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Today's News

  • Faith to Stand gets community involved in drug battle

    A hundred people registered for Faith to Stand, sponsored by the Grant County Drug Task Force and Champions for a Drug-Free Grant County, held April 1 at Grant County High School.
    Vendors, with expertise in drug counseling, and other addiction related services, had resource tables throughout the hallway.

  • Senior Bash, other park programs cut

    The annual Back to School Bash, Easter Egg Hunt and Senior Bash events have been put on the chopping block for this year. The cost-saving measures came after recent cuts to the Grant County Parks and Recreation Department during the county’s financial crisis.

    Parks and Recreation director Mattie Gutman said parks and recreation programming was cut in at least half.
    Gutman is currently the only full-time employee in the Parks and Recreation Department.

  • NKU-Grant County Center: Launching pad for dreams

    Nearly two decades after the Grant County Foundation for Higher Education partnered with Northern Kentucky University to form the extended campus in Grant County, the center continues to offer convenient, cost-saving options for those interested in higher education.
    NKU, which has been in Grant County since 1998, started at the Williamstown United Methodist Church on Paris Street.

  • Ark Encounter - A positive impact on Grant County

    Since the Ark Encounter’s opening on July 7, 2016, Grant County and northern Kentucky have welcomed hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world.  

  • 2017 KY General Assembly wraps up productive session

    The 2017 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly ended Thursday evening shortly before midnight after months of work that led to passage of numerous bills that will impact many areas of Kentucky life.

  • Prepare houseplants for outdoors

    I am feeling optimistic about our springtime weather and am as anxious as anyone to move some of my houseplants outdoors: my gardenia looks terrible in the dining room and the jasmine downstairs seems to stare into space dreaming of better days; those days are coming, just be slow about the transition from indoors to out.  

  • Like the palm tree

    I may be a young man, and compared to some, a young Christian.
    However, I believe that I have experienced enough in my walk with God to boldly say that God has taught me some eternal truths. I have experienced the mountaintops that cause my spirit to sore with the best. I have also experienced what seemed to be the deepest of valleys, in which I never thought, could be escaped.

  • 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 Ben Duffy executed a warrant for Alyssa J. Duncan, 25, of Dry Ridge, for non-payment of fines, at 7:07 p.m. March 29 on Dixie Highway. Duncan was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Last inning heroics give Lady Demons victory

    Williamstown freshman Delaney Kemper delivered the game winning walk off single for the Lady Demons against Paris on March 30 at Williamstown High School.  The game was tied at nine apiece heading into the bottom half of the seventh inning when Kemper delivered the winning blow against the Lady Hounds.

  • Lady Braves lose at home

    The Lady Braves are a much improved team from last season. They put their 7-4 record on the line when they hosted Bishop Brossart Lady ‘Stangs on Monday, April 3.