, passed away March 26, after a life-long battle with multiple cancers.

    Kinman said it was tough playing a game that soon after losing their grandmother.

  • Dry Ridge Presbyterian hosts community service

    Dry Ridge Presbyterian Church, 15 Warsaw Avenue, will host a community worship service at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 5.

    Crittenden Christian Church and Dry Ridge Christian Church members will also be a part of this service.

    “Because of the strong community support of a Christmas Candlelight Service based on scripture and song, it was decided to have a Tenebrae Service, which includes the passion narrative from the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John amid decreasing candlelight,” said Julie Donahue, music director at Dry Ridge Presbyterian Church.