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  • KY 1995 residents say ‘no thanks’ to road signs

    A federal highway project has some residents of KY 1995 upset.
    There are 49 signs in less than a mile, many of them just a few feet apart on the right-of-way but in front of people’s homes.

    When a large tractor with a roll bale of hay hit one of the signs, as Paul Simpson feared it would, he went in search of answers.

  • Career Center celebrates two-year anniversary

    United Way pulled together Grant County stakeholders four years ago to better understand the big issues the community was facing.
    It was discovered that adult education and job/career advancement was an increasing need.
    In response, Gateway Community and Technical College, Grant County Adult Education, Kentucky Career Center and United Way of Greater Cincinnati partnered to open the Grant County Career Advancement Center in September of 2013.

  • Your enemy has fear!

    The enemy of your soul often seems like it will never be defeated. Bombarding you with fear and intimidation, your adversaries’ job is to cause you to cower down, throw up your hands and put down your spiritual weapons to give up the fight of faith.
    However, our gracious God reveals a secret about the enemy in His word that I believe will increase your faith in whatever season you may be in.
    In the second chapter of Joshua, God had already spoken to Israel’s new leader, Joshua himself, to lead His people into the promise land.


    (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.)
    Officer David Osborne cited Amy M. Nickell, 38, of Crittenden, for one headlight and failure to produce insurance card, at 10:08 p.m. Sept. 22 on Taft Highway.
    Officer David Osborne cited Rebecca A. Sasher, 26, of Williamstown, for disregarding a stop sign and failure to produce insurance card, at 4:41 p.m. Sept. 24 on Race Street.

  • Braves fall 20-14 to Holy Cross, Lawson injures leg

    Down 14 points and losing their record-breaking running back to injury, the Grant County Braves football team could have packed it in at halftime.
    However, the team still had a chance to pull out the victory Sept. 25 at Louisville Holy Cross late in the game.
    But a special teams mistake led to a late touchdown and cost the Braves the win on the road.
    A Holy Cross TD with less than three minutes remaining gave them the 20-14 victory over the Braves.
    The loss drops Grant County to 3-3 on the season as they head into the bye week.

  • Lady Braves blanked 6-0 by Rowan County

    The Grant County Lady Braves soccer team looked to defend their home field Sept. 23 as they took on out of conference foe, the Rowan County Lady Vikings.
    Rowan County came in looking like a challenge for the Grantz County side and it proved to be just that as they were defeated 6-0.
    The loss would move the girls record to 5-7-1 on the season as they look to make a push as the season comes to a close.
    Coming off of a 10-0 mercy rule victory against Holmes, the Lady Braves looked to carry that momentum.

  • Braves shut out 5-0 by Frankfort

    The Grant County boys’ soccer team took on the Frankfort Panthers on Sept. 22 and it was a difficult matchup for the much smaller Braves.

    The team fought but would take the defeat by a score of 5-0.
    The loss would give the Grant County team a 5-6-1 record with only five more games to go this season.

    The Braves came in to the game confident after a good showing in the Dry Ridge Toyota Invitational.
    Strong attacking by sophomore Ashton Johnson in the first half gave the Braves glimmers of hope in the opening minutes of the first half.

  • Grant County CC participates in Atherton Invitational

    The Grant County Cross Country varsity teams traveled to Louisville on Sept. 26 to compete in the Atherton Cross Country Invitational.
    The varsity girls team were led by seventh grader, Jenna Webster, who placed
    eighth over-all with a time of 22:02. She was followed by freshman, Molly Howell
    (14th)at 22:50; sophomore, Summer Dearing (36th) at 24:2; senior, Haley Leach
    (44th)at 25:07; seventh-grader, Angelica Martinez (54th  at 26:39; freshman,
    Lauren Roberts (72nd) at 31:13 and sophomore, Alexis Dearing (82nd) at