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Today's News

  • Williamstown United Methodist VBS
  • Fiscal court makes changes to meeting protocols

    A resolution recently passed by the Grant County Fiscal Court dictates who is able to speak to the court about matters related to county offices and departments.
    The resolution states that the “Grant County Fiscal Court has determined that it is in the best interest of the county to provide a written protocol by which fiscal court meetings will be conducted, to insure consistency, fairness, transparency and the respect of freedom of expression.”

  • Fiscal court makes changes to meeting protocols

    A resolution recently passed by the Grant County Fiscal Court dictates who is able to speak to the court about matters related to county offices and departments.
    The resolution states that the “Grant County Fiscal Court has determined that it is in the best interest of the county to provide a written protocol by which fiscal court meetings will be conducted, to insure consistency, fairness, transparency and the respect of freedom of expression.”

  • Police Reports 06-29

    (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

    Officer Wyatt Gayer cited Jacob P. Merrell, 23, of Williamstown, with driving with a suspended license, at 11:05 p.m. June 22 on Broadway Street.

    Officer Wyatt Gayer cited James C. Floyd, 39, of Berry, with failure to produce insurance card, no time given, June 22 on Grantland Drive.

  • Williamstown explores KY 36-Barnes connector

    A proposed road could connect Barnes and Ky. 36 near where the Ark Encounter is located in Williamstown. Mayor Rick Skinner and the city council received the results of a preliminary study for the new road from Logan Murphy, senior engineer for Hicks and Mann, Inc., during the council’s June 6 meeting.
    The proposed road would go off of Barnes and end on Ky. 36, near Heekin Clarks Creek Road, and come out between the Williamstown Family Fun Park and Ark Encounter.

  • Corinth Family Fun Day
  • Rockin’ the Ridge set for July 2

    A week before the Ark sets voyage in Williamstown, country star Joe Nichols and five other area musical acts will be Rockin’ the Ridge at Piddle Park in Dry Ridge.
    The inaugural event is set for Saturday, July 2, as a way to draw people to the city and celebrate the Fourth of July weekend.

  • Meals of Hope brings community together

    As volunteers entered Williamstown High School cafeteria on June 18, they walked passed huge bags of rice, soy and beans stacked in the hallway. Once inside, they put on hairnets, food service gloves and took their assigned stations, which were tagged with the organization’s name, and were supplied with everything they needed to measure, bag and vacuum-seal meals for the needy.

  • Grant County Board of Education issues favorable evaluation of superintendent

    The Grant County Board of Education has completed their annual, 2015-2016 evaluation of Grant County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Ron Livingood.  
    The review utilized a new evaluation instrument known as the “Superintendent Professional Growth and Effectiveness System.”
    This new, rigorous assessment tool requires the Superintendent to provide comprehensive documentation of performance and effectiveness in each of seven areas, then employs a rubric to assist board members in scoring the results.  

  • For the Record

    PROPERTY
    TRANSFERS

    Westmark Properties LLC to Richard Sowders, lot 4 Claiborne Estates,
    Westmark Properties LLC to William A. May Jr., lot 127 Grantland,
    Secretary Of Housing and Urban Development to Andrew M. Hugenberg, 1.35 acres KY 491 East,
    Forcht Bank to Keith Kinmon, lots 9 and 11 Deer Run Estates,
    Forcht Bank to Ira C. Gayheart, lot 45 Deer Run Estates,
    Forcht Bank to Paul Messner, lot 39 and Lot 40 Deer Run Estates,
    Deborah L. Schafer to Timothy A. Adkins, 10 acres Keefer Crossroads Pike,