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Today's News

  • Grandparents Day
  • Hiles to appear in court on murder charges

    A Dry Ridge man charged with double murder is out of the hospital and in jail as he awaits his day in court.

    Shaun E. Hiles, 35, turned a gun on himself July 28 after he allegedly fatally shot his estranged wife, 33-year-old Nicole Hiles,  and 32-year-old Larry Whiteker on Vallandingham Road in Dry Ridge.

  • LADY BRAVES SWEEP RIVAL DEMONS IN FIRST SEASON MEETING

    No matter what sport it is, there is nothing better than a contest between two rivals.

    The first meeting of the year between the Grant County Lady Braves and the Williamstown Lady Demons volleyball teams took place Sept. 3.

    “I get crazy pumped up when we play the Braves,” said Williamstown senior Ashley Marksbury.

    GCHS junior Meagan Kinard echoed those sentiments.
    “Playing the Demons is one of the matches I look forward to most during the season,” she said. “We are all pumped up when we play them.”

  • Corinth man faces charges in Dollar General robbery

    A 24-year-old Corinth man was arrested after allegedly robbing a Dollar General with a knife.

    James Adkins is charged with first-degree robbery in the incident.
    Kentucky State Police received a 911 call at 11:35 a.m. Sept. 4 from a clerk at the Dollar General Store on Owenton Road in Corinth.

    The clerk told police that a man robbed the store at knifepoint and took off with an undisclosed amount of cash.
    Troopers in tandem with deputies from the Grant County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.

  • Inmate climbs fence, escapes

    A Grant County Detention Center inmate is still on the loose after escaping early Sept. 6  from the facility.
    Uriah Lee Snyder, 31, was discovered missing from the morning prisoner count.

    Officials at the detention center called the Kentucky State Police around 7:40 a.m. Saturday to report the missing inmate.

  • BRAVES STOMP OWEN COUNTY

    Hunter Lawson’s name will go in the record books, but the running back said he doesn’t deserve all the credit.

    The Grant County High School junior broke school records for most rushing yards, most touchdowns and points scored in a game Aug. 29 against Owen County.

    While the Braves dominated the rival Rebels all game, it was Lawson’s five-touchdown, 245-yards rushing performance that led the way in the 60-7 victory.

  • POLICE SEARCH FOR MISSING UC PROFESSOR

    Family and friends are frantically searching for clues for the whereabouts of a missing 54-year-old Dry Ridge man.
    Kentucky State Police Trooper Joshua Giles responded to a missing person call on Randall Russ on Aug. 30 after he has not been seen or heard from in more than two weeks.

    Russ, who was a part-time computer science professor at the University of Cincinnati, was last seen by neighbors on Aug. 17 at his residence on Lemon-Northcutt Road in Grant County.

    Last school year, he was a substitute teacher at Grant County High School.

  • FACE LIFT

    Grant County Middle School students and staff were greeted with a new look when they returned to school.
    Renovations and upgrades to the Grant County Middle School had been in discussion for over a year before the project actually began. The Grant County Board agenda for Feb. 14, 2013 contained “approval of the BG-1 for Grant County Middle School HVAC,”

  • Aerial device gives sheriff’s office bird’s eye view

    The Grant County Sheriff’s Office has taken to the sky to help with investigations.
    While it’s not a helicopter or airplane, a new drone-like technology has provided beneficial evidence in recent accident reconstructions and crime scenes.

  • TINY TACKLERS: Grant County Youth Football