Today's News

  • Lady Demons defeat Lady Cougars

    The Williamstown Lady Demons defeated the Lady Cougars from Calvary Christian on Senior Night, Oct. 12, in four sets.
    Two seniors were honored by the coaches, teammates and fans for Williamstown.  Madison Helton and Samantha Fryman were honored before the game. The two played their last home game of their careers for Williamstown High.
    The Lady Demons got off to a good start in the first set scoring the first five points.  

  • Lady Braves lose close match to Lloyd

    The Grant County Lady Braves hosted Erlanger Lloyd High School on Tuesday, Oct. 10.  They lost the final home game of the season in three sets to the visitors.  

  • Kentucky Frontiers Friends of NRA to hold dinner, auction Oct. 21

    The Northern Kentucky Friends of the National Rifle Association will host a dinner and auction at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at Main Street Gardens in Williamstown. Tickets will cost $35 each or two for $60. Special table packages are available. For more information, call Eric at 859-814-7616.

  • GC Boys Basketball to host inaugural Braves Alumni Shootout
  • Grant County Cross Country

    The Grant County Cross Country team participated in the St. Henry Invitational on Oct. 14. Results include:

    Boys 1 Mile Run CC Elementary
    • Webster, Carson - 8:20.6

    Girls 1 Mile Run CC Elementary
    • Peyton Walters - 8:14.5
    •Gracie Cruey -  8:14.8
    •Emmerson Walters - 9:17.4

    JV Boys
    • Benjamin Spratt  - 17:28.50
    •Wyatt Gatewood-18:06.90
    •Jemison Beavers - 18:18.90
    •Kevin Howell - 18:59.50

  • Grant County boys soccer season ends with a 4-1 loss to North Oldham

    The Grant County Braves season came to an end on Oct. 16, losing in the first round of the 8th Regional Tournament 4-1 to North Oldham. The Mustangs were ranked 19th in the State.

  • What does Grant County need more than anything?

    This is a question I ask all of you who happened to be reading this article. What are the major problems or issues facing the county and personal dilemmas needing scrutiny and investigation? What is the future for the county? What is the root cause of most problems we all face daily? Is the root lack of finances? Leadership? Drugs? Scandals? Incompetence?

  • CHURCH NOTES 10-19-17

    Antioch Church of Christ
    • Minister Gene Kearns.
    • Sunday school from 10 to 10:45 a.m.; worship service at 10:45 a.m. and evening worship at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 859-824-6470.

    Bethany Baptist
    • Sunday school at 10 a.m.; worship service at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 7 p.m.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Bible Believers Baptist

  • POLICE REPORTS 10-19-17

    (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.)
    Chief Rick Kells executed a warrant for Brandon W. Chappell, 26, of Dry Ridge, for flagrant non-support, at 9:20 a.m. Oct. 9 on KY 22. Chappell was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Grant County Marching Band earns first place in Class AAAA

    Name of Competition: South Laurel High School in London on Oct. 14.

    Ranking and awards:  First place Class AAAA, first  place overall, best overall color guard, best overall music, best overall visual.

    Names of other Bands Participating:  Grant County, Southwestern, North Laurel, Lincoln County, East Jessamine, Marion County, Wayne County, Harlan County, Boyle County, Knox Central, Rockcastle County, Estill County, Garrard County, McCreary Central, Danville and Somerset
    Score:  85.45