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Today's News

  • TNR

    In barns, alleys and on rural roads, there is a group of women who stalk their prey with precision.
    Most days these ladies have regular jobs or routines, but when they are in TNR (Trap Neuter and Return) mode, they won’t stop until they’ve cornered their prey, which happens to be free-roaming cats in Grant County.

  • Police seek robbery suspect

    Police are looking for a white male who robbed Grant County Drugs in Crittenden in the early afternoon on Jan. 6.

    “The man walked into the pharmacy and produced a note listing his intentions, his demands and the consequences for not complying with those demands,” said Chief Deputy Troy Hagedorn of the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

    Once the female pharmacist complied with the demands, the suspect gave the employees instructions of what to do as he exited the building.

  • Braves down rival 84-55 in cross-county game

    They call it a rivalry game.
    Around here it is friend versus friend.

    Sometimes it is family versus family.
    It is the county seat versus the county.
    It’s the Williamstown Demons against the Grant County Braves.

  • Special Valentines wanted

    The Grant County News wants to hear about someone special in your life.
    It could be your sweetheart, your children, your parents, a neighbor or family friend.
    The News staff wants to know why they are special.

  • DR man remains identified

    What appeared to be a near certainty after a body was found in a shallow grave in Fleming County three months ago became reality for the family of Randall Russ.

    Using dental records, the Fleming County coroner has confirmed that the buried body discovered is the 54-year-old Dry Ridge man.

  • Braves hold on for 77-75 victory against Pendleton

    The Grant County Braves gained a 77-75 victory over the Wildcats from Pendleton County on Jan. 16.
    The Braves jumped out to an early lead in the first quarter and maintained a double-digit lead throughout most of the game.  

  • Why do we pray?

    According to a recent LifeWay Research survey, when God answers prayer, he tends to do it in the South.
    Two times as many Southerners as people in the Northeast who pray say all of their prayers have been answered.
    Hmmm. I live in the South and I’m here to tell you that the survey is hooey, at least if you judge by my “God answers my prayers” track record.

  • CHURCH NOTES

    Bethany
    Baptist
    • 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship service and 7 p.m. evening worship.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady
    • The church is located at 7770 Lawrenceville Road in Holbrook. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Canby
    Tabernacle
    • Feb. 8 – Clearfork Bluegrass Gospel group will be singing at 11 a.m.
    • Pastor Belve Barger - The church is located on Highway 330 West.
    • Sunday services are 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship service and 6 p.m.

  • Woes continue for Lady Braves

    The slump continued for the Grant County Lady Braves this past week as they dropped a pair of games.
    In both cases, the team had a lead and let it slip away.
    The Lady Braves traveled to Paris Jan. 12 to play the Bourbon County Lady Colonels.
    The game was close all the way through with the lead changing hands multiple times.
    Rebounds were the determining factor in the game, as the Lady Colonels pulled down 37 to the Braves 23. This allowed the Colonels to have more second and third chance points.

  • Kellam honored

    Grant County High School golfer Cody Kellam was honored at halftime of the Jan. 16 boy’s basketball game.
     Kellam, a senior player on the Braves basketball team, was honored for his success on the golf course.
    The golf program at Grant County High School has a storied past of successful teams and individual players.