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Today's News

  • Wright finishes 20th in state

    Grant County was well represented at the KHSAA State Golf championships in Bowling Green last weekend.   
    Along with three individuals who competed for state titles, the Lady Braves also competed in the team portion of the tournament.

    The participants were  Macy Wright, Sarah Boden, Brittany Hudson, Hannah Davis and Katie Michels.
    The team made the tournament by virtue of a second place team finish in the regionals Sept. 29 at Kenton County Pioneer Golf Course.

  • Helping Hands needs help

    Helping Hands could use some help.
    Wil Jones, president of Helping Hands, said food donations are at an all time low and the community’s food pantry is having trouble keeping up with demand.
    “Donations are down all over,” Jones said. “The Free Store Food Bank, Master Provisions, Matthew 25 are all under stress.”
    Jones said that Helping Hands assists up to 200 families on the monthly food distribution day along with as many as 60 families from the local food pantry that Helping Hands operates.

  • Russ’ friends remember a ‘giving’ man

    Brad Schadler still recalls the last time he saw his Lemon-Northcutt Road neighbor, Randall Russ.

    “He had shaven his beard off and gotten a haircut,” Schadler said. “He said it’s time to start back to (University of Cincinnati) shortly and ‘better clean up my image.’ We talked about different things but he seemed just like the average Randy to me.”

    Not long after, Russ would go missing and is now feared dead after a body was discovered in Fleming County.

  • 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 soccer teams vie for district titles

    The Grant County boys and girls soccer team will thane home-field advantage as they try to bring home the 32nd district championship next week.

    Both teams will compete in the district tournament at Grant County Middle School.
    The Lady Braves will face Walton-Verona at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13 in the tournament opener.

    The matchup will be the second consecutive game the Lady Braves faced Walton.

    The result of the Oct. 8 game between the teams was not available at press time.

  • 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.