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Today's News

  • Church as revelation - not routine

    When you stop to think about it, there’s a lot of repetition in our lives. We tend to do the same things over and over again, and often at the same times of the day or on the same days of the week.
    Sometimes it’s the big things in our lives, like going to the sa me vacation destination every summer. Sometimes its things like never missing CSI or American Idol on TV every week. And sometimes it’s just the little things, like the three packs of Equal you put in our cup of coffee. Always three packs.

  • Dry Ridge Presbyterian observes Founder’s Day on Aug. 19
  • CHURCH NOTES 8-16-12

    Christ Community
    • Every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m., Rev. Earl Holt will be teaching from 2 Peter, chapter 1.
    • Aug. 19 - Missionaries Michael and Debbie Hampton in Cayman Islands, will be ministering at 11 a.m. For more information, call 859-394-2586.
    • Sept. 1 - A new youth program starts at 6 p.m.
    • Sept. 15 - Outreach at Grant County Park.

    Corinth Christian

  • Kickin’

    The Grant County Varsity Girls Soccer team played their best yet this season as they faced Cooper, a team they have struggled with in the past losing to them 5-0 and 6-1.  


    When the two teams met on Aug. 13, they came away with a 2-2 tie. “The girls didn’t make mistakes and played exceptionally well together,” said GCHS girls varsity coach Garrett Griffith.

    The strengths of the team are the ability to possess the ball and play great defense.

  • POLICE REPORTS-Aug. 16

    (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.)

  • NKU, community partner to continue extended campus

    The Northern Kentucky University – Grant County Center is one of a kind and a recent agreement between NKU and local officials will keep it around for a long while.


    Dr. James Votruba, president of NKU, joined Williamstown Mayor Rick Skinner and Wade Gutman, executive director of the Grant County Industrial Development Authority, in signing an agreement that defines the operations of the center.


    In this agreement, NKU has agreed to pay for operational costs at the Williamstown facility. The city leases the building to NKU at $1 per year.

  • BACK TO SCHOOL BASHES

    WILLIAMSTOWN:
    Williamstown Independent School will join as one campus to celebrate returning to class Aug. 10 with a Back to School Bash.
    The district decided to forego its usual Sundae Social, Readi-Fest and back to school events for each school for the 2012-13 school year.
    The bash will include games, food and a free movie to kick off the school year.

  • Former NBA star, Williamstown native dies

    Hall of Famer Arnie Risen, known as “Flash” and “Stilts” during his illustrious basketball career, died Aug. 4 in Beechwood, Ohio.
    Risen, who played basketball at Williamstown High School before playing in the NBA, was 87.


    The 1942 WHS graduate, who has a street named after him in Williamstown, was recognized by the school district in 1999 by being named a member of the Williamstown Wall of Fame at graduation.
    Risen was also named “Alumni of the Year” in 2012.

  • First U.S. 25 Yard Sale gains momentum

    Judy Wiggington likes to talk on the phone.
    She’s talked to every city, from Covington to Williamsburg, that sits along U.S. 25 in Kentucky in order to drum up support for a U.S. 25 yard sale.


    Wiggington, of Williamstown, had the idea for a U.S. 25 yard sale that would pass through the middle of Grant County for several years after attending the famous 127 Yard Sale, but it wasn’t until she retired in January of this year that she put a plan in motion.

  • FIVE GENERATIONS GATHER