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Today's News

  • News observes early Memorial Day deadlines

    The news and advertising deadline for the June 3 issue of the News is 5 p.m. on May 27. The News office will be closed May 30.

  • Memorial Day Service set for May 30

    • 1 p.m.
    • May 30

    Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North
    205 Eibeck Lane,
    Williamstown

    • Presentation of Colors - Grant County Honor Guard

    • Introduction - Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Kenneth Lucas

    • Special guest speaker - Governor Steve Beshear

    • Unveiling of Carillon Tower/Plaque - Members of AMVETS National Service Foundation; Members of Veterans Program Trust Fund; Governor and KDVA Commissioner

  • Correction

     In the May 12, 2011 issue this picture should have said Hunter Pendleton hands off the baton to senior William May. The Grant County News apologizes for this error.

  • A Blast From The Past 5.26.11

    15 Years Ago
    May 21, 1996
    The Tom Duncan and Arby’s-Shoney’s little league baseball team beat Ft. Mitchell Garage 9-6 in come-from-behind fashion.

    With two outs in the top of the sixth inning, and Grant behind 4-2, scored seven runs for the win.

    25 Years Ago
    June 12, 1986
    Two Grant County High School runners finished in the top three spots of the state track and field meet recently: junior Kelli Phillippi and senior Marlon Kinsey.

  • St. Elizabeth offers sports physicals

    Dr. Troy Ashcraft and Dr. Sandra Utter, St. Elizabeth physicians, are offering sports physical appointments for Grant County students at the Dry Ridge office.

    Dr. Utter will give physicals on July 11 and Dr. Ashcraft will see students on July 13. Appointments are necessary and will be given from 9 a.m. to noon. The price of the physical is $15, which must be paid at the time of service.

  • GCYS fall registration deadline is June 10

    When: June 10
    Where: www.gcys-soccer.com
    What: The deadline to register for Grant County Youth Soccer is June 10. The season will run from August through October. Ages are 3-13 and have to be at that age on Aug. 1. The prices for the age groups U4, U6, U8 are $45 per child and U10, U12 and U14 are $65 per child.
    **U12/U14 divisions will be divided – U14 will play 4 home games and 4 games in the Northern Kentucky Area.

  • Perpetual Care: mowing down sorrow

    At the end of the Civil War, people began placing flowers, wreaths and crosses on the graves of the fallen. Retired Major General Jonathan A. Logan organized a one day event to honor those soldiers who survived the war—they called it Decoration Day. Logan later issued a proclamation that May 30, 1868 should be designated as Memorial Day and in 1971, President Richard Nixon declared Memorial Day a federal holiday to be observed on the last Monday in May.

  • GC coach Jim Hicks hosts basketball camp

    When: June 1, 2, 3
    Where: Grant County High School

  • Demons get first wins of the season

    When: May 20, 21
    Where: Paris High School and Bracken County High School
    What: Issac Alger lead the way for the Demons against Paris as he threw seven innings of shutout baseball, only throwing 63 pitches. Against Bracken County, the Demons were led by Zach Rose as he clubbed two home runs and drove in four runs.

  • Kincaid Theatre announces summer schedule

    The summer Musical Theatre Workshop performers will begin June 17 with “On The Other Side of the Fence.” There will be evening performances at 7:30 p.m. on June 17, 18, 21, 23, and 24 and matinée performances at 2 p.m. on June 20 and 22.

    Kincaid’s professional production will present “Smoke on the Mountain.” Evening performances are at 7:30 p.m. on July 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30. Matinee performances are at 3 p.m. on July 10, 13, 14, 17, 20, 21, 24, 27, and 28.