Today's News

  • Police Reports - Dec. 30, 2010

    Dry Ridge
    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 3:24 p.m. Dec. 23 on Broadway. The drivers involved were Dawn R. Barton, 30, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2000 Pontiac and Jennifer D. Brown, 36, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2002 Chevrolet. Barton was charged with no insurance.

    Grant County
    Deputy Robert Morgan investigated an accident at 2:44 p.m. Dec. 13 on Warsaw Road. The driver involved was Mike T. Baker, 48, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2001 Ford.

  • Braves kicker plays in Best of the Bluegrass

    Not many people in Grant County can say they have played in a high school all-star football game, but for senior kicker Preston Cahill it was a game he enjoyed  participating in.

    “I was honored to be a part of it,” he said. “It was a prestigious game and I was honored to represent Grant County High School.”

    Cahill was one of two kickers in the state to play in the Best of the Bluegrass Dec. 12 in Louisville at St. Xavier High School.

  • Mills signs to play soccer at Union College

    After playing his senior year for the Grant County Braves, Dustin Mills will play collegiate soccer at Union College.

    For Mills, it’s a dream come true.

    “Union has a good soccer program,” he said. “The coaches are great, the area is great. Everything is just close down there.”

  • Lady Demons win NCKC Tournament

    The Williamstown seventh grade girls won the North Central Kentucky Conference Tournament Dec. 18 at Gallatin County High School. In the first round, the Lady Demons faced the Lady Bearcats, defeating them 32-22. Rebekah Justice led the way for Williamstown with 12 points, eight rebounds and four blocks. The win advanced the Lady Demons into the championship game against Gallatin County, defeating the Lady Wildcats 41-21. Justice and Sammie Souder had 12 points each. The Lady Demons ended their season with a 14-1 record.

  • People Poll 12.30.10
  • Shopping with a purpose

    Police officers with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office and Williamstown Police Department descended on Wal-Mart on Dec. 18 to make Christmas brighter for some families.
    During the 2010 annual Shop With A Cop program, more than 30 families were assisted with clothes, toys and other gifts.
    The children who participate are selected by each school’s family resource center. Each child was able to spend $250 to $300.
    Sheriff Chuck Dills said without the donations and support of the community this program wouldn’t be possible.

  • Our Opinion 12.30.10

    Public service is defined as “the business of supplying an essential commodity or service to the general public.”

    Grant County has been fortunate to have people who are willing to step up and serve the public.

    Elected officials are paid for their work, but in most cases they don’t do it for the money, but rather the act of giving back to their community.

    Being an elected official can’t be an easy job.

  • Grant County girl chosen for Miss Teen America nationals

    Hayley Frances Leach, daughter of Tom and Rebecca Leach of Dry Ridge, has been selected to represent Kentucky as Miss Kentucky Junior Teen at the 2011 Miss Teen America Pageant, to be held in Nashville, Tenn. Jan. 13-16, 2011 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.

    Over $500,000 in scholarships and awards are given to young women between the ages of 12 and 19, who are active in their schools and communities and who strive to become positive role models to their peers.

  • McDaniel is sworn in as coroner

    Robert McDaniel was sworn in as Grant County coroner Dec. 14 at the Grant County Judicial Center in Williamstown.

    Judge Executive Darrell Link conducted the ceremony.

    McDaniel defeated incumbent Marylee Willoby in the November Election.

  • Gordon-Holt celebrate marriage

    Rhonda Gordon and Tom Holt were united in marriage on Sept. 18 and spent their honeymoon in Daytona, Florida.

    The bride is the daughter of Bonnie Fogle of Ludlow and the late Kenneth Fogle.

    The groom is the son of Elmer and Verna Holt of Williamstown.

    The couple resides in Williamstown.