Today's News

  • No Black Friday craziness this year


    The madness is over until next year.

    The annual tradition of people trampling over each other to save $3 on a Barbie doll has passed.

    The day that decent people turn into maniacs willing to behead someone even looking at that last X-Box in their hands is no more.

    That’s right, I survived another Black Friday or should I say, Gray Thursday.

    Now, for the most part, my above comments are in jest.

  • WHS senior continues cancer fight, begins radiation

    Nothing can keep Skyler Faulkner from smiling as she continues her battle against cancer.
    Not hair loss or extreme fatigue.
    Not chronic back pain or weakened muscles.

  • A Soldier’s Story
  • Library hosts ‘Ready to Read’

    Putting children on the right path to be prepared for school will be the focus of the third annual Ready to Read Early Childhood Fair.

    The event targeting preschool children and parents will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Grant County Public Library.
    “This program is like a one-stop shop, all the entities are there for them to talk with and ask questions,” said Cheryl Clemons, childrens’ librarian. “Our hope is that the children of Grant County will be prepared to go to school and succeed in school.”

  • Snow, ice wreck havoc on school calendars

    With no real option left, the Grant County School Board voted Feb. 13 to use three days of spring break as makeup days.


    Police are looking for a suspect after a Crittenden home was invaded and the owner was tied up in his bathroom.
    Larry Brown, 65, answered a knock on the door of his Alexander Road home around 9 p.m. Feb. 11 only to be tackled while in his wheelchair by an unknown white male.

  • WHS Senior night
  • GCHS Senior night
  • GCHS Braves strive for harmony

    Inconsistency has been an issue for the Grant County Braves all season and it continues to plague the team even down the stretch.
    Grant County continued its recent trend of win one, lose one with a win over Carroll County followed by a loss at Owen County, which was then followed by a win over Campbell County and a loss at Conner.
    With three games remaining in the regular season, it’s a habit Coach Brandon Grammer hopes his team can kick before getting into district tournament play.

  • Demons earn first double-digit win season in five years

    With their 10th win of the season, the Williamstown Demons continue to reach new highs in a season that has already seen several noteworthy accomplishments for the program.

    The elusive 10th win, which gave the program its first double-digit win season in five years and its second in a decade, came in a victory over visiting Trimble County on Tuesday in what was the Demons’ last home game of the season.