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Local News

  • POLICE REPORTS

    (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 charged Connie R. Christopher, 36, of Berry, with theft by unlawful taking, at 1 p.m. April 7 on Ferguson Boulevard.
    Chief Rick Kells executed a warrant for Dawn Wright Zuhars, 45, of Corinth, for theft by unlawful taking under $500, at 11:30 a.m. April 16 on Ferguson Boulevard. Zuhars was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Students attend FBLA regional spring leadership conference

    Recently, Grant County High School students traveled to Northern Kentucky University to represent the Future Business Leaders of America at the FBLA Regional Spring Leadership Conference.

    These students had the opportunity to compete in a wide range of business and other career related areas. The assessments were presented in the form of exams, presentations, reports, speeches, skits, and impromptu scenarios.

  • GCHS students attend FCCLA 70th annual state leadership conference

    Members of Grant County High School Family, Career,and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) attended the 70th annual state leadership conference at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

    Six members and their adviser were in attendance. The chapter received a Unite to Read Award. Deja Whalen was selected as the Ultimate Member for Region 7 and presented on chapter activities to the over 700 students in attendance.

    Ashley Willoughby and Whalen presented an advocacy project on the Heroin Epidemic in Northern Kentucky during the STAR events competition.

  • Demons down Gallatin in late rally

    The Williamstown Demons baseball team defeated Gallatin County on May 4 by a score of 10-2.  
    By looking at the score, you would think that it was really a lopsided game but the Demons trailed 2–0 heading into the fifth inning.  

  • Lady Demons win in extra innings

    The Williamstown Lady Demon softball team won its sixth game in a row on May 4, disposing of Lloyd Memorial in six innings by the score of 12-2.  
    Jade Pinkston was the winner on the mound giving up only two runs and three hits over the six innings that she pitched.

  • GRANT BASEBALL VS. LLOYD MEMORIAL
  • GRANT COUNTY LITTLE LEAGUE
  • BUILDING PERMITS

    • March 11
    Quality Sign, 100 S. Main Street, sign, 37 square feet, estimated cost $2,860; permit fee $45.67.
    • March 18
    Superior Fire Safety, 118 S. Main Street, range hood, 40 square feet, estimated cost $3,000; permit fee $75.
    • March 19
    Dennis Gray, 2640 Knoxville Road, roof, 416 square feet, estimated cost $2,000; permit fee $53.24.
    • March 20
    Paul Davis Restoration, 170 ambassador, repair, 724 square feet, estimated cost $28,000; permit fee $200.
    • March 25

  • FOR THE RECORD

    Marriages
    Ruby Jean Hall, 63, of Dry Ridge to Raymond Lynn Powell, 57, of Dry Ridge
    Denise Lynn Schmidt, 50, of Taylor Mill to Gilbert Eugene Bixler Jr., 56, of Crittenden
    Nancy Jean Brown, 57, of Williamstown to Jeffery Alan Vinson, 54, of Berry
    Jennifer Ryan-Faith Hudson, 33, of Williamstown to Joseph Ryan, 27, of Cincinnati, Ohio
    Trena Nicole Daniel, 33, of Cincinnati, Ohio to Derrick Jordan Link, 29, of Walton
    Janice Carol Saylor, 49, of Cincinnati, Ohio to Paul Martin Street, 58, of Dry Ridge

  • Police search for home invasion suspect

    Kentucky State Police are searching for a 21-year-old man charged in connection with an April 26 home invasion in Dry Ridge.
    George E. Pickett is wanted for his involvement in an home invasion robbery on Michigan Avenue that led to a bullet grazing a woman’s head.

    Pickett is currently charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary and second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

    Police spent the afternoon of May 5 in hopes of locating Pickett in several Dry Ridge locations.