Today's News

  • Aerial device gives sheriff’s office bird’s eye view

    The Grant County Sheriff’s Office has taken to the sky to help with investigations.
    While it’s not a helicopter or airplane, a new drone-like technology has provided beneficial evidence in recent accident reconstructions and crime scenes.

  • Career Expo set for Sept. 10

    The number of unemployed in Grant County grew from 788 to 837 from June to July 2014.
    While the county’s unemployment rate of 6.9 percent is on the lower end of the scale in the state, job seekers still are out there.
    The second annual Grant County Career Expo, sponsored by the Kentucky Career Center, hopes to help potential employees find a job.
    The expo will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10 at the Grant County Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Rd., Williamstown.

  • Is it God’s fault that life stinks?

    “My life stinks and it is God’s fault!”  I have heard this from many people over the years, maybe not in those exact words but the premise of it. I often wonder when we say that if we are just trying to blame God for us not listening to Him. If I ask a nutritionist on how to best lose some weight, then if I totally ignore everything they say, is it the nutritionist fault that I didn’t lose weight? 

  • CHURCH NOTES 9-4-14

     Christ Community Assembly of God
    • The adult Sunday School Class meets at 10 a.m. and is getting ready to begin a study of the book of Revelation. For more information, call 859-394-2586.  
    • Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.
    • The Assembly of God church is located at 139 North Main Street in Williamstown. For more information, call 859-394-2586.

    Creek Baptist

  • Grant County High School Star Student 9-4-14

    Centre College
    announces spring Dean’s List
    Local students have been named to the dean’s list for the winter/spring terms at Centre College, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.
    • Ryan Eldridge is the son of Karen Iseral and Bryan Eldridge, both of Crittenden and is a graduate of Grant County High School.
    • Dean Faulkner is the son of Clarence and Kathy Faulkner of Williamstown and is a graduate of Williamstown High School.


    Director: Dr. Tim Dailey

    Number of band members and number of seniors: 88 members with seven seniors

    Name of this year’s show: “Dilemma”

    Musical selections: Original music by Frank Sullivan

    How would you describe the show: “Dilemma” is about the inner conflict of having to make a difficult decision. After weighing options and pushing away external influences, the band learns to trust their ability to choose.


    Williamstown High Marching Band Schedule

    • Sept. 5: Bring on the Band Night at the WHS Baseball Field at 7 p.m.

    • Sept. 6: Bourbon County

    • Sept. 13: Campbell County

    • Sept. 20: Morehead State University

    • Sept. 27: at Ryle

    • Oct. 4: Simon Kenton (Mid-State Qualifier)

    • Oct. 18: Bryan Station

    • Oct. 25: 2014 KMEA SMBC Class A Quarterfinals at Madison Southern (Berea)

  • Grant County volleyball defeats Owen County 3-1
  • Lady Braves explode with 11-1 win over Carroll Co.