.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Local News

  • NKU Grant Co. bouncing back after nearly closing

     

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times}

    Nearing the 20th anniversary since opening its doors, the Northern Kentucky University Grant County campus had to fight to prevent their doors from permanently closing this summer. 

  • Splash Park finally opens to public

     

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times}
    span.s1 {font-kerning: none}

    After jumping through loops with the state, Williamstown Mayor Rick Skinner said he’s excited to announce the new, free Williamstown Splash park is open to the public. 

  • Wood to face judge on criminal charges

    The county’s highest-ranking official faces misdemeanor charges in Grant County District Court on Aug. 8. 

    Grant County Judge-Executive Steve Wood was charged with fourth-degree assault (minor injury), harassment (physical contact with no injury) and menacing Aug. 3. Accusations came from two county attorney office employees, Grant County Attorney Joe Taylor confirmed. 

  • Grant County Fair opens July 27
  • KSP identifies victim in fatal motorcycle accident

     

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times}
    span.s1 {font-kerning: none}

    Kentucky State Police has identified the woman killed in a motorcycle wreck July 15 on US-25 in Mason. 

  • Scam calls hit Grant County residents

     

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times}
    span.s1 {font-kerning: none}

    Beware Grant County, a new scam call has started circulating, and it’s targeting close to home. 

  • Fiscal court hires new building inspector

     

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times}
    span.s1 {font-kerning: none}

    Grant County Fiscal Court only took a few minutes to hire a new building inspector compared to three intense meetings it took to set the salary for the position. 

  • Election filing deadline set for Aug. 14

     

     

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times}
    span.s1 {font-kerning: none}

    Time is running out for those interested in filing to run as a nonpartisan candidate in the Nov. 6 general election.

    The deadline is 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14 to run for mayor or to be a member of city council or commission in Williamstown, Dry Ridge, Crittenden and Corinth or on a school board.

  • Grant doctor sentenced to 151 months for drug trafficking

     

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times}

    Dr. Sundiata El-Amin, 69, of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced July 26 to 151 months in federal prison by United States District Judge David L. Bunning, for 173 drug trafficking offenses. 

    El-Amin was also ordered to pay a special assessment of $17,300.

  • Missing Corinth man found dead in lake

    A missing Corinth man turned up dead in a lake on Keefer Lawrenceville Road on July 29, but authorities don’t believe he drowned. 

    Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills said Daniel Wade James, 32, may have died from an overdose involving alcohol and drugs based on evidence, but the death is still under investigation as they await a toxicology screening.