Today's News

  • KSP, DEA collaborate to ‘Take Back’ prescription drugs

    Kentucky State Police will partner with the Drug Enforcement Agency on Saturday, April 28 in a collaborative effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from home medicine cabinets.

    This is the fourth national DEA “Take Back” initiative the agency has participated in. KSP collected over 1,000 pounds of prescription drugs during previous programs, according to a state police press release. Collection activities will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at KSP posts across the state.


    I would never fancy myself to be Larry King or anything, but in college I always enjoyed reading his columns in USA Today.
    For the unfamiliar, King would not write about one particular theme or subject, rather he would give his thoughts about a variety of topics in short, succinct sentences.

    I guess you could say it was like he opened up his brain that day and spilled out what was inside onto the page.
    As someone who writes the occasional column, thinking of what to write about can be difficult.


    Name: Adam Walters, of Dry Ridge

    What motivated you to live a healthier lifestyle? I wanted to lose weight.

    How have you changed your lifestyle in order to be healthier? I changed my diet and joined the gym.

    What is your favorite fitness activity? I like basketball and weightlifting.

    What suggestions do you have for someone who wants to be healthier - how can they best get started? First, you have to put your mind to it and you must change your diet to a healthier lifestyle.

  • WHS holds Alumni banquet May 26

    The Williamstown Alumni Banquet will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 26 at the Williamstown High School gymnasium. Social Hour and registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. The annual alumni banquet is for all graduates of the Williamstown High School and the classes of 1932, 1937, 1942, 1952, 1962, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002 and the class of 2012 graduates will be honored.


    The Northern Kentucky Tea Party is sponsoring an “End of the Error” from 1 to 5 p.m. on April 28 at the Boone County Fairgrounds. This rally is to educate and motivate voters to end the era of the Obama reign of government. The rally is a gathering of patriots and those interested in learning about fiscal responsibility, limited government and free markets and other principals of the Tea Party.

  • ‘Living Doll’ celebrates 96th birthday

    Agnes Beach, known throughout the community as the “doll lady,” celebrated her 96th birthday April 22 attending church services at Dry Ridge Baptist with her daughter, Agnes Johnson and family of Leitchfield.


    Joe and Gina Magee of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Adrienne Marie Magee to Jason Webster, son of Pat Conrad and Morris Webster of Williamstown.

    The wedding is being planned for 5 p.m. on May 5, 2012, at Mason Baptist church. A reception will follow at the American Legion Hall.

    The bride is a 2011 graduate of Grant County High School. She is also attending Northern Kentucky University. She is employed by Grant Manor.



    April 17 Grant County at Lexington Christian 5:30 p.m.
    April 20 Grant County vs. Scott County 5:30 p.m.
    April 21 Grant County at Williamstown 11 a.m.
    April 23 Grant County vs. Walton-Verona 5 p.m.
    April 25 Grant County vs. Simon Kenton 5 p.m.

    April 19 Grant County vs. Scott County 6 p.m.
    April 20 Grant County vs. Harlan County at Whitley County 7:15 p.m.


    Samantha Perry has been named the Grant County News Athlete of the Week for April 19. Perry is the daughter of Greg and Jennifer Perry.