Today's News





    CPL Curtis H. Brock
    Gunner in Co. C 12th Inf. Regt. stationed in Germany 1950 – 1953
    Family: Children, Randall Brock of Latonia, Gregory Brock of Williamstown and Brenda Webster of Williamstown four grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; sisters, Sudie Henry of Williamstown, Ruthie Daley of Corinth and Mary Johnson of Crittenden.



  • Burnettes celebrate 50 years


  • WHS parents, teachers to brainstorm educational ideas

    The two people who know Williamstown High School students best — parents and teachers — will join Dec. 1 to discuss a plan to meet their needs.

    The Parents and Teachers Talking Together (PT3) event, which was created in 1994 by the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence in Lexington, will be from 4 to 8 p.m. at WHS.

    A facilitated conversation between WHS parents and teachers will look to answer two questions, what do we want for our students and what do we need to do to get what we want for our students?


    Mackenzie Tucker is the Grant County High School Youth Performance Award winner for November.
    She is a junior at GCHS and is the daughter of Shawn and Lisa Tucker of Dry Ridge.

  • It’s fresh, healthy at Lori’s Cafe

    It’s not hard to find Lori’s Café, tucked inside Dry Ridge Toyota, just follow your nose.

    The smell of breakfast – bacon, eggs and biscuits – will lead the way.

    Lori’s Café opened in September 2010 when the new car dealership opened.

    The head chef is Lori Walters Henry. Her goal is to serve healthy breakfast and lunches at affordable prices.

    The self-professed “foodie” also wants to introduce Grant County palettes to different tastes such as lentils and turkey burgers.

  • Houchens named Forcht market president

    Forcht Bank announced today the selection of Craig Houchens as its new Market President for Grant County.   
    Craig Houchens has more than 21 years of banking experience, and has served Grant County his entire banking career.  He has spent the last 17 years at the Dry Ridge Banking Center in various capacities in management, customer service and lending.

  • Stanley elected Sgt. of Arms

    Doug Stanley, of Williamstown, representing Elliston-Stanley Funeral Homes in Williamstown and Crittenden and Hamilton-Stanley Funeral Home in Verona was elected the sergeant-of-arms for a one-year term at the Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky’s 129th annual convention.

    Participants received 10 hours of continuing education and heard from speakers concerning topics such as stress management and humor, finance and mourning and celebrations.

  • Weights, winds, trends and so-called friends

    Continuing from the last article, we’re examining the cultural weights, winds, trends and so-called friends that impede our individual and corporate spiritual progress. Let’s take a look at Distractions, Drift and Drag.