Today's News

  • Conrad excited for ‘huge job’ as deputy judge

    Taking over as Grant County deputy judge-executive, Pat Conrad knows the job won’t be an easy one.
    “It’s pretty humbling because that’s a huge job,” Conrad said. “It’s a lot of responsibility. It requires problem-solving skills. You have to have good communications skills. You have to have a strong backbone. So, it’s a huge responsibility.”

  • Lady Braves fall to St. Henry, lose senior for season

    After a long hard fight, the Grant County Lady Braves fell short Dec. 9 to the St. Henry Lady Crusaders 49-46.

    The Lady Braves were led in scoring by Abby West with 20, Madison Ruebusch with nine and Alecea Homer with seven.
    Grant County did have a strong disadvantage going into the game, as two of their normal starters were out with injuries.

  • Late rally bolsters Braves over Demons

    The Grant County Braves stormed back for a six-point deficit in the final minutes of the battle of the county Dec. 6 to beat the visitors from Williamstown 77-74.

    The game was about as equal as it could be, except for the final score.  
    Both teams made 13 two-point baskets. Both teams made 10 three-point baskets.  
    Both teams shot 28 free throws.  

  • WES announces 2016 Grant County Conservation District contest winners

    Jason Alexander Wyatt of Dry Ridge is the Williamstown High School Youth Performance Award winner for November.
    He is a senior at WHS and is the son of Regina and Jason Wyatt.
    Extra-curricular activities: I participate in Marching band, Pep band and Drum Corps.

    Community involvement: I help teach the sixth grade beginning band with Mr. Hedges and I also give private percussion lessons.
    Class schedule: physics, chemistry, AP calculus, band class, English 101 and anthropology 101.


    The grand jury met Dec. 7 and returned indictments against 21 people.
    The indictment of a person by a grand jury is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
    Those indicted were:
    • Randy D. Dressman, Jr., 31, theft by failure to make required disposition of property over $500 but less than $10,000.
    • Krista Rector, 40, possession of a controlled substance in the first degree, possession of drug paraphernalia, public intoxication and failure to notify Department of Transportation of address change.


    (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 KJ Little executed a warrant for Zachary Bauwens, 34, of Williamstown, for theft by unlawful taking all others under $500, at 7:50 p.m. Dec. 6 on Baton Rouge Road. Bauwens was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Captain John Lillard, NSDAR honors veterans

    The Captain John Lillard, NSDAR chapter, honored Grant County World War II veterans in remembrance of the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Vice Regent Elisabeth Chiang, began with remarks about the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor.  Chiang reminded everyone that on Dec. 7, 1941 the United States of America came under a surprise attack by the

  • Grant County Farm Bureau recognized for membership, program achievement