Today's News

  • Do or done?

    Two small words but yet our definition there is a definitive difference between these two words. The root of the two words for the most part have the same meaning, however when we do something we are in the present state of doing an action.
    When we have come to a completion point of a task, the task is done or finished.
     Just prior to Christ’s last breath on the cross, he spoke his three last words prior to his death: So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit. (John 19:30).


    (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 KJ Little executed a warrant for Ryan P. Wells, 20, of Dry Ridge, for violation of EPO and harassing communications, at 6:35 p.m. Feb. 22 on Barnes Road. Wells was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.
    Officer KJ Little cited Zachary M. Schwartz, 21, of Dry Ridge, with no tail lamps and no registration plates, at 8:16 p.m. Feb. 22 on Taft Highway.

  • Motives for changes in Horse Park Commission personnel are questioned

    Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer, who is leading the charge against the management of the Kentucky Horse Park, sought a paid position in charge of the park’s marquee annual event, the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, in 2010.
    He was rebuffed by Alston Kerr, who was ousted Friday as chairwoman of the Kentucky Horse Park Commission by Gov. Matt Bevin. The position Thayer applied for, which pays about $50,000, eventually went to someone else.

  • What's up with the Ark?
  • Teens allegedly throw rocks at cars on I-75

    Two teenagers are accused of throwing rocks at passing vehicles on Interstate 75 in Crittenden.
    A 14-year-old male and 15-year-old male will be charged with criminal mischief and wanton endangerment through a court-designated worker.

  • DR man faces charges in car break-ins

    A 19-year-old Dry Ridge resident was arrested Feb, 27 and may face more than 20 additional counts of breaking into vehicles to steal items at multiple Grant County businesses and neighborhoods.

  • Clerk halts attempted robbery

    Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a Corinth Marathon gas station at gunpoint.

    The unknown white males who had their faces covered were unable to get inside the store after a female clerk locked the front entrance and called 911.

    The incident occurred at 7:55 p.m. Feb. 25 when a male and female clerk, along with a male customer, were inside the gas station.

  • Lexington robbery suspects caught in Grant County

    Two men who are suspected of robbing a woman by knifepoint outside of a Lexington church Feb. 21 were caught in Grant County.
    The suspects, 37-year-old Robert Schultz and 48-year-old Harvey Smith, are facing multiple charges, including first-degree robbery, fleeing and evading police, first-degree criminal mischief and first-degree wanton endangerment.
    The incident began when a woman getting out her car around 10 a.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Lexington was approached by a man offering to help her carry items.

  • Mt. Olivet Christian moves to new location

    The Mt. Olivet Christian Church in Williamstown will officially move to a new location at 400 Eibeck Lane in Williamstown on March 6.

    This move comes after rapid growth of the congregation within recent years.
    The property on Eibeck Lane holds a brand new building with room to hold up to 1,132 people.
    Since the 1870’s Mt. Olivet Christian Church has served Williamstown and Grant County. It’s initial location in Heekin is preserved with a cemetery.