Today's News

  • Tabatha Clemons voted president elect of state parks society


  • Explorers to collect old phones


    The Grant County Sheriff’s Explorers are collecting used cell phones, inkjets, iPods, laser toners and laptops. These items can be dropped off at Grant County High School, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office and the Grant County News in Dry Ridge. The items collected will be used to off set the cost of the Sheriff Explorers program.
    To be added as a drop-off location or to obtain the complete drop-off list, or for more information, contact Deputy Lee Jacobs at 824-9739.

  • Bailey receives Masters


  • McDaniel celebrates 50 years


    Bill and Barbara McDaniel renewed their wedding vows of 50 years on Jan. 22 at Shiloh Full Gospel Church with a reception at the church with family and friends.

  • Braves host Conner, Western Hills

    When: Jan. 25
    Where: Grant County High School
    What: The Braves wrestling team will host their second home meet, pairing up with Conner and Western Hills. Admission will be $4 for adults and $2 for students. Weigh-in begins at 5 p.m., with the first match starting at 6 p.m.

  • Legends Baseball to hold tryouts Jan. 22

    When: Jan. 22
    Where: Grant County Middle School
    What: The Legends baseball club, a local traveling team, is looking to add a few players for the 2012 season. They are looking for players that are 11 or 12 years old, but don’t turn 13 by April. The tryout will be held from 2 to 3:15 p.m. Jan. 22 in the GCMS gym. For more information, contact Shawn West at 859-242-0149 or Kenny Edmondson at 859-802-9108.


    The final of four games of the Coaches vs. Cancer games between Grant County High School and Williamstown High School will take place on Jan. 23, when the Lady Demons host the Lady Braves. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m.

  • Behold the Lion

  • CHURCH NOTES 1.19.12

    Christ Community
    • Rhonda spoke Sunday morning on Keeping a Cutting Edge using 2 Kings 6:1-7 as the scripture. Sometimes people become dull, losing their cutting edge and operate without the power of the Holy Spirit. Call on Jesus Christ for his help, go back to the place where power was lost and do the first works over, toss the flesh (wood) into the river of the spirit-filled life and reach out to the Holy Spirit when He comes.

  • Public invited to WHS ‘Hunger Games’ event Jan. 26

    Williamstown High School invites everyone to join students Jan. 26 in celebrating “The Hunger Games” Community Reading Challenge with an activity-filled event.

    From 5 to 7 p.m. at WHS, attendees can participate in a variety of games and activities surround the popular book, including archery, a simulation video Hunger Games and a mass “Cornucopia Game.”

    There also will be student-led book club activities to discuss themes, characters and opinions of the books.