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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Special Valentines wanted

    The Grant County News wants to hear about someone special in your life.
    It could be your sweetheart, your children, your parents, a neighbor or family friend.
    The News staff wants to know why they are special.

  • Summer reading kicks off June 6

    Bam! Pow! Read!
    Grab your cape and put on your mask as the Grant County Public Library gets set to kick off its annual summer reading program.
    The theme for this year’s summer reading, which runs from June 6 to July 24, is superheroes.
    More than 450 people of all ages registered for the program last year.
    “We want to keep them reading,” said Cheryl Clemons, children’s librarian.

  • Election runs smoothly despite low turnout

    Although few voters turned out, the first-ever election day for Grant County Clerk Tabatha Clemons went smoothly.
    “Election day for us really starts weeks and months in advance and really ramps up the last couple weeks before,” said Clemons, who took office in January. “We had a great game plan going in. Of course, you make adjustments as you go. We are depending on a lot of people to make this a successful day. And, I think it was a successful day.”

  • Fingerprint leads to drug store robbery arrest

    Thorough police work and a hit on the fingerprint database led to an arrest in a Grant County pharmacy robbery.
    The Grant County Sheriff’s Office had little to go on in hopes of making an arrest in the Jan. 6 robbery at Grant County Drugs in Crittenden.

  • POLICE REPORTS

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)
    Deputy Mike Wright executed a warrant for Alec W. Morris, 27, of Corinth, for probation violation, at 5:47 p.m. May 19 on Stringtown Road. Morris was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • STUDENTS OF THE MONTH