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Today's News

  • Corinth resident encourages fellow playwrights to pursue their dreams

    As a new year began in 2010, Corinth resident William McCann, Jr. pondered on what he wanted to do with the rest of his life. The 55-year-old English professor at Bluegrass Community Technical College had a lifelong passion for theater, and decided it was time to pursue his dream of writing plays.

  • Jan. 31 is last day to sign up for insurance on HealthCare.gov

    Jan. 31 is the deadline for Kentuckians who did not have health insurance through Kynect last year to sign up for health insurance through the federal exchange, now being used for enrollment instead of Kynect. If you do not have health insurance, you face a steep penalty when it comes time to file your tax returns.

  • How Kentucky’s non-compliance with Real ID licenses may cause you real problems

    FRANKFORT - Kentucky’s decision to ignore federal security regulations for driver’s licenses will begin inconveniencing residents in coming weeks, and the pain is expected to become widespread by early next year.
    Beginning Jan. 30, Kentuckians no longer will be able to use their driver’s licenses to enter the two military bases in the state — Fort Knox and Fort Campbell. If Kentucky does not comply with the REAL ID regulations by Jan. 22, 2018, residents won’t be able to use their state-issued license to board planes for domestic flights.

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    Kentucky figures to have an entertaining game with South Carolina Jan. 21 in Rupp Arena. However, odds are the halftime show will be even more entertaining.

  • Braves fall to Pendleton 95-70
  • Demons lose to Gallatin in 8th Region All “A” Tournament
  • 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.)

    Sgt. Tim Slone executed a warrant for Chad Gordon, 36, of Williamstown, for violation of conditional release, at 11:22 a.m. Jan. 11 on S. Main Street. Gordon was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Starting Point

    Imagine with me that you are starting a rebuild project on an old car, where would you start this project? What is the most important thing that must be working in a car? This question is rhetorical because you know the answer. You would start with the engine. Otherwise this car is just a yard ornament, which there are a lot of yard ornaments in Grant County (no offense).

  • School resource officer program expands

    The school resource officer program has expanded at Grant County Schools.
    The program, which is run through the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, began in 1999.
    Before the Christmas break, Troy Hagedorn previously was assigned as a school resource officer at Grant County High School and Robert Morgan at Grant County Middle School.
    Under the recent expansion, Morgan will now be covering SRO duties at GCHS and Lee Jacobs will be the school resource officer at GCMS.
    Morgan and Jacobs both will use K-9s to assist at the schools as well.

  • BUILDING PERMITS

    • Nov. 10
    Joey Beagle, 213 Humes Ridge Road, pole barn, 400 square feet, estimated cost $600; permit fee $40.82.
    Norma Malecki, 840 Jacob Drive, addition, 100 square feet, estimated cost $27,000; permit fee $46.64.
    • Nov. 14
    Adam Rich, 270 Leon Drive, garage, 1,200 square feet, estimated cost $35,000; permit fee $75.57.
    Christopher Romer, 1010 Mason Road, garage, 369 square feet, estimated cost $14,000; permit fee $92.72.
    • Nov. 17