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Today's News

  • Two arrested for alleged heroin use

    A man and a woman were arrested for public intoxication Sept. 11 after they admitted to snorting heroin, according to a Williamstown Police arrest citation.
    Jessica R. Wilson, 36, of Owingsville, was charged with public intoxication-controlled substance (excludes alcohol).
    Anthony L. Burton, 36, of Georgetown, was charged with public intoxication-controlled substance (excludes alcohol), first-degree possession of controlled substance-first offense (heroin) and buy/possess drug paraphernalia.

  • Rachael’s Recipes

    Orange
    Zucchini Bars
    ½ pound lean ground beef
    1 cup grated zucchini
    1 cup sugar
    1 ½ cups flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon cinnamon
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    ½ cup chopped nuts (optional)
    2 egg whites
    ½ cup frozen orange juice concentrate
    4 tablespoons cooking oil
    1 ½ teaspoons grated orange peel
    2 tablespoons powdered sugar

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    Ask Kentucky sophomore linebacker Kash Daniel what he thinks of former NFL all-pro linebacker Buddy Curry and it’s not hard for him to answer. He calls him a “great man” to be around.
    “I learned a lot from being around him. Not just about football but life in general when I worked a camp with him this summer,” said Daniel.

  • Williamstown Tractor Supply celebrates animals of all kinds with pet supply drive

    If your backyard is home to a pet pig, dog, cat or goat, mark your calendar. The Williamstown Tractor Supply Company is welcoming all leashed, friendly animals to visit the store during Pet Appreciation Week.

  • Lady Braves best Highlands

    The Grant County Lady Braves golf team hosted Highlands High at Eagle Creek Country Club on Thursday, Sept. 7, and came away victorious, defeating their opponents 185-198.  

    Junior Katie Michels was a medalist, firing a 40 for the Lady Braves.  The young lady Braves continue to improve their play on the season.  

    Freshman Victoria Camacho shot a 44, junior Courtney Smith had a 50 and freshman Laura Tatum shot a 51.  
    Michels and Camacho played in the Gene Hilen Invitational at Juniper Hills in Frankfort Sept. 2.

  • GC golf defeats Pendleton County

    The Grant County boy’s golf team hosted Pendleton County at Eagle Creek Country Club Monday, Sept. 11.  The Braves used three different formats in golf to post the win.  Coach Michael Camacho was pleased with the way the team did in the three different plays.  They went 3-0 on the night.

  • Rachael’s Recipes

    Quick Calzone
    ½ pound lean ground beef
    1 cup spaghetti sauce, divided
    1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese or low-fat cottage cheese
    ¾ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
    1 tube crescent rolls
    1. Preheat oven as directed on package of crescent rolls.
    2. Cook ground beef in a skillet over medium heat, breaking into small pieces, until brown throughout. Drain excess fat from meat. Mix about ¼ cup of spaghetti sauce into meat.
    3. In a separate bowl, stir cheeses together.

  • Four confirmed West Nile virus cases in KY

    The Kentucky Department for Public Health is reporting four human cases of West Nile virus infection in Kentucky residents.
    However, there have not been any reports of the virus in Grant County or any other Northern Kentucky counties, according to health officials.
    To date, 42 states and Washington, D.C. have reported West Nile virus infections in people, birds, mosquitoes, or horses in 2017.
    Kentucky’s four human cases include one resident in Fayette and Jefferson counties and two residents in Hopkins County.

  • Safety fee nets more than $71,500 in first month

    The City of Williamstown received more than $71,500, nearly all from the Ark Encounter, in the first month of its new safety assessment fee.
    The fee is on all businesses within the city limits charging ticket admissions.
    A fee of 50 cents on the single admission charge and/or participation charge is applied to ticket-based tourist businesses.
    Payment of the fee is due on the 20th of each month for tickets sold the previous month.

  • Rep. Linder addresses state pension fears

    Current retirees. teachers and other state employees have been nervous about losing retirement benefits as the state tries to figure out a solution to its pension crisis.