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Today's News

  • Online content moves to subscription based Feb. 24

    You may have seen the story on the front of last week’s Grant County News concerning our website moving to a paid model.
    On Thursday next week, the Grant County News website www.grantky.com will become a subscription-based news and information source.
    This does NOT mean there will no longer be a printed version of the Grant County News. We received a phone call after the story appeared, asking if the rumor was true that the Grant County News would only be on the web.

  • WILLIAMSTOWN BRIDGE TO CLOSE MARCH 1

    Deterioration of the deck of the U.S. 25 bridge in Williamstown has forced Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials to close the bridge.

    The bridge will close to traffic March 1 while construction of a $5 million replacement bridge continues. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet had planned to keep the existing bridge in service until the new bridge was completed, but that plan was abandoned for safety reasons after recent inspections.

  • INDICTMENTS

    The grand jury, which met Feb. 9, returned indictments against 11 people.
    An indictment means there is probable cause to believe a crime has been committed; guilt or innocence is established later through the trial procedure.
    Those indicted were:

  • For The Record Feb. 17, 2011

    Civil Suits
    Dec. 7:
    Beneficial Kentucky, Inc. vs. Linda S. Bauer, default of payment on note
    Margaret E. Jones vs. Richard W. Jones, petition for dissolution of marriage
    AmeriCredit Financial Services vs. Gregory Pickett, default of payment on note
    Dec. 8:
    Chase Home Finance, LLC vs. Lyndsie McCowan and Clayton McCowan, default of payment on note
    Dec. 9:
    Discover Bank vs. Tichrahn O’Flaherty, default of payment on credit agreement

  • 2010-2011 WHS JV Cheerleaders
  • A Blast From The Past 2.17.11

    15 Years Ago
    Feb. 15, 1996
    Former Grant County basketball coach C.R. Wenderoth has been elected to the Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame.
    The cerermony was held at Latonia Legion Hall Feb 21.

    25 Years Ago
    Feb. 11, 1986
    The Demons squeaked out a 54-51 win over tier county-rival Braves.
    Craig Houchens was the leading scorer for Williamstown with 17 points.
    Leading scorer for the Braves was David Shelton with 16 points.

  • Cahill, Reed bid farewell to board

    Life can be like a novel with chapters: the beginning, the middle and the end. In a sense, when a chapter in life ends, a new one begins. For two former Grant County Board members Billie Cahill and Diane Reed, a new chapter begins after finishing a combined 18 years on the board.
    Cahill had been on the Grant County Board of Education for 14 years and knew that the time was right to step down.

  • Lady Braves host Lady Rebels on Senior Night

    When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18
    Where: Grant County High School
    What: The Lady Braves will face Owen County Feb. 18. The last time these two teams faced was on opening night with Grant County falling 74-36 to the Lady Rebels. Grant County will honor their three seniors, Brittany Hearn, Logan Kidwell and Seneca Sullivan after the junior varsity game.
     

  • Braves face Juggernauts on Senior Night

    When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17
    Where: Grant County High School
    What: The Braves will host Lloyd Memorial for Senior Night. Grant County will have a ceremony before the warmups of the varsity game. They will honor the senior Josh Blackburn along with the seniors from the cheerleading squad and wrestling team.
     

  • Can’t catch a break: Demons lose to Warriors in final seconds

    With the pre-game ceremony honoring the three seniors of the Williamstown Demons basketball team, the night started on a high note, but ended on a low one as they lost to Eminence 53-52 Feb. 10.

    The Demons have struggled all season, but this game was particularly heartbreaking.

    “I’ve never had a team that wouldn’t listen  like that,” Williamstown coach Steve Sigmon said after the game. “It is what it is.”