Today's News

  • W’town seeks All “A” title

    It may not be March yet, but the Lady Demons are getting prepared for the 8th Region All “A” Classic tournament Jan. 13 at Walton-Verona High School.

    Williamstown will face Owen County in the semi-final match at 7 p.m.

  • A Blast From The Past 1.13.11

    15 Years Ago
    Jan. 21, 1996
    The Grant County 12 and Under team won the St. Mary’s Invitational in Alexandria. The team defeated St. Joseph of Cold Spring 53-34. Leading scorers for the Grant County team were Tyler Jones – 20 and Brian Meade – 10.

    25 Years Ago
    Jan. 16, 1986
    A new record was made, as Grant County senior David Shelton broke a 15-year-old record scoring 47 points in a 90-43 win over Bellevue. The record had been 46 points and was held by Jack Coe in 1971.

  • Lady Braves prep for Lady Cats

    After falling to Simon Kenton late in the game on Jan. 6, the Lady Braves will look to rebound against Henry County Jan. 14 at Grant County High School.

    “We were up a point to start the fourth quarter, but we just ran out of gas,” Lady Braves coach Darrell Guffey said.

  • MCE students learn education while watching Cyclones

    Teachers will tell you, “If you learn something new, then it’s been a good day.”

    For Deborah Jones, a fifth-grade teacher at Mason-Corinth Elementary school, she gave her students a new way to learn; taking them to a Cincinnati Cyclones game Nov. 16.

  • Braves outlast Demons 64-60

    The game was nothing like the 87-41 defeat that the Demons were handed by Grant County last month, but it still was a loss as Grant County beat Williamstown 64-60 Jan. 4.

    A highlight for the Demons was the stellar play from junior guard Jake McKinley, who scored a career-high 30 points.

  • Corinth commission encouraged to build fishing pier at lake

    The Corinth City Commission is weighing it’s option concerning the boat dock lease on Corinth Lake.

    John “Bud” White leased the boat dock from the city, but died Dec. 12, 2010. His lease with the city expires later this year.

    Jeff Crosby, a fisheries biologist with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife attended the January commission meeting and asked the commission to consider cleaning the area around the lake and adding “bank fishing with construction of a fishing pier and more of a park-like setting.”

  • Angel Food not just for low-income families

    Get a medium-sized box of groceries, the Bread of Life signature box, for $31. Each month’s menu is different and includes fresh and frozen items with an average retail value of at least $50.

    Angel Food is not just for low-income families, but anyone who wishes to order.

    Orders must be placed through Family Worship Center in Williamstown and be paid for at the time of order. Cash, check, money orders, credit and debit cards and food stamps are accepted.

  • Building Permits 1.13.11

    The following building permits were issued in Grant County in December 2010:

    • Dec. 3:
    Smith Builders, addition, 2500 Elliston-Napoleon Road, 1,226 square feet, estimated cost $70,000; permit fee $385.34.
    Paul Knarr, carport, 1645 Clark’s Creek Road, 720 square feet, estimated cost $2,000; permit fee $153.70.
    • Dec. 8:
    Celestial Builder, duplex, 115 Natures Way, 2,480 square feet, estimated cost $160,000; permit fee $606.71.
    • Dec. 27:

  • Williamstown Boys' Basketball Game Cancelled

    The Williamstown boys' basketball game for tonight at Gallatin County has been cancelled. No makeup game has been scheduled at this time.

  • POLICE REPORTS 1.13.11

    (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 executed warrants, for assault fourth degree and failure to appear at court, for Bianca Brooks, 30, of Dry Ridge, at noon Jan. 3 on Meadow View Drive. Brooks was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.