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  • Braves demolish Carroll County 48-0 to open season

    Big plays and a solid rushing attack propelled Grant County to a convincing 48-8 season-opening win  Aug. 21 against Carroll County.

  • Farmers Market features local produce

    Ripe, juicy red tomatoes, tender green beans and freshly picked sweet corn are on tap at the Grant County Farmer’s Market.

    Buyers can be sure that the offering at the market are fresh and local; some of it having been hand-picked that same day and all of it grown in Grant County.
    “If we don’t grow it, we don’t sell it,” said Debby Lucas Angel, a member of the group.


    Eyes in the sky led to the discovery of a small marijuana grow in a wooded area at the end of White Chapel Road in Williamstown on Aug. 18.

    Eight marijuana plants were discovered by the Grant County Sheriff’s Office after a flyover led by the Northern Kentucky Drug Strike Force spotted the area by helicopter.

    Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills, along with several other deputies and staff, raided the scene after receiving the tip, but the plants, camouflaged within other plants and trees, was all they found.

  • GCHS, WHS students head to polls for mock election

    Matt Bevin is the next governor of Kentucky.

    At least, that’s according to Grant County and Williamstown high school students who voted in a mock election to see which candidates came out on top.

    The mock election was organized through the Grant County Clerk’s Office with help from WHS teacher Paradise Forbes and GCHS teacher Amy Robinson.
    At Williamstown, freshman and seniors voted in order to compare the results between the two classes.

  • WHS Orange, Black Night kicks off basketball season
  • Scary Sightings

    For Crittenden resident Chuck Huff, the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree.
    That apple just happens to be worm-riddled, rotten and a love for all things frightening.

    Huff decorates his home at 200 Waller Drive in the Harvesters subdivision each and every Halloween.
    The passion and inspiration for transforming his house to a spooky and chilling site came from Huff’s late mother.

  • Eight-year-old turns grandparent’s home into haunted house

    Some children like haunted houses, but 8-year-old Jack Shufflebarger makes his own.
    For the fourth consecutive year, Jack transformed the Crittenden home of his grandparents, Candy and Bill Simpkins, to a spooky haunted house.

  • Lady Braves lose five-set thriller to SK in district finals

    In the battle for the volleyball district championship, Grant County took on Simon Kenton in an electrifying and exhilarating match.

    The Lady Pioneers stood tall in the end and won the district title in five sets (25-22, 25-13, 23-25, 21-25, 15-10.)
    A lively crowd set the tone for the matchup with both sets of fans giving it their all, just as their respective teams did.
    In the first set, when Grant scored; Simon Kenton answered.

    There were nine ties and four lead changes.