Today's News

  • Henages celebrate 40th wedding anniversary

    Carl and Sue Henage will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on May 8.  A reception will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, at the New Columbus Baptist Church.

    The reception is being hosted by their sons and their families, Jason and Karen Henage, Hannah, Ella, Kate, and Sophie, Eric and  Brooke Henage, Ava-Kate, Benjamin, Samuel and Luke Henage.

    The couple requests no gifts.

  • Kinman completes basic training

    Cody Daniel Kinman has graduated from U.S. Army basic Military Police training at Ft. Leonard Wood in Missouri.

    Kinman, 19, is a graduate of Grant County High School and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Kinman of Dry Ridge. He is the grandson of Richard and Jewell Knight of Williamstown and Roberta and the late Johnny Kinmon. He is the great grandson of Elsie Readnower of Williamstown.

  • Deputy graduates basic training

    Grant County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Matthew Boshears, along with law enforcement officers from 19 other agencies across the state, graduated from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training on Feb. 18.

  • Knight’s latest comments ridiculous

    Bob Knight is an idiot.

    Sorry to be so straight-forward and crass, but there is no other way to put it.

    Bob Knight is an idiot.

    The former Indiana University and Texas Tech basketball coach recently continued his seemingly annual war of words against the University of Kentucky.

    A couple years ago, Knight spoke at an event where he criticized UK Coach John Calipari when arguing that there was no more integrity in college basketball.

  • Church Notes 4-21-11

    Cherry Grove Pentecostal Church of God
    • April 24 –Sunrise Service begins at 6:40 a.m. followed by Sunday school at 10 a.m. Worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. During evening service “He is Risen” will be presented by the youth department, produced and directed by Amanda Hall and Laura Hibbard.

    Christ Community A/G
    • Mary Beth Dorgan brought the message about the Triumphant Entry. Jimmy Burford had the message Sunday evening.

  • Police Reports - April 21, 2011

    (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.)

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

  • Characters come alive at WES
  • Pain could be virture and curse

    Last month, a man I know had surgery on his hand, the second surgery on the same hand.

    After the first surgery, his hand had lost quite a bit of feeling. On the one hand (no pun intended), that meant it didn’t hurt any more. But on the other, no feeling meant he couldn’t do his job, which requires using both hands and all his fingers.

  • Berea dean’s list

    Adrian Lebo of Williamstown has been named to the Fall 2010 Dean’s List at Berea College.  A student is named to the Dean’s List who achieves a GPA of 3.2 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.