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Today's News

  • Indictments 2-4-10

    The grand jury, which met Dec. 9, returned indictments against seven people.

    An indictment means there is probable cause to believe a crime has been committed; guilt or innocence is established later through the trial procedure.

    Those indicted were:

    • Billy B. Jump, 26, criminal possession of a forged instrument in the first degree.

  • Terrell, boy, April 17

    Terry and Jeanna Terrell of Lexington would like to announce the birth of their second child.

    Caleb Brent Terrell was born at 3:15 p.m. on April 17, 2009 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

    He weighed 7 pounds and 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Joe and Carol Menefee of Walton. His maternal great grandmother is Bonnie Burden of Florence.

  • Grant friends are suspects in Meijer arson

    Florence police are looking for two suspects from Grant County whom they believe may be involved with a fire in the Meijer store on Houston Road.

    Police have charged Matthew Bacon, 19, of Hebron with one count of arson in connection with the blaze which occurred in the paint section of the store around 1:30 a.m. on Jan. 25.

    No one was injured in the fire. Police released a video of three men who are suspects. They believe the men from Grant County are friends of Bacon.

    If anyone has any information call the Florence Police Department at 859-647-5420.

  • Williamstown Methodist gets new pastor

    On Jan. 11, the Williamstown United Methodist Church services began with a new pastor at the helm.

    As an aerographer’s mate for the U.S. Navy, Barry Robinson had everything planned out, but his own plans were derailed.

    “In my entire life, my one goal was to be a tornado chaser,” Robinson said smiling. “I was a weather guesser for the Navy, stationed in San Diego, Calif.”

  • For the Record 2-4-10

    Civil Suits

    Oct. 2:

    Arrow Financial Services, LLC vs. Charles K. Allphin and Amber L. Allphin, default of payment on note

    Oct. 5:

    Daisy Hudson vs. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., seeking damages due to an accident

    North Star Capital Acquisition, LLC vs. Melva R. Brewer and Noah V. Brewer, default of payment on note

    Green Tree Servicing, LLC vs. Rob D. Kellar, Mary J. Kellar, Eagle Financial Services, Inc., Credit Acceptance Corporation and Grant County, Kentucky-Served: County Judge Executive, default of payment on note

  • Legacy of leadership

    Entering this season, Grant County’s football team knew that they would rely on their nine seniors.

    The seniors pushed the underclassmen to be at their best and that leadership is what coach Mike Davis will remember most about this class.

  • West scores 1,000th point

    Heading into the Williamstown girls’ basketball game against Trimble County, junior Chelsea West needed 17 points to reach the 1,000th career points milestone.

    She was close to the milestone, but still was focused on playing within the team’s offense, often giving up tough shots to get the ball to open teammates.

    After scoring 10 points in the first half, West was able to get the final seven she needed to reach the milestone in a dominant Williamstown 57-41 win on Jan. 30.

  • Community Calendar 2-4-10

    ARTS

    • Members of CETA (Community Enrichment Through the Arts) will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Grant County Tourism Commission office at the Grant County Chamber office in Williamstown.

    CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    • The Grant County Industrial Development Authority will meet at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Chamber of Commerce in Williamstown.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Order of the Eastern Star No. 301 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at Masonic Lodge No. 85 in Williamstown.

  • Friends of Sherman Tavern to meet Feb. 1

    The Friends of Sherman Tavern will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 1 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 3515 Dixie Hwy., just north of Sherman. All who are interested in the preservation and restoration of this historic structure are invited to attend. For more information call 824-9202.

     

  • News staff wins press association awards

    The Grant County News captured four awards during a meeting last week of the Kentucky Press Association in Lexington.

    The News competed in the Weekly Class III division, which is for larger Kentucky weekly newspapers.

    Bryan Marshall, staff writer for the Grant County News, won two awards including a first place and a third place for column writing.

    Marshall won first in the general news category for a story he wrote about the ? trial.