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Today's News

  • Breast cancer battle shows what is important in life

    They come from all walks of life – young, old, wealthy and low-income, but hundreds of women across Grant County share a common bond as breast cancer survivors.

    According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight women have a chance of developing some form of breast cancer.
    In 2013, an estimated 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer were expected to be diagnosed with 39,620 of those women expected to die from breast cancer. Only lung cancer accounts for more deaths in women than breast cancer.

  • Mason-Corinth students look at variety of jobs on Career Day
  • ARK TO OPEN 7-7-16

    A flood of visitors now know when they can visit the massive recreation of Noah’s Ark in Williamstown for the first time.
    Inspired by Genesis 7:7, organizers of the Ark Encounter announced July 7, 2016, as the biblical theme park’s opening date for the public.

  • Honoring Our Veterans
  • Guest teachers get lesson in helping students

    There isn’t a day that goes by that Lynn White doesn’t think about how challenging being a “real” teacher can be.
    The Williamstown resident moved from Lewis County to Grant County in 1993 to work with Mt. Pleasant Church of Christ.

    Not long after, White began serving as a guest teacher or substitute and bus driver for Grant County Schools, a job he has held for nearly 23 years.

  • GCYS wrapped up season with tournament
  • ARK SAILS ALONG!

    The Ark Encounter, a full-scale replica of Noah’s Ark will open next summer.
    Ken Ham, president of Answers in Genesis, will name the specific date in July 2016  when the Biblical theme park will open in Williamstown, at a press conference on Thursday, Nov. 12.

  • TWO BY TWO

    Megan McKamey and Elmer Burchett discovered Williamstown when taking a break from entertaining and touring to do some shopping on the U.S. 25 Yard Sale.

    “We were actually just looking for old instruments,” McKamey said.
    The pair found more than that as they traveled along U.S. 25 and discovered Grant County. Once they heard about the Ark project, expected to open in July 2016 on KY 36 in Williamstown, they decided to move here and set up shop.

  • Good Food, Good Friends, Good Times!

    Gary’s Grill Inn opened in May 2013 and have quickly become a favorite for many members of the community.
    The full-service and family oriented restaurant is located in Corinth and is locally owned by Rebecca Richardson and Chef Gary Capito.  

    “The restaurant has a complete menu including breakfast all day over 40 signature burgers.” Richardson said.
    The restaurant also offers daily specials including Eagle Creek bison, which would be bison burgers or steaks.

  • Dry Ridge city building gets new look

    Caution tape and construction have been greeting citizens at the Dry Ridge City Building the past couple months.
    The city building is undergoing a remodel since Sept. 12 that has forced the clerk’s office to temporally move into the city council chamber area.

    Visitors looking to pay bills and conduct other business now enter through a side entrance while the front of the building is under construction.
    The original timeline for the remodel was 60 days, but things have been pushed back due to unforeseen issues, said Mayor Jim Wells.