Today's News

  • Legislative candiates share views at forum

    Three candidates for state legislator shared their ideas on battling the heroin epidemic, solving state pension problems and more on Oct. 20 at the Meet the Candidates Forum.
    The forum, held at Williamstown High School, is sponsored by the Grant County News and Grant County Chamber of Commerce. Jamie Baker, executive director of the chamber, served as the forum moderator. In an election year where the majority of the seats do not have enough candidates for a real race, only three candidates participated in the forum.


    I’d like to say first this is the most important election in recent times. 
    It is disgusting when only 30 percent voted last year and look who we ended up with as governor.  There is going to be a lot of out-of-state money coming in to influence the outcome of this election.  The working and middle class are going to be most affected by this election so get out and vote.
    I’m supporting Mayor Jim Gray for U.S. Senate because he is a proven leader. 

  • Bumper sticker theology

    On most days as I’m on my way to work I see a car with a bunch of bumper stickers on the back.
    There’s a “26.2” and a “13.1” sticker that means the driver is probably a marathon/half-marathon runner.
    Other stickers say things like “Easy does it,” “One day at a time” and “Let go and let God.”
    I’ve seen those slogans before and they’re often associated with 12-step programs like AA, although they don’t belong to them exclusively.


    Church of Christ
    • 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


    (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 David Osborne cited Mandi L. Jump, 37, of Dry Ridge, with speeding, at 2:21 p.m. Oct. 10 on Warsaw Road.

  • Bluebirds fly past Braves

    The Highland Bluebirds flew into Grant County on Oct. 21, and left with a 50-0 win over the Grant County Braves.  

    It was a rough senior night for the Braves.
    It didn’t take long for the visiting team to cross the goal line.  

    Less than two minutes into the game, Bluebirds quarterback Brady Gosney completed a seven-yard pass to receiver Braden Posey for the first score of the game.  

  • WHS celebrates Orange, Black Night
  • Project Lead the Way selects Grant County High School engineering program, teacher as 2016 ‘Program of Excellence’

     Project Lead the Way (PLTW), the nation’s leading provider of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs, has named its state Programs of Excellence.  Selected for engineering was Grant County High School’s program, headed by teacher, Chastity Rohan. Grant County’s program was the single honoree chosen from 73 similar programs throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • Local movie ‘Liberty’s Prisoner’ now available to watch