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Today's News

  • JROTC takes first at competition in Ohio

     The GCHS JROTC team with 50 cadets, traveled to and competed against 10 other high school teams in southern Ohio on Nov. 7 and Nov. 8.

  • Seniors leave mark on program

    Grant County’s boys’ soccer team made history this past season.

    They earned the program’s 100th win, won a school record 11 games and advanced to the school’s first regional championship. But the motivation and desire to do well started when this group of seniors helped win a district championship their freshmen year.

    “My freshman year, we all went to districts and won that,” Chase Keeton said. “That was something we had to overcome and this year and we did that, plus some more.”

  • Mock Election Results

    Mason-Corinth Elementary School

    U.S. President

    McCain/Palin- 203

    Obama/Biden- 182

    McKinney/Clemente- 6

    Barr/Root- 1

    Sherman Elementary

    U.S. President

    McCain/Palin- 30

    Obama/Biden- 29

    U.S. Senate

    Mitch McConnell- 37

    Bruce Lunsford- 19

    U.S. Representative

    Geoff Davis- 41

    Michael Kelley- 13

    Of the issues listed below, which issue do you feel is the most important one our country is facing today:

  • Crittenden author signs books at state event

    Crittenden author Ryan Clark will be signing his book on basketball, ‘Game of My Life: Kentucky,’ at the 27th annual Kentucky Book Fair on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the downtown Frankfort Convention Center.

    The 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Book Fair is free and will feature more than 200 authors, artists and illustrators.

    In Clark’s book, 30 former Wildcats relive their defining moments at Kentucky.

  • Webster, girl, July 21

    Timothy Ray Webster, Jr. and Kimberly Fern Bell of Dry Ridge announce the birth of their first child.

    Alivia Fern Webster was born at 1:05 p.m. on July 21, 2008 at St. Elizabeth South in Edgewood.

    She weighed 5 pounds, 10.4 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Alesia and Tony Turley of Dry Ridge and Tom and Kelly Bell of Mount Vernon, Ohio.

    Her maternal great grandparents are Irene and Gene Willoughby of Williamstown, Janet Turley of Independence and Clarice Bell of Mount Vernon, Ohio.

  • GCHS boys run away to state

    The wind gusted around their bodies as the cold air weighed heavily on their lungs, but the runners for Grant County and Williamstown persevered to perform.

    At the regional meet, held at Larry A. Ryle High School on Nov. 8, Grant County’s boys’ team came in second place, bringing home a regional trophy in 3A for the first time in a long time, and also earned a trip to the state meet.

  • Dry Ridge soldier killed in Afghanistan

    Daniel Wallace ,27, a soldier with the National Guard, was killed in Afghanistan, over the weekend. Wallace is a graduate of Grant County High School. He lived in Dry Ridge.

    Wallace's family will be participating in a press conference ton Nov. 3 at the Boone National Guard Center in Frankfort.

    Wallace was killed by a single bullet while on routine patrol. His body was being flown back to Kentucky for funeral services.

  • GCHS to host curriculum night

    Grant County High School will host Curriculum Night on Nov. 20 in the high school library. Various student work samples will be on display with academy meetings at the following times:

    Freshman academy from 5 to 5:30 p.m.; sophomore academy from 5:30 to 6 p.m.; junior academy from 6 to 6:30 p.m. and senior academy for 6:30 to 7 p.m.

    Parents are encouraged to attend with their child. Individual CATS scores and test information will be given.

  • McKinnon named October YPA winner

    The Youth Performance Award winner for October is Kaitlyn McKinnon, a senior at Grant County High School.

    McKinnon, 17, is the daughter of Tony and Kim McKinnon of Crittenden. Her family moved to Grant County three years ago from Georgia.

    Her class schedule this year includes AP Spanish, AP English, U.S. history, pre-calculus, fashion, money skills and college experience.

  • Mathews, girl, Sept. 11

    Chaz and Nichole Mathews of Williamstown announce the birth of their third child.

    Kendyl Grace Mathews was born at 11:40 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2008 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center South in Edgewood.

    She weighed 9 pounds and was 21.5 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are David and Carol Schramm of Georgetown.

    Her paternal grandparents are Gene and Teresa Mathews of Dry Ridge.

    Kendyl was welcomed home by her big brother, Corey and big sister, Braidie.