Today's News

  • After Easter, what if?

    The eggs have been found, the bunny has moved on to other things.

    The lilies have left the sanctuary; the cross will be put back in the foyer of the church. The Friday fish fries are done for the year. The pastel ties will go back into the closet. The news magazines will get back to everyday politics and world news. Easter is over.

    We have a tendency to get through holidays and just move on to the next one. We will begin seeing all the summer items in the stores and soon all the patriotic products ready for the next major holiday.

  • Crittenden Christian meets growing demands

    “Crittenden Christian Church – a community of hope and healing,” are the words that adorn a banner at the front of the historical frame structure on U.S. 25 in the heart of Crittenden.

    That’s a mission the small congregation is focused on and could be the reason they’ve begun to experience growth and the need for more space.

    “By faith, this congregation stepped out and said let’s build,” said Pastor Jerry Zehr.

  • Lady Braves sweep Lady Demons

    After the dust settled on the field, the Lady Braves had swept the Lady Demons, winning 15-2 in six innings, April 9 at Williamstown High School.

    The game started off with six runs by the Lady Braves off of Williamstown seventh grade pitcher Jade Pinkston, who had to start in place of senior Emma Harris, who had a medical emergency at school earlier in the day.

    “I was pretty nervous, because Grant County is a good team, but I had faith that my team would back me up,” Pinkston said.

  • Opening Day: Thank God baseball is back

    Opening Day has been a tradition of mine with my fiancé Jessica Purnell since we have been together.

    The past two seasons, we have purchased Power Pack tickets, which guarantee you Opening Day tickets.

    Well, with a wedding in t-minus two months, we both decided the money we save for those tickets would go to our wedding.


    Kaitlyn Kinman has been named the Grant County News Athlete of the Week for April 12. Kinman is the daughter of Debra Perry and Scott Kinman.
    Grade in school: Freshman, WHS
    Sport: Softball
    Age: 15
    Hometown: Williamstown
    Accomplishments: Pitched one inning, compiling a strike out against Pendelton County. Most Outstanding Player 2011, Being able to do good in school and play ball when I lost a family member.



    Last week’s results
    Western Hills 7, Grant County 4
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    Sierra Clark is the Grant County High School Youth Performance Award winner for March.

    She is a senior at GCHS and is the daughter of Vicki and Randy Dalton.

    How would you describe yourself: Independent

    Extra-curricular activities: I am involved in Teen Court and the Grant County Explorers program post # 2242.

    Community involvement: My community involvement is volunteering and helping the community.

    Class schedule: english, business law, business management, college algebra and criminology.

  • Hunter education classes offered for 2012

    The Northern Kentucky Hunter Education Association is offering a Hunter Education Course in the following Counties: Boone, Campbell, Kenton and Grant.
     All courses are free of charge and open to anyone 9 years of age and older. If you are planning to hunt in Kentucky or out of State a Hunter Education Course completion card (Orange Card) may be neeeded. Anyone born after Jan. 1, 1975 must carry a card while hunting in the state of Kentucky along with their Kentucky hunting license.


    I like to see democracy in action. I know that’s weird, but it’s true.
    Democracy was in action Monday night at the Williamstown City Council meeting.

    Discussion, which lasted over an hour, centered on which company should be hired to do a preliminary engineering study for the city’s water treatment plant.

    Four engineering firms submitted proposals.

  • Lovell, Calhoun serve as pages for Rep. Adams

    Nolan Calhoun, son of Amanda and Michael Calhoun, served as a page of Rep. Royce Adams. He was selected as the winner of an art and essay contest. “It was an honor to serve Royce Adams as a page,” Calhoun said.