Today's News

  • Drew Caldwell Memorial Book
  • Lady Braves end rival Lady Demons’ season in districts

    Efficient offense and stifling defense led the Grant County Lady Braves to move past their cross-county rivals Williamstown 74-55 on Feb. 22 in the first round of the district tournament.

    Grant County moved on to face Simon Kenton in the district finals while the Lady Demons saw their season come to an end.
    The Lady Braves started out hot from beyond the arc as four first-quarter three pointers help propel them to a 16-6 lead at the end of the first quarter.

  • Demons oust Braves in districts

    The Williamstown Demons, before a standing room only crowd, dispensed of the Grant County Braves in District play on Feb. 23.  

    In a fast-paced game, the Demons got off to a slow start and trailed the Braves for the first five minutes of the game.
    Trailing 11-8 with just 2:27 left to play in the first quarter, the Demons went on a 12-3 run to close out the first quarter of play leading 20-14.  

  • Demons lose to Bearcats in district championship

    The Williamstown Demons hosted the Walton Verona Bearcats in the 32nd District championship on Feb. 25, and lost by the score of 67-48.

    The Demons jumped out to an early 5-0 lead behind a three-point bucket by senior Jon Jump and a bucket in the lane by Wenzee Fox.

    It took over four minutes for the Bearcats to get their first score of the game. That came after Fox fouled Jeremy Moran on a shot down the lane.  

  • Lady Pioneers out shoot Lady Braves

    Grant County played Simon Kenton in the 32nd District championship at Williamstown High School on Feb. 24.  

    The Lady Pioneers used the hot shooting from the three-point line by Bailee Harney in the third quarter to pull away from the Lady Braves in route to a 66-35 victory and a district championship.  

    The Lady Braves took the runner-up trophy and will move on to Region 8 play this week.
    The Lady Pioneers jumped out to an early 6-1 lead.  

  • Grant County Schools’ preschools earn five-star rating

    Grant County Schools recently announced that 100 percent of its Preschool programs – located at Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary, Dry Ridge Elementary, Mason-Corinth Elementary and Sherman Elementary -- have earned the highest Kentucky All STARS rating for early childhood education programs.  This mark of excellence comes after rigorous independent reviews of facilities, staff, instruction, family engagement, policies and procedures.  

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    All STARS?

  • A Look at Linder

    Brian Linder may work at the state legislature, but he firmly believes government operates best at the local level.

    “The closer you are to the voter, the more you’re held accountable,” Linder said. “The mayor of Dry Ridge, Jim Wells, anybody can walk in and see him right now. Not everybody can walk in and see the governor of Kentucky. So I think that’s where most decisions need to be pushed.”