Today's News

  • NKU-Grant County Center: Launching pad for dreams

    Nearly two decades after the Grant County Foundation for Higher Education partnered with Northern Kentucky University to form the extended campus in Grant County, the center continues to offer convenient, cost-saving options for those interested in higher education.
    NKU, which has been in Grant County since 1998, started at the Williamstown United Methodist Church on Paris Street.

  • Ark Encounter - A positive impact on Grant County

    Since the Ark Encounter’s opening on July 7, 2016, Grant County and northern Kentucky have welcomed hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world.  

  • 2017 KY General Assembly wraps up productive session

    The 2017 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly ended Thursday evening shortly before midnight after months of work that led to passage of numerous bills that will impact many areas of Kentucky life.

  • Prepare houseplants for outdoors

    I am feeling optimistic about our springtime weather and am as anxious as anyone to move some of my houseplants outdoors: my gardenia looks terrible in the dining room and the jasmine downstairs seems to stare into space dreaming of better days; those days are coming, just be slow about the transition from indoors to out.  

  • Like the palm tree

    I may be a young man, and compared to some, a young Christian.
    However, I believe that I have experienced enough in my walk with God to boldly say that God has taught me some eternal truths. I have experienced the mountaintops that cause my spirit to sore with the best. I have also experienced what seemed to be the deepest of valleys, in which I never thought, could be escaped.


    (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.)
    Deputy Ben Duffy executed a warrant for Alyssa J. Duncan, 25, of Dry Ridge, for non-payment of fines, at 7:07 p.m. March 29 on Dixie Highway. Duncan was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Last inning heroics give Lady Demons victory

    Williamstown freshman Delaney Kemper delivered the game winning walk off single for the Lady Demons against Paris on March 30 at Williamstown High School.  The game was tied at nine apiece heading into the bottom half of the seventh inning when Kemper delivered the winning blow against the Lady Hounds.

  • Lady Braves lose at home

    The Lady Braves are a much improved team from last season. They put their 7-4 record on the line when they hosted Bishop Brossart Lady ‘Stangs on Monday, April 3.

  • Braves get revenge, beat Walton 7-1

    After dropping their first five games of the season by a combined 44 runs, the Grant County Braves put one in the win column with their 19-1 dismantling of the Bellevue Tigers in the Gary Huhn Invitational Tournament, before falling to the Walton-Verona Bearcats 10-3 the following day in the same tournament.

  • Carroll County sheriff resigns after guilty plea

    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman pled guilty Monday, April 3, to five felony indictments, three misdemeanor indictments and three malfeasance violations and resigned his position as sheriff.
    He accepted a plea agreement that requires him to successfully complete a one-year residential substance abuse treatment program at Canaan Land Ministries in Autaugaville, Ala., and complete a five-year pre-trial diversion program.