Today's News

  • 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.

  • GCHS Class of 1996 planning for 2011

    The Grant County High School Class of 1996 will hold their 15-year reunion at 7 p.m. Sept. 24, 2011at the Double Tree Inn, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport.
    The cost is $35 per person and includes a buffet dinner and entertainment. Reservations should be made immediately. Please RSVP, with payment by check made payable to Gena True, 5085 Waynesville-Jamestown Road, Jamestown, Ohio 45335.
    For more information, call Amanda Naranjo at 859-823-1027.

  • Stop smoking program scheduled

    There will be a Cooper Clayton Method of stop smoking program offered from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays, beginning Jan. 13 at Dry Ridge Toyota, 9 Taft Highway, Dry Ridge.
    To register for this free program, or additional classes, call the Northern Kentucky Health Department at 859-363-2093, the Grant County Health Center at 859-824-5074 or visit: http://www.nkyhealth.org.

  • Operation Imagination offers free programs

    Operation Imagination, a free program for children ages 1 through 6, will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Grant County Board of Education office, 820 Arnie Rise Blvd., Williamstown, on the following dates:
    • Dec. 16
    • Feb. 17, 2011
    • April 21, 2011
    The program is sponsored by Grant County Community Education and will include evening story time, movement and dancing, singing and crafts based on the theme of the evening. For more information, or to register, call Jill Marksberry at 859-824-2871.