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Today's News

  • 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.  

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    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.

  • Eagles down Braves 78-57

    The Grant County Braves boys’ basketball team were handily defeated 78-57 at home Jan. 28 against Scott High School.  
    The Eagles took it to the home team behind the sharp shooting of one of Kentucky’s leading scorers.  
    Jake Ohmer of Scott High School scored 25 of his game-high 32 points in the first half leading his team to victory.
    The prolific shooter has scored over 2,000 points in his career for the Eagles.

  • Northern Kentucky Cheer Competition
  • Demons suffer heartbreaking loss

    The Williamstown Demons travelled to Walton on Jan. 24 to take on the Bearcats.
    They came up on the short end of a 60-59 score.  

    The Demons led throughout the first half of play but it was the third quarter that led to their demise.
    Williamstown jumped out to an early lead behind the scoring of Jon Jump, who had seven first quarter points.  

  • Report: Brent Spence No. 2 on Trump’s priority list

    President Donald Trump apparently has taken at least a small step toward fulfilling a big campaign promise he made to Greater Cincinnati.
    The Trump administration has the Brent Spence Bridge project ranked No. 2 on its list of nationwide transportation priorities, according to a document obtained by the Kansas City Star and Tacoma News Tribune. The newspapers, owned by Sacramento-based McClatchy, reported on the list Jan. 24.
    The White House would not confirm the document when reached late Tuesday night by The Enquirer.

  • GCHS hosts robotics tourney
  • FOR THE RECORD

    Property Transfers
    Nov. 2
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Westmark Properties LLC, Brentwood Estates, $66,392
    Jerry and Donna Miller to Candace Hammond and Tony L. Martin, 13.715 acres Chipman Ridge Road, $35,000
    David Allen Sebree, trustee and Betty L. Sebree, trustee to Eva and Warren Lambert, 5.8851 acres Bracht Road, $40,000
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to BAC Home Loans Servicing, 1.959 acres Napoleon Zion Station Road, $40,000

  • POLICE REPORTS

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)
    Deputy Mike Webster executed a warrant for Keith A. Mesmer, 22, of Dry Ridge, for promoting contraband in the first degree, at 9:50 a.m. Jan. 23 on Barnes Road. Mesmer was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Have another spirit

    On edge of the wilderness stood the children of Israel, as they were inching closer to the land God had promised them. Moses called upon the leaders from each of the 12 tribes to go beyond where they were and explore the land, which God said they could possess. Shammua represented the tribe of Rueben.