Today's News

  • WHS students win Adopt-a-Highway poster contest

    Students from Williamstown Independent Schools were winners in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s 2010 Adopt-a-Highway poster contest.

    Appy Webster won first place and Anna Ramirez won third place in the 15-17 age group.

    “The purpose of the contest is to increase environmental awareness among children,” said Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock. “We hope to educate our young people about the damaging effects of litter, and to change attitudes and behaviors about littering.”

  • Education honors 1-6-11


  • Police Reports 1-6-11


    (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.)

    Dry Ridge

    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 11:47 a.m. on Dec. 30 in the Wal-Mart parking lot. The driver involved was Janet T. McKee, 41, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2003 Chevrolet. McKee struck a parked 2000 Ford belonging to Ronald Chambers of Morningview.

  • God allows wandering, but gets us back home


    By Nancy Kennedy

  • Church News 1-6-11


  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans donated $1,000 to Shop With a Cop program

    Thrivent Financial for Lutherans donated $1,000 to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office and Williamstown Police Shop With A Cop program. Calvin Herr, left and Paul Gustafson, right, gave the check to Williamstown Police Chief Al Rich and Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills.Thrivent works through six churches in the area, including Immanuel Lutheran in Dry Ridge. This money was a matching fundraiser to a golf scramble held earlier in the fall.

  • Another Place In Time

    This Another Place In Time photo features Hubert Lusby and his pet squirrel. The photo was taken when he was around 10-years-old. Lusby turned 90 on July 4. The photo was submitted by Lusby and there were no guesses.
    If you have photos you’d like to see published in Another Place in Time, bring to 129 S. Main, Suite B, Dry Ridge or mail to: Grant County News, P.O. Box 249, Williamstown, KY. 41097.

  • Turning Back The Clock

    15 Years
    Dec. 28, 1995

    Fourth grade classes at Mason-Corinth Elementary taught by Gail McAdams, Jennifer Caldwell and Diane Henage reached out to children in Bosnia in the form of shoe boxes filled with toothpaste, soap, combs, flashlights and batteries, small stuffed animals, matchbox cars and school supplies. The project began when McAdams read a book to her class.

  • Lady Braves’ get hard fought win over Newport

    The game looked more like a cage match than a basketball game as the Lady Braves defeated the Newport 39-23 Dec. 27 in their first game of the Grant County Invitational.

  • Police Reports - Dec. 30, 2010

    Dry Ridge
    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 3:24 p.m. Dec. 23 on Broadway. The drivers involved were Dawn R. Barton, 30, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2000 Pontiac and Jennifer D. Brown, 36, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2002 Chevrolet. Barton was charged with no insurance.

    Grant County
    Deputy Robert Morgan investigated an accident at 2:44 p.m. Dec. 13 on Warsaw Road. The driver involved was Mike T. Baker, 48, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2001 Ford.