Today's News

  • St. Elizabeth offers sports physicals

    Dr. Troy Ashcraft and Dr. Sandra Utter, St. Elizabeth physicians, are offering sports physical appointments for Grant County students at the Dry Ridge office.

    Dr. Utter will give physicals on July 11 and Dr. Ashcraft will see students on July 13. Appointments are necessary and will be given from 9 a.m. to noon. The price of the physical is $15, which must be paid at the time of service.

  • GCYS fall registration deadline is June 10

    When: June 10
    Where: www.gcys-soccer.com
    What: The deadline to register for Grant County Youth Soccer is June 10. The season will run from August through October. Ages are 3-13 and have to be at that age on Aug. 1. The prices for the age groups U4, U6, U8 are $45 per child and U10, U12 and U14 are $65 per child.
    **U12/U14 divisions will be divided – U14 will play 4 home games and 4 games in the Northern Kentucky Area.

  • Perpetual Care: mowing down sorrow

    At the end of the Civil War, people began placing flowers, wreaths and crosses on the graves of the fallen. Retired Major General Jonathan A. Logan organized a one day event to honor those soldiers who survived the war—they called it Decoration Day. Logan later issued a proclamation that May 30, 1868 should be designated as Memorial Day and in 1971, President Richard Nixon declared Memorial Day a federal holiday to be observed on the last Monday in May.

  • GC coach Jim Hicks hosts basketball camp

    When: June 1, 2, 3
    Where: Grant County High School

  • Demons get first wins of the season

    When: May 20, 21
    Where: Paris High School and Bracken County High School
    What: Issac Alger lead the way for the Demons against Paris as he threw seven innings of shutout baseball, only throwing 63 pitches. Against Bracken County, the Demons were led by Zach Rose as he clubbed two home runs and drove in four runs.

  • Kincaid Theatre announces summer schedule

    The summer Musical Theatre Workshop performers will begin June 17 with “On The Other Side of the Fence.” There will be evening performances at 7:30 p.m. on June 17, 18, 21, 23, and 24 and matinée performances at 2 p.m. on June 20 and 22.

    Kincaid’s professional production will present “Smoke on the Mountain.” Evening performances are at 7:30 p.m. on July 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30. Matinee performances are at 3 p.m. on July 10, 13, 14, 17, 20, 21, 24, 27, and 28.

  • Smith-Holland plan wedding

    Doug and Patty Smith of Dry Ridge are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Nicole Smith to Ryan Holland, son of Kevin and Marsha Brewer of Dry Ridge.

    The wedding is being planned for 5:30 p.m. June 4 at Fairview Christian Church with Brother Richard Collins officiating.

    A reception will follow at the JMB Center in Dry Ridge.

    The bride attends Northern Kentucky University and is employed by CruCutters Lawn Care Services in Florence.

  • Agnes Poor Beach: She's a living doll

    She is a small woman, with an appearance almost as fragile as one of her porcelain dolls. Her gray hair is neatly styled, her earrings always match her clothes and her fingers are adorned with rings. Since 1988, she has taken dolls that were tossed out by others and turned them back into objects of love for needy children. In fact, many Grant Countians know her simply as “The Doll Lady.”

  • Teams gear up for districts


  • State Bound: GCHS, WHS track qualify for the state meet

    With the school year winding down this week and high school graduation on May 27, five seniors and five underclassmen will be heading to Louisville to compete in the KHSAA Track and Field State Championships May 27-28.


    In the second year of the program, Williamstown High School will have four students competing in the state meet after competing in the regional meet at the Walton-Verona Sports Complex May 20 in Verona.

    Senior Steven Bradford qualified for two events, the 800 meter dash and the 4x400 meter relay.