Today's News

  • Facebook Featured Fan: September 22, 2011

    Hi! I’m . . . Denise Schork

    I live in . . . Dry Ridge

    About me . . . I am the owner of Vintage Clover Photography in Dry Ridge. I take pictures of the Grant County High School soccer teams, which include my daughter Emily Tillman, and I also do senior photos.

  • Ice cream social was sweet treat

    In a day when our world is topsy-turvy, it was nice to step back into a simpler time and enjoy an old fashioned ice cream social at the William Arnold Log Cabin in Williamstown on Sept. 16.

    The event was a joint effort by the Williamstown Downtown Merchants Association and the Grant County Historical Society.

    Having worked all day and gone directly to snap some photographs for the News, it didn’t take long for me to get hungry, smelling hotdogs on the grill.

  • Grant County Saddle club holds trail challenge

    The Grant County Saddle Club will hold their Third Annual Trail Challenge in conjunction with Horse Heritage Days on Sept. 24 at the Northern Kentucky Fairgrounds in Williamstown. Opening ceremonies will include a drill team.

    Registration begins at noon and classes start at 1 p.m. Classes include: fun classes, ribbon race, boot race, musical chairs, egg and spoon, catalog race and water glass class. The entry fee is $2 per class or enter all for $10. Fun classes receive ribbons only.

  • Williamstown changes food service

    Parents of Williamstown Jr./Sr. High students now can see what their students have for lunch everyday.

    One of several recent food service changes allows parents to sign into the Parent Portal section of the website at www.williamstown.kyschools.us and click on the Food Service tab to see what their child is eating and how much money is left in their child’s account.

    “It’s a great advantage,” said Stephanie Caldwell, district food service director. “I wish we would have had it years ago.”

  • Strike up the band! Grant County Marching Band earns Grand Reserve Champion title

    The weather was perfect in Richmond, as nine marching band took to the field at the Madison Central Tournament of Bands on Sept. 17. For the first time this season, Grant County went head to head against another 4A band in preliminary competition. While the band didn’t capture the captions for percussion and guard in the preliminary round against John Hardin, they did win first in their class.  

  • Williamstown Marching Band wins third overall at Eagle Classic

    The Williamstown Band of Spirit traveled to Louisville on Sept. 17 to compete in the Eastern Eagle Classic.

    The band’s preliminary performance of this year’s show “Upon a Winter Solstice,” was awarded first place in class A and second place overall.

    The band left the field with much excitement for their finals performance.


    The Youth Performance Award winner for September is Grant County High School junior Kaira McKinnon. As a young woman of faith, she looks for opportunities to tell others about Jesus Christ through her church’s music ministry where she plays drums for the youth praise and worship bands at Family Worship Center.
    She is the daughter of Tony and Kim McKinnon of Crittenden.

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  • For the Record 9-22-11


  • Police Reports 9-22-11


    (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

  • Church News 9-22-11