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Today's News

  • Emotions can be a roller coaster at times

    There are times when I feel like that I am on cloud nine and can’t help but hum the theme song from “The Greatest American Hero” (you know, the “believe it or not, I’m walking on air…”) ‘But, then while in mid song, for no substantial reason (like being out of coffee!!! though some might argue that) my emotions take a tail spin and then I am in the Eeyore mode singing the “Gloom, Despair and Agony on me” song from Hee Haw.  Now, let’s apply this to our faith.  

  • CHURCH NOTES 10-9-14

    Bethany Baptist
    • 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship service and 7 p.m. evening worship.
    • Oct. 12 – Homecoming with singing and dinner. All former pastors invited.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady
    • The church is located at 7770 Lawrenceville Road in Holbrook. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Canby Tabernacle
    • Pastor Belve Barger  The church is located on Highway 330 West.

  • SHERMAN ELEMENTARY OCTOBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
  • THE BANDS PLAY ON

    Name of competition:  2014 Simon Kenton Marching Band Classic

    Ranking and any awards:  The Band of Spirit received first place, Best Percussion, Best Guard in Class 3A (only band in class). The Guard was first overall in preliminaries. The Percussion was second overall in preliminaries. The band, as a whole, was first overall (out of 13 bands) in preliminaries with a score of 76.

  • Grant runners compete at Williamstown Invite

    Not a good day for man nor beast, but Grant County Schools runners did not let the wind, cold and rain stop them from continuing their drive for the finish line at the Williamstown Invitational.
    The Lady Braves started the day off early Oct. 4 with solid performances during the coldest part of the day.
    They were led by Summer Dearing, placing eighth in 21:51 and Sydney Parker, placing 11th in 21:57.
    Eighth grader Molly Howell made a late charge, finishing 13th in 22:30.

  • Williamstown host CC meet

    Runners faced the coldest day yet in this cross country season as they arrived at the Williamstown Invitational on Oct. 4 at Williamstown High School.

    Thirty-six schools were represented by over 700 runners. Many were huddled in blankets as they waited for their race to start, and a few even ran wearing hats and gloves to stay warm.
    The day began at 8 a.m. with an open 5K race with six participants.
    The overall winner was 14-year-old home school student William Perkins.

  • Celtics compete in championship

    A group of elementary boys from Grant County, with the team name Celtics, completed a fall season by winning the elementary division tournament in the Blacktop League in Erlanger.

    The Blacktop League is an outdoor basketball league consisting of several teams from the Northern Kentucky area. The league is competitive and has been in existence since 1993.

    The Celtics were composed of eight boys from various schools in the Grant County area. This group went 9-2 in the regular season earning the team a number one seed for the tournament.

  • POLICE REPORTS

    (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.)
    Deputy Ronnie West executed a warrant for Douglas M. Gibson, 19, of Corinth, with failure to make restitution, at 9:50 a.m. Sept. 29 on N. Main Street. Gibson was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Library features ‘Makings of a Master’

    The Grant County Public Library is offering patrons an opportunity to see the “Makings of a Master” now through Oct. 22.

    The Kentucky Arts Council’s exhibit throughout the library celebrates and explores relationships between Kentucky’s master tradition bearers and their apprentices who have worked together through the Kentucky Folk Art Apprenticeship program.

  • Honoring the fallen