Today's News


     (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.)

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  • Braves dominated by Anderson County, drop to 0-7

    Anderson County’s Andrew Lykins returned the kickoff 48 yards for a touchdown to open the game and the Bearcats never looked back.

    The visitors easily handled Grant County 43-8 on Sept. 29 to drop the Braves to 0-7 on the season.

    Braves Coach Jamie Dalzell said the team lost its focus, leading to frustrating penalties and an overall poor performance.

  • Lady Braves golf season ends at regional

    By Tim Seevers, Sports Correspondent

    The young Lady Braves golf team finished the season by placing eighth at the regional tournament on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Lassing Point Golf Club.

    This was a learning experience, according to head coach Marcus Camacho. 

  • Lady Braves tie on Senior Night

    By Kari Lakes, Sports Correspondent

    The Grant County Lady Braves (3-1-9) tied with the Pendleton County Ladycats (5-1-10) 2-2 on Oct. 2 Senior Night.

    The seniors that were honored were Faith Johnson, Maggie Ellis, Paige Shebley, Kendall Clemons, Morgan Moore, Faith Shebley, Morgan Tucker and Madeline Tucker. 

  • Holy Cross defeats Grant County 3-2

    By Kari Lakes, Sports Correspondent

    Mental mistakes got in the way of a Grant County win on Senior Night over the Holy Cross Indians on Sept. 26. Instead, the Braves fell 3-2. Goals came from Cody Crittenden and Cameron Smith.

  • Stray seed, hybrids, the mighty Hubbard squash


  • HIV threat in Northern Kentucky real, but one we can better understand through testing

    Here are a few facts that we know:

    Northern Kentucky has the third highest number of individuals infected with HIV in the state, with about 30-35 new cases each year. 

  • Are you there, God?

    By Rachel Dawn, Guest Columnist

    It was a sweltering Friday in July, but I was inside. I was sitting just outside of a hotel meeting room door anxiously waiting for my name to be called. 

    It was my first writer’s conference and I had scored one of the few, coveted appointment slots with a publisher; during which I would pitch my book in hopes they would offer me a contract.

  • Williamstown Homeschool Co-op

    There is a spirit of new life in the old white frame church building on Heekin-Lawrenceville Road.

    Since January 2017, the growing ministry of Clover Mission Baptist Church, which now includes the Williamstown Homeschool Co-op, has called the former Mt. Olivet Christian Church building home.

  • Police find child porn in Dry Ridge man’s possession

    Kentucky State Police discovered several storage devices containing child pornography in a Grant County man’s possession while executing a search warrant. 

    Kevin Duane Havens, 57, was charged with five counts of view/possess matter portray sexual performance by minor May 4, 2017. He had a pre-trial conference Sept. 29 in Grant County Circuit Court.