Today's News

  • Lady Braves sweep Lady Demons

    After the dust settled on the field, the Lady Braves had swept the Lady Demons, winning 15-2 in six innings, April 9 at Williamstown High School.

    The game started off with six runs by the Lady Braves off of Williamstown seventh grade pitcher Jade Pinkston, who had to start in place of senior Emma Harris, who had a medical emergency at school earlier in the day.

    “I was pretty nervous, because Grant County is a good team, but I had faith that my team would back me up,” Pinkston said.

  • Opening Day: Thank God baseball is back

    Opening Day has been a tradition of mine with my fiancé Jessica Purnell since we have been together.

    The past two seasons, we have purchased Power Pack tickets, which guarantee you Opening Day tickets.

    Well, with a wedding in t-minus two months, we both decided the money we save for those tickets would go to our wedding.


    Kaitlyn Kinman has been named the Grant County News Athlete of the Week for April 12. Kinman is the daughter of Debra Perry and Scott Kinman.
    Grade in school: Freshman, WHS
    Sport: Softball
    Age: 15
    Hometown: Williamstown
    Accomplishments: Pitched one inning, compiling a strike out against Pendelton County. Most Outstanding Player 2011, Being able to do good in school and play ball when I lost a family member.



    Last week’s results
    Western Hills 7, Grant County 4
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    Sierra Clark is the Grant County High School Youth Performance Award winner for March.

    She is a senior at GCHS and is the daughter of Vicki and Randy Dalton.

    How would you describe yourself: Independent

    Extra-curricular activities: I am involved in Teen Court and the Grant County Explorers program post # 2242.

    Community involvement: My community involvement is volunteering and helping the community.

    Class schedule: english, business law, business management, college algebra and criminology.

  • Hunter education classes offered for 2012

    The Northern Kentucky Hunter Education Association is offering a Hunter Education Course in the following Counties: Boone, Campbell, Kenton and Grant.
     All courses are free of charge and open to anyone 9 years of age and older. If you are planning to hunt in Kentucky or out of State a Hunter Education Course completion card (Orange Card) may be neeeded. Anyone born after Jan. 1, 1975 must carry a card while hunting in the state of Kentucky along with their Kentucky hunting license.


    I like to see democracy in action. I know that’s weird, but it’s true.
    Democracy was in action Monday night at the Williamstown City Council meeting.

    Discussion, which lasted over an hour, centered on which company should be hired to do a preliminary engineering study for the city’s water treatment plant.

    Four engineering firms submitted proposals.

  • Lovell, Calhoun serve as pages for Rep. Adams

    Nolan Calhoun, son of Amanda and Michael Calhoun, served as a page of Rep. Royce Adams. He was selected as the winner of an art and essay contest. “It was an honor to serve Royce Adams as a page,” Calhoun said.



    Stovall loses weight, changes lifestyle

    Name: Leslie Stovall, of Dry Ridge

    What motivated you to live a healthier lifestyle? I was over 200 pounds. I needed to change.

    How have you changed your lifestyle in order to be healthier? I am more active. I eat healthier and drink plenty of water.

    What is your favorite fitness activity? I enjoy weight lifting. I work out five days a week and hold the state bench press record of 120 pounds.

  • Rider - Cummins wed March 25; reception planned April 28

    Brooke Rider and Mark Cummins were united in marriage on March 25, 2012, at The Hogan House in Dry Ridge. Josh Cummins officiated the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father,  Charles Rider.

    Serving as maid of honor was Sabryn Wooton, daughter of the bride, of Dry Ridge. The bridesmaid was Taylor Cummins, daughter of the groom. Serving as best man was Logan Cummins, son of the groom, of Dry Ridge.