Local News


    A regional coalition looking to help save lives and reduce the impact of the heroin epidemic will be coming to Grant County.
    The Northern Kentucky Heroin Impact Response Task Force (HIRT) plans to hold its next meeting at 9 a.m. May 12 at the Grant County Extension Office in Williamstown.
    The group, which is open to anyone in the eight counties in the Northern Kentucky Area Development District (NKADD,) usually meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the Kenton County Detention Center.

  • ‘My Heart Rocks’ at CMZ
  • Plant sale benefits FFA

    The Grant County High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) will hold their annual plant sale until 6 p.m. on May 4 through May 8 at the Grant County High School greenhouse.

    Students from Grant County High School have raised all vegetables and flowers for sale.

  • Our faithful, true God

    Today I have great news! The Word proclaims that our God, the Lord Jesus, is faithful and true! In the midst of a society full of filth and unfaithfulness, the God of heaven promises to stick with us closer than a brother and if we choose to live for Him, He will hide us in the shadow of His wing.


    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 Baptist
    • Saturdays at 6 p.m. at the Dry Ridge Comfort Inn conference room located at 1050 Fashion Ridge Rd. in Dry Ridge.
    For more info contact Bob Dallas at 859-415-3681 or bdallas1611@gmail.com.

    Canby Tabernacle


    (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.)
    Chief Rick Kells executed multiple Grant and Boone county warrants for Desiree M. Whittamore, 21, of Dry Ridge, for five counts of failure to appear to court, theft by un lawful taking and wanton endangerment, on Jan. 9 on Hillside Drive. Whittamore was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Last-inning rally falls short for Demons baseball

    Caleb Thompson took the mound on April 22, in hopes of collecting a victory over the Model Patriots.  
    The Williamstown High School Demons came up on the short end of a 4-2 loss. The game, which took only an hour and 45 minutes to play, was a pitcher’s duel.  Both Thompson and Patriot pitcher Garrison Gray went the distance on the mound.

  • Braves beat Newport 12-2
  • GC Tennis defeats Pendleton 4-1