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Today's News

  • GCHS girls golfers improving

    The Lady Braves Golf team hosted St. Henry at Eagle Creek Country Club on Thursday, Aug. 24, and lost 188-192.
    Liz Roach from St. Henry was the medalist on the day firing a 40. The Lady Braves were led by freshman Victoria Camacho and junior Katie Michels who both shot a 46 on the front nine at Eagle Creek.  Laura Tatum, a freshman, shot a 48 for the Lady Braves.  

    Coach Marcus Camacho is pleased with how well his young team is doing.  They continue to improve and their scores are getting better each time out.

  • Frankfort races past Braves 42-6

    The Grant County Braves football team dropped to 0-2 to start the season after falling 42-6 to Frankfort on Aug. 26 in the Bourbon County Bowl.
    “Frankfort was very athletic at the skill positions,” said Braves Coach Jamie Dalzell. “Lot of playmakers on the outside. The QB did a great job of getting the ball to those guys.”
    Frankfort got on the score board early in the first quarter when quarterback Holt Hammons completed a 57-yard touchdown pass to DaJuan Davis.
    The two-point conversion failed and Frankfort took a 6-0 lead.

  • Lady Braves capture county battle over Lady Demons

    The Grant County Lady Braves volleyball team travelled just a few short minutes to Williamstown on Thursday, Aug. 24, to take on their county rivals, the Williamstown Lady Demons in an early season district matchup.  The Lady Braves swept the first three games of the match to gain the victory on the evening (25-17, 26-24 and 25-17).

  • POLICE REPORTS

    (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.)
    Officer Brad Morris executed multiple warrants for Bentley William Ellis, 63, of Dry Ridge, at 12:21 a.m. Aug. 22 on Fashion Ridge Road. Ellis was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Consultant proposes cutting some retiree’s pensions, moving state workers to 401 (k) plans

    FRANKFORT, Ky. — Many current state and local government retirees would see retirement benefits trimmed while benefits for most current and future public employees would be part of new 401(k)-style benefit plans under a report issued Monday by a consulting firm.
    The firm, PFM Consulting Group, recommended an array of dramatic changes to reduce state and local government risk and to gain control over Kentucky’s public pension liabilities of more than $40 billion.

  • CHURCH NOTES 8-31-17

    Antioch
    Church of Christ
    • Minister Gene Kearns.
    • Sunday school from 10 to 10:45 a.m.; worship service at 10:45 a.m. and evening worship at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 859-824-6470.

    Bethany Baptist
    • Sunday school at 10 a.m.; worship service at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 7 p.m.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Bible Believers Baptist

  • Jehovah Shammah

    Jesus looked straight into the eyes of the Pharisees as He defied their rebellious hearts and senseless reasoning by proclaiming, “before Abraham was, I am.”
    Paul told the church of Colossae that Jesus was the image of the invisible God. Isaiah looked into the future by the Spirit and foretold that a virgin would bare a son called Emanuel, being interpreted, God with us.

  • Golden rod not the allergen you think

    I am allergic to many things and it is not just seasonal pollen…so trust me when I say don’t blame your late summer sneezes on this lovely perennial.  There are about 100 species of golden rod in North America, 20 of which can be found in Kentucky.   So, it is no surprise that Solidago, or golden rod, is Kentucky’s official state flower.  

  • Boat renewals require valid Hull Identification Numbers

    As your county clerk, I am trying to spread the message out about invalid Hull Identification Numbers (HIN) for boats and/or watercraft throughout our county.

  • GENERATIONS GATHER