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.)
    Officer David Osborne cited Tony L. Johns, 30, of Dry Ridge, with no registration plates, no registration receipt, one headlight and failure to produce insurance, at 7:57 p.m. Dec. 5 on Broadway Street.

  • Corinth holds first commission meeting of 2017

    The City of Corinth held its first regular meeting of 2017 on Jan. 9 at the city building.  
    Of the four commissioners, three are fresh, new faces.  
    Joining Mayor William Hill and returning Commissioner Barbara New were Aimee Lingle, Jeanette Houk and Deana Caldwell.  
    City clerk Tara Wright also was in attendance, along with Greg Ulasiewicz, who was there to discuss an eyesore property within the city limits.  

  • Be holy, for I am holy

    What does it mean to “be holy?” What does holiness look like?
    Apostle Peter quoted in his epistle in 1 Peter 1:16, from the Old Testament book of Leviticus of the Bible. He was addressing the Jewish believers in Christ, new Christian converts who were dispersed into various parts of the Middle East.
    He was making a point in his letter declaring the necessity of living a holy life that is revealed in a demeanor of conforming to the Holy Spirit leading.

  • Winter gardening restores

    There is something about working in the garden on a sunny winter day:  it clears debris from both the perennial bed and the gardener’s head.   There is clarity to the winter landscape that is quite different than any other season.  On a clear day, the sky is a true blue, you can see all the birds flitting about the leafless trees.  

  • Demons win big over Braves

    The Williamstown Demons evened up the season series against cross-county rivals Grant County on Jan. 3 with a 76-62 home win.
    It was all Demons from the get go.

    They controlled the opening tip and immediately went inside to Wenzie Fox for the first score of the game.  
    On the next possession, Jon Jump hit a 24-foot three pointer from the wing and the Demons were on their way to routing the Braves.


    Having Hamidou Diallo decide to start his college basketball career now was no surprise to Marc Allard, sports editor of the Norwich (Conn.) Bulletin.
    Diallo, a 6-5 guard, announced Jan. 7 that he would start classes at Kentucky this week. He had graduated from Putnam Science Academy (Conn.) last year and had been playing there as a graduate student this season.

  • Braves win Mike Swauger Holiday Classic

    The Grant County Braves played at Bellevue High School and went 3-0 to win the Mike Swauger tournament.
    The Braves won 59-48 against Brossart on Dec. 21; 59-46 against John McGregor, Ontario Canada on Dec. 22 and won 92-88 against Newport in the championship game.

  • Lady Braves lose 50-32 against Collins
  • Braves wrestlers compete against Simon Kenton
  • Lady Demons win Christmas at the State Capitol title

    The Williamstown Lady Demons won the Christmas at the Capital in Frankfort, Ky, this winter break, after clinching their first two victories to advance to the championship game, where they handily defeated Menifee County 74-56.
    Michaela Kennedy averaged 33 points and six rebounds in the three games, setting a new career high at 45 in the semi-final game against Model, where her team won 58-55.
    Kennedy also broke the single game three-point record after sinking nine from behind the arc.
    Justice Chambers and Haley How both also made a splash in the tournament.