Today's News

  • Community Calendar 7-29-10


    Williamstown Kiwanis - Noon Wednesdays, El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant, Williamstown.

    Order of Easter Star #301 - 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5, Masonic Lodge #85, Main St., Williamstown.

    Crittenden/Dry Ridge Masonic Lodge #694 - 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7, Masonic Lodge, Main St., Crittenden. Call Jerry Keith 859-393-5169 for more information.


  • Air Force ROTC

    Timothy J. Moffett has been awarded an Air Force ROTC scholarship to attend a host college or university. High school seniors from across the United States are selected after a competitive application process based on comprehensive tests score, scholastic achievement, school officials’ evaluations, extra-curricular activities and community involvement.

    Moffett is the son of Michael and Sherri Moffett of Dry Ridge.

  • Couple celebrates 50 years

    Donnie and Irma Arthur will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

    In observance of their anniversary, an open house celebration will be held from from 2 to 5 p.m. July 31 at Maysville Community College Licking Valley Campus in Cynthiana.

    The couple request no gifts.

  • Judicial center officially opens

    Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton Jr. presided over a crowded Grant County courtroom July 19, but for once he wasn’t hearing a case.

    Minton was the featured speaker as the new $16.6 million Judicial Center in Williamstown was dedicated.

    “This facility fully symbolizes, in my mind, the faith of the pursuit of justice being one of the highest ideals in this community,” Minton said.

    For  the complete story, pick up a copy of this week's Grant County News.

  • Epperson signs with Hanover College

    A 2010 graduate of Grant County High School has signed to play football at Hanover College in Madison, Ind.

    Brandon Epperson, who played offensive left tackle for three years for the Grant County Braves, has excelled on and off the football playing field.

  • West, boy, July 2

    Eric West and Felicia Miller of Crittenden would like to announce the birth of their first child.

    Owen Lee Scott West was born at 12:56 p.m. on July 2, 2010 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    He weighed 7 pounds and 10 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Anna Eldridge of Crittenden and the late Marvin Miller. His maternal great grand parents are Curtis and Barb Eldridge and Joyce and Kenny Miller, all of Crittenden.

  • JIm Purcell joins Crittenden council

    Crittenden City Council has a new face at the table, after member Gary Greenwell offered a letter of resignation at the June meeting, citing health issues.

    Jim Purcell was sworn in as a council member by the city clerk at a recent meeting.

    Since leaving office in 2006, Purcell, along with his wife Becky, has been working on the family farm raising beef cattle and enjoying their first grandchild.

    See the complete story in this week's print version of the Grant County News.


    Philip Morris International Management SA (PMIM SA), a subsidiary of Philip Morris International Inc., awarded an educational scholarship to Sierra Courtney of Berry.  Courtney will attend Asbury College this fall and plans to study physical therapy. She is the daughter of Kevin and Veronica Courtney of Berry.

  • Heritage Bank awards scholarships to local students

    Heritage Bank presented scholarship awards to students in Williamstown and Grant County High Schools. The following students were awarded scholarships:

    Grant County High School:

    • Ryan Eldridge received a $1,000 scholarship and plans to attend Center College where he plans to begin his study toward entering the legal profession. 

    • Chassidy Nichole Newton and Timothy Moffett also participated in the scholarship interviews and will be awarded monetary assistance by Heritage Bank for their pursuit of continued education.

  • WKU

    A recent graduate of Grant County High School has been awarded a scholarship to study civil engineering at Western Kentucky University. Tyler Sheffield, 17, is one of 18 students across the state to receive the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s civil engineering scholarship for 2010.