Today's News


    In the 2009 edition of the “battle of ferocious felines”, the Kentucky Wildcats claimed sole possession of first place in the Southeastern Conference with what most would call an ugly win. Prior to the game Coach Gillispie and his players warned us that Auburn would be a difficult match up for the Cats and even went as far as to compare them to, gulp, VMI. If that doesn’t nauseate you something is wrong. Unlike the aforementioned school, Auburn wasn’t necessarily to blame for most of the turnovers the Cats committed.

  • Police Beat 1-22-09

    Dry Ridge 

    Chief Rick Kells investigated an accident at 12:12 p.m. on Jan. 17 on Arnie Risen Boulevard. The driver involved was Archie Hamblin, 73, of Corinth driving a 2007 Chevrolet that struck a parked 2009 Toyota owned by Shirley Rhoton.

  • Homes needed for summer repair program

    Time is running out for area homeowners to potentially have their home repaired and beautified for free.

  • EMA ready to answer call for assistance

    As the likelihood of a snow or ice storm increases with each day into winter, Grant County Emergency Management has to be prepared to act.

  • Grant Schools to sponsor cable channel

    Parents and community members soon may have increased access to information about the Grant County School District.

    The Grant County School Board recently approved the first year of a five-year plan to have a district-sponsored cable channel with on-demand Internet capabilities.

    The goal of the technology is to provide another outlet to distribute information about school events and news through video clips, photos, calendars and other methods.

  • Farm Service office consolidates with Pendleton

    James Furnish has gone through this before.

    His first job at the Kentucky Farm Service Agency in Nicholas County ended in 1996 when the office closed.

  • News seeks Special Valentine nominations

    The Grant County News wants to hear about someone special in your life.

    It could be your sweetheart, your children, your parents, a neighbor or family friend.

    The News staff wants to know why they are special.

    If your letter is chosen, your special someone will be featured in the Feb. 12 issue of the Grant County News.

  • Williamstown names students to honor roll

    A Honor Roll

    Sixth Grade

    Chris Albers, Derek Cummins, Savanna Grissett, Jessica Gutapfel, Lauren Harmon, Sarah Hicks, Mari Johnson, Sidney Jump, Cameron Varner and Jessica Wainscott.

    Seventh Grade

    Viresh Dayaram, Kayla Harrell, Jordan Howard, Hannah Kinsey, Richard Osborne and Tucker Trenary.

    Eighth Grade

    Cecile Avery, Alec Dalton, Mary Ostertag, Jeffery Pinkston, Morgan Potter and Alex Prokopchak.


  • News observes MLK holiday

    The advertising and news deadline for the Jan. 19 issue of the Grant County Express will be 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 14.

    The news and advertising deadline for the Jan. 22 issue of the News will be 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 16.

    In observance of the Martin Luther King holiday, the News office will be closed on Monday, Jan. 19.


    Due to the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 19, the News will observe the following deadlines:


  • One stop makes school enrollment easier

    Parents new to the community now have a one-stop site to be welcomed and enroll their children in Grant County Schools.