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Today's News

  • Historic shared-parenting law is now in effect

     

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    Kentucky will now lead the nation with its unprecedented shared-parenting law that went into effect July 14. 

  • GC Schools’ superintendent receives first annual evaluation

     

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    Grant County School Board gave Superintendent Matt Morgan “accomplished” and “developing” reviews in their recent evaluation. 

  • Hotel development breaks ground in Dry Ridge

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held July 11 as work began on a multi-million dollar hotel and restaurant development behind Wal-Mart in Dry Ridge.

    The overall vision for the development is three hotels, along with pads available for three restaurants.

  • Woman killed in motorcycle accident July 15

     

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    A woman was killed July 15 in a collision involving a motorcycle and pick-up truck around 4:40 p.m. on U.S. 25 in Mason.

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Charles Loudermilk said the woman’s name hasn’t been released and the accident is under investigation. 

  • Visitors give ‘First Impressions’ of Grant County in new report

    Grant County Chamber of Commerce members learned first impressions matter after hearing what secret shoppers had to say about their homes, businesses, infrastructure and neighbors. 

  • Tensions boil over at Fiscal Court meeting

    Tensions boiled over at the July 16 Grant County Fiscal Court meeting, leading to an alleged altercation between Judge-Executive Steve Wood and Assistant County Attorney Julie Scott Jernigan and Wood walking out of the meeting after the court voted to set the building inspector salary.  

     

    Court votes to set building inspector position salary, Wood walks out

  • Fire leaves family homeless

     

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    A faulty air conditioner caused a mobile home on Turner Road in Williamstown to go up in smoke July 5, leaving a family homeless. 

  • Ohio man dies from injuries in July 4 wreck

     

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    Car accidents on I-75 left one Ohio man dead and two others injured in separate wrecks July 3 and 4. 

  • Protesters gather at Ark Encounter on anniversary

     

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    Between 120 and 200 people gathered outside the Ark Encounter on July 7 to protest on the attraction’s second anniversary. 

  • POLICE REPORTS

     

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    Grant County Sheriff's Office

    Deputy Lee Jacobs executed a warrant for Jason C. Kenney, 31, of Crittenden, at 9:20 p.m. July 4 on Center Street for a probation violation. Kenney was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.