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Today's News

  • GRANT COUNTY JUDGE-EXECUTIVE
  • MAKING THE GRADE: Schools receive test scores

    Grant County and Williamstown Independent school districts are proficient in the third year of Kentucky’s Unbridled Learning for All Assessment and Accountability System.
    Improvement in assessments were seen in nearly all local schools at both districts.
    Grant County’s overall score rose from 65 in 2012-13 to 68.2 last year, placing the district in the 75th percentile in Kentucky.

  • Health officials encourage flu shots

    The season for runny noses, sore throats and achy muscles is back as health providers promote influenza vaccinations..
    The typical flu season goes from early October through the end of May and flu shots and nasal sprays are already available.
    During the 2013-2014 season, a total of 1,341 cases of flu were reported in Northern Kentucky, with 77 of those in Grant County.​

  • Police bust Dry Ridge meth lab

    Three people were arrested after police discovered an active methamphetamine lab at a Dry Ridge apartment.
    The Grant County Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous tip through its Facebook page about a possible meth lab at Locust Ridge Apartments.

    Sheriff’s deputies, along with Williamstown Police, attempted to knock on the apartment door around 10:30 p.m. Oct. 14.

  • Submit to spiritual authority

    “Without faith it is impossible to please him,” proclaims the Bible in the 11th chapter of Hebrews. These words should penetrate all of our hearts as I would be the first to admit that the measure of faith that God has so graciously given to me could stand to be built upon. However, there is a particular area in our lives in which God has purposed for our faith to grow, and that can be found in the words spoken by the Centurion of Matthew 8:5-10.

  • CHURCH NOTES 10-23-14

    Bethany Baptist
    • Oct. 26 – Happy Christian Clown will visit. All ages welcome.
    • Nov. 9 – Nov. 12 – Revival with Bro. Jared Gullian, the pastor of Victory Baptist Church at 7 p.m. There will be special music each evening.
    • 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship service and 7 p.m. evening worship.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady
    Canby Tabernacle
    • Pastor Belve Barger  The church is located on Highway 330 West.

  • Grant marching band receives Reserve Grand Champion overall

    Name of Competition: Bluegrass Pageant of Bands
     Location and Date:  Bryan Station in Lexington on Oct. 18.
    Ranking and Awards:  First place in Class AAAA (Best music, visual, and effect), Reserve Grand Champion overall
     

  • Williamstown Band of Spirit receives sixth overall with Distinguished score of 81.7

    Name of competition:  2014 Bryan Station Bluegrass Pageant of Bands
     

    Location and date:  Bryan Station High School
     

    Ranking and any awards:   The Band of Spirit received first Place in Class A during the preliminary competition.  Beechwood was second, Nicholas Co. was third and Paris was fourth.

  • Braves fall 32-20 in final minutes

    Despite a 14-point first-half lead, two touchdowns by Conner in the final minutes cost the Grant County Braves a win.
    The Braves fell 32-20 on Senior Night and what was the team’s final homegame of the season.

  • Grant Braves feel loss after district finals