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Today's News

  • WORTH REPEATING:

    “The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.” ~Marcus Aurelius

  • Braves name Arvin new football coach

    A new era in Braves football is beginning, as Grant County High School named David Arvin the new head coach.

    Arvin, a Campbellsville, Ky. native has been the offensive coordinator for Washington County High School in Springfield, Ky. During his three years as coordinator, the Commanders went 30-6.

    Arvin wants to bring that kind of success to Grant County.

    “Grant County needs a winning attitude,” he said. “Washington County had a good winning formula and I think Grant County can be successful.”

  • An enjoyable time at an unexpected place

    I’m pretty sure I would not look good in tights.
    There is simply nowhere to hide all of the neglected exercise.
    Speedos, therefore, would probably be a bad idea as well.
    Simply put, I could not be a professional wrestler.
    The Flyin’ Bryan is not a catchy name in the least.
    These outlandish thoughts came to me rather quickly when I recently went to a WWE, that’s World Wrestling Entertainment for the uninitiated, event in Cincinnati with my dad and older brother.
    I have never been a fan of wrestling.

  • Lady Demons win one for seniors

    The outcome could not have been any better for the Lady Demons, as they honored their three seniors with a 69-32 win over Bellevue Feb. 4.

    In between the junior varsity game and the varsity game, Williamstown paid tribute to the seniors on the cheerleading squad, Kirsten Gray, Taylor Stith, Alexndra Trumbo, Amanda Wilso Amber Vinson and  basketball players, Haley Rothwell, Chelsea West and Tori Wilhoit.

  • Policies must help create jobs

    The General Assembly returned to full session this week in Frankfort and the Senate continued to focus on initiatives that will protect taxpayer dollars and the unborn.

  • Several bills on way to Senate

    As we returned to Frankfort to resume the 2011 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly, we are faced with issues that are as wide and varied as the monster snowstorm that cut through much of the United States.
    Several bills have already passed through the House of Representatives and are on their way to the Senate for consideration.

  • Police Reports - Feb. 10, 2011

    (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

  • CORRECTION:

    A photo caption that appeared in the Jan. 27, 2011 issue should have said Ten Mile Creek in Folsom meandered along despite being ice covered.

    The News apologizes for the error.

  • Corinth discusses sewer, cable projects

    Despite a cold front and snow flurries of snow Corinth City Commissioners met Feb. 7.

    Most of the discussion centered on how to spend the approximately $52,000 remaining in the Marathon Drive project.

    Mayor Billy Hill said he instructed Perfect-A-Waste to purchase seven air relief valves and also ordered three more Liberty brand sewage pumps and may order six or seven more of these.  Hill said there is discussion of combining some of the pump stations.

  • AARP OFFERS FREE TAX PREPARATION TO SENIORS, LOW-INCOME FAMILIES

    AARP Tax-aide is offering free income tax preparation, including e-filing at the Williamstown Senior Center (in the City Building). Appointments are not necessary and clients will be seen on a first come, first serve basis from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday from Feb 5 through April 16. Please arrive no later than noon.