Today's News

  • Star Students 4-10-14
  • CHURCH NOTES 4-10-14

    Canby Tabernacle
    • April 20 – Sunrise service at 6:30 a.m., breakfast following
    • April 23 through April 26 - Revival each night at 7 p.m.
    • April 27 - Clearfork Bluegrass gospel group at 11 a.m. Fellowship dinner afterwards.
    • Pastor - Belve Barger
    • Sunday School at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m.; Sunday evening fellowship at 6:30 p.m. with desserts, followed by Bible study at 7 p.m.; Wednesday night service at 7 p.m.
    • The church is located on Highway 330 West in Corinth.

  • The hope of Easter

    The Easter season is here! Hopefully spring will come and stay with this great holiday.  Easter will be a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the hope that it brings to believers.  Easter Sunday is often the most attended services at most churches.  I hope you have the opportunity to worship this year at your church. If you do not attend church or haven’t in a while, Easter will be a great opportunity for you to go and even go for the first time.

  • Police Reports 4-3-14

    (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

  • Critical week ends with budget bill

    This was a critical week as we continued to hash out state budget details with the House in a conference committee after passing our versions of the budget bills.  
    There are many different opinions and philosophies on how to spend the money, raise revenue and support the important public services for Kentucky.  The budget is the ultimate statement of priorities for the Commonwealth.

  • Welcome to this crazy world

    The birth of a child is always a joyous occasion. Some of my family were expecting their first child. A baby girl. Oh what fun. Girls are always more fun than boys.
    Personal opinion.
    Dressing them up in little bows and big frilly dresses.
    Maybe it’s because I have a daughter.
    In helping them prepare for her, I was reminded of just how out of the loop I really was. Talk about feeling like a fish out of water, it had been eight years since I shopped in depth for anything baby.

  • Chase Jewelers opens in DR

    Dry Ridge welcomed its newest business venture when Chase Jewelers officially opened on April 1 at 61 Broadway, next to Great Clips Hair Salon.
    Charles Nigg, owner, has spent 31 years honing the art of jewelry making and repair.

    The Oxford, Ohio native worked at Rogers Jewelers, as well as with the Tiffany and Company division of jewelry repair, before going into business for himself when he purchased a jewelry store in Cynthiana.
    He commuted from his Grant County home for eight years before deciding the time was right to open up a shop closer to home.

  • Grant Adult Ed Hosts Open House April 8

    The road to earn his GED was long and difficult for Cody Strong but ultimately rewarding.
    The 19-year-old Williamstown resident moved Grant County from Indiana where he was home schooled.
    He decided to begin his path toward a GED in 2011 at the Grant County Adult Education Center.

  • Community asked to get involved in Child Abuse Awareness

    In 2013, there were 596 reports of child abuse in Grant County.
    Karla Hurley, the family resource director at Mason-Corinth Elementary, wants to focus on solutions for the problem.

    “We hear about the numbers, but our focus has got to be on how to fix the problem instead of just being horrified by a problem,” she said.
    To bring awareness to the growing problem, a variety of activities have been scheduled for April, which is designated as Child Abuse Awareness Month.
    Those activities include: