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    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.

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  • Heating assistance available

    As temperatures drop and winter approaches, heating a home becomes a necessity that some struggle to afford.
    However, the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission in Williamstown has the ability to help those in need.
    The subsidy component of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) begins Nov. 4 and will end on Friday, Dec. 11.

    The program, which helps pay a portion of energy bills, is open to income-eligible households who are responsible for their home heating costs.

  • Keepin the beat!

    Tears of joy and screams of excitement went through the Grant County Marching Band on Oct. 31 after wining the state championship.

    After finishing second in five of the last six state finals, Grant brought home the school’s third title from Western Kentucky University at the Kentucky Music Educators Association championship.
    GCHS scored 89.9, just ahead of Madisonville-North Hopkins, who scored 89.4.


    The Williamstown High School Band of Spirit may not have repeated as state champions, but their third-place finish still brought smiles.

  • Light at U.S. 25 intersection may be removed

    A 90-day review of whether or not to remove a traffic signal on U.S. 25 in front of Tractor Supply in Williamstown is nearly up.
    Since July 22, the traffic signal has been put on flash by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to determine whether the light can be removed.

    “The Cabinet periodically reviews areas for proper highway operation/efficiency,” said Nancy Wood, public information officer for KTC’s District 6 office. “This signal/intersection appeared to be not operating as previously when traffic volumes were greater.”

  • GCHS, WHS students head to polls for mock election

    Matt Bevin is the next governor of Kentucky.

    At least, that’s according to Grant County and Williamstown high school students who voted in a mock election to see which candidates came out on top.

    The mock election was organized through the Grant County Clerk’s Office with help from WHS teacher Paradise Forbes and GCHS teacher Amy Robinson.
    At Williamstown, freshman and seniors voted in order to compare the results between the two classes.

  • WHS Orange, Black Night kicks off basketball season