Local News

  • WHS Graduation
  • US 25

    Yard sale enthusiasts are expected to travel U.S. 25 from Crittenden to Corinth today through Saturday for the fourth annual U.S. 25 yard sale.

    The historic highway plays host to the nearly 250-mile yard sale that spans from the Ohio/Kentucky border through Tennessee to Georgia.

    The U.S. 25 yard sale aims to mimic the popular U.S. 127 corridor sale, said Judy Wigginton, of Williamstown. Wigginton had the dream of the sale and has worked the last few years expanding its reach into other communities and states.

  • Vote recanvass does not change results

    A recanvass of votes in two Republican races in the May primary election did not change the outcome.

    James Comer had requested a recanvass after falling short by only 83 votes on election night.

    However, after all 120 county board of elections in the state rechecked the vote tallies, winner Matt Bevin still had 70,480 votes compared to 70,397 for Comer.
    Comer conceded the election to Bevin after the recanvass results.

  • Summer splash takes a dip in 2015

    A dip in funds and a slide in attendance led to the cancellation of the annual parks and recreation summer camps this year.
    Summer Splash and Little Dipper camps at Grant County Park in Crittenden will not happen in 2015, but the plan is to retool the program for next year.

  • 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.

  • In memory, honor
  • 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.

  • Williamstown’s Forbes is all about the students

    Paradise Forbes doesn’t hesitate when asked what is her favorite part about teaching.
    It’s the students.