Today's News


    (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.)


    Civil Suits
    June 14:
    Bank of America vs. Jason Manning and Unknown Defendant, Spouse of Jason Manning, default of payment on note
    Jennifer Spurlock vs. Ryan Spurlock, petition for dissolution of marriage
    Roy David Wynn vs. Barbara Louise Wynn, petition for dissolution of marriage
    Amanda Marie Ayers vs. Matar Sylla Diop, petition for dissolution of marriage
    Jillian Margaret Butcher vs. Stephen Frederick Butcher, petition for dissolution of marriage
    Erica Marie Abner vs. Joseph William Abner, petition for dissolution of marriage

  • Slaughter wins Duck Stamp contest

    The Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design program is an educational program designed to teach wetland-habitat and waterfowl conservation to students in kindergarten through high school. Students create visually what they have learned by creating an entry for the Duck Stamp art contest.

    Over 1,000 students in Kentucky submitted their entries, 100 awards were given out. Instructor Mary Lucas, of Lucas Arts had seven entries, all received awards. Students in Kentucky compete against other students in their age category. Each Lucas Art student worked hard on their entry.

  • Rose - Keeney wed May 26 in Williamstown

    Stacy Rose, daughter of Donald and Pamela Rose of Independence and Christopher Keeney, son of Marie Justice Keeney of Independence were united in marriage May 26, 2012 at the Justice Farm ridge top overlooking the farm in Williamstown.

    Michael Justice, cousin of the groom, officiated the double ring ceremony.

    The bride wore a white gown with a beaded sweetheart lace bodice, button up back with cap sleeves, and satin side draped and pick up detail A-line gown with a vintage birdcage veil. She carried a bouquet of red roses.

  • Watch for bagworms

    Who among us is guilty of not noticing something until it’s too late?  Yes, all of a sudden there is nothing left of your blue spruce or arborvitae. Bagworms have been munching on the needles for weeks and we wonder how it all happened.  Well, they are at work right now so go outside and take inventory of your evergreens because that’s what the bagworm likes the most. Now is the time they do their damage unless we put a stop to it.


    This Another Place In Time photo features  
    Eloise Sebree Workman.
    Eloise grew up in Grant County, with her brothers and sister. She married John Workman after ‘courtin’ in Grant County.
    Thanks to Sharon Gabbard for calling in and thanks to Barbara Barker for submitting the photo.


    July 24, 1997
    St. Elizabeth Hospital has purchased land in Crittenden. The property was purchased for $365,000. This purchase has enabled the authority to retire its debt on the property within two years. “The Grant County Industrial Development Authority is pleased St. Elizabeth plans to expand in Grant County, said Wade Gutman, chairman of the IDA.

  • Helmer receives KFC scholarship

    The KFC Colonel’s Employee Scholarship was founded to honor the memory of Colonel Harland Sanders. To continue to honor the Colonel’s passion for education, KFC announced the first group of KFC Colonel’s Employee Scholarship winners.


    Parents or legal guardians can pick up schedules and update information for students in all grades from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. between July 24 through Aug. 13. School Fees are $10.
    All parents are required to bring in proof of residency. All sixth grade students must have an updated school physical and immunization prior to school beginning.
    • Aug. 6 - Sixth grade “Meet and Greet” can pick up schedules and meet teachers in classroom from 5:30 to 7 p.m.


    June 21:
    (Quit Claim Deed) Penny Shell and James W. Shell, Jr. to Penny Shell, lot 37, Section 1 of Eagle Creek Subdivision, $119,900
    June 22:
    (Quit Claim Deed) Doyle R. Meek and Cynthia A. Meek to Doyle R. Meek and Cynthia A. Meek, Lemon Northcutt Road property, $120,000
    (Quit Claim Deed) Paul D. Stoutenborough and Joan Stoutenborough to Paul D. Stoutenborough and Joan H. Stoutenborough, as Trustees of the Stoutenborough Living Trust, lot 59, Section 2 of Winnie McGee Subdivision, $130,000