Today's News

  • 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.

  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s set for Sept. 16

    Grant Countians are needed to support the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
    The annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be at Grant County Park in Crittenden on Saturday, Sept. 16.
    Registration begins at 9 a.m.; with the walk starting at 10 a.m.

  • Run, Fight ... Survive

    Chairs barricade the doors from inside the Grant County District Courtroom to keep intruders out.
    Those left inside scurry around looking for either a place to hide or a place to shield themselves in case shots are fired.
    A horn sounds, followed by seconds of deafening silence.