Today's News


    (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.)
    Officer David Osborne cited Christina M. Setter, 33, of Dry Ridge, with speeding and operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license, at 5:14 p.m. March 23 on S. Main Street.

  • Lady Braves bats too much for Lady Cats

    The Grant County Lady Braves hosted its neighbors to the east from Pendleton County on March 22, and came away with an 11-7 victory over the visitors.

    The Lady Braves got on the board in the first inning when Hannah Coldiron walked.  She moved to second on a fielder’s choice and came home on Madisyn Ruebusch’s single to center field.
    Ruebusch went 3-3 in the game with 2 RBI and a walk.  
    The Lady Braves added four more runs in the second inning.  Mason McClure got things started when she tripled to deep center field.  

  • Flyers bomb Grant County Braves

    The Franklin County Flyers invaded Grant County on April 25 and scored 22 runs on 21 hits against the Braves pitching staff.

  • Kennedy signs with Georgetown

    Lady Braves Softball
    The Grant County Lady Braves softball team finished third in the Bath County Invitational.
    •The team was led offensively by Madisyn Ruebusch, Carrigan Ruber, Mallory Robinson and Mason McClure. Kyleigh Lawhun led the team defensively by picking up two more wins on the mound.

    GCHS Archery
    • The GCHS Archery Team will be competing in the NASP State Tournament on Friday at the Kentucky State Fair and Expo Center.

    Grant County Track


    At times he might have wondered what it would be like to be playing at Kentucky now, but Hamidou Diallo insists he never lost track of his plan.
    He enrolled at Kentucky in January intending to redshirt the rest of this season and then have a head start on the 2017-18 season where he figures to be a starting guard for coach John Calipari’s team.

  • WHS to present ‘Beauty and the Beast, Jr.’
  • Carroll County Sheriff arrested for two counts of alleged burglary, theft

    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman was arrested March 22, and charged with two counts of first-degree burglary, a class B felony, and two counts of theft by unlawful taking-controlled substance, and class D felony.
    Circuit Court Judge R. Leslie Knight issued a warrant for Kinman’s arrest on March 20.

  • Jail deputy once arrested for impersonating an officer, using cold checks

    During the regularly scheduled fiscal court meeting on March 20, District 3 Magistrate Bobby Newman told Jailer Chris Hankins that he heard a rumor that the jail hired a deputy who previously had a lawsuit against the county government.
    “We don’t want to do (anything) to shoot ourselves in the foot,” Newman said to Hankins after the jailer’s report. Newman and Hankins did not name the deputy.

  • Registration now open for Derby Dash 5K walk/run

    FFLAG (Fitness for Life Around Grant County) wants local residents to start their Derby Day celebrations on May 6 with a brisk 5K run/walk through Williamstown.
    The 13th annual Derby Dash 5K is being planned for Saturday, May 6. The race starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Williamstown City Building, 400 N. Main St., Williamstown, Ky., and follows a 5K (3.1 mile) mostly flat scenic course through Williamstown in Grant County. A fun run for kids begins immediately following the race.