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Today's News

  • Williamstown hosts All “A” Classic Sept. 3

    The Williamstown Lady Demons will be hosting the All-A Classic Sept. 3 at Williamstown High School.

    The Lady Demons open up the volleyball tournament playing Gallatin County at 10 a.m. in the high school gym.

    Other teams in the tournament include Walton-Verona, Eminence, Trimble County, Owen County and Carroll County.

    “We are going to have to play at our full potential,” coach Wes Staff said. “Gallatin hung in with us and if we can beat them and get past Walton-Verona, we have a good chance of winning the tournament.”

  • GCHS boys’ soccer getting back to fundamentals

    After falling to 0-3 on the season with a 5-0 loss to Scott County Aug. 25 at Grant County Middle School, Braves soccer coach David Schmitt has the team working on the fundamentals of soccer.

    Schmitt said the team looked like they were making progress after a 1-0 loss to Harrison County on Aug. 23, but with the loss to the Cardinals, it was more like a step backwards.

    “Hopefully, we will get that turned around with a couple of wins this week and gain some intensity and confidence,” he said.

  • ‘Are you part of my church?’

    When I first started in the ministry, I had taken a second job working at a Wal-mart stocking shelves at night. And one night when I was on break, a fellow worker sat down next to me. This guy was a big muscle guy who had been a former boxer. He looked mean (and ugly). He sat down across from me and said, “Isn’t it true you are a preacher?” I said yes, and he asked me if I liked to debate. I said no, I’m not much of a debater, but he kept pressing it, so I said, “sure what’s the topic?”

  • Church Notes: September 1, 2011

    Cherry Grove Pentecostal Church of God
    • Sept. 24 – Homecoming dinner at 5:30 p.m.
    • Sept. 25 – Homecoming celebration at 2 p.m. with Dove Award Winning Christian recording artist, speaker and author, Ann Downing, formerly with the Bill Gaither Gospel Group.
    • Sept. 26-27 – Revival at 7 p.m.

    Christ Community A/G

  • Braves searching for first win

    After losing their first home game to Owen County 20-6 at the Grant County Bowl Game Aug. 27, the Grant County High School Braves will seek their first win against Western Hills at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2.

    In the game against the Rebels, the Braves missed opportunities that put the game out of reach and coach David Arvin is preparing the team to correct that moving forward.

  • 2011 GOVERNOR’S SCHOLARS

    Grant County High School

    Name: Sidney Tencza
    Parents: Kris and Donald Gordon
    Where attended GSP: Bellarmine University
    Focus of study: Communications and social studies
    Future plans: I would like to study public relations and political science in college.
    What did you learn from your experience at GSP: I learned how to be more of an individual. I became more independent and self-confident.

    Name: Courtney Jaconette
    Parents: Mark and Debra Jaconette

  • Lady Braves sweep W’town 2-0

    For the first time since Sept. 18, 2008, the Grant County High School Lady Braves can say they defeated the Williamstown Lady Demons in volleyball.

    Even though it was exciting for coach Kelli Lee to get the win over Williamstown, she was happy for some other aspects of the game.

    “The most exciting part for me was that the girls stayed calm,” she said. “They continued to take it one ball at a time and not look at the score like they needed six points. They kept their composure.”

  • Local talent featured in series finale Sept. 2

    Like a song she just wrote, singer-songwriter Lisa Shafer said “It Feels Like Home,” performing in Grant County.

    Shafer, who grew up her Crittenden, will entertain at the Northern Kentucky Fairgrounds in Williamstown on Sept. 2 in the finale of the inaugural Summer Concert Series.

  • Crittenden hosts 9/11 service

    The Crittenden Fire Department will host a memorial service commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorists attacks on America.

    The public is invited to attend a prayer service from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 11 at the fire department, 104 N. Main Street in Crittenden. Former Crittenden Fire Chief Dave Owens will also be recognized for his years of service.

    For more information, call 859-428-1767 or 859-468-4848.

  • Kentucky State Police Trooper participates in safety exhibit

    Kentucky State Police Trooper David Jones, public affairs officer for KSP Post 6 in Dry Ridge, assists a young driver participating in the Safety Town exhibit on the opening day of the 2011 Kentucky State Fair in Louisville.

    The exhibit teaches children basic safety rules as they ride tricycles through a miniature city featuring traffic lights, stop signs and buildings. KSP has been exhibiting at the fair since 1949. Safety Town was introduced in 1960 and continues to be one of the most popular children’s
    educational exhibits at the fair.