Today's News

  • Grant boys soccer starts season with 3-0 record

    The Grant County boys’ soccer team has kicked off their season nicely with a 3-0 record, with wins against Villa Madonna, Calvary Christian and Holmes.
    At Villa Madonna, the Braves started out rough, resorting to old habits and letting the forwards run after the ball instead of gaining and keeping possession.
    But, in the second half, they came alive.
    Senior and captain True Williams helped keep his teammates motivated to play the way they knew they could, and it helped.

  • Second-half surge leads Lady Braves to 2-1 win over Owen

    The Grant County Girls soccer team beat Owen County 2-1 in an intense match on Aug. 22.

    After battling injury after injury, the Lady Braves are starting to find their pace.
    In the first half, the Lady Braves had some trouble moving the ball around, while Owen kept playing the ball over the top of the Grant County defense.

    Junior Faith Johnson started the spark tåhat led her team to victory, after scoring her team’s first goal three minutes into the second half.

  • Braves defeat Carroll 28-12 in season opener

    The Grant County Braves football team went to Carroll County on Aug. 19, and came home on a victorious bus.  
    Under first-year head Coach Jamie Dalzell the Braves put up 28 points on the scoreboard.

    “We got a big turnover by our defense that set us up on the Carroll County two-yard line.,” Dalzell said. “At the 6:11 mark of the first quarter quarterback Tanner Souder punched in the first score of the game.”

  • Lady Demons fall in opener against Lady Panthers

    The Lady Demons Volleyball team got off to a rough start to the season.
    Their youthfulness was on display early in the contest Aug. 16 against a seasoned Carroll County Panther team at Williamstown High School.

    The Lady Demons lost in four games by the scores of 15-25, 25-21, 21-25 and 20-25.
    Both teams struggled early in game one of the matchup exchanging errant serves.  

    The Lady Panthers got a little momentum going and put together a nice run midway through the match, which bolstered them to the win in the first set 25-15.  

  • Grant County defeats Owen County in three sets

    Coach Kelli Hollenkamp leaped for joy Aug. 18 when the final point of game three went to the Lady Braves in the home opener. It was a big win for the Lady Braves volleyball team.
    Grant County downed rival Owen County in three games, 25-20, 19-25 and 25-23.  

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  • Community rallies around Elmer’s General Store

    Elmer Burchett and Megan McKamey, owners of Elmer’s General Store, Cafe and Old time Soda Fountain in Williamstown, received a little help from their friends to recover from a catastrophic loss.

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  • Wood recommends plan to clean, paint jail

    Grant County Judge-Executive Steve Wood is recommending appropriations for overtime and paint supplies to fix up the jail as the fiscal court still mulls closing the detention center.

  • Mom sent to prison for providing daughter deadly drug

    COVINGTON — A Crittenden woman has been sentenced to 224 months in federal prison for providing drugs to her daughter, an inmate in the Kenton County Jail, who subsequently died of an overdose.