Today's News

  • Tiny Tacklers
  • KY 1995 residents say ‘no thanks’ to road signs

    A federal highway project has some residents of KY 1995 upset.
    There are 49 signs in less than a mile, many of them just a few feet apart on the right-of-way but in front of people’s homes.

    When a large tractor with a roll bale of hay hit one of the signs, as Paul Simpson feared it would, he went in search of answers.

  • See You At The Pole!
  • Career Center celebrates two-year anniversary

    United Way pulled together Grant County stakeholders four years ago to better understand the big issues the community was facing.
    It was discovered that adult education and job/career advancement was an increasing need.
    In response, Gateway Community and Technical College, Grant County Adult Education, Kentucky Career Center and United Way of Greater Cincinnati partnered to open the Grant County Career Advancement Center in September of 2013.

  • Braves shut out 5-0 by Frankfort

    The Grant County boys’ soccer team took on the Frankfort Panthers on Sept. 22 and it was a difficult matchup for the much smaller Braves.

    The team fought but would take the defeat by a score of 5-0.
    The loss would give the Grant County team a 5-6-1 record with only five more games to go this season.

    The Braves came in to the game confident after a good showing in the Dry Ridge Toyota Invitational.
    Strong attacking by sophomore Ashton Johnson in the first half gave the Braves glimmers of hope in the opening minutes of the first half.


    Four-legged Grant County residents will take over Grant County Park in Crittenden on Oct. 17.
    Diana Morgan is passionate about the things she gets involved with and she loves her dog.
    She also hates cancer and as team captain for the Dry Ridge Fire Department Relay for Life team looked for a way to combine those two passions. Her solution was to organize the first Bark For Life, a canine event to fight cancer.

  • Lawson becomes Braves’ all-time rushing leader

    Senior running back Hunter Lawson continued to break records Sept. 29 as the Grant County Braves football team notched their third win of the season.
    A third-year starter, Lawson rushed for 119 yards in the game and became the school’s all-time career rushing leader.
    Lawson has rushed for 1,781 yards for the Braves during his tenure, eclipsing former school recorder holder, Mitch Howard.

    Howard ran for 1,708 yards during the 1994-97 seasons.

  • SENIOR BASH 2016
  • Same sex marriages

    While Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis is out of jail and back to work, the saga of issuing same-sex marriage licenses likely will continue.

    Davis said she would not stand in the way of the deputy clerks as they began issuing the licenses to same-sex couples last week.

    However, legislators who side with Davis’ view anticipate that the General Assembly could tackle the issue to avoid future conflicts between a clerk’s duties and their religious views on same-sex marriage.

  • Maines recalls ‘turning point’ in career

    What seemed like another routine work day turned into a turning point in his law enforcement career.

    Deputy Brian Maines was alone after hours Dec. 27, 2007, at the Grant County Sheriff’s Office filling out an accident report.

    That’s when he heard a call come over the radio: A man armed with a 20-gauge shotgun was next door at the Grant County Detention Center demanding to see the jailer.
    Maines, who had been on the job less than three years, dropped the paperwork and answered the call.