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Local News

  • WHS seniors auction off their service
  • Knoxville Baptist welcomes new pastor

    Craig Batson knew at a young age that he wanted to become a minister.
    Batson, originally from Winter Haven, Florida, grew up in Lake Wales Florida where he became involved in the West Side Baptist Church.

  • CHURCH NOTES

    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
    • A new church in the Grant County area. Bible believing, old fashion hymns, preaching and spiritual songs, sound bible teaching and mission minded.

  • 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.)
    Deputy Tony Stigers charged Travis L. Allen, 42, of Williamstown, with alcohol intoxication in a public place, at 1:18 a.m. April 12 on Cordova Road. Allen was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Slone named Grant County Project Director

    Tim Slone has been appointed as the Grant County Project Director for the Kentucky Multi-County Task Forces on Child Abuse  

    Slone was one of the charter board members of the Child Abuse Task Forces when it was formed 30 years ago.  
    Grant, Pendleton and Bracken counties were the first three of 120 counties in the Commonwealth, that by Proclamation, adopted the Task Forces as an official agency designated to prevent child abuse.  Now the Task Forces works in all 120 counties.

  • Lawmakers give short session B+ grade

    Grant County’s legislators believe that, despite some disappointments, the 2015 Kentucky General Assembly session was a success.
    Both Sen. Damon Thayer, R-Georegtown, and Rep. Brian Linder, gave the short session a B+ grade.

  • Voter deadline nears, workers needed

    The race for governor and other state offices is quickly approaching as the May 19 primary nears.
    With the upcoming election, poll workers are needed and the deadline to register to vote is approaching.
    Grant County Clerk Tabatha Clemons recently sent a letter out to previous election workers to solicit their assistance in the primary.

  • Fisherman drowns at Boltz Lake

    When Jon Brosky saw his good friend’s boat spinning in the middle of Boltz Lake in a torrid rain on April 9 he knew something was wrong.
    Moments later, Brosky witnessed just how much trouble 48-year-old Donald Haas II was in.

  • Is God powerful?

    A few weeks ago, I got an email at work with the subject line: “Is God powerful?”
    I thought the email would be about God’s power, but it was a political come-on to people of faith to vote for a certain candidate, who supposedly was God’s choice and to please send money.
    Actually, the email lost me at “the great state of Pennsylvania is wrestling with its destiny,” since I live in Florida.
    Not that I don’t care what happens in Pennsylvania, but Florida has enough issues to keep me awake at night.

  • CHURCH NOTES

    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
    • A new church in the Grant County area. Bible believing, old fashion hymns, preaching and spiritual songs, sound bible teaching and mission minded.