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 K.J. Little executed a warrant for Samantha Robinson, 40, of Dry Ridge, for failure to appear, at 8 p.m. Oct. 5 on S. Main Street. Robinson was also charged with receiving stolen property under $10,000. Robinson was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Local deputy visits Philly, sees Pope Francis

    A sea of people was visible for miles.

    Deputy Robert Morgan, along with a group from St. William Catholic Church in Williamstown, travelled to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for a conference called World Meeting of the Family on Sept. 22 through Sept. 27.
    While in Philadelphia, Morgan who works as the Grant County Middle School Resourse Officer, was able to actually see the Pope.

  • Grant, Williamstown schools celebrate grandparents
  • Grant County falls 3-2 to Walton-Verona
  • Witness alleges Grant connections in multiple murders

    (Editor’s Note: This story contains graphic content and language.)
    A female witness in the case of a pregnant woman killed in Brown County, Ohio, also told police her ex-boyfriend committed other murders and buried at least one body in Grant County.
    An affidavit for a search warrant of a residence on Hogg Ridge Road, just across the Grant-Pendleton County line, details several Grant County connections in one or more alleged murders.

  • Knipp is Mr. Grant County Football Leader

    Joseph Knipp, son of Bill and Angela Knipp of Dry Ridge, is putting together quite a football season for the Grant County Braves.  

    Knipp is the recipient of a lot of praise from head football coach Kevin Siple.  
    Siple said that Knipp is a great athlete.  

    He has been a three-year starter the Grant County Braves on both sides of the ball and he has been putting together quite a career as far as stats are concerned.

  • Braves ready for tough district road ahead

    Coach Kevin Siple knows it’s a brand new season for his Grant County Braves football team.
    Despite an encouraging 3-3 record, Grant now enters the all important district play portion of the schedule starting with a road trip at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 to Covington Catholic.
    “In Kentucky, that’s all that matters, in terms of playoffs,” Siple said about district games. “No matter what, it’s a new season. Whether you are 6-0, or 0-6, the district results are what count toward us reaching our goals.”

  • Boden, Scroggins advance to state golf championship

    Local golfers Sarah Boden of Grant County and Hannah Scroggins of Williamstown are heading to state.
    The girl’s region 6 golf meet was held at AJ Jolly Golf Course on Sept. 29.  
    The Grant County Lady Braves finished fifth overall with a score of 382.  
    Notre Dame and Ryle finished first and second in the region with team scores of 316 and 343.  
    Eleven schools in all competed in the rain soaked outing.  

  • Lady Braves conquer Ludlow 4-0, Braves fall to 1-0 Carrollton
  • Lady Braves lose tough battle with SK

    That Grant County Lady Braves faced off with district foe Simon Kenton on Sept. 29, in a stiff volleyball match at Grant County High School.  

    The Lady Braves lost in three straight sets 25-16, 25-23 and 25-11 to move their record to 19-7 on the season.
    Despite the loss, Coach Kelli Hollenkamp was pleased with the effort of her team.