Local News

  • Grant man killed in 127 N. accident

    A 32-year-old Grant County man was killed Aug. 12  in a single-vehicle accident while traveling north on U.S. Hwy. 127 in Owen County.
    Jarrod Richardson of Dry Ridge was traveling south near the 1200 block of U.S. Hwy. 127 N. when he rounded a curve and struck an embankment, according to Public Affairs Officer Josh Lawson of Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg.
    Lawson said Richardson was ejected from the vehicle, which traveled about 200 feet off the road before coming to a stop. Richardson was pronounced dead at the scene.


    Eyes in the sky led to the discovery of a small marijuana grow in a wooded area at the end of White Chapel Road in Williamstown on Aug. 18.

    Eight marijuana plants were discovered by the Grant County Sheriff’s Office after a flyover led by the Northern Kentucky Drug Strike Force spotted the area by helicopter.

    Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills, along with several other deputies and staff, raided the scene after receiving the tip, but the plants, camouflaged within other plants and trees, was all they found.

  • Praise is good for mind, body, soul

    What is it about praise and worship that is so difficult?  What is it that is so intimidating to the average Christian?  What hinders us from opening our lips and singing songs of praise to Him or testifying of His goodness daily?  Has God not done anything praiseworthy for us?  


    Bethany Baptist
    • Sunday School at 10 a.m.; worship service at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 7 p.m.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady
    • The church is located at 7770 Lawrenceville Road in Holbrook. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Bible Believers
    • Bible-believing with old-fashion hymns, preaching and spiritual songs, sound bible teaching and mission-minded.
    • Saturdays at 6 p.m. at the Dry Ridge Comfort Inn conference room located at 1050 Fashion Ridge Rd. in Dry Ridge.


    Capt. Dennis Switzer executed a warrant for Lauren M. Taylor, 26, of Williamstown, for failure to appear to court, at 9 a.m. Aug. 19 on Barnes Road. Taylor was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.
    Capt. Dennis Switzer executed a warrant for Sara Kelley, 29, of Dry Ridge, for probation violation, at 9:25 a.m. Aug. 19 on Barnes Road. Kelley was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Grant students visit Morehead State University

    Students from Grant County High School visited the Morehead State University campus, as part of the Early College Program recently.

    More than 50 high and technical schools offered MSU classes during the fall semester with more than 2,000 high school students participating in the program.

  • Braves demolish Carroll County 48-0 to open season

    Big plays and a solid rushing attack propelled Grant County to a convincing 48-8 season-opening win  Aug. 21 against Carroll County.

  • WHS, GCHS Golf in Walton
  • Lady Braves dominate Glacier tournament, suffer loss to Lady Pioneers
  • Lady Demons fall to Gallatin County

    The Williamstown Lady Demons volleyball team looked to play off their momentum Aug. 21 from their win at Eminence the night before.

    However, they lost in another tough defeat to the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats in three straight sets (25-20, 25-12 and 25-16).

    The loss moves the team to a 1-3 record.
    Williamstown played their second home game of the season in front of a great crowd that cheered on their team regardless of the outcome.