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Today's News

  • Express deadlines change

    The Grant County Express news and advertising deadline will be 3 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning this week.
    The change is necessary due to changes at the Cynthiana Post Office, where the Express is weighed and mailed.

    The Express will continue to be delivered in homes and mailboxes by Monday.
    “We hope this is not inconvenient for our advertisers or readers, but it could not be helped,” Jamie S. Baker, editor of the Express said.

  • Family, friends wait on body ID

    The family and friends of Randall Russ can do nothing but wait more than three months after a body was found in Fleming County.

    While all indications are the body is that of the 54-year-old Dry Ridge resident, Kentucky State Police said they are awaiting DNA results before positively identifying the remains.

  • From the Bench

    Stephen Bates is used to working while working out.
    For the last 29 years, he spent hours on his exercise bike with a circuit court case from Grant, Owen or Carroll counties in his hand.

    Bates, of Dry Ridge, was the longest sitting circuit judge in Kentucky. Last year, he opted not to seek another term.

    As of Jan. 5, he found himself with a lot more time on his hands. But the law and seeing justice served is close to his heart, so he plans to work as a consultant in his son, Stephen Bates II’s law firm and to work as a mediator.

  • GRANT COUNTY WRESTLING
  • Clerk’s office gets new look, web site

    Jan. 5 was a big day for Tabatha Clemons.
    Clemons, who spent eight years as Grant County Parks and Recreation director, began a new chapter in her life as county clerk.

    On her first day, she presented her budget for the clerk’s office to the Grant County Fiscal Court and the Grant County Clerk’s Office website — www.grantcountyclerk.org — went live.

  • Flu bug bites; schools bounce back

    Local schools hit hard by the flu before Christmas break appear to be bouncing back as students return to classes in the new year.
    Whether the good news continues or the flu returns with a vengeance is still up in the air.

  • GCHS culinary prepares meal for family
  • TNR

    In barns, alleys and on rural roads, there is a group of women who stalk their prey with precision.
    Most days these ladies have regular jobs or routines, but when they are in TNR (Trap Neuter and Return) mode, they won’t stop until they’ve cornered their prey, which happens to be free-roaming cats in Grant County.

  • Police seek robbery suspect

    Police are looking for a white male who robbed Grant County Drugs in Crittenden in the early afternoon on Jan. 6.

    “The man walked into the pharmacy and produced a note listing his intentions, his demands and the consequences for not complying with those demands,” said Chief Deputy Troy Hagedorn of the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

    Once the female pharmacist complied with the demands, the suspect gave the employees instructions of what to do as he exited the building.

  • Braves down rival 84-55 in cross-county game

    They call it a rivalry game.
    Around here it is friend versus friend.

    Sometimes it is family versus family.
    It is the county seat versus the county.
    It’s the Williamstown Demons against the Grant County Braves.