Today's News

  • Wildcats and More bring UK stars to fans

    Shane Caudill and Junior Fortner, owners of Wildcats and More, have something special to celebrate.
    The store, which opened in October 2013, was awarded for Excellence in Business at the Grant County Chamber of Commerce banquet. The store is located on Broadway in Dry Ridge. Caudill and Fortner have been business partners for two years.

    Tracie Kinman-Rothwell, Director of Tourism and administrative assistant for the Grant County Chamber of Commerce, nominated Wildcats and More for Excellence in Business award because of their commitment to the community.

  • Driver faces 15 years in 2014 wreck

    A 26-year-old Owen County man is facing 15 years in prison following a 2014 wreck that severely injured a 3-year-old Grant County boy.
    Michael W. Asher pled guilty May 6 to operating a vehicle while under the influence, second offense, first-degree criminal mischief, operating a vehicle while license suspended and three counts of first-degree assault.

  • Mmmm, mmmm good!

    Mom – Pam Mullins
    by – Bethany Turner

    Where do I even begin when it comes to explaining why my mother is so special? God truly broke the mold when he made her! You asked for letters about special mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers and aunts. My mom fits into each of those categories plus some. On tope of all those already amazing roles, she is also a daughter, sister, friend, teacher, Sunday School and youth group leader and one of the strongest prayer warriors I know.

  • National Day of Prayer
  • ‘Mr. Danny’ wants to make a difference to students

    To the students and staff at Williamstown Elementary, he is known simply as Mr. Danny.
    For the past three years, Danny Knarr has spent countless hours volunteering at the school, tutoring children in reading, aiding teachers and making sure no student is left without a smile.

  • Ten-run inning leads Lady Braves sweep of Lady Demons

    The Grant County Lady Braves picked a good time to break their slump when they met the Williamstown Lady Demons on May 7.  

    Despite not winning a game in nearly four weeks, the Lady Braves defeated the Lady Demons 12–2 in five innings of softball.  

    They snapped their 10-game losing streak by defeating the Lady Demons for the second time this year.  
    In fact, the last time the Grant County team had won a game was April 13 when they defeated Williamstown.  

  • Demons down Gallatin in late rally

    The Williamstown Demons baseball team defeated Gallatin County on May 4 by a score of 10-2.  
    By looking at the score, you would think that it was really a lopsided game but the Demons trailed 2–0 heading into the fifth inning.  


    Julian Wills didn’t know he was about to be named the 2015 Grant Countian of the Year as he sat smiling and greeting friends and neighbors in Williamstown’s gym on April 25.
    His trademark dark glasses hid the look of surprise when the Grant County Chamber of Commerce’s annual award was given to him.

    He looked around the room and it still didn’t sink in.

  • Police search for home invasion suspect

    Kentucky State Police are searching for a 21-year-old man charged in connection with an April 26 home invasion in Dry Ridge.
    George E. Pickett is wanted for his involvement in an home invasion robbery on Michigan Avenue that led to a bullet grazing a woman’s head.

    Pickett is currently charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary and second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

    Police spent the afternoon of May 5 in hopes of locating Pickett in several Dry Ridge locations.