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Today's News

  • Kill the baker, restore the butler

    The Bible is full of parable’s and foreshadowing that involve stories that have deep meaning for the purpose of bettering the reader.
    The parable that I want to draw your attention to is found in Genesis 40, where the story includes Joseph, the son of Jacob.  

  • Halloween in the Park Costume Contest
  • Give Charlie A Chance
  • The Rileys: Deep roots, double blessings

    Jacqalynn is hyper-organized, and he—not so much. Stanley is the strong, silent type, and she is out-going and talkative. Along with their twin boys, Boone and Brody, they are the Riley family of Williamstown.

    “You want me to tell you about him? Everybody loves Stanley, he’s perfect,” Grandma Flo Napier, 88, said of her grandson.

    Stanley is a big guy who, with his quiet and gentle demeanor, merely smiled and blushed at his grandmother’s praise.

  • A time to be thankful

    November is the month synonymous with the time to be thankful.  Although we should be thankful all year long we are reminded to pause and count our blessing when the calendar changes to November.

  • A Country Christmas coming to downtown Williamstown Dec. 3

    Christmas is just around the corner and Grant County is gearing up for its annual Christmas festival – A Country Christmas, formerly known as Santa’s Wonderland.
    This event is sponsored by the Grant County Chamber and Grant County Tourist and Convention Commission.
    This year’s festival is planned for Saturday, Dec. 3 in downtown Williamstown. Activities will get started at 4:30 p.m. with a free pancake supper with Santa courtesy of the Williamstown Kiwanis and will end with a tree lighting ceremony at the Grant County Courthouse.

  • POLICE REPORTS

    (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.)
    Officer KJ Little executed a warrant for Lindsey N. Kappes, 31, of Dry Ridge, for non-payment of fines, at 11:51 p.m. Oct. 21 on Blackburn Drive. Kappes was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.
    Officer KJ Little cited a juvenile, 16, of Dry Ridge, with no registration plates, at 10:34 p.m. Oct. 22 on Charlotte Heights.

  • CROSS COUNTRY REGIONALS HELD AT SHERMAN

    WHS boys cross country, Kasey Hill moving on to state

  • Champions group receives $625,000 grant

    Champions for a Drug-Free Grant County was recently awarded $625,000 over a five-year period to help combat drug and alcohol use among local youth.
    The money was awarded through the Drug-Free Communities Support Program (DFC), a federal grant program that provides funding to community-based coalitions that organize to prevent youth substance use.  
    Since the passage of the DFC Act in 1997, the DFC Program has funded more than 2,000 coalitions and currently mobilizes nearly 9,000 community volunteers across the country.

  • Legislative candiates share views at forum

    Three candidates for state legislator shared their ideas on battling the heroin epidemic, solving state pension problems and more on Oct. 20 at the Meet the Candidates Forum.
    The forum, held at Williamstown High School, is sponsored by the Grant County News and Grant County Chamber of Commerce. Jamie Baker, executive director of the chamber, served as the forum moderator. In an election year where the majority of the seats do not have enough candidates for a real race, only three candidates participated in the forum.