Today's News

  • Stop praying that!

    One of the biggest differences that I see the more I am in ministry is that the American Church and the First Century Church pray for different things.
    I know that is not a shocker for most of us. Now some of the things we pray for are quite obviously not what God would have us pray for. For example, I remember watching someone buy a lottery ticket one day and turn around to pray over that ticket.
    Now that is clearly not something that we believe God is going to answer yes to right?

  • CHURCH NOTES 7-13-17

    Church of Christ
    • July 16 – July 19 – Evangelist Kyle Knarr with special music each night at 7 p.m.
    • Minister Gene Kearns.
    • Sunday school from 10 to 10:45 a.m.; worship service at 10:45 a.m. and evening worship at 5:30 p.m.

    Bethany Baptist
    • Sunday school at 10 a.m.; worship service at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 7 p.m.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady.

    Bible Believers Baptist

  • Faith to Stand event to focus on drug prevention, education

    For the second year, several community organizations will collaborate for an event focused on education and the prevention of drug addiction running rampant in Northern Kentucky.


    (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 David Osborne cited Dorothy L. Wilson, 72, of Williamstown, for speeding, at 6:56 p.m. June 29 on Arnie Risen Boulevard.
    Officer David Osborne charged Robert G. Curry, 42, of Dry Ridge, for theft by unlawful taking or disposition of property (shoplifting) with a value of $500 or more but less than $10,000, at 4:57 p.m. July 1 on Ferguson Boulevard.


    This year’s NBA draft produced three more lottery picks for Kentucky and coach John Calipari. In eight years at UK, he’s had three number one overall picks, 24 first-round picks and 31 players drafted overall. No other school can match those numbers in the same time period.

  • Antioch Church of Christ VBS
  • Lawrence remembered for mark she left on education

    Connie Lawrence may mostly be remembered for her laughter and smile.
    She left an everlasting impression during her 20 years as a Williamstown Independent School Board member.
    Connie also served as “the face of NKU-Grant County Center” greeting students each day for 18 years as an administrative assistant.

  • Sheriff’s cruiser catches fire after electrical issue

    Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills woke up at about 4 a.m. on July 6 to discover his police vehicle was on fire.
    Fully aware that he had several firearms and a supply of ammunition in the car, he wasted no time in clearing the vehicle before the situation became more dangerous.

  • Addiction awareness focus of Get Fit For Britt

    Susie Butler could not comprehend why her daughter Brittany was taken from her. Brittany Butler was a straight-A Grant County High School student and a talented athlete, with a successful future likely in front of her. But a heroin overdose in March 2014 cost Brittany her life at the age of 21.  Her passing left a void among her loved ones that still pains them to this day.