Local News


    (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.)
    Officer David Osborne cited Christopher Brandenburg, 27, of Dry Ridge, with one headlight, no registration plates, failure to produce insurance card, license to be in possession, no registration receipt and no rearview mirror, at 9:04 p.m. Sept. 14 on Taft Highway.

  • Williamstown Band of Spirit places second overall

    Name of competition:  2015 Northern Kentucky Marching Band Festival at Campbell County High School in Alexandria on Sept. 19.

    Ranking and any awards:   In the preliminary competition, the band received second place band.  
    The band also received best effect, best visual, and best guard in Class A.  Also, the band placed second overall out of the 12 bands.  

  • Grant County Marching Band receives Reserve Grand Champion

    Name of Competition: Eastern High School Eagle Classic at Eastern in Louisville on Sept. 19, 2015.

    Ranking and Awards:  Reserve Grand Champion first in Class AAAA

    Names of other bands participating:  North Hardin, Boyle County, South Oldham, Meade County, Bullitt East, DuPont Manual, Butler Traditional, Ballard, Bullitt Central, Atherton, Rowan County, Louisville Southern, Martha Layne Collins and North Oldham.

    Score:  65.25

  • Lady Braves triumph against Lady Rebels

    The Grant County Lady Braves volleyball team didn’t take long to dismantle the Lady Rebels from Owen County on Tuesday, September 15 at Grant County High School.  The Lady Braves improve to 14-6 on the season with the victory.

  • Lady Demons beat Calvary Christian in two close sets

    The Williamstown Lady Demons volleyball team squeezed out a win Sept. 25 after beating Calvary Christian in two close sets.

    The Lady Demons won 25-22 and 26-24, moving the team’s record to 3-10 as the season passes the midway point.

    In the first set, WHS seemed to control the action early on.
    They were able to keep serve for most of the set and maintained their momentum all the way to a 18- 9 lead.

    However, the Lady Cougars would not be taken out of the game, and began to capitalize off a few of the Lady Demons’ mistakes.


    • July 1
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    • July 6
    Joseph Utter, 1910 Violet Road, in-ground pool, deck, 648 square feet, estimated cost $45,000; permit fee $123.28.
    • July 7
    Daniel Scholl, 515 Rainbow Drive, new home, 1,800 square feet, estimated cost $130,000; permit fee $578.24.
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    Gail Poor, 109 Ridgela Drive, deck, 308 square feet, estimated cost $6,300; permit fee $36.94.
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  • Braves get the W with 36-22 victory over Rowan

    The Grant County Braves got back in the winning column Sept. 18 against Rowan County after two close, hard-fought defeats in a row.

  • Lawson becomes Braves’ all-time rushing leader

    Senior running back Hunter Lawson continued to break records Sept. 29 as the Grant County Braves football team notched their third win of the season.
    A third-year starter, Lawson rushed for 119 yards in the game and became the school’s all-time career rushing leader.
    Lawson has rushed for 1,781 yards for the Braves during his tenure, eclipsing former school recorder holder, Mitch Howard.

    Howard ran for 1,708 yards during the 1994-97 seasons.

  • Lady Braves notch 2-1 win against Villa Madonna
  • Lady Demons fall 3-0 to SK