Today's News

  • Police Reports 3-17-11


    (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

  • Weed control measures start now


  • For The Record March 17, 2011

    Dec. 29:
    Crittenden Baptist Church to Board of Trustees of the Crittenden Baptist Church, Dixie Highway, $200,000
    Crittenden Baptist Church to Board of Trustees of the Crittenden Baptist Church, Violet Road property, $90,000
    (Special/Limited Warranty Deed) Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Ted Bishop and Orpha Bishop, North Main Street in Williamstown, $75,000
    (Warranty Deed) Laramie A. Barber and Stacy L. Barber to Daniel Burgan and Amanda Burgan, lot 66, Section 2 of Greenview Estates Subdivision, $129,000
    Jan. 3:

  • Church News 3-17-11



    Glenn Caldwell was presented a clock by city employees for his service to the city of Williamstown. Caldwell was Williamstown’s mayor from 1997 to 2010. A park bench, which will be placed at the fountain by the city building, was also purchased in his honor. Caldwell opted not to seek re-election as mayor instead he successfully won a seat on the council.

  • Another Place In Time 3-24-11



    This APIT photo features the 1976 Mets, including (front row), from left: Tony Wallace, Rick Courtney, George LaChance, Scott Arnold, Matt O’Neill, Scottie Schaffer and Mike Ackman. (back row) from left: Coach Rusty Arnold, Tracy Courtney, Bruce Poor, Greg Whaley, Terry Jacobs, Tommy Hammonds, Chuck Courtney, Tyler Arnold, Mark Courtney and Rick Mulberry. Thanks to Margaret Poor of Williamstown for providing the photo and Lisa Pelfrey of Dry Ridge, Rusty Arnold and Bonnie Northcutt for calling in guesses.

  • Fish on Fridays!

    The annual Lenton Fish Fry has returned to St. William Catholic Church and continues through April 15.
    The meal, including battered cod, three sides, cornbread, dessert and a drink will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. at 6 Church Street, off Waterworks Road. The cost is $7.50 per meal.
    Phone orders can be called in to 859-866-5107.

  • Reeds celebrate 25 years

    Gayle and Deborah Reed will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary from 2 to 5 p.m. March 26 at Unity Baptist Church, 1486 Jagg Road in Demossville.
    The couple was married on March 28, 1986. The party is given by their children and grandchildren. All friends and family are invited. The family requests no gifts.

  • Ask Us 3-17-11


  • Turning Back the Clock 3-17-11


    15 Years Ago

    March 14, 1996
    The Grant Co Extension service put on a Safety and You program at the Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary School. 4-H agent Dan Soliday gave a gun safety lesson to students while 4-H parent  Lyndi Sodden taught children about bike safety and the importance of wearing a helmet. Other safety courses taught included fire, farm, pesticides, railroad, higway and home alone safety. A first aid talk was also given.