Today's News

  • Sports Shorts 1.6.11

    Braves struggle at Lloyd Memorial Invitational

    When: Dec. 28-30
    Where: Lloyd Memorial High School
    What: The Braves struggles continued after losing two close games at the Capitol City Invitational at Western Hills High School, only managing one win over the break, defeating Whitham-Hanson Regional, MA 52-29, Dec. 29.
    Upcoming: The Braves will have a tough test on the road as they will gear up for Walton-Verona Jan. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
    Lloyd Memorial Invitational: 61-56 L, Campbell Co., 74-51 L, Boone Co., 52-29 W, Whitham-Hanson Regional, MA, 72-29 L, Bishop Brossart.

  • A Blast From The Past 1.6.11

    15 Years Ago
    Jan. 21, 1996

    Danny McMahon led the way for Grant County Braves, scoring 26 points and dishing out 10 assists as Grant County defeated Williamstown 83-61. Jamie Courtney added 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Braves.

    25 Years Ago

    Jan. 6, 1986

  • Best of 2010

    The year of 2010 had some eventful moments in sports here in Grant County. Here is a sample of some of the top stories in sports.


    • Tori Wilhoit grabs her 1,000th career rebound for Williamstown.
    • George Eldridge, Steve Howe, Carl Wenderoth and Bradie Bowen inducted into the Grant County Hall of Fame.

  • Relay kickoff set for Jan. 17

    Let’s get this party started! The Grant County Relay For Life will hold a kickoff at 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 17 at the Grant County Extension Office on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown.

    The relay is the signature fund raising event for the American Cancer Society. Money is used for programs and research. The kickoff event is open to business owners, team captains, cancer survivors or those just wanting more information about the relay.

    For more information on how to get involved, call 824-3343 or 1-800-ACS-2345.

  • Special Valentine nominations wanted

    The Grant County News wants to hear about someone special in your life and why they are special. It could be your sweetheart, your children, your parents, a neighbor or family friend.

    If your letter is chosen, your special someone will be featured in the Grant County News.

    Send letters to: Special Valentines, P.O. Box 247, Williamstown, Ky 41097 or e-mail to: gcneditorial@grantky.com or fax to 859-824-5888 or drop off at 129 S. Main, Suite B (Hogan’s Mill Subdivision) in Dry Ridge.

  • Thrift Store finds new home

    The Grant County Thrift Store has found a new home on U.S. 25 in Williamstown in the former Butternut Bread Store location.

    “We’re very happy with our new home,” said Sue Franco.

    The store moved from behind Grant County Drugs on Barnes Road to 1398 N. Main in Williamstown.

  • Two arrested for arson

    Two men have been arrested after police say they broke into an unoccupied home and set fire to it on Dec. 29 on Cummins Lane in Dry Ridge.

    Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Burke charged Cecil R. Rose II, 20, of Williamstown and Curtis J. Morrison, 19, of Hebron, formerly of Williamstown, with second-degree arson and third-degree burglary.

  • Dry Ridge meth lab bust nets four arrests

    Two men and two women spent New Year’s Day in the Grant County Detention Center after police charged them with making methamphetamine.

    The arrests occurred at 10:23 p.m. on Dec. 31 at Locust Ridge Apartments in Dry Ridge when Kentucky State Police officers removed the four suspects in handcuffs.

  • WHAT 2 WATCH 4

    As we usher in a new year, these are the Top 10 stories that will either be completed or started during the coming year. The Grant County News will continue to follow these stories throughout the year.

  • Turning Back the Clock 1-6-11


    15 Years