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Today's News

  • Drug roundup takes dealers off streets

     Kentucky State Police took nearly a dozen drug dealers off Grant County streets in a Dec. 13 roundup. 

  • Dry Ridge to name road for late Sgt. Daniel Wallace

     A new road off of Ferguson Blvd. where a hotel and restaurant development will be built behind Wal-Mart in Dry Ridge will honor the late Sgt. Daniel Wallace.

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    Dry Ridge City Council voted Dec. 18 to name the road Sgt. Daniel Wallace Way.

  • Greis indicted on five counts of murder in Pollitt wreck

     A Kenton County grand jury indicted Daniel Greis on five counts of murder for the deaths of five members of the Pollitt family in an Oct. 26 car crash in Independence.

  • AMR presentation delayed by Wood, set for Jan. 2

     

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    Grant County Judge-Executive Steve Wood stopped private ambulance service American Medical Response (AMR) from presenting a tentative EMS service proposal Dec. 18 during a fiscal court meeting. 

  • Lady Braves victorious against WHS Lady Demons

    The Grant County Lady Braves hosted the Williamstown Lady Demons in a district battle on Monday, Dec. 11, and ran away from the Lady Demons 82-30.

    Grant County’s full court pressure was too much for the youthful Lady Demons. The Lady Demons committed 14 first quarter turnovers, which led to easy buckets for the Lady Braves in the early going. They committed 38 turnovers in the game. 

  • Eight-year-old pageant winner spreads holiday cheer

    Standing with a crown on her head and a matching sash, 8-year-old Isabelle Torline’s voice perked up every time someone placed spare change in the Salvation Army bucket. 

    “Thank you! Merry Christmas!” she said.

  • Grant County scorches Demons in hometown rivalry game

    The first battle of Grant County in the 2017-18 boys basketball season took place at Williamstown High School on Wednesday, Dec. 6. The Grant County Braves won the game by scorching the nets with hot shooting from inside and outside the arc. In runaway fashion, the Braves captured a 56-point decisive victory over the Demons at 94-38. Both teams entered the game without a win on the season, but the Braves proved that they will have a successful season. 

  • E-911 Board to upgrade radio system, add transmitters

     The Grant County E-911 Board was able to take the additional funds from its annual $36 fee to finish converting the outdated radio communications system used by emergency responders county-wide.

  • 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.)

  • Power of prayer

     

    How is your prayer life? For the Christian, prayer is not only a communication with the Creator of the universe and beyond, it is a necessity for maintaining a relationship with Him. Often, I am asked to pray for various needs of others, whether it is a sickness, a tragedy, or even a healing. In a relationship with God through Christ, I gladly will honor the requests of those who require prayer.