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Today's News

  • PERSONALLY SPEAKING

    I like to see democracy in action. I know that’s weird, but it’s true.
    Democracy was in action Monday night at the Williamstown City Council meeting.

    Discussion, which lasted over an hour, centered on which company should be hired to do a preliminary engineering study for the city’s water treatment plant.

    Four engineering firms submitted proposals.

  • Lovell, Calhoun serve as pages for Rep. Adams

    NOLAN CALHOUN
    Nolan Calhoun, son of Amanda and Michael Calhoun, served as a page of Rep. Royce Adams. He was selected as the winner of an art and essay contest. “It was an honor to serve Royce Adams as a page,” Calhoun said.

    JOSEPH CAMERON LOVELL

  • GRANT COUNTY’S HEALTHY HEROES

    Stovall loses weight, changes lifestyle

    Name: Leslie Stovall, of Dry Ridge

    What motivated you to live a healthier lifestyle? I was over 200 pounds. I needed to change.

    How have you changed your lifestyle in order to be healthier? I am more active. I eat healthier and drink plenty of water.

    What is your favorite fitness activity? I enjoy weight lifting. I work out five days a week and hold the state bench press record of 120 pounds.

  • Rider - Cummins wed March 25; reception planned April 28

    Brooke Rider and Mark Cummins were united in marriage on March 25, 2012, at The Hogan House in Dry Ridge. Josh Cummins officiated the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father,  Charles Rider.

    Serving as maid of honor was Sabryn Wooton, daughter of the bride, of Dry Ridge. The bridesmaid was Taylor Cummins, daughter of the groom. Serving as best man was Logan Cummins, son of the groom, of Dry Ridge.

  • SCORES OF ALL SORTS 4.5.12

    GRANT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

  • THIS WEEK IN GRANT COUNTY SPORTS 4.5.12

    GRANT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

    Baseball
    April 5 Grant County at Pendleton County 5 p.m.
    April 7 Grant County vs. Bishop Brossart 11 a.m.
    April 9 Grant County vs. Western Hills 5:30 p.m.
    April 10 Grant County at Simon Kenton 5 p.m.

    Softball
    April 6 Grant County vs. Somerset 5 p.m.
    April 7 Grant County vs. St. Henry 12 p.m.
    April 9 Grant County at Williamstown 5 p.m.
    April 11 Grant County at Walton-Verona 5:30 p.m.

  • GRANT COUNTY NEWS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK 4.5.12

    Ben Shipp has been named the Grant County News Athlete of the Week for April 5. Shipp is the son of Todd and Debby Shipp.

  • Annual St. Elizabeth Grant Golf Classic to be held May 4

    It’s time again for another exciting day on the links to benefit health-related projects for Grant County residents.

    The annual St. Elizabeth Grant Golf Classic will be held on May 4 at Eagle Creek Country Club in Crittenden.

    Proceeds from the event will benefit the Cancer Care Center at St. Elizabeth Grant.

    For additional information regarding the Grant Golf Classic, call the St. Elizabeth Healthcare Foundation at 859-301-3920 or visit www.stelizabeth.com/foundation.
     

  • ‘Cats win 8th National Title

    As I sit in my French Quarter hotel waiting to head over to the Superdome for the National Championship game between Kentucky and Kansas, a huge thunderstorm is engulfing New Orleans.  The driving rain that is covering the city is reminiscent of the emotions that will be flowing in the Bluegrass Monday night.  The question is will it be the disappointment of what might have been or the unbelievable celebration that has been 14 years in the making.

  • Demons fall to Pendleton Co. 8-2

    The Williamstown Demons competed for six innings, before eventually falling to Pendleton County 8-2, April 2 at Williamstown High School.

    “Overall it was our best game this year,” Demons coach A.J. Mason said. “We did nothing to beat ourselves. Pendleton County hit the ball when they needed to. Right now our biggest struggle is hitting.”

    The Demons weren’t able to get any rallies going and were unable to get key hits to break the game wide open.