Today's News

  • Parsons, boy, July 27

    Josh and Angie Parsons, of Williamstown, would like to announce the birth of their third child.
    Brody Wade was born at 8:05 p.m. on July 27 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.
    He weighed 6 pounds and 13 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Phyillis Bush of Williamstown, and Robert Bush of Kingman, Ariz. His paternal grandparents are Edie Parsons of Dry Ridge, and David and Kim Parsons of Union.
    Brody Wade was welcomed home by his big brother, Nash and big sister, Ryan.

  • Silvanik to lead Dry Ridge Christian

    Bob Silvanik is anxious to learn more about Dry Ridge, especially the people in his new congregation at Dry Ridge Christian Church.

    Silvanik, the former minister at North Middletown Christian Church in Bourbon County, began his duties on Oct. 1.

    In order to get to know the community better, he’s been attending community functions such as the monthly Grant County Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting.

    He describes himself as a “late-bloomer” when it comes to church.

  • Does God love me?

    I was in my office and a lady walked in. The look on her face told the story, the words from her mouth cut me to the core: “I’ve had a hard week. I don’t know what to say but to ask does God really love me?”

    She didn’t cry, but she looked up at me wanting an answer. I’d say many of us are asking this same question, “Does God really love me”?


    The Williamstown Baptist Church is again delivering Hope Thanksgiving Day meals to shut-ins and those in need throughout Grant County. In 2010, this project reached over 550 people in the community, the largest number since this ministry started. The meals will be delivered by noon on Thanksgiving day. If there is someone in need of a hot Thanksgiving meal with all of the trimmings, contact the church at 859-824-4102 and ask for Diane. The deadline for reservations is Nov. 20.

  • Church Notes 11.3.11

    Christ Community
    • Nov. 6 -  Pastor John Lear will be here for both services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.  This will be a one-day revival. There will special healing services.

    Corinth Christian
    • Paul says in his first letter to the Christians at Corinth, that we are God’s fellow workers, we are God’s field, and that we are God’s building. All good structures start with a good foundation. We must have our lives structured on the firm foundation of God’s word.

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  • Cross Country teams vie for regional championship Nov. 5

    It all leads to one race.

    The Class 3A regional  cross country race will be held on Grant County High School’s home course at Sherman Elementary, Nov. 5.

    Coach Marlon Kinsey is working on the boys and girls teams on the two-mile stretch of the 3.1-mile course, a stretch that can be a challenge for the teams chances to qualify for the state meet Nov. 12 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

  • Gold Midgets win first Super Bowl

    For the first time in Grant County Youth Football history, the Gold Midgets team won the Super Bowl, defeating Walton-Verona 19-12, Oct. 29 at Grant County Middle School.

    First-year head coach Josh Rhodes was ecstatic.

    “I was extremely excited,” he said. “The kids put in a lot of hard work and it was just beyond words.”

    Rhodes said there was some motivation to win this game, being a graduate of Walton-Verona High School. He has been coaching for the past four years as an assistant.

  • I-75 crash injures seven; two seriously

    By Mike Boyer, Kentucky Enquirer

    Seven people were injured - two seriously - in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 Sunday afternoon about 2:30 which closed the northbound late in Kenton County for more than two hours.

    Kenton County Police said a 12-year-old boy in a Chevrolet Blazer driven by Beverly Bates, 40, of Dry Ridge, was flown to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital with multiple injuries. Police said he wasn’t wearing a seat belt.

  • Library to host David Giffels Nov. 5 at GCHS

    David Giffels of Akron, Ohio thought he was a handyman, but when he attempted to rehab a Tudor mansion, he learned a lot mostly about himself.

    “The greatest lesson I learned from this adventure was that I wasn’t nearly as capable as I thought I was,” Giffels said in a phone inteview last week.

    Giffels, author of “All The Way Home,” will be in Grant County at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Grant County High School auditorium for a book discussion and a book signing session.