Today's News

  • Keepin the beat!

    Tears of joy and screams of excitement went through the Grant County Marching Band on Oct. 31 after wining the state championship.

    After finishing second in five of the last six state finals, Grant brought home the school’s third title from Western Kentucky University at the Kentucky Music Educators Association championship.
    GCHS scored 89.9, just ahead of Madisonville-North Hopkins, who scored 89.4.

  • Light at U.S. 25 intersection may be removed

    A 90-day review of whether or not to remove a traffic signal on U.S. 25 in front of Tractor Supply in Williamstown is nearly up.
    Since July 22, the traffic signal has been put on flash by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to determine whether the light can be removed.

    “The Cabinet periodically reviews areas for proper highway operation/efficiency,” said Nancy Wood, public information officer for KTC’s District 6 office. “This signal/intersection appeared to be not operating as previously when traffic volumes were greater.”

  • Four arrested on drug charges after police receive tip

    Four Grant County residents were arrested Oct. 6 on drug charges after police received tips of a methamphetamine lab in a tent at a Corinth residence.
    Grant County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Tony Stigers responded to the Hamilton Lane residence and located several suspects.
    Brittany L. Delaney, 21, of Corinth admitted to Stigers that she had been approached by her aunt and uncle to purchase pseudophed at a pharmacy for $50 per transaction and she also smoked meth with them several times.

  • When will Ark open?

    One of the most widely asked questions in Grant County will soon have an answer.
    When will the much-anticipated, 510-foot long recreation of Noah’s Ark open?
    Officials for the Ark Encounter will announce the opening date and more major developments during a press conference Nov. 12 at the Eibeck Lane site of the upcoming tourist attraction.
    Ken Ham, president and founder of Answers in Genesis (AiG) and the man behind the Ark Encounter, will make the announcement and give tours of the project to media.

  • The position of being prideful

    There inevitably seems to be a formula or a pattern if you will, in the Bible concerning an individual’s status with God. It is scriptural fact that He will never leave us, nor will He forsake us.


    (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 Kevin A. Brinkley, 54, of Williamstown, with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, at 9:11 p.m. Oct. 19 on U.S. 25. Brinkley was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Williamstown Fall Fest
  • GC V-ball lose in regionals
  • Braves overwhelmed 56-22 against Highlands

    Grant County will go winless in their first year in a realigned football district featuring two perennial powerhouse programs.
    The Braves fell 56-22 on Oct. 23 at Highlands in their last chance to come away with a district win.
    The loss against the all-time leader in state championships drops GCHS to 3-6 heading into the final game of the regular season.
    “I’m disappointed for our players,” Coach Kevin Siple said. “We missed our opportunities against Dixie and really didn’t have a chance against Highlands and Cov. Cath.”

  • Former GCHS student arrested for terroristic threatening

    An 18-year-old former Grant County High School was arrested Oct. 20 after allegedly threatening to beat up a current student and shoot anyone who got in his way.
    The Grant County Sheriff’s Office charged William Logan Wainscott with second-degree terroristic threatening.

    The incident began as students waited to be picked up by Bus 133 at Meadowview Apartments in Dry Ridge to be taken to Grant County High School.
    Several students allegedly heard the suspect make threatening comments about a student.