Today's News

  • Local organization offers a helping hand to Grant County’s most vulnerable citizens

    When Kim Haubner started Helping Out People Everywhere (H.O.P.E) in 2012, she knew she wanted to build an organization that would give the people of Grant County and beyond a hand during times of need. More than four years later, the organization serves thousands of people each year, and they have aspirations to one day build a homeless shelter to accompany their pantry.

  • Rep. Brian Linder files legislation to ease certification requirements for teachers

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (January 31, 2017) – This month, Representative Brian Linder, R-Dry Ridge, authored House Bill 152, which would lift an unfair requirement that makes it more difficult to become certified to teach in the state of Kentucky.

  • KSP needs help identifying burglary suspect

    The Kentucky State Police Post 6 is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in a burglary at Verizon Wireless in Dry Ridge.

    Surveillance cameras captured a black male inside the cell phone store on Sunday, Jan. 22 taking merchandise.
    The suspect was seen driving an unknown make or model blue crossover/ SUV from the burglary scene.

  • KSP arrests duo for drug charges at Crittenden Family Dollar

    Kentucky State Police arrested two suspects from Ohio Tuesday, Jan. 24 on shoplifting and multiple drug charges at the Family Dollar in Crittenden.
    Trooper Zachary Alsip responded to the Family Dollar in Crittenden for a call about a suspicious male in the store, according to a press release from Trooper David Jones.
    The male, Richard E. Peaco of Batavia, Ohio, had been loitering inside the store for an extended period of time, and his accomplice, Shawn E. James of Cincinnati, Ohio, was in a vehicle outside in the parking lot.

  • Needle-exchanges spread in heroin-riddled Kentucky

    One woman relied on old needles used by her friend’s diabetic husband. Another settled for whatever syringes she could find.
    But for the first time since they started using drugs several years ago, both women have access to fresh syringes. They are getting them through a needle exchange in Frankfort.

  • Simon Kenton handles Lady Demons 78-37

    The Williamstown Lady Demons fell 78-37 to the Simon Kenton Lady Pioneers on on Jan. 30.
    Leading scorers for the Lady Demons included Michaela Kennedy with 17, Justice Chambers with 12 and Haley Howe with six.
    Although the game ended with a large score deficit, Williamstown finished the first quarter down only five.

    It wasn’t until the second quarter when Simon Kenton was able to put up 34 points, compared to the Lady Demons scoring 13.

  • Lady Braves beat Lady Bearcats

    The Lady Braves basketball team hosted the Walton Verona Lady Bearcats Jan. 30 and came out on top with a 68-46 victory.
    The Lady Braves were led in a great team effort by post players Lindsey Kinard (16 points, seven rebounds), Madisyn Ruebusch (12 points and nine rebounds) and the guard play of Bryanna Ezell (15 points, four assists and three steals).  

    Abby West and Shelby Gutman chipped in with nine points apiece.  
    It was a great team effort from the Lady Braves for the entire game.  


    It’s hard to find anyone who analyzes University of Kentucky football recruiting more than Freddie Maggard.
    The former UK aquarterback and current Kentucky Sports Radio football analyst pours over game film of potential recruits to arrive at his own recruiting opinions that have nothing to do with the star rankings assigned by recruiting analysts.