Today's News

  • Inmate climbs fence, escapes

    A Grant County Detention Center inmate is still on the loose after escaping early Sept. 6  from the facility.
    Uriah Lee Snyder, 31, was discovered missing from the morning prisoner count.

    Officials at the detention center called the Kentucky State Police around 7:40 a.m. Saturday to report the missing inmate.

  • Mercy triumphs over judgement

    Back when I was neurotically obsessive about making bracelets and loved them to distraction, I ran out of room on my wrists to wear them all and made some for my car to wear — car bracelets, if you will.
    Using green glass and pewter alphabet letter beads, I made three car bracelets to hang on my rear view mirror, spelling out “grace,” “hope” and “mercy.”


     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.

    Clarks Creek
    • Sept. 14 - 168th Homecoming. All former ministers are invited.

  • GC Band places third at Beechwood; first in Class AAAA
  • WHS Band of Spirit wins Grand Champion in Bourbon Co.

    Several hundred runners arrived throughout the day Sept. 6 at Sherman Elementary School to take part in the 41st annual Grant County Cross Country Invitational.

    An open race for anyone interested began at 8 a.m., followed by the girls’ varsity 5K at 9 a.m. Races followed throughout the day, culminating with elementary girls and boys.

    Grant County High School senior Sydney Parker had an impressive finish in girls’ varsity, placing 17th overall out of 107 girls. She finished the 3.1 mile course in just under 23 minutes.

  • Braves fall 43-14 to New Richmond, suffer first loss

    A bad third quarter for the Grant County Braves football team squandered a hard-fought first half against a tough opponent on the road.
    The Braves fell 43-14 to New Richmond, Ohio, Sept. 5 for the team’s first loss of the season.

    The large margin of victory for New Richmond was a complete turnaround from a first half that saw GCHS leading 7-6 at the half, despite losing senior quarterback Michael McLean to a calf injury.


    No matter what sport it is, there is nothing better than a contest between two rivals.

    The first meeting of the year between the Grant County Lady Braves and the Williamstown Lady Demons volleyball teams took place Sept. 3.

    “I get crazy pumped up when we play the Braves,” said Williamstown senior Ashley Marksbury.

    GCHS junior Meagan Kinard echoed those sentiments.
    “Playing the Demons is one of the matches I look forward to most during the season,” she said. “We are all pumped up when we play them.”

  • Hiles to appear in court on murder charges

    A Dry Ridge man charged with double murder is out of the hospital and in jail as he awaits his day in court.

    Shaun E. Hiles, 35, turned a gun on himself July 28 after he allegedly fatally shot his estranged wife, 33-year-old Nicole Hiles,  and 32-year-old Larry Whiteker on Vallandingham Road in Dry Ridge.

  • WHS golfers hit the links at Eagle Creek CC