Today's News

  • Sports Shorts 4-14-11

    Demons fall to Carroll County 7-1

    When: April 7
    Where: Williamstown High School
    What: Williamstown loses for the fourth consecutive game to start the season.
    Upcoming: The Demons host Owen County April 14. First pitch is set for 5 p.m.

    Braves defeated by Raiders 4-3

    When: April 7
    Where: Ryle High School, Union

  • Special Olympics teams win bronze, silver

    The Grant County Jaguars, a special olympics basketball and cheerleading team competed in state tournaments and came back with silver and bronze medals.

    The Jaguars basketball team competed in the Special Olympics State tournament in Louisville March 19 and 20.

    The Jaguars won their first game of the state tournament against the Owensboro Blasters with a score of 27-11.

    On the following day, the Jaguars competed in the championship game against Powell County Gladiators.

  • Another Place In Time 4-14-11


    Welcome to a new Another Place in Time photograph. If you know who is pictured call the News office at 859-824-3343 and share your guesses with us. If you’ve got an old photo, you’d like to see featured, bring it to the News office  at 129 S. Main, Dry Ridge. Photos can be scanned and returned.

  • Soccer Skills
  • Be mindful of mulching habits


  • Braves start season 5-1

    The Grant County Braves are on their fastest start since 2008, when they started the season 9-2.

    That season, the Braves made it to the 8th region tournament, falling to North Oldham 8-1.

    Even with the loss, Grant County was second in the region only surrendering 99 runs in 25 games.

    This year, the Braves in six games have allowed only eight runs and that can be contributed to the starting pitching, including senior pitcher Aaron Goe.

  • Turning Back the Clock 4-14-11


    15 Years Ago

    April 11, 1996
    After dismal tobacco yields hit by dry weather and disease, cattle prices are collapsing. On top of that, feed prices are escalating due to corn shortages. Experts predict that any beef price increases won’t be until the fall of 1997 and that is a minimum.

    25 Years Ago
    April 10, 1986
    The Corinth volunteer fire department has a new chief. Gary Mosley was elected to the post in January.

  • Police Reports 4-14-11


    (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.)

    Dry Ridge
    Chief Rick Kells charged Candice Riess, 55, of Dry Ridge, with theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting at 9:30 a.m. April 4 on Ferguson Boulevard.
    Dry Ridge Police Department charged an out of county resident with theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting.

  • County-rival tennis programs face each other for first time

    For the first time in both schools programs, the Williamstown Lady Demons girls tennis team and the Grant County girls tennis team faced each other on the court April 7 at Webb Park in Williamstown.

    Even though Williamstown swept the matches, Grant County is working on improving in their first year of the program after they were appointed a program at a September 2010 board meeting.

    The Lady Braves program has five girls on the team, junior Sydney Tencza, sophomore Courtney Elliott, sophomore Emily Samuel, freshman Meghan Cross and freshman Courtney Ford.

  • For the Record 4-14-11