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Today's News

  • BUILDING PERMITS

    • April 4
    Alumni Development, 525 Menefee Road, new home, 1,763 square feet, estimated cost $150,000; permit fee $595.26.
    • April 5
    Dry Ridge Baptist Church, 15 Broadway Street, stairs and steps, 35 square feet, estimated cost $3,300; permit fee $38.88.
    Grant County Oil, 77 Broadway Street, repair, 187 square feet, estimated cost $3,500; permit fee $45.16.
    Sarah Roland, 11015 Taft Highway, new home, 1,248 square feet, estimated cost $80,000; permit fee $371.88.
    • April 12

  • INDICTMENTS

    The grand jury met May 3 and returned indictments against 21 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:
    • Justin O. Rodgers, 31, possession of a controlled substance in the first degree, possession of a controlled substance in the second degree, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and rear license not illuminated.

  • Grant County Chamber welcomes new businesses
  • Health department offers free diabetes class to be held May 20

    If you want to learn how to better control your diabetes, you can get practical tips at a free class on Saturday, May 20. Diabetes educators from the Northern Kentucky Health Department are offering the comprehensive education from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Grant County Cooperative Extension, 105 Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown.
    Registration is required. Lunch and a diabetes toolkit will be provided.

  • Southern Scions Special Olympics Benefit Ride
  • County health centers change scheduling system

    Starting this month, the Northern Kentucky Health Department’s county health centers are adjusting their hours to provide more flexible appointment times to clients. The changes include:
    • Appointments as early as 7:45 a.m. Monday-Friday mornings
    • Appointments during the lunch hour, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., when centers had previously been closed
    • Early closure from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on two Fridays per month at all health centers, a time when demand for appointments is lower

  • Model hands Demons 9-0 loss on Senior night

    Before a Monday night game with Model, Williamstown honored its five seniors, Drew Lawrence, Ben McClelland, Chris Parsons, Jacob Scroggins and Caleb Thompson in a pre-game ceremony with family, friends, and fans in attendance.

    Following the ceremony, Thompson took the mound and got off to a rocky start, allowing two runs in the first two innings on four hits and three walks.

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    Malik Monk is considered a lock to be a top 10 pick in the June NBA Draft, but that doesn’t mean everyone feels he is destined to be a NBA star.
    Monk led the Southeastern Conference in scoring at Kentucky as a freshman and was among the nation’s elite scorers from three-point range. Yet ESPN analysts Fran Fraschilla and Jeff Goodman both have some questions about his NBA future.

  • Tuggle signs with Midway University

    Athlete: Zach Tuggle
    Sport: Basketball

    Number of years playing sport: 10
    Parents: Cheryle and Tim Tuggle

    School committed to: Midway University
    Reason for selecting and signing with this school: It is close to home, nice and new.

    Highlights/accomplishments/awards from your high school years: Leading team in scoring this year; winning districts and winning the Mike Swaguer Christmas tournament.

  • Williamstown recognizes softball, baseball seniors