Today's News

  • Heller family celebrates 50 years of ministry with Fairview Christian

    The Heller family will be host a celebration to honor Bruce Heller, of Maysville, on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 for his 50 years of faithful ministry for the Lord at the Fairview Christian Church in Williamstown.

  • A prayer for the churches of Grant County

    God Almighty in Heaven, We pray for the churches of our county.  We thank you for our churches and want to acknowledge that we are completely dependent upon our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Because of this we pray that the churches of Grant County would;

  • CHURCH NOTES 8-23-12

    Cherry Grove
    Pentecostal Church of God
    • Aug. 25 – Annual Golf Scramble at 2 p.m. Cost is $45 per person and includes green fee, cart rental and lunch. Singles will be paired. Trophies and door prizes will be awarded. Proceeds go to building fund. For more information, contact Pastor Larry Hammonds at 859-743-4695.

    Corinth Christian


    In eight tournaments, the Grant County Lady Braves golf team had earned as low as sixth place and as high as runner up, but on Aug. 18, they claimed their first tournament win of the season.
    Sarah Kellam, a senior, and Macy Wright, a sophomore, earned first and second place honors for their individual scores.
    Kellam shot a 73, while Wright shot an 82.

    “They did great,” said Coach Marcus Camacho. “It was their lowest score of the year.”


    (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.)


    June 28:
    Eva Louise Barnes, 29, Dry Ridge, homemaker, to Michael Shane Pullen, 37, Dry Ridge, customer service rep
    Jessica Ann Fredericks, 31, Florence, teacher, to Phillip Ray Brown, 36, Florence, stock broker
    July 3:
    Annie May Garner, 33, Williamstown, homemaker, to Robert Allen Wagers, 40, Williamstown, retired
    July 6:
    Jacqueline Spaw, 58, Dry Ridge, disabled, to Ralph Franklin Fry, 68, Dry Ridge, retired
    Briseida Ramirez, 31, Dry Ridge, clerk, to Emmanuel Aguazul Rafael, 21, Dry Ridge, farm work

  • Dry Ridge annexes Hill Crest cemetery

    Hillcrest Cemetery in Dry Ridge will now have more eyes watching out for thieves stealing from graves.
    The Dry Ridge City Council approved annexing the 14-acre cemetery into the city limits during its Aug. 6 meeting in order to allow law enforcement to monitor the grounds when they are in the area.

  • Walton-Verona Lady Bearcats sweep Lady Demons

    The Walton-Verona Lady Bearcats defeated the Williamstown Lady Demons in three sets Aug. 20 at Williamstown High School in a disappointing loss against one of their primary rivals.

  • GCHS Braves beat Owen Rebels 3-1

    The Grant County High School Braves soccer team kicked their way to victory by defeating the Owen County Rebels 3-1 on Aug. 16.
    Jordan Kearns, as goalie, was tough on defense as he communicated well with his defenders and played aggressively off the line.
    “The Owen County game was a great team effort and shows how far this team has come since last year,” said Coach Dave Schmitt.
    Schmitt was pleased with the performance of the defense.

  • Braves football kicks off season with new coach

     Kevin Siple is the new head coach of the Grant County High School Braves football team.

    With 27 years of experience, Siple is not new to being a coach.
    Because Grant County has had three coaches in the last three years, Siple wants to bring stability to the program and is looking to finish his career with the Braves.