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Today's News

  • Body to be exhumed in 1989 cold case

    By Cheyene Miller

    Staff Writer

  • Historical church at park vandalized

    By Cheyene Miller

    Staff Writer

  • Williamstown Council to vote on safety assessment fee

    By Cheyene Miller

    Staff Writer

  • Drug experts, law enforcement differ in solving KY's heroin crisis

    By Cheyene Miller

  • Brave Tomahawks join NKYFL

    The Grant County Brave Tomahawks became members of the Northern Kentucky Football League, joining 15 teams from Boone, Kenton and Campbell County.
    The league will be celebrating its 55th season as the Brave Tomahawks begins its inaugural campaign in 2017. Among notable NKYFL alumni, University of Kentucky standout, Jared Lorenzen, former Cincinnati Bengals kicker Doug Pelfrey, and league president Gayle Warner.

  • Bourbon Colonels defeat Braves 12-1

    The Bourbon County Colonels came to Dry Ridge April 24 for an inter-regional match up with the Braves and came away victorious, winning 10-1.

    Braves pitcher Damion Ingguls breezed through the first two innings, allowing just a single in the second, before the Bourbon County bats came to life in the third, scoring four runs and moving two runners into scoring position before Ingguls shut the door on the inning.

  • Second fire hits Turner Road in a month

    For the second time in one month, a mobile home fire broke out near the 3000 block of Turner Road on the outskirts of Williamstown. Firefighters responded to the call at about 5:30 p.m. April 19, and were able to knock down the fire in the bedroom, according to Williamstown Fire Chief Les Whalen.

  • Woman found unconscious from possible OD

    Police will not be arresting the woman who was found unconscious in the bathroom at the Subway in Williamstown from a possible overdose.
    Williamstown Police Chief Al Rich said his department will file an incident report to document the situation. Rich said several Emergency Medical Service employees were in the Subway ordering lunch when the woman was discovered in the restroom, but they did not have to transport her to the hospital or inject her with Narcan, a prescription medication that blocks the effects of opioids and reverses overdoses.

  • Derby Day coming to Williamstown

    The Grant County Animal Shelter is still working to maintain their nationally esteemed status despite dealing with staff reductions and the loss of labor from the Grant County Detention Center in the past year.
    The shelter has a storied history, going from a 96 percent euthanasia rate for dogs in 1997 to being named

  • Businesses react to safety fee

    Two local businesses, including the famous Ark Encounter, are expressing their disappointment about the safety assessment fee approved by the Williamstown City Council on April 18.
    The 50-cent fee on single admission charges or participation charges applies to admission-based businesses within the city.
    Mike Zovath, chief action officer for the Ark Encounter, said there was no communication between his communications team and the Williamstown City Council, and added that the passing of the safety assessment fee was a total surprise to them.