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Today's News

  • AUGUST INDICTMENTS

    The grand jury met Sept. 13 and returned indictments against 24 people.
    The indictment of a person by a grand jury is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
    Those indicted were:
    • Christopher Shane Williams, 23, theft of identity, operating on a suspended/revoked license, license to be in possession, failure of owner to maintain required insurance and being a persistent felony offender.

  • Corinth holds September meeting

    The City of Corinth held their regular monthly meeting on Sept. 11 at the City Building.  City commissioners Barbara New, Aimee Lingle, Jeanette Houk and Deana Caldwell were present, as well as Mayor William R. Hill and City Clerk Tara Wright. 
    Items discussed included bids for cleaning out ditches on Marathon Drive, a letter from the Daughters of the Revolution concerning Constitution Day, property tax mail-out and a quick update on post office activities.
    Wright said they will start sending out city property tax bills this month.

  • GABBARD RECOGNIZED AS CHAMPION OF THE SFSP
  • Colsons win Grant County Fair family participation award

    At the 2017 Grant County Fair, the winners of the family participation award, sponsored by the
    Grant County Chamber of Commerce, were the family of Jesse and Linda Colson.

    They had multiple entries in the exhibit hall in homemaking, arts and crafts, fruits and vegetables and flower departments.
    They had white, red, blue and purple ribbons that counted up to 78 points to make them the winning family participating in the exhibit hall entries this year.

  • The Gallery Coffee Shop to host fundraiser for Free Lunch Kitchen

    The Gallery Coffee Shop will host a fundraiser for the Free Lunch Kitchen Thursday, Oct.5 at The Gallery Coffee Shop, 137 N. Main Street, downtown Williamstown. The fundraiser will feature the public debut of the 14-foot, seven-inch Twelve Fish of Buddha woodcarving by local folk artist Ken Stone.
    Art will be on display all day with a 6 to 8:30 p.m. special time with food and drinks, door prizes, meet the living artists and more. At 9 p.m. there will be a standup comedy show featuring Steve “Phatty” Clontz, Goo McIntyre and Matt Linville.

  • Braves runner-up in tournament

    The Grant County Braves finished at the annual Dry Ridge Toyota Cup Sept. 16. They took a win against Beechwood High School 7-1 in game one, but loss to the Conner Cougars 3-0 in the championship game.

  • GCHS hosts annual Dry Ridge Toyota Cup

    The Grant County girls’ soccer team finished second in the annual Dry Ridge Toyota Cup.
    The Lady Braves defeated Pendleton County 2-1 in first game, then fell to Owen County 5-0 in the championship.
    Madeline Tucker, Morgan Moore and Bailey Caldwell were all named to the All-Tournament team.  

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    He’s not flashy or overly dramatic, but just being himself worked perfectly for Rob Bromley at WKYT-TV (Channel 27) in Lexington for just over 40 years.
    That run ends Sept. 29 when Bromley retires after doing what he came to love — covering University of Kentucky sports.

  • Grant County golfers finish second

    The Grant County boy’s golf team hosted the Tom Johnson Classic at Eagle Creek on Saturday, Sept. 16 and finished second out of 19 teams and a total of 99 golfers in the morning flight.
    Coach Michael Camacho said that it was pleasing to finish runner-up with such a strong field of teams and players.  
    “We beat a few teams today that I was not expecting to,” Camacho said.

  • TOM JOHNSON CLASSIC

    The Grant County Lady Braves hosted the Tom Johnson Classic golf tournament at Eagle Creek Country Club on Saturday, Sept. 16.  

    There were a total of 12 teams who competed on the day with several other schools represented by individuals who could not compete as teams because they lacked enough players.