Today's News

  • Hudson siblings to compete in Junior Olympics

    For Bryan and Halee Hudson of Williamstown, the thought of going to the AAU Junior Olympics was a shocker when they competed in the national qualifier at Wittenburg University in Springfield, Ohio July 2 and 3 in shot put, discus and javelin events.

    “I am excited and nervous,” Halee said. “There is going to be more people there with more experience than I do, but I am still looking forward to it.”

    Bryan said as soon as he found out he was excited.

    For their parents, Mandi and Chuck, it is an inspiring moment for their children.

  • Braves cross country races under the lights

    With a full moon hanging over the Grant County High School football field, the GCHS cross country team counted down the seconds leading to midnight as they prepared for their first practice of the season July 15.

    “I think it’s really cool to have practice at midnight,” eighth grade runner and 2010 state qualifier Hayley Leach said. “It’s a great way to open up the cross country season and it has a lot of people looking forward to it.”

  • Little getting BIG for football

    When school lets out for the summer and you don’t have the sense of a coach or teacher instructing you, it can be easy to stop what you’ve worked hard for.

    For Kenneth Little Jr., of Dry Ridge, there is no stopping between spring and fall as he trains for his third season of collegiate football at Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro.

  • Police Reports 7-21-11


    (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.)

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

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  • Richmond man arrested in Grant police chase

    A 23-year-old Richmond man has been arrested in connection with a police chase that ended with a head-on collision with a deputy sheriff’s cruiser.

    Christopher Witt turned himself into the Grant County Sheriff’s Office on July 13, two days after a routine traffic stop turned into a pursuit through Grant County.

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  • Jonesville bank to close

    The Grant County Deposit Bank Jonesville branch is set to close January 2012. The Jonesville community may be a casualty of the national economic and regulatory climate.

    “New banking regulations that are coming down the pike, and plus we’re having to compete—we’re the only bank in Grant County that is independent, all the other banks are regional banks.” said Tom McCandless, president of Grant County Deposit Bank. “Given that—we’re having to consolidate operations somewhat in order to be competitive.”