Today's News


    (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.)
    Sgt. Dennis Switzer executed a warrant for Charles W. Reams, 25, of Williamstown, for failure to appear to court, at 7:35 a.m. Feb. 3 on Barnes Road. Reams was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Anatomy of an apology

    According to a recent LifeWay Research survey, when God answers prayer, he tends to do it in the South.
    Two times as many Southerners as people in the Northeast who pray say all of their prayers have been answered.
    Hmmm. I live in the South and I’m here to tell you that the survey is hooey, at least if you judge by my “God answers my prayers” track record.


    Bethany Baptist
    • 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship service and 7 p.m. evening worship.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady
    • The church is located at 7770 Lawrenceville Road in Holbrook. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Canby Tabernacle
    • Pastor Belve Barger - The church is located on Highway 330 West.
    • Sunday services are 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m.
    • Wednesday Bible study at 6 p.m.

    Christ Community Assembly of God

  • WHS falls to Polar Bears

    Brennan Stanley, Jon Jump and Dustin Smith did the best they could to keep the Williamstown Demons close but in the end the Polar Bears of Bracken County wound up winning 86-71 at Williamstown High School on Feb. 9.
    The Demons entered the contest posting just four wins on the season but you could not tell it by how hard they played from start to finish.  

  • Rough week for Lady Braves

    “Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” Legendary coach John Wooden.
    Despite three straight road defeats last week, the Lady Braves continue to play hard each time they tep on the court.
    At times it seemed the Lady Braves were playing against their opponents and the referees.  
    On Feb. 3 against Walton, costly turnovers and poor shooting, along with questionable officiating did in the Braves as they fell 61-40 to the Bearcats.

  • Kiss the Pig
  • Grant County Jaguars hoop it up
  • Grant, Williamstown aim for the target
  • Bridge project includes tolls for travelers

    Improvements to the Brent Spence Bridge corridor could be closer to reality, but those improvements likely will come with drivers paying tolls.
    Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and Ohio Gov. John Kasich jointly announced Jan. 28 a goal of creating a cost-savings plan for the project between Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati.
    The bi-state, bi-partisan commitment unveiled includes:
    • Lowering the project’s price tag through innovative solutions in design, construction and financing