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  • 4-H, GC Emergency Management create youth preparedness training

     

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    Grant County 4-H and Grant County Emergency Management will soon train teenagers in Grant County and three surrounding counties about emergency preparedness. 

  • Student charged for threatening GCHS employee

     

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    A Grant County High School student was arrested for threatening to kill a high school employee. 

  • Ohio man arrested for reported burglary of Dry Ridge business

     

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    An Ohio man was arrested following a reported burglary at a Dry Ridge business. 

  • County sees increase in construction in 2018

     

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    The Grant County building inspector’s office kept busy with more than $29 million worth in projects approved in 2018. 

  • New driver licenses roll out in April in Grant

     

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    Grant County drivers will be eligible to obtain the new version of Kentucky’s identity credentials soon. 

  • Fiscal Court approves FEMA-funded road repair bids

     

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    The Grant County Fiscal Court accepted bids worth nearly $1 million to repair four county roads during a Jan. 22 meeting. 

  • ‘The worst I’ve ever seen’

     

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    One local dairy farm has managed to avoid the fate 10 percent of Kentucky dairy farms faced last year — closure. 

  • Grant County man gets life sentence in prison

    A 39-year-old Grant County man was sentenced to life in prison Jan. 22 on three counts of first-degree sodomy of a child under the age of 12 years old.

    Christopher Michael Charles was sentenced by Kenton Circuit Judge Patricia Summe, who followed the recommendation of Commonwealth’s Attorney Rob Sanders for a life sentence.

  • 911 Board to fund radios for all local agencies

     

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    With a nearly brand-new Grant County E-911 Board, the only returning member, Williamstown Mayor Rick Skinner, was elected chairman of the board during its first meeting of the year. 

  • Wtown receives positive audit, contracts with Operation Honor

     

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    Williamstown City Council received a positive audit for the 2017-18 fiscal year during a Jan. 15 meeting.