Today's News

  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans donated $1,000 to Shop With a Cop program

    Thrivent Financial for Lutherans donated $1,000 to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office and Williamstown Police Shop With A Cop program. Calvin Herr, left and Paul Gustafson, right, gave the check to Williamstown Police Chief Al Rich and Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills.Thrivent works through six churches in the area, including Immanuel Lutheran in Dry Ridge. This money was a matching fundraiser to a golf scramble held earlier in the fall.

  • Another Place In Time

    This Another Place In Time photo features Hubert Lusby and his pet squirrel. The photo was taken when he was around 10-years-old. Lusby turned 90 on July 4. The photo was submitted by Lusby and there were no guesses.
    If you have photos you’d like to see published in Another Place in Time, bring to 129 S. Main, Suite B, Dry Ridge or mail to: Grant County News, P.O. Box 249, Williamstown, KY. 41097.

  • Turning Back The Clock

    15 Years
    Dec. 28, 1995

    Fourth grade classes at Mason-Corinth Elementary taught by Gail McAdams, Jennifer Caldwell and Diane Henage reached out to children in Bosnia in the form of shoe boxes filled with toothpaste, soap, combs, flashlights and batteries, small stuffed animals, matchbox cars and school supplies. The project began when McAdams read a book to her class.

  • Lady Braves’ get hard fought win over Newport

    The game looked more like a cage match than a basketball game as the Lady Braves defeated the Newport 39-23 Dec. 27 in their first game of the Grant County Invitational.

  • Police Reports - Dec. 30, 2010

    Dry Ridge
    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 3:24 p.m. Dec. 23 on Broadway. The drivers involved were Dawn R. Barton, 30, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2000 Pontiac and Jennifer D. Brown, 36, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2002 Chevrolet. Barton was charged with no insurance.

    Grant County
    Deputy Robert Morgan investigated an accident at 2:44 p.m. Dec. 13 on Warsaw Road. The driver involved was Mike T. Baker, 48, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2001 Ford.

  • Braves kicker plays in Best of the Bluegrass

    Not many people in Grant County can say they have played in a high school all-star football game, but for senior kicker Preston Cahill it was a game he enjoyed  participating in.

    “I was honored to be a part of it,” he said. “It was a prestigious game and I was honored to represent Grant County High School.”

    Cahill was one of two kickers in the state to play in the Best of the Bluegrass Dec. 12 in Louisville at St. Xavier High School.

  • Mills signs to play soccer at Union College

    After playing his senior year for the Grant County Braves, Dustin Mills will play collegiate soccer at Union College.

    For Mills, it’s a dream come true.

    “Union has a good soccer program,” he said. “The coaches are great, the area is great. Everything is just close down there.”

  • Lady Demons win NCKC Tournament

    The Williamstown seventh grade girls won the North Central Kentucky Conference Tournament Dec. 18 at Gallatin County High School. In the first round, the Lady Demons faced the Lady Bearcats, defeating them 32-22. Rebekah Justice led the way for Williamstown with 12 points, eight rebounds and four blocks. The win advanced the Lady Demons into the championship game against Gallatin County, defeating the Lady Wildcats 41-21. Justice and Sammie Souder had 12 points each. The Lady Demons ended their season with a 14-1 record.

  • People Poll 12.30.10
  • Shopping with a purpose

    Police officers with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office and Williamstown Police Department descended on Wal-Mart on Dec. 18 to make Christmas brighter for some families.
    During the 2010 annual Shop With A Cop program, more than 30 families were assisted with clothes, toys and other gifts.
    The children who participate are selected by each school’s family resource center. Each child was able to spend $250 to $300.
    Sheriff Chuck Dills said without the donations and support of the community this program wouldn’t be possible.