Today's News

  • Vandals paint graffiti at Grant park

    A storage building toward the front of Grant County Park in Crittenden was vandalized last week with vulgar words painted on metal siding.
    The incident, which is being investigated by the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, happened sometime overnight June 18 with the graffiti being noticed as preparations were being made for the final day of Little Dippers Camp at the park.

  • A final resting place

    Tina Gordon finally got the call on Jan. 3 that the Gordon family had been waiting on for more than 60 years.
    “I was so excited,” she said. “I couldn’t wait to go and tell Cliff.”
    Clifford Gordon, Tina’s father-in-law, had kept hope that his baby brother, Paul Marshall Gordon, a soldier in the Korean War, would finally be laid to rest at home in Grant County.

  • Police Reports 6-26-14

    (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.)

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

  • A picture is worth a 1,000 words


  • Soccer is a cruel game

    Sunday around 5:30pm, feeling as patriotic as I ever felt, I got dressed up in all of the red, white, and blue apparel I could muster up from my wardrobe, grabbed our American flag, and ran around and out of my house waving the flag as I got myself, and as many other people as I could, pumped up for the U.S.’s match against arguably the best player in the world. Little did I know what would transpire in the next two hours would leave me feeling almost every emotion in the book.

  • John-Jennings retires from NKU

    Betsy John-Jennings loves watching college students develop from rookies to savvy career professionals.
    She will always cherish the countless transformations she witnessed over the past decade as she says goodbye to the Northern Kentucky University-Grant County Center.
    John-Jennings, director of the center, will retire May 30 after about 35 years at NKU, the last 10 in Grant County.
    A retirement celebration was held in her honor on May 22.


    Division Standings

    Coach Pitch
    Rangers 14
    Reds 12

    Blue Jays 9
    Royals 3

    Crush 8
    Rangers 12

    Royals 9
    Reds 8

    • Minor Division
    Mustangs 8
    Bulldogs 6

    Major Division
    Rattlers 6
    Sluggers 5

    • 10U Softball Division
    Dream Team 15
    Owen Maroon 1

    13U Softball Division
    Dirt Diva’s 21
    Slugger 8

  • BN Legends hosts basketball academy on June 20

    BBN Legends will host an elite skills camp at 1 p.m. on June 20 at the Williamstown High School.
    BBN Legends is teaming up with Williamstown High School and Wildcats and More to bring the premier Kentucky Basketball Camp to  Grant County.  The camp will feature senior leaders Jarrod Polson (2012 National Champion, 2014 Runner Up, 2011 Final Four) and Terrence Jones (2012 National Champion and 2011 Final Four, current starting forward for the Houston Rockets) plus Final Four MVP Jeff Sheppard along with local basketball coaches.

  • WHS seniors say goodbye with Class Night

    And the winners are...

    • Grand Champion - Wyatt Newman - electric guitar
    • Second place - Savannah Toll - Royals by Lorde
    • Third place - Jason Eilers - drums
    • Fourth place - Haley Neyer - Three Wooden Crosses by Randy Travis
    • Fifth place - Kristy Thornton - With Ur Love by Cher Lloyd
    • Sixth place - Michelle Pimentel - Better Together by Fifth Harmony
    • Seventh place - Boroff Group - Science skit performed by Christine Boroff