Today's News

  • 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.

  • American Legion Hall gives social opportunity

    Veterans in Grant County have a place to go and socialize with other veterans.
    The white-sided building on U.S. 25 in Williamstown can’t be missed because it’s got a cannon sitting in the front yard.
    The American Legion Hall Post 137 has been part of the landscape in the county since 1929. It has been host to countless dances, fish fries, wedding receptions and parties, but earned a bad reputation following several raids in the late 70s and early 80s for illegal alcohol sales.

  • Concert in the park

    Elementary students at Grant County Schools will receive free breakfast and lunch during the 2015-16 school year.
    The complimentary meals is part of the Community Eligibility Provision program, which started in 2010 as a pilot in Kentucky and other states.
    The program is available to schools that have at least 40 percent of students who are directly certified based on income and other guidelines to receive free meals.
    Williamstown Independent Schools began participating in the program last year and provided free meals to all students in the district.

  • Back to School Blowout set for Aug. 8

    As summer winds down, students can prepare to head back to class while having fun at the Back to School Blowout.
    The annual event, set for Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Grant County Park in Crittenden, will feature free school supplies, food, a movie and children activities.
    It is a joint partnership between the Grant County Fiscal Court, Grant County Parks and Recreation, Grant County and Williamstown Family Resource Centers, Grant County Public Library and area businesses and churches.

  • Grant County Band Camp