Today's News

  • Williamstown hosts Orange and Black Night
  • Grant County bleeds blue, gold

    Winter high school sports are getting ready to kick into high gear, which in Kentucky and Grant County means one thing - basketball.
    Grant County High School held their annual Blue/Gold Madness on Nov. 14 for a chance to meet the boy’s and girl’s teams and have some fun.

    “We had a great crowd here tonight,” boys coach Brandon Grammer said. “It’s a lot of fun for the kids and the crowd. I think it’s good for the community to see what we’re doing here.”

  • Being thankful

    Every Thanksgiving we reflect on what we are thankful for in our lives. We often come up with the same generic answers year after year, family, friends, church, often adding different organizations to our list. We all have this list. We were taught in kindergarten to make it and we have done so ever since, in our heads if not on paper. And there is nothing wrong with being thankful for our possessions but is that what Thanksgiving or “Giving Thanks” is really about?


    Bethany Baptist
    • 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship service and 7 p.m. evening worship.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady
    • The church is located at 7770 Lawrenceville Road in Holbrook. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Canby Tabernacle
    • Pastor Belve Barger - The church is located on Highway 330 West.
    • Sunday services are 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship service and 6:30 p.m. fellowship and Bible Study.
    • Wednesday service at 7 p.m.

  • WHS Band of Spirit places second in Mid-States Championship

    Name of competition: 2014 Mid-States Band Association Class 3A Championships

    Location and date:  Kings High School, Kings Mills, OH.

    Ranking and any awards:   2014 MSBA Class 3A Runner Up (second place Overall)

    Names and number of bands participating:  14 (In order of finish)
    Bourbon Co, Williamstown, Kings, LaSalle, Westerville North, Walnut Hills, Delaware Hayes, Vandalia Butler, Olentangy Liberty, Westerville Central, East Clinton, Edgewood, East Central, Greenon

  • TINY TACKLERS: Grant County Youth Football
  • Grant County Youth Basketball

    (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.)
    Deputy Scott Conrad executed a warrant for Amberlee L. Lanham, 23, of Dry Ridge, for two counts of failure to appear to court, at 9:29- p.m. Nov. 3 on Arbors Drive. Lanham was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Fleeing suspect causes multi-vehicle crash

    An alleged shoplifter fleeing from Wal-Mart caused a multi-vehicle crash that closed Taft Highway in Dry Ridge for several hours on Nov. 3.

    Police said Amy Martin, a 39-year-old Glencoe woman, attempted to steal $115 worth of clothes from Wal-Mart on Ferguson Boulevard in Dry Ridge.As she fled the store, police said Martin got into an altercation with the loss prevention specialist and manager at Wal-Mart  who confronted her.

  • Knight residency lawsuit dismissed

    A motion to dismiss Leslie Knight as a candidate for circuit judge in Grant, Owen and Carroll counties was denied last week.
    Marlene McComas, a Williamstown resident, filed suit on Oct. 8 alleging that R. Leslie Knight, of Dry Ridge, should be dismissed as candidate for circuit judge in the 15th Judicial District because she did not actually live at 26 Broadway in Dry Ridge as she indicated on her candidate papers.