Today's News

  • Narcan distributed to help curb fatal overdoses

    The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is one of many agencies in Northern Kentucky receiving doses of Narcan to help curb the number of fatal overdoses from heroin and other opioids.

    Gov. Matt Bevin and Northern Kentucky officials announced Aug. 23 at the Boone County Sheriff’s Training Center a partnership to provide 720 doses of Narcan to first responders.

  • Semi-rollover shuts down I-75 for hours

    One lane of Interstate 75 north was shut down for more than four hours early Aug. 28 after a tractor trailer rolled over.
    The accident happened at 5:54 a.m. at the 152 mile marker when a tractor trailer driven by 47-year-old Ramz Chokheli of Brooklyn, New York, struck an abandoned vehicle on the right side off the interstate.

    Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Burke said that after the driver side-swiped the parked vehicle, he overcorrected his steering and went into a roll.
    The trailer was hauling one-ton rolls of paper, according to Burke.

  • Rachael’s Recipes

    Grandma’s Scalloped Potatoes
    Cooking spray
    ½ medium onion
    9 medium potatoes
    1 (5 ounce) can smoked ham
    6 tablespoons flour
    ½ teaspoon salt
    ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
    Up to 2 ½ cups milk

    1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. Lightly spray 2 ½ quart casserole with cooking spray.
    3. Dice onion.
    4.  Wash potatoes and remove eyes and defects. Peel potatoes, if desired. Slice about 1 /8 inch thick.

  • Alpine Hills Dairy, Country Pumpkins accepted into roadside farm program market

    Alpine Hills Dairy and Country Pumpkins of Grant County is one of the 91 certified farm markets across the Commonwealth accepted into the 2017 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.
    In joining the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, Alpine Hills Dairy and Country Pumpkins has committed to offering quality products and service to its customers. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that this market meets the highest standards of quality, freshness and marketing appeal.

  • Gov. Bevin launches ‘Beautify the Bluegrass’ initiative

    Gov. Matt Bevin recently launched his new “Beautify the Bluegrass” initiative, calling on Kentuckians to come together to make their hometowns shine.
    “I want to encourage people in every Kentucky community to figure how out they can become the most beautiful community in the Commonwealth,” said Bevin. “The concept is simple: Identify a problem that needs attention, and then find a way to get involved in repairing, enhancing or beautifying it.”


    Kentucky has lost two likely starters — offensive tackle Cole Mosier and receiver Dorian Baker — to season-ending injuries and the Cats don’t play their first game until Sept. 2 at Southern Mississippi.
    Yet Kentucky fans remain almost giddy about this team and what it can do this year. The Cats even received votes in the Associated Press preseason top 25 polls after finishing last year 7-6 and playing in the TaxSlayer Bowl.

  • GCHS golfers victorious over Bearcats

    The Grant County Braves boys golf team hosted the Bearcats of Walton Verona on Monday, Aug. 28 at the Eagle Creek Country Club and came away victorious in match play scramble.  

    Coach Michael Camacho said this was a new format for the team and he was excited to see how the boys did.  
    Grant County players Kyle West and Ryan Mitts played one and two for the Braves.  

    Tyler Mitts and Lucas Allnutt played three and four and Michael Frost played straight up against Walton Verona’s number five golfer.  

  • Lady Braves lose 10-0 to Conner
  • Grant County outlast Boone 3-1

    The Grant County Braves boys soccer team scored two first-half goals and added a third in the second half to defeat Boone County 3-1 on Aug. 24.

    The Braves started off strong against the Rebels, creating a lot of chances in the first few minutes with their speed and counter attacking plays.

    However, they were unable to find the back of the net.
    In the seventh minute, a penalty kick was awarded for a handball in the box and junior Cody Trenkamp scored from the spot and gave the Braves a 1-0 lead.