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Today's News

  • GRANT COUNTY WRESTLING
  • Clerk’s office gets new look, web site

    Jan. 5 was a big day for Tabatha Clemons.
    Clemons, who spent eight years as Grant County Parks and Recreation director, began a new chapter in her life as county clerk.

    On her first day, she presented her budget for the clerk’s office to the Grant County Fiscal Court and the Grant County Clerk’s Office website — www.grantcountyclerk.org — went live.

  • Flu bug bites; schools bounce back

    Local schools hit hard by the flu before Christmas break appear to be bouncing back as students return to classes in the new year.
    Whether the good news continues or the flu returns with a vengeance is still up in the air.

  • GCHS culinary prepares meal for family
  • TNR

    In barns, alleys and on rural roads, there is a group of women who stalk their prey with precision.
    Most days these ladies have regular jobs or routines, but when they are in TNR (Trap Neuter and Return) mode, they won’t stop until they’ve cornered their prey, which happens to be free-roaming cats in Grant County.

  • Police seek robbery suspect

    Police are looking for a white male who robbed Grant County Drugs in Crittenden in the early afternoon on Jan. 6.

    “The man walked into the pharmacy and produced a note listing his intentions, his demands and the consequences for not complying with those demands,” said Chief Deputy Troy Hagedorn of the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

    Once the female pharmacist complied with the demands, the suspect gave the employees instructions of what to do as he exited the building.

  • Braves down rival 84-55 in cross-county game

    They call it a rivalry game.
    Around here it is friend versus friend.

    Sometimes it is family versus family.
    It is the county seat versus the county.
    It’s the Williamstown Demons against the Grant County Braves.

  • Special Valentines wanted

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

  • Propes faces attempted murder charge

    A 22-year-old Crittenden man faces charges of attempting to murder a police officer in connection with a June 15 shootout in his Indian Hills Drive neighborhood.
    Shane Propes is out of the hospital and lodged in the Grant County Detention Center.
    Propes was allegedly walking down the street carrying a gun when police were called to the scene.
    Grant County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Tony Stigers fired multiple rounds at Propes after the suspect allegedly fired multiple shots and turned his weapon toward Stigers.

  • Local officials react to same-sex marriage ruling

    Since he took office in January, Grant County Judge-Executive Steve Wood has officiated 27 wedding ceremonies.
    Wood will no longer perform any weddings after the United States Supreme Court’s June 26 landmark decision legalizing same-sex marriages.