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Today's News

  • Harvard biologist provides research behind Ark

    Dr. Nathaniel Jeanson, who has a doctorate in cell and developmental biology from Harvard University, was at Ark Encounter in Williamstown on July 5 to talk about his work with Answers in Genesis (AiG).
    “I do basic genetic research largely on the origin of species,” Jeanson said. “That’s really the big question for me, both of species in general, and some significant focus on humans in particular.”
    Jeanson spent six years with the Institute for Creation Research in Dallas, Texas, and is the newest addition to the AiG faculty.

  • Siedenberg is ‘Charlie Brown’ in new company’s musical

    Jacob Siedenberg, a 2011 graduate of Williamstown High School, will perform the lead role in Stage Right Musical Theatre Company’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”

    The company’s first-ever production opens July 13 at Main Street Gardens in Williamstown.
    Jacob’s father, John Siedenberg, is president of the production company and his brother, John Siedenberg, II was the, general manager of Kincaid Regional Theater in Falmouth.

    In fact, over the years, all three have been involved in KRT productions.

  • ROCKIN’ THE RIDGE
  • Summer Fun in the Sun
  • Champions for a Drug-Free Grant County block party
  • Williamstown United Methodist VBS
  • Fiscal court makes changes to meeting protocols

    A resolution recently passed by the Grant County Fiscal Court dictates who is able to speak to the court about matters related to county offices and departments.
    The resolution states that the “Grant County Fiscal Court has determined that it is in the best interest of the county to provide a written protocol by which fiscal court meetings will be conducted, to insure consistency, fairness, transparency and the respect of freedom of expression.”

  • Fiscal court makes changes to meeting protocols

    A resolution recently passed by the Grant County Fiscal Court dictates who is able to speak to the court about matters related to county offices and departments.
    The resolution states that the “Grant County Fiscal Court has determined that it is in the best interest of the county to provide a written protocol by which fiscal court meetings will be conducted, to insure consistency, fairness, transparency and the respect of freedom of expression.”

  • Police Reports 06-29

    (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.)

    Dry Ridge

    Officer Wyatt Gayer cited Jacob P. Merrell, 23, of Williamstown, with driving with a suspended license, at 11:05 p.m. June 22 on Broadway Street.

    Officer Wyatt Gayer cited James C. Floyd, 39, of Berry, with failure to produce insurance card, no time given, June 22 on Grantland Drive.

  • Williamstown explores KY 36-Barnes connector

    A proposed road could connect Barnes and Ky. 36 near where the Ark Encounter is located in Williamstown. Mayor Rick Skinner and the city council received the results of a preliminary study for the new road from Logan Murphy, senior engineer for Hicks and Mann, Inc., during the council’s June 6 meeting.
    The proposed road would go off of Barnes and end on Ky. 36, near Heekin Clarks Creek Road, and come out between the Williamstown Family Fun Park and Ark Encounter.