Today's News


    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
    • The church is located at 7770 Lawrenceville Road in Holbrook. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Bible Believers Baptist
    • A new church in the Grant County area. Bible believing, old fashion hymns, preaching and spiritual songs, sound bible teaching and mission minded.


    (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.)
    Chief Rick Kells charged Connie R. Christopher, 36, of Berry, with theft by unlawful taking, at 1 p.m. April 7 on Ferguson Boulevard.
    Chief Rick Kells executed a warrant for Dawn Wright Zuhars, 45, of Corinth, for theft by unlawful taking under $500, at 11:30 a.m. April 16 on Ferguson Boulevard. Zuhars was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Students attend FBLA regional spring leadership conference

    Recently, Grant County High School students traveled to Northern Kentucky University to represent the Future Business Leaders of America at the FBLA Regional Spring Leadership Conference.

    These students had the opportunity to compete in a wide range of business and other career related areas. The assessments were presented in the form of exams, presentations, reports, speeches, skits, and impromptu scenarios.

  • GCHS students attend FCCLA 70th annual state leadership conference

    Members of Grant County High School Family, Career,and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) attended the 70th annual state leadership conference at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

    Six members and their adviser were in attendance. The chapter received a Unite to Read Award. Deja Whalen was selected as the Ultimate Member for Region 7 and presented on chapter activities to the over 700 students in attendance.

    Ashley Willoughby and Whalen presented an advocacy project on the Heroin Epidemic in Northern Kentucky during the STAR events competition.

  • Lady Demons win in extra innings

    The Williamstown Lady Demon softball team won its sixth game in a row on May 4, disposing of Lloyd Memorial in six innings by the score of 12-2.  
    Jade Pinkston was the winner on the mound giving up only two runs and three hits over the six innings that she pitched.


    • March 11
    Quality Sign, 100 S. Main Street, sign, 37 square feet, estimated cost $2,860; permit fee $45.67.
    • March 18
    Superior Fire Safety, 118 S. Main Street, range hood, 40 square feet, estimated cost $3,000; permit fee $75.
    • March 19
    Dennis Gray, 2640 Knoxville Road, roof, 416 square feet, estimated cost $2,000; permit fee $53.24.
    • March 20
    Paul Davis Restoration, 170 ambassador, repair, 724 square feet, estimated cost $28,000; permit fee $200.
    • March 25


    Ruby Jean Hall, 63, of Dry Ridge to Raymond Lynn Powell, 57, of Dry Ridge
    Denise Lynn Schmidt, 50, of Taylor Mill to Gilbert Eugene Bixler Jr., 56, of Crittenden
    Nancy Jean Brown, 57, of Williamstown to Jeffery Alan Vinson, 54, of Berry
    Jennifer Ryan-Faith Hudson, 33, of Williamstown to Joseph Ryan, 27, of Cincinnati, Ohio
    Trena Nicole Daniel, 33, of Cincinnati, Ohio to Derrick Jordan Link, 29, of Walton
    Janice Carol Saylor, 49, of Cincinnati, Ohio to Paul Martin Street, 58, of Dry Ridge

  • Dry Ridge seeks police officers

    The City of Dry Ridge is now seeking applications as it looks to expand its police department.
    The city has an employment advertisement for police officers in this week’s Grant County News, as well as on the city’s website at www.cdrky.org.
    The plan is to allocate $480,735 in next year’s budget for a police department that would include current Chief Rick Kells and three new officers.