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Today's News

  • Warm, wet winter predicted, but county still ready

    As the first day of winter approaches, local residents can expect anything but typical wintry conditions. But Grant County road department and the Kentucky Cabinet of Transportation are preparing for winter despite warm and wet winter predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). 

  • Family, friends mourn Harold Elliston

     Many will miss Harold Elliston, a funeral director assistant and retired Kentucky State Police trooper, after his death Dec. 19. But his impact on his family and community will carry on his memory. 

  • New water plant to open in March

    Work on Williamstown’s new, technologically-advanced water plant has nearly finished as water testing should begin in a few weeks. The plant is expected to be fully operational by March. 

    Water Superintendent Josh Stinson said they were never given an exact date, but the estimated substantial-completion date was pushed back a month to account for weather conditions and general construction slowdowns. 

  • Year in Review

    January

    • Lila McDaniel resigns from Corinth City Commission after a change of her primary residency to Dry Ridge disqualifies her from continuing to serve.

    • Former Dry Ridge Mayor Clay Crupper is back serving the city as a council member.

    • Construction continues on new water plant in Williamstown, which has a projecting completion date in late 2017.

    • First snowfall of 2017 hits Grant County causing a dozen accidents.

  • Braves fall to Oldham 82-68
  • Lady Demons win big

     The Williamstown Lady Demons hosted the Beechwood High School Lady Tigers Saturday, Dec. 16 and ran away from the visitors, winning 45-17. It was a nice win for the Lady Demons helping them to improve their record on the season to 5-3 overall.

  • Grant County loses close game to Spencer County

    The Grant County Lady Braves hosted Spencer County Lady Bears on Saturday, Dec. 16 and came up on the short end with a 60-57 final score. 

    The Lady Braves came into the game knowing that this would be a good contest for them. Both teams have played well so far this season, but Spencer County is 5-2 on the season after the win on Saturday. 

  • Dry Ridge wreck

    Nineteen-year-old Nicholas Neal sustained minor injuries after flipping his 1991 Chevy pickup truck on the Dry Ridge bypass around 5:10 p.m. Dec. 18. 

  • POLICE REPORTS

     (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.)

  • The advent of Immanuel

     

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    During the entire time I was pregnant with my youngest daughter nearly 35 years ago, my husband was also unemployed.