https://www.grantky.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Repairs begin on closed Delaney Rd. Bridge https://www.grantky.com/content/repairs-begin-closed-delaney-rd-bridge <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/delaney_bridge.jpg" alt="Norfolk Southern started repairs Dec. 10. Photo by Amanda Kelly" title="Norfolk Southern started repairs Dec. 10. Photo by Amanda Kelly" align="left" hspace="6" width="144" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Repairs on Delaney Road bridge began Dec. 10 after being closed Nov. 30 by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet following a failed inspection.<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span></p> Corinth appoints New mayor https://www.grantky.com/content/corinth-appoints-new-mayor <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/corinth_mayor.jpg" alt="Former Corinth Mayor Billy Hill swears in Commissioner Barbara New as interim mayor for the remainder of his term until the end of 2018. Vicky Wolfe was also appointed to fill the vacant commissioner’s seat until the end of 2018. Photo by Amanda Kelly" title="Former Corinth Mayor Billy Hill swears in Commissioner Barbara New as interim mayor for the remainder of his term until the end of 2018. Vicky Wolfe was also appointed to fill the vacant commissioner’s seat until the end of 2018. Photo by Amanda Kelly" align="left" hspace="6" width="107" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="font-family: Times; font-size: 10px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12px;">Former Corinth Mayor Billy Hill swore in Commissioner Barbara New as interim mayor Dec. 11 for the rest of Hill&rsquo;s term.</span><span class="Apple-converted-space" style="font-family: Times; font-size: 10px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12px;">&nbsp;</span></p> Williamstown students participate in Hour of Code https://www.grantky.com/content/williamstown-students-participate-hour-code <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_8788.jpg" alt="WHS Principal Brandy Feagan smiles as WMS students Abigail Nicholson and Cariel Smith work on coding." title="WHS Principal Brandy Feagan smiles as WMS students Abigail Nicholson and Cariel Smith work on coding." align="left" hspace="6" width="84" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">International Hour of Code exposed 475 Williamstown Jr. and Sr. High students to a possible college and career path on Dec. 7.<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Students plugged into computers, phones and tablets to learn the basics of web coding through games, such as MineCraft, &ldquo;Star Wars&rdquo; and &ldquo;Wonder Woman,&rdquo; which hopefully sparked a few students&rsquo; interest, said Principal Brandy Feagan.<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span></p> Will. Baptist resurrects singing Christmas tree https://www.grantky.com/content/will-baptist-resurrects-singing-christmas-tree <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/wbs_x-mas_tree_after.jpg" alt="Volunteers from Williamstown Baptist Church spent months planning and days building a 22-foot Christmas tree to hold singers for upcoming worship services Dec. 16 and Dec. 17 in the church. Photos by Amanda Kelly" title="Volunteers from Williamstown Baptist Church spent months planning and days building a 22-foot Christmas tree to hold singers for upcoming worship services Dec. 16 and Dec. 17 in the church. Photos by Amanda Kelly" align="left" hspace="6" width="56" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="font-family: Times; font-size: 10px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12px;">A 22-foot Christmas tree will hold 50 to 60 Williamstown Baptist Church choir members for upcoming Christmas worship performances called &ldquo;Resurrecting Christmas.&rdquo;</span></p> DR town hall focuses on options for EMS funding https://www.grantky.com/content/dr-town-hall-focuses-options-ems-funding <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/town_hall.jpg" alt="Nearly 100 crowded into the Dry Ridge Firehouse Nov. 30 for a town hall before a commitment deadline Dry Ridge Mayor Jim Wells gave the other cities and county about cost-sharing EMS services. Currently, Dry Ridge funds an EMS service that serves the whole county. " title="Nearly 100 crowded into the Dry Ridge Firehouse Nov. 30 for a town hall before a commitment deadline Dry Ridge Mayor Jim Wells gave the other cities and county about cost-sharing EMS services. Currently, Dry Ridge funds an EMS service that serves the whole county. " align="left" hspace="6" width="177" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> Shop With a Cop provides gifts, clothing to 27 children https://www.grantky.com/content/shop-cop-provides-gifts-clothing-27-children <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_8571.jpg" alt="Twenty-two children participated in Shop with a Cop Dec. 2 at Dry Ridge Wal-Mart. All local law enforcement sent volunteers to pick out toys and clothing for local children for the event’s 19th year, said Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills. " title="Twenty-two children participated in Shop with a Cop Dec. 2 at Dry Ridge Wal-Mart. All local law enforcement sent volunteers to pick out toys and clothing for local children for the event’s 19th year, said Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills. " align="left" hspace="6" width="175" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Raelyn Coots&rsquo; eyes grew wide when she spotted a baby doll play-set on display in the toy aisle during Shop with a Cop.</span></p> ‘Crazy Train’ Ozzy Osbourne makes stop in Grant County https://www.grantky.com/content/%E2%80%98crazy-train%E2%80%99-ozzy-osbourne-makes-stop-grant-county <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ozzy_3.jpg" alt="Sarah Edmondson, George Edmondson, Ozzy Osbourne, Jack Osbourne, Ronnie Edmondson, Karen Schwab and Melody Cleveland pose for a photo outside of Edmondson’s Grocery. Photo provided." title="Sarah Edmondson, George Edmondson, Ozzy Osbourne, Jack Osbourne, Ronnie Edmondson, Karen Schwab and Melody Cleveland pose for a photo outside of Edmondson’s Grocery. Photo provided." align="left" hspace="6" width="162" height="85" /><style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style> <p class="p1"> Life in Grant County https://www.grantky.com/content/life-grant-county-1 <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/congrats.jpg" alt="Daniel Goderwis, center, is congratulated by fellow “soldiers” as he is initiated into the group of Civil War re-enactors. Photo provided" title="Daniel Goderwis, center, is congratulated by fellow “soldiers” as he is initiated into the group of Civil War re-enactors. Photo provided" align="left" hspace="6" width="121" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Daniel Goderwis, a freshman at Williamstown High School, is a typical teenager who loves the outdoors, basketball, soccer and karate, but unlike most teens, Daniel is an artist, Civil War historian and member of the Green River Rifles, 3rd Kentucky Infantry Regiment re-enactment unit.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">When Danny and Sharon Goderwis took their son to watch a Civil War re-enactment in Cincinnati, they had no idea of the impact it would have on him.</span></p>