Today's News

  • Lady Braves dominate Glacier tournament, suffer loss to Lady Pioneers
  • Lady Demons fall to Gallatin County

    The Williamstown Lady Demons volleyball team looked to play off their momentum Aug. 21 from their win at Eminence the night before.

    However, they lost in another tough defeat to the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats in three straight sets (25-20, 25-12 and 25-16).

    The loss moves the team to a 1-3 record.
    Williamstown played their second home game of the season in front of a great crowd that cheered on their team regardless of the outcome.

  • Grant boys down Blue Lightning 3-0

    The Grant County boys soccer team continued their early-season success Aug. 20 with a 3-0 win against Villa Madonna.

    The victory in a physical game against the Blue Lightning moved the Braves to 2-0 on the season.
    The Braves were able to pull in goals by senior Kaleb Willoughby, sophomore Ashton Johnson and junior Austin Willliams, while a duo of goalkeepers shut out the Lightning.

  • Lady Braves fall 2-1 to Villa Madonna
  • WMS/WHS moves to Late Start Mondays

    Williamstown Jr./Sr. High students will get a 35-minute late start on most Mondays this school year.
    The school board approved Late Start Mondays during the Aug. 10 regular meeting, days before school began on Aug. 13.
    The middle and high schools usually start at 7:55 a.m., however on the designated Mondays, classes will not begin until 8:30 a.m.
    From 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. on those Mondays, teachers will meet in Professional Learning Communities, departments or in faculty meetings.

  • Ride Against Addiction to hit road Sept. 12

    April Swope hopes to help break the chains of addiction by raising money to fight the heroin epidemic.
    “’Breaking the Chains of Addiction’ is our motto and that means ending this epidemic our communities have been devastated by the past few years,” the Dry Ridge resident said. “We believe that the only way we are going to stop the deadly statistics, is to educate and treat the disease of addiction.”
    Swope is one of the organizers of the second annual Northern Kentucky Ride Against Addiction.

  • Religion versus relationship

    A Do or done proposal.
    When we think of religion today, there are many various so called religions of the world, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, etc. However there is only one ‘religion’ defined by the world that has a central figure who was raised from the dead, Jesus Christ.


    (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 K.J. Little charged Leeland L. Caldwell, 29, of Williamstown, with public intoxication-controlled substance (excludes alcohol), possession of a controlled substance first degree first offense, heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia, at 5:48 p.m. Aug. 11 on Broadway Street. Caldwell was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Extension office offers classes for all ages

    The Extension Office is offering a variety of classes. All meetings are located at 105 Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown.
    • Sept. 12 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Basket Class: You’ll be making the reverse spiral market basket.  Supply cost is $45, which must be paid in advance to reserve a spot. There is also a small list of common items you will need to bring in order to complete the basket. Call 824-3355 for more information.  Deadline to register is Sept. 1.

  • GCSO, WPD host golf scramble

    The Grant County Sheriff’s Office and Williamstown Police Department will host the 15th annual golf scramble at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 21 at Eagle Creek Country Club. Entry fee is $240 per team. Mulligan is $5 and format is a four-man team.
    All proceeds will go to the Grant County Sheriffs’ Office and Williamstown Police Departments Shop with a Cop fund. This fund allows the agencies to take under-privileged children Christmas shopping that otherwise may not be able to do so.