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Today's News

  • CHURCH NOTES 3-20-14

    Christ Community Assembly of God
    • Sundays - Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11a.m.; prayer at 3 p.m.; Wednesday service with adult Bible fellowship and KidZone at 7 p.m.
    • The church is located at 139 North Main St. in Williamstown. For more information, call 859-394-2586.

    Corinth Christian
    • The gospel is wide enough for all kinds of people. Jesus treats all people the same. Share the gospel with the world with warmth and love.
    • The Bible Book of the month for March is Luke.

  • Surrender the throne of the heart

    There is a show on cable that is getting a lot of acclaim. The show is called Game of Thrones. Now, before you say anything, I have never seen the show. And I would suggest that you avoid watching it as well. However, I am intrigued by the show’s concept. If I understand correctly, the show depicts a constant battle involving multiple families, each vying for the throne of a mythical kingdom.  You’re probably wondering why a Baptist pastor is writing about such a show.  

  • For the Record 3-13-14

    Civil Suits:
    Oct. 21:
    Credit Acceptance Corporation vs. William E. Stetter, default of payment on note
    Santander Consumer vs. Peggy Bowman, default of payment on note
    State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company vs. Porter L. Marksberry, seeking damages due to an auto accident
    Oct. 22:
    Douglas Lance Clifton vs. Dana Renee Clifton, petition for dissolution of marriage
    Oct. 23:

  • Indictments 3-13-14

    The grand jury, which met March 5, returned indictments against 20 people.
    The indictment of a person by a grand jury is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
    Those indicted were:
    • Tracy R. Thompson, 33, theft of identity, speeding, failure to maintain required insurance and license to be in possession.

  • Police Reports 3-13-14

    (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.)

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

  • Snow kidding- Is it spring yet?

    Even as a child I didn’t like to be teased, at least not much.
    Good-natured ribbing is OK, but I certainly don’t like to be teased like we were over the weekend.
    Bright sunshine and temperatures in the 50s and 60s – that was a cruel tease.
    I mean is anyone besides me ready for some warm spring weather?
    Typically, I don’t mind winter and I don’t mind snow. Ice is another story, but snow is pretty. I like the way it blankets everything in a coat of winter white, but this year it just goes on and on and on.

  • Recognizing history as session continues

    The Senate continued work and recognized an historic event. Many lawmakers joined thousands of Kentuckians gathered along Capitol Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Frankfort led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  It was a cold and blustery March 5, 1964, when Dr. King, along with 10,000 others, marched up to the front door of our capital in support of the Kentucky Civil Rights Act.

  • CHECK MATE: Local students compete at chess

    CMZ hosts inaugural
    Kay Hughett Scholastic
    Chess Tournament

  • Spring forest fire hazard season now in effect

    Kentucky’s Division of Forestry reminds everyone that February 15th through April 30th is spring forest fire hazard season in the state.
    That means it’s illegal to burn anything within 150 feet of woods or brush between six in the morning and six at night.  The idea is to prevent forest fires by burning outdoors only at night when a forest fire is less likely to spread.

  • Sheriff’s office alerts residents with phone app

    First came Facebook, now the Grant County Sheriff’s Office is reaching out to the community with a smart phone mobile application.
    The free MobilePatrol app allows users to have access to up-to-date information, including emergency alerts, arrest warrants, jail bookings, VINE notifications, a county directory and links to other valuable information.