Today's News


    Citimortgage, Inc.; Bethany Benton; Unknown Spouse of Bethany Benton and Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., by Edward M. Bourne, Master Commissioner to Federal National Mortgage Association, Fords Mill Road property, $135,000
    Aug. 21:
    (Quit Claim Deed) Scott Allen Thompson and Pamela Kay Thompson to Scott Allen Thompson and Pamela Kay Thompson, lot 153 and 154, Section 1 of Lake Corinth Estates Subdivision, $15,000
    Aug. 22:


    (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.)


    The grand jury, which met Oct. 10, returned indictments against 14 people.
    An indictment means there is probable cause to believe a crime has been committed; guilt or innocence is established later through the trial process.
    Those indicted were:
    • Bradley J. Plunkett, 23, bail jumping in the first degree
    • Heather M. Treadway, 25, two counts of burglary in the second degree and two counts of theft by unlawful taking with a value of $500 or more.

  • CHURCH NOTES 10-25-12

    Christ Community
    • Oct. 26 – Oct. 27 – A four-hour prayer chain at the church will be starting at 9 p.m. Friday evening through 9 p.m. Saturday. We have people praying all night. Feel free to stop by to pray or for special prayer. We are praying for our country, our church, missionaries, salvation and healing for souls, including our families and friends. We believe our faithful God will answer our prayers in the name of Jesus according to His will. The church is located in Williamstown.

    Crittenden Christian Disciples of Christ

  • Sin, Cancer... Are they similiar?

    How do you feel about cancer? Do I have your attention? Seriously. What is your response to cancer? Do you have any sympathy for cancer? Would you ignore cancer in your body? Would you attempt to live with cancer? I imagine you are now yelling at your paper, “No!” Of course not! What is our response to cancer? Get rid of it! All of it! Aggressively! Now.


    15 Years

  • Indian summer unfolding this autumn

  • Local residents meets Turtleman

    Hagen Hedger and Haley Griffin stood in line for over seven hours to see Ernie Brown Jr., “The Turtle Man” recently at Lancaster, Ky.
    Brown, from Marion County, Ky., is the star of Animal Planet’s “Call of the Wildman.”

  • Local judges participate in District Judge College

    District Court Judges Elizabeth A. Chandler and Thomas M. Funk who serve Grant County participated in the 2012 Kentucky District Judge College that took place on Sept. 16 – Sept. 19 at Lake Barkley State Park in Cadiz, Ky. The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the judicial education for the state’s district court judges.

  • Grant places in Harrison County Invitational

    The Harrison County Invitational was held at the Cythiana Country Club on Oct. 18. The Grant County Girls Varsity team placed runner up.
    Grant County High School runners placed as follows:

    Mixed 3K run
     Cross Country
    • Molly Howell, second; (14:38.8)
    • Moriah McCain, fourth; (15:41.6)
    • Alexis Dearing, 14th; (18:14.7)
    • Benjamin Spratt, first; (11:51.9)
    • Bradley Perkins, second; (12:33.4)
    • Cameron Beavers, third; (12:46.8)