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  • Magistrates District 3

    NAME:    Bobby C. Newman     

    ADDRESS:   Crittenden, Kentucky

    SPOUSE:    Margie (Landrum) Newman – 43 years

    MEMBERS OF IMMEDIATE FAMILY (CHILDREN):   Michelle Newman Stull – Bobby Keith Newman – six grandkids and two great grandkids

    EDUCATION:   Eastern Kentucky University Dept. Criminal Justice

    OFFICE FILED FOR:   Magistrate 3rd District

  • Magistrates District 2

    NAME:    Shawna Coldiron     

    ADDRESS:   Crittenden, Kentucky

    SPOUSE:    Steven Coldiron

    MEMBERS OF IMMEDIATE FAMILY (CHILDREN):   Amanda Naranjo and Zebulin (Zeb) Coldiron

  • Magistrates District 1

    Name: Jacqalynn M. Ammer Riley
    Address: Williamstown, KY
    Spouse: Stanley Riley -Husband of nine years, self-employed, Master Barber in Dry Ridge, KY.
    Members of immediate family (children): God has not blessed Stanley and me with children of our own yet.  At the present time, we proudly raise our 2 and a half yr old American Bulldog – Bota and a vast array of livestock.  
    Education:
    2002- Graduated Top 10 of my class from Grant County High School- 4.02 GPA, Kentucky Work Ethic Diploma and Class President

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  • CIRCUIT JUDGE

    NAME:    R. Leslie Knight
    ADDRESS:   Dry Ridge
    MEMBERS OF IMMEDIATE FAMILY (CHILDREN):  Kasey Q. Griffin (Jimmie); Samuel Q. Griffin - grandchild
    EDUCATION:  BA – Psychology; BA – History; JD
    PRESENT OCCUPATION:   Attorney-At-Law
    PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:  Private practice since 1996; Special Domestic Relations Commissioner since April 2010; Trial Commissioner for Kentucky Bar Association January 2009 – January 2014

  • COUNTY CLERK

    Name: Tabatha Clemons
    Address:   Williamstown
    Spouse: Joseph Webb Clemons
    Members of Immediate Family: son, Jeffrey Thomas Clemons
    Education: Bachelor Degree from Northern Kentucky University; graduate of Grant County High School
    Present Occupation: Director of Grant County Parks & Recreation, Grant County Fiscal Court
    Previous Work Experience and/or Political Experience: I have over 15 years of customer service experience.
    •    Promotions Officer, City of Williamstown

  • DRY RIDGE MAYOR

    NAME:    Clay Crupper               
    SPOUSE:    Mary
    MEMBERS OF IMMEDIATE FAMILY (CHILDREN):   Diana (Tony); Wanda (Dewayne); Calvin (Jackie); 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren
     EDUCATION:   1953 graduate of Owen County High School; attended Eastern Ky. University    
    PRESENT OCCUPATION:   Retired

  • GRANT COUNTY JUDGE-EXECUTIVE

    NAME:    Steve Wood

    ADDRESS:   

    SPOUSE:   Teresa

    MEMBERS OF IMMEDIATE FAMILY (CHILDREN):    Timothy Wood and Anthony Wood

    EDUCATION:   BA in Business

    OFFICE FILED FOR:   Judge Executive

    PRESENT OCCUPATION:   Retired

    PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:   

  • GRANT COUNTY JUDGE-EXECUTIVE
  • MAKING THE GRADE: Schools receive test scores

    Grant County and Williamstown Independent school districts are proficient in the third year of Kentucky’s Unbridled Learning for All Assessment and Accountability System.
    Improvement in assessments were seen in nearly all local schools at both districts.
    Grant County’s overall score rose from 65 in 2012-13 to 68.2 last year, placing the district in the 75th percentile in Kentucky.