Today's News


    Name: Tabatha Clemons
    Address:   Williamstown
    Spouse: Joseph Webb Clemons
    Members of Immediate Family: son, Jeffrey Thomas Clemons
    Education: Bachelor Degree from Northern Kentucky University; graduate of Grant County High School
    Present Occupation: Director of Grant County Parks & Recreation, Grant County Fiscal Court
    Previous Work Experience and/or Political Experience: I have over 15 years of customer service experience.
    •    Promotions Officer, City of Williamstown


    NAME:    Clay Crupper               
    SPOUSE:    Mary
    MEMBERS OF IMMEDIATE FAMILY (CHILDREN):   Diana (Tony); Wanda (Dewayne); Calvin (Jackie); 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren
     EDUCATION:   1953 graduate of Owen County High School; attended Eastern Ky. University    


    NAME:    Steve Wood


    SPOUSE:   Teresa

    MEMBERS OF IMMEDIATE FAMILY (CHILDREN):    Timothy Wood and Anthony Wood

    EDUCATION:   BA in Business

    OFFICE FILED FOR:   Judge Executive



  • MAKING THE GRADE: Schools receive test scores

    Grant County and Williamstown Independent school districts are proficient in the third year of Kentucky’s Unbridled Learning for All Assessment and Accountability System.
    Improvement in assessments were seen in nearly all local schools at both districts.
    Grant County’s overall score rose from 65 in 2012-13 to 68.2 last year, placing the district in the 75th percentile in Kentucky.

  • Health officials encourage flu shots

    The season for runny noses, sore throats and achy muscles is back as health providers promote influenza vaccinations..
    The typical flu season goes from early October through the end of May and flu shots and nasal sprays are already available.
    During the 2013-2014 season, a total of 1,341 cases of flu were reported in Northern Kentucky, with 77 of those in Grant County.​

  • Police bust Dry Ridge meth lab

    Three people were arrested after police discovered an active methamphetamine lab at a Dry Ridge apartment.
    The Grant County Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous tip through its Facebook page about a possible meth lab at Locust Ridge Apartments.

    Sheriff’s deputies, along with Williamstown Police, attempted to knock on the apartment door around 10:30 p.m. Oct. 14.

  • Submit to spiritual authority

    “Without faith it is impossible to please him,” proclaims the Bible in the 11th chapter of Hebrews. These words should penetrate all of our hearts as I would be the first to admit that the measure of faith that God has so graciously given to me could stand to be built upon. However, there is a particular area in our lives in which God has purposed for our faith to grow, and that can be found in the words spoken by the Centurion of Matthew 8:5-10.

  • CHURCH NOTES 10-23-14

    Bethany Baptist
    • Oct. 26 – Happy Christian Clown will visit. All ages welcome.
    • Nov. 9 – Nov. 12 – Revival with Bro. Jared Gullian, the pastor of Victory Baptist Church at 7 p.m. There will be special music each evening.
    • 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship service and 7 p.m. evening worship.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady
    Canby Tabernacle
    • Pastor Belve Barger  The church is located on Highway 330 West.

  • Grant marching band receives Reserve Grand Champion overall

    Name of Competition: Bluegrass Pageant of Bands
     Location and Date:  Bryan Station in Lexington on Oct. 18.
    Ranking and Awards:  First place in Class AAAA (Best music, visual, and effect), Reserve Grand Champion overall