Today's News

  • Lady Braves search for continued improvement

    Any loss is a hard loss for a team and for Lady Braves coach Darrell Guffey, the first two games were tough, but it is time to look forward.

    Grant County lost to the Lady Pioneers 80-37 Dec. 3 in their first home game of the regular season.

  • Star Students

    Chas Morgan is Williamstown Elementary School Intermediate Student of the Week. He is in Amy Hickman’s fourth grade class.
    “Chas is such a pleasure to have in my class,” Hickman said. “He is always working hard to better himself, always willing to help others, and challenges me to be a better teacher. His sarcastic sense of humor keeps me on my toes!”
    His favorite thing about school is books and his favorite book is “The Lightning Thief.” Morgan’s favorite subject is recess.

  • Star Students

    Isaiah Magee is Williamstown Elementary School Primary Student of the Week.  He is in Michelle Whaley’s second grade class.
    “He is one awesome dude,” Whaley said. “He is sweet, polite, and always eager to learn.”
    Isaiah’s favorite book is “Mr. Baseball.” His favorite subject is math and he likes gym and recess.

  • For the Record 12-9-10

    Property Transfers
    (Quit Claim Deed) Ronald E. Eldridge to Carol J. Eldridge to Ronald E. Eldridge, Chipman Ridge Road property, $60,000
        Oct. 29:
    (General Warranty Deed) Billy Crowder and Diane Crowder to Jeffrey Bayerle and Sarah M. Bayerle, lot 6, Section 2 of Toole Bros. Southern Hills Subdivision, $116,000
    Nov. 1:

  • Police Reports 12-9-10

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)

  • Star Students

    Williamstown Elementary School Intermediate Student of the Week is Ronan Fedak. He is in Trish Merritt’s fifth grade class.
    “I chose Ronan for student of the week because of the progress he’s made,” Merritt said. “Ronan has improved in all academic areas and always gives his best effort. I’m so proud of Ronan and truly enjoy being his teacher.”
    Ronan’s favorite thing about school is being with his friends. He likes math and his favorite book is “Pokemon.”

  • Star Students

    Destiny Wallace is Williamstown Elementary School Primary Student of the Week. She is in June Bodenhamer’s second grade class.
    “Destiny was chosen as student of the week because she is always well prepared,” Bodenhamer said. “Her homework is always completed on time and it is extremely neat.  She demonstrates good listening skills; she follows the classroom and schools rules; and she gets along well with her classmates. Destiny gives 100 percent all of the time. It is a real joy having Destiny as a student.”

  • Look closer, it may surprise you to see what God has in store

    By Barry Robinson, Williamstown United Methodist pastor

  • Church News 12-9-10

    • ‘Joy to the world, the Lord has come . . .’ Joy, found in a relationship with Christ is like no other joy that can be found.    Though many today are not ‘interested’ and consequently have little or no joy in life, God really did intent that joy for the entire world.


  • One Warm Coat offers free winter wear

    One Warm Coat is a program sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission and the Grant County Homemakers to provide winter clothing for Grant County residents.
    Donations of new or gently used jackets and coats are needed. To make a donation, call Kim Curtis at 859-824-4768 or e-mail kcurtis@nkcac.org or call Patty Poor at 859-824-3355 or e-mail Patricia.poor@uky.edu.
    Coat bins will also be located at the Grant County Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown and at the CAC office in Williamstown.