Today's News

  • CHURCH NOTES 11-1-12

    Christ Community
    • God answers prayer. The 24-hour prayer chain started Friday, Oct. 26 and continued through Saturday, Oct. 27. Sunday morning’s service was charged with the presence of the Holy Spirit and one  young man was saved.
    • Sunday evenings are mostly devoted to prayer as we seek God to save souls and heal the hurting at 6 p.m.

    Crittenden Christian Disciples of Christ


    (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


    Aug. 27:
    (Quit Claim Deed) Sharyl Lynn Thomas to Patrick S. Anderson and Catherine L. Anderson-Craft, lot 137 and 138 of Cabana Shores, $3,500
    Aug. 28:
    (Special/Limited Warranty Deed) HSBC Bank to Charles F. Hais and Mary L. Hais, lot 43, Unit 1 of Swanee Shores, $35,100
    Darlene M. Lindsay and Harvey D. Lindsay to Matthew Colson and Shelley Colson, lot 3 of Donovan Hedger Subdivision, $220,000


    A 25-year-old Bourbon County man was arrested Oct. 25 after an alleged carjacking and armed robbery on Barnes Road in Williamstown.

    David Hager was charged with kidnapping, first-degree robbery and theft by unlawful taking of an automobile.  

  • Sassy Stallions finish season undefeated

    The Sassy Stallions, Sherman Elementary’s fourth and fifth grade elementary girls basketball team, finished the season with a record of 10-0.

    “We’ve had a great season. I’m proud of everyone of these girls, who played hard and as a team each and every time they stopped on the court,” said Coach Ben Webster.

  • WES finishes cross country season

    The Williamstown Elementary Cross Country team finished their season on Oct. 27 at the KTCCCA Meet of Champions held at Masterson Station Park in Lexington. The runners raced well and as teams, placed well. The 4th and Under Girls team placed 12th, while the 6th and Under boys team and the 4th and under boys team placed 19th, respectively.
    Individual results are as follows:
    • 6th and under girls 3000M race: Tabi Jordan - 139th (14:47.40)
    • 4th and under girls open 2000M race: Sophia McKenney - 138th (12:11.2) and Courtney Evans - 164th (14:34.6)

  • Star Students
  • Williamstown Honor Roll

    A Honor Roll

  • From tragedy comes triumph

    With her arms tightly around her family, Kim Nagle witnessed the first step in her long journey back home.
    Nagle’s Dry Ridge mobile home was destroyed March 2 when a tornado ripped through Kentucky, leaving several dead and many residences damaged in Crittenden.


    Eight months later, there was a little more love for a proposed truck stop coming to Barnes Road in Williamstown.
    Mayor Rick Skinner broke a 3-3 tie on Oct. 16 by voting in favor of presenting a text amendment  to the Grant County Planning Commission to allow a truck stop in a highway commercial zone.
    The vote was the first step in a lengthy process to making the proposed project a reality.