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Today's News

  • Kennedy signs with Georgetown
  • SPORTS SHORTS

    Lady Braves Softball
    The Grant County Lady Braves softball team finished third in the Bath County Invitational.
    •The team was led offensively by Madisyn Ruebusch, Carrigan Ruber, Mallory Robinson and Mason McClure. Kyleigh Lawhun led the team defensively by picking up two more wins on the mound.

    GCHS Archery
    • The GCHS Archery Team will be competing in the NASP State Tournament on Friday at the Kentucky State Fair and Expo Center.

    Grant County Track

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    At times he might have wondered what it would be like to be playing at Kentucky now, but Hamidou Diallo insists he never lost track of his plan.
    He enrolled at Kentucky in January intending to redshirt the rest of this season and then have a head start on the 2017-18 season where he figures to be a starting guard for coach John Calipari’s team.

  • WHS to present ‘Beauty and the Beast, Jr.’
  • Carroll County Sheriff arrested for two counts of alleged burglary, theft

    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman was arrested March 22, and charged with two counts of first-degree burglary, a class B felony, and two counts of theft by unlawful taking-controlled substance, and class D felony.
    Circuit Court Judge R. Leslie Knight issued a warrant for Kinman’s arrest on March 20.

  • Registration now open for Derby Dash 5K walk/run

    FFLAG (Fitness for Life Around Grant County) wants local residents to start their Derby Day celebrations on May 6 with a brisk 5K run/walk through Williamstown.
    The 13th annual Derby Dash 5K is being planned for Saturday, May 6. The race starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Williamstown City Building, 400 N. Main St., Williamstown, Ky., and follows a 5K (3.1 mile) mostly flat scenic course through Williamstown in Grant County. A fun run for kids begins immediately following the race.

  • NEWPORT AQUARIUM VISITS MCE
  • Who will be the next Biggest Winner?

    The first step in becoming Grant County’s next Biggest Winner is almost here.
    Registration for the 12th annual Biggest Winner Challenge will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 30 at the Grant County Extension Office on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown.
    Registration costs $10 for an individual and $20 for two or rmore immediate family members.
    Registration for groups is $25.
    Debby Lucas Angel, who helps organize the event, said the goal is to change lifestyles.

  • School officials mixed on bill extending summer

    Grant County school administrators have mixed feelings about a bill in the state legislature that gives Kentucky schools the option to extend their summer breaks into late August.

    SB 50, introduced by State Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer of District 17, passed the House of Representatives with a vote of 77-18 on March 8 after previously passing the Senate 33-1 last month. Gov. Matt Bevin told Thayer that he would sign the bill into law if it reached his desk.

  • No slowdown in fire, EMS calls

    Grant County’s three most populous cities had a combined total of 1,313 responses from local fire departments in 2016; about 45 percent of which were Emergency Medical Responder assists.
    Crittenden Fire Department Chief Lee Burton said his department made 433 responses in the calendar year, a noticeable surge compared to his first year as chief. He noted that Crittenden’s population is growing each year, and more residencies and trailer homes are being added.