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Today's News

  • Escaped inmate caught

    An escaped inmate is back in custody at the Grant County Detention Center after more than a month of freedom.
    Uriah Lee Snyder, 31, was caught last week by the Parke County, Indiana, Sheriff’s Office, in Rockville, Indiana.
    He was extradited back to Kentucky on Oct. 13 by Bobby Webb and Mike Webster of the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.
    Snyder was in jail on probation charges stemming from prior charges of second-degree robbery.
    He was found living in a tent behind a friend’s house with his girlfriend, said Sheriff Chuck Dills.

  • Second man arrested on murder charge

    A second man has been arrested on murder charges in connection to a body discovered Oct. 1 in Fleming County.

    The body, which has not been positively identified, is believed to be that of Randall Russ, a 54-year-old Dry Ridge man who has been missing for nearly two months.
    The second arrest comes a week after Charles Black, 50, of Hillsboro was arrested and charged with murder, two counts of tampering with physical evidence and theft by unlawful taking auto-over $500 in connection with the investigation.

  • WHS volleyball wins Fillie Fall Fling title
  • GCHS football shut out 43-0 against Scott

    The Grant County Braves football team is preparing for a big week after losing its fifth consecutive game of the season.
    The Braves were shut out 43-0 on the road Oct. 10 against the Scott Eagles.
    The loss drops GCHS’s record to 1-5-1.
    Up next, the Braves play Conner at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the final home game of the season.
    The game also will be Senior Night for the team.

  • Grant members run strong at St. Henry Invitational

    The Grant County High School Braves’ cross country teams competed at the Saint Henry Invitational on Oct. 11.
    The meet served as a preview to the regional cross country meet on Nov. 1.
    The runners now have a better understanding of what it will take to get to the state meet.
    Nearly ideal conditions existed as the sun greeted the runners to a clear day at Idlewild Park in Burlington.
     Senior Sydney Parker led the varsity girls running a 23:32.

  • Lady Braves defeat Walton, make district finals
  • Wright finishes 20th in state

    Grant County was well represented at the KHSAA State Golf championships in Bowling Green last weekend.   
    Along with three individuals who competed for state titles, the Lady Braves also competed in the team portion of the tournament.

    The participants were  Macy Wright, Sarah Boden, Brittany Hudson, Hannah Davis and Katie Michels.
    The team made the tournament by virtue of a second place team finish in the regionals Sept. 29 at Kenton County Pioneer Golf Course.

  • Helping Hands needs help

    Helping Hands could use some help.
    Wil Jones, president of Helping Hands, said food donations are at an all time low and the community’s food pantry is having trouble keeping up with demand.
    “Donations are down all over,” Jones said. “The Free Store Food Bank, Master Provisions, Matthew 25 are all under stress.”
    Jones said that Helping Hands assists up to 200 families on the monthly food distribution day along with as many as 60 families from the local food pantry that Helping Hands operates.

  • Russ’ friends remember a ‘giving’ man

    Brad Schadler still recalls the last time he saw his Lemon-Northcutt Road neighbor, Randall Russ.

    “He had shaven his beard off and gotten a haircut,” Schadler said. “He said it’s time to start back to (University of Cincinnati) shortly and ‘better clean up my image.’ We talked about different things but he seemed just like the average Randy to me.”

    Not long after, Russ would go missing and is now feared dead after a body was discovered in Fleming County.

  • Emotions can be a roller coaster at times

    There are times when I feel like that I am on cloud nine and can’t help but hum the theme song from “The Greatest American Hero” (you know, the “believe it or not, I’m walking on air…”) ‘But, then while in mid song, for no substantial reason (like being out of coffee!!! though some might argue that) my emotions take a tail spin and then I am in the Eeyore mode singing the “Gloom, Despair and Agony on me” song from Hee Haw.  Now, let’s apply this to our faith.