Today's News

  • Grant County Jaguars hoop it up
  • Grant, Williamstown aim for the target
  • Bridge project includes tolls for travelers

    Improvements to the Brent Spence Bridge corridor could be closer to reality, but those improvements likely will come with drivers paying tolls.
    Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and Ohio Gov. John Kasich jointly announced Jan. 28 a goal of creating a cost-savings plan for the project between Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati.
    The bi-state, bi-partisan commitment unveiled includes:
    • Lowering the project’s price tag through innovative solutions in design, construction and financing

  • May primary field set for state offices

    The filing deadline for statewide constitutional offices ended at 4 p.m. Tuesday. For the most part, big name Democrats remained unchallenged for the May primary.
    For months there was talk of several Democrats putting their names on the gubernatorial ballot, including Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, who announced on Monday that she would seek re-election to her current office.

  • From limo to lightning

    Although a brand new Ford F-150 “Lightning” pickup truck tops my husband’s list of dream vehicles, his eyes still mist whenever anyone mentions ‘the limo.”
    Back when we lived in California, Barry had decided we needed a second car. At the time, we shared a 1981 silver Ford Fairmont, which was perfect for driving people around. However, Barry had decided we needed something we could use for hauling water heaters to the dump.


    Bethany Baptist
    • 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship service and 7 p.m. evening worship.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady
    • The church is located at 7770 Lawrenceville Road in Holbrook. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Canby Tabernacle
    • Feb. 8 – Clearfork Bluegrass Gospel group will be singing at 11 a.m.
    • Pastor Belve Barger - The church is located on Highway 330 West.
    • Sunday services are 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m.
    • Wednesday Bible study at 6 p.m.


    (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.)

    Sgt. Tim Slone executed a warrant for Eddie Edwards, 31, of Corinth, for fleeing or evading and failure to pay, at 11:45 a.m. Jan. 26 on S. Main Street. Edwards was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.


    Hayley Leach is the Grant County Youth Performance Award winner for January.
    She is a junior at GCHS and also attends Northern Kentucky University through the school based scholars program and is the daughter of Tom and Rebecca Leach of Dry Ridge.