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Today's News

  • WHS falls to Polar Bears

    Brennan Stanley, Jon Jump and Dustin Smith did the best they could to keep the Williamstown Demons close but in the end the Polar Bears of Bracken County wound up winning 86-71 at Williamstown High School on Feb. 9.
    The Demons entered the contest posting just four wins on the season but you could not tell it by how hard they played from start to finish.  

  • Rough week for Lady Braves

    “Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” Legendary coach John Wooden.
    Despite three straight road defeats last week, the Lady Braves continue to play hard each time they tep on the court.
    At times it seemed the Lady Braves were playing against their opponents and the referees.  
    On Feb. 3 against Walton, costly turnovers and poor shooting, along with questionable officiating did in the Braves as they fell 61-40 to the Bearcats.

  • Kiss the Pig
  • Grant County Jaguars hoop it up
  • Grant, Williamstown aim for the target
  • Bridge project includes tolls for travelers

    Improvements to the Brent Spence Bridge corridor could be closer to reality, but those improvements likely will come with drivers paying tolls.
    Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and Ohio Gov. John Kasich jointly announced Jan. 28 a goal of creating a cost-savings plan for the project between Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati.
    The bi-state, bi-partisan commitment unveiled includes:
    • Lowering the project’s price tag through innovative solutions in design, construction and financing

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  • May primary field set for state offices

    The filing deadline for statewide constitutional offices ended at 4 p.m. Tuesday. For the most part, big name Democrats remained unchallenged for the May primary.
    For months there was talk of several Democrats putting their names on the gubernatorial ballot, including Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, who announced on Monday that she would seek re-election to her current office.

  • From limo to lightning

    Although a brand new Ford F-150 “Lightning” pickup truck tops my husband’s list of dream vehicles, his eyes still mist whenever anyone mentions ‘the limo.”
    Back when we lived in California, Barry had decided we needed a second car. At the time, we shared a 1981 silver Ford Fairmont, which was perfect for driving people around. However, Barry had decided we needed something we could use for hauling water heaters to the dump.

  • CHURCH NOTES

    Bethany Baptist
    • 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship service and 7 p.m. evening worship.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady
    • The church is located at 7770 Lawrenceville Road in Holbrook. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Canby Tabernacle
    • Feb. 8 – Clearfork Bluegrass Gospel group will be singing at 11 a.m.
    • Pastor Belve Barger - The church is located on Highway 330 West.
    • Sunday services are 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m.
    • Wednesday Bible study at 6 p.m.