Today's News

  • Sheriff’s Explorers to collect cell phones


    The Grant County Sheriff’s Explorers are collecting used cell phones, inkjets, iPods, laser toners and laptops. The purpose of the Grant County Sheriff’s Department Explorers Post is to give 14 to 21 years old interested in law enforcement an opportunity to explore this career.
     The group meets at the sheriffs department on Barnes Road in Williamstown. To be added as a drop-off location or to obtain the complete drop-off list, or for more information, contact Deputy Lee Jacobs at 824-9739.

  • Everett Vaker, 10 pound 9 ounce turnip


    Everett Vaker, of Dry Ridge, brought in this 10 pound 9 ounce turnip on Dec. 6 that was homegrown in his backyard garden. Vaker works at Mason-Corinth Elementary.



    Hi! I’m . . . Hali Sears
    I live in . . . Corinth
    About me . . .
    “I’m 19 years old, I am a youth pastor at Riverview Baptist Church and have been for two and a half years. I’m currently attending nursing school and once I graduate I plan to fulfil my dream of becoming an animal assisted therapist for disabled children.”

  • New business seminar set for Jan. 14


    Northern Kentucky University’s Small Business Develoment Center and NKCAC’s Rekindle Micro-Business Development program will hold a business orientation workshop at 10 a.m. on Jan. 14 at the Grant County Public Library. For information call 859-655-2946.



    Corey Rich, son of Al and Rhonda Rich of Williamstown, was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserve on Oct. 3 in Richmond.
    Second Lieutenant Rich, a 2011 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a major in Criminal Justice Homeland Security, was given the oath of office by Major Adam Rich, U.S. Army Reserve.
    Second Lt. Rich is assigned as a platoon leader with the 617 Military Police Company in Richmond.





  • Braves baseball to hold pitching, hitting clinic

    The Grant County High School baseball team will be holding a pitching and hitting clinic from 9 a.m. to noon on Dec. 29 at Grant County Middle School. Anyone from grades 3 thru 8 are welcome to participate. The cost is $10 per student. For additional information, call 859-620-9786. The clinic will feature Braves' coaches, former and current players.

  • Grant defeats WHS in final seconds

    The Braves and Demons kicked off rivalry week around the region with a thriller, as Braves sophomore guard Tyler Carr hit a shot with 9.8 seconds remaining in the game to give the Braves a 63-61 win, Dec. 7 at Williamstown High School.

    It was a comeback that began at the start of the third quarter, as the Braves were facing a 37-25 deficit to Williamstown.

    The Braves scored 10 unanswered points to pull within two points, but like most rivalries, the game was just getting started.

  • Lady Braves, Demons ‘Paint Town Purple’

    Round two.

    The Grant County Lady Braves will be hosting the Williamstown Lady Demons for the second game of four of the Coaches vs. Cancer (Paint the Town Purple) games that are sponsored by the Grant County Relay for Life committee, at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16 at Grant County High School.

    It will be the first meeting for these teams since Jan.24, 2011 when the Lady Demons won 69-49.

    Things may be different this season as the Lady Demons are rebuilding a team, according to Williamstown head coach Kasey Kennedy.