Today's News

  • Braves end on wrong side of the win-loss column

    Senior night in any sport is a night to celebrate the careers of players that are graduating.

    For the seniors on the Grant County High School football team, the game was one to forget, as the Braves dropped to 2-7, losing 47-6 to Jeffersontown on a cool Oct. 22 evening.

    “Everyone hates to see their team lose, especially senior night, but we knew going in that it was a tough game,” coach Mike Davis said.

    Davis said, however, that there was more to take away from the game than just a loss.

  • Williamstown Band of Spirit wins regionals

    Eleven qualifying bands met at Beechwood High School this past Saturday for the 2010 KMEA Class A East Regional Competition.

    Williamstown Band of Spirit scored a 90.75, the highest of the day; securing them a spot in state semi-final competition at Butler High School in Louisville this weekend.

  • Third bank robbery suspect turns self in

    A third Grant County man turned himself into law enforcement Sept. 24 in connection with a bank robbery in Fort Wright on Aug. 3.

    Dustin C. Webster, 24, of Dry Ridge, surrendered to authorities at the Boone County Detention Center, said Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills.

    Webster pled not guilty Sept. 27 in U.S. District Court in Covington on bank robbery charges.

    He is being held as a federal inmate at the Boone County Detention Center.

    Two Grant County men were previously arrested Aug. 6 in connection with the bank robbery.



    Sept. 28:

    (Trustee Deed) Daniel T. Boone and Michael P. Boone, Successor Co-Trustees to Linda Carol Cogswell, Needham Lane, $300,000

    (Trustee Deed) Daniel T. Boone and Michael P. Boone, Successor Co-Trustees to Constance Sue Gerwe, Needham Lane, $300,000

    (Trustee Deed) Daniel T. Boone and Michael P. Boone, Successor Co-Trustees to Daniel T. Boone, Meeks Road property, $110,000

    (Trustee Deed) Daniel T. Boone and Michael P. Boone, Successor Co-Trustees to Michael P. Boone, Meeks Road property, $110,000

    Sept. 29:


    There is a battle in our country. It is going on every day and it is being fought without many people even knowing it is happening. It is the battle for our American way of life and the freedoms that we treasure and enjoy.

  • GCHS Marching Band earns championship title

    When Grant County Marching Band arrived at Madison Southern High School in Berea, they knew they had a huge target on their back as the defending KMEA AAAA East Regional Champions.  In order to defend that title, Grant County knew that they had to bring a champion performance to the field.  

  • Burgess shakes hands with former president

    Tim Burgess, 22, of Williamstown attended the Jack Conway Rally held on the campus of the University of Kentucky Oct. 11.

    Burgess met up with President Bill Clinton. Clinton can be seen holding the photo of himself and Burgess taken at the White House in January of 1993, when Burgess was 4 years old.

    Over the years, the two have corresponded through the mail, but this was the first time they had seen each other in 18 years.


  • For the Record 10-29-10



    Sept. 14:

    (Special Warranty Deed) Forcht Bank to Cynthia A. Cahill, lot 2 of Country Club Estates, $168,000

    (Commissioner’s Deed) BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP; Gregory W. Carr and Susan M. Carr, husband and wife; and Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., by April Hollon Gatlin, Master Commissioner to Federal National Mortgage Association, lot 16, Section 2 of Steers Estates, $155,000

  • Police Beat 10-28-10

    (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 charged Tonya A. Beach 32, of Williamstown, with theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under $500 at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 22 on Ferguson Boulevard. Beach was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

    The Dry Ridge Police Department investigated an accident involving out of county residents.

    Grant County


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    One in eight women will be diagnosed in their lifetime, 40,000 die each year and every 14 minutes a life is lost to the disease – the reality is that precaution and awareness are the best defense.

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