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Today's News

  • WEDDDINGS

    Joe and Gina Magee of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Adrienne Marie Magee to Jason Webster, son of Pat Conrad and Morris Webster of Williamstown.

    The wedding is being planned for 5 p.m. on May 5, 2012, at Mason Baptist church. A reception will follow at the American Legion Hall.

    The bride is a 2011 graduate of Grant County High School. She is also attending Northern Kentucky University. She is employed by Grant Manor.

  • THIS WEEK IN GRANT COUNTY SPORTS 4.19.12

    GRANT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

    Baseball
    April 17 Grant County at Lexington Christian 5:30 p.m.
    April 20 Grant County vs. Scott County 5:30 p.m.
    April 21 Grant County at Williamstown 11 a.m.
    April 23 Grant County vs. Walton-Verona 5 p.m.
    April 25 Grant County vs. Simon Kenton 5 p.m.

    Softball
    April 19 Grant County vs. Scott County 6 p.m.
    April 20 Grant County vs. Harlan County at Whitley County 7:15 p.m.

  • GRANT COUNTY NEWS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK 4.19.12

    Samantha Perry has been named the Grant County News Athlete of the Week for April 19. Perry is the daughter of Greg and Jennifer Perry.

  • SCORES OF ALL SORTS 4.19.12

    GRANT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

    SOFTBALL

    Last week’s results
    Walton-Verona 6, Grant County 0
                        
                             1  2  3    4  5  6   7   R  H  E

  • Registration now open for Grant County 5K Run/Walk

    The FFLAG (Fitness for Life Around Grant County) coalition wants local residents to start their Derby Day celebrations on May 5 with a brisk 5K run/walk through Williamstown.

    The eighth annual “Derby Dash 5K” starts at 8:30 a.m. on May 5 at the Williamstown Baptist Church and follows a 5K (3.1 mile) mostly flat scenic course through Williamstown in Grant County.

    A fun run for kids begins immediately following the race.

  • Chamber of Commerce tees up for annual golf scramble

    Feel like some friendly competition on the links?

    Know some fellow golfers of varying talent levels?

    The Grant County Chamber of Commerce is looking for a few good teams to round out its annual golf scramble at Eagle Creek Country Club.

    This year’s outing will begin at 8 a.m. May 11 and will include a meal and awards presentation.

    The scramble is open to anyone interested who can come up with a four-person team. Only one player may be an

    A player with a handicap between 0-12.

  • GC Special Olympics to host fundraiser

    The Grant County Special Olympics will be hosting a fundraiser at the Dry Ridge LaRosa’s on April 25 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    A portion of the bill will be donated back to the Grant County Special Olympics. Show your support for Grant County Special Olympics.

  • GCHS Baseball Boosters raising money for Freedom game

    The Grant County High School Baseball Boosters are selling vouchers to Grant County businesses and residents for a Florence Freedom game June 27.

    A Grant County businessperson will be asked to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the game. A group from Grant County High School will be singing the National Anthem before the game.

    Ticket vouchers are $10 each.
     

  • Hunter education classes offered in 2012

    The Northern Kentucky Hunter Education Association is offering a Hunter Education Course in the following Counties: Boone, Campbell, Kenton and Grant.

    All courses are free of charge and open to anyone 9 years of age and older. If you are planning to hunt in Kentucky or out of State a Hunter Education Course completion card (Orange Card) may be neeeded. Anyone born after Jan. 1, 1975 must carry a card while hunting in the state of Kentucky along with their Kentucky hunting license.

  • Lake Pollywog stocked for fishing

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has partnered with the city of Dry Ridge to provide a fishing opportunity at Lake Pollywog.