Today's News

  • Needle exchange hits 1-year mark

    The Grant County syringe access program had 130 participants, 63 of which visited two or more times, during its first year of operation.

    The program launched March 16, 2016, and is the only needle-exchange program operating in the health department’s jurisdiction.

  • Library to host annual Early Childhood Fair April 1

    Parents and caregivers of children from birth to 5 years old will have resources at their fingertips during the Early Childhood Fair.

    The sixth annual free event will be from 1 to 4 p.m. at Grant County Public Library in Williamstown.
    “The fair will be a ‘one-stop shop’ that will provide a great variety of information and resources to parents and caregivers of young children in Grant County, specifically children from birth to 5 years old,” said Geneva

  • Former football star Zeke Pike talks tragedy, triumph to GC students

    Zeke Pike held a loaded 9mm pistol to his head as he contemplated taking his own life. The former high school football star once dubbed as the “next Cam Newton” hit rock bottom after years of drug and behavioral problems slammed the door on his once promising career.

  • GC Chamber executive director named head of tourism

    Jamie S. Baker has been named tourism director for Grant County.
    The appointment was made by members of the Grant County Tourist and Convention Commission at their March meeting.
    Baker will be responsible for directing tourism efforts, which include marketing/promotions, for Grant County. She presently serves as the executive director of the Grant County Chamber of Commerce/ Economic Development Authority. Her new tourism duties will be in addition to her other duties with the chamber and economic development.


    His first season at Kentucky was even more of a learning experience than linebacker Kash Daniel anticipated.
    “It was like a rollercoaster,” said Daniel. “This was my first year to really learn about playing football. Pulling guards, check calls, all that stuff. Back in high school you would just see the ball and tackle the guy. Now you can’t do it.

  • Lady Dragons down Lady Braves

    On a bitterly cold March 18, the South Oldham Lady Dragons downed the Lady Braves 9-3 at the Grant County High School softball field.  

    The Lady Dragons ran their record to 3-1 on the season after the victory over the Lady Braves.  
    Grant County stands at 1-1 on the season.  


    Kaylee Canafax of Crittenden is the Grant County High School Youth Performance Award winner for February.
    She is a junior at GCHS.
    Extra-curricular activities: I am a member of Teen Court, National English Honor Society, National Honor Society, Educational Talent Search, Warriors for Change and co-editor of the Grant Count High School yearbook.
    Community involvement: I am a Mt. Olivet Christian Church and attend church every Sunday.
    Class schedule: I have five classes, AP U.S. History, yearbook, pre-calculus, Spanish II and AP language.