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.)
    Deputy Thomas Britton executed a warrant for Cynthia K. Robinson, 59, of Williamstown, for theft by deception, 11:40 p.m. July 21 on Mitts Road. Robinson was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.


    Experience normally proves invaluable for Southeastern Conference football players at any school. Kentucky certainly is no exception.
    Just ask junior cornerback Derrick Baity, a three-star prospect from Florida. He played all 12 games as a true freshman in 2015 and started four. Last season, he started all 13 games and had three interceptions, seven pass breakups and 42 tackles.

  • Study analyzes local police agencies

    Issues with effective communication and lack of policy manuals were among the concerns identified in a comprehensive academic study on Grant County’s law enforcement agencies.
    The report was performed last year by the Southern Police Institute of the University of Louisville, at the request of Judge-Executive Steve Wood. Local government leaders were interested in an independent observer detailing the county’s law enforcement adequacy.

  • Grant County Band marches to the beat
  • Grant County Fair
  • Corinth resident publishes plays by KY prisoners

    Grant County Adult Education has found a new home.
    The program just moved into its new space at 118 South Main Street, unit 6, in Dry Ridge, located behind Gold Star Chili and next to the WNKR radio station.

  • WHS Band of Spirit gets in tune
  • Wynn named administrator of emergency room services in Georgia

    Dr. Brett Noble Wynn, a 1991 graduate of Grant County High School, has been named administrator of emergency room services at Higgins Hospital in Bremen, Georgia. Wynn is an emergency room physician with the Carrollton Emergency Physicians located in Carrollton, Georgia.

    Higgins Hospital is one of three hospitals in West Georgia, which this group of emergency room physicians serves.
    Wynn is a graduate of Georgetown College and the University of Kentucky Medical School. Wynn is married to Suzanne Sexton and has two daughters.

  • Work-Ice to wed Sept. 2

    Mr. and Mrs. Nelson and Lynn Work would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son Ryan Scott Work of Dry Ridge to Kristen Brooke Ice of Bardstown, daughter of Mr. Robert Ice and the late Mrs. Linda Ice.
    The wedding is being planned for 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2 at My Old Kentucky Home in Bardstown. Reception will follow at the same location.

    The bride is a 2005 graduate of Bellarmine University.
    She is employed at Schmidt Insurance Agency in Louisville.

  • Livingood excited for new interim role

    Carroll County Schools interim superintendent Ron Livingood, Ed.D., took over the district’s leadership position July 12. He has a one-year contract with the district as the board of education begins the search for a new superintendent.
    Livingood retired in December 2016 after serving as superintendent of Grant County Schools for more than five years.