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Today's News

  • Lady Braves extend losing streak to eight

    It was another game of blown leads and untimely mistakes that cost the struggling Lady Braves another game Jan. 22 as they hosted region foe South Oldham.
    As if playing off of a script, the Lady Braves jumped out to an early lead as they have in many games this season.
    But as quickly as the Braves would get on a run, the Lady Dragons would come right back with one of their own.
    What would balloon to a seven-point lead in the first quarter for the Braves ended with a two-point lead by the Dragons.

  • Grant falls short in upset bid

    It was an epic battle at Grant County High School on Jan. 26 between the Braves and the Owen  County Rebels.
    Owen County came in with an 18-2 record and left victorious with a 73-70 victory over the Braves.  
    The Rebels jumped out early in the first quarter securing a double digit lead behind the hot three-point shooting of Chad McDonald and the inside play of Carson Williams.
    But then the Braves caught fire and began to chip away at that lead.  

  • Wright joins 1,000-point club

    Grant County Lady Braves basketball player Macy Wright is in the record book.
    The senior nailed two free throws at the 4:17 minute mark of the second quarter Jan. 24 to become the sixth Lady Braves player to score 1,000 points.

  • It’s snow joke - Grant students learn from home

    Icy roads and a dusting of snow did not stop students at Grant County Schools from learning Jan. 26 even though classes were called off.
    The school district missed its fifth day of the school year because of inclement weather this week.
    However, it was the first time students continued instruction from home through the new “There’s No Learning Like ‘Snow’ Learning plan.

  • DR man remains identified

    What appeared to be a near certainty after a body was found in a shallow grave in Fleming County three months ago became reality for the family of Randall Russ.

    Using dental records, the Fleming County coroner has confirmed that the buried body discovered is the 54-year-old Dry Ridge man.

  • Braves hold on for 77-75 victory against Pendleton

    The Grant County Braves gained a 77-75 victory over the Wildcats from Pendleton County on Jan. 16.
    The Braves jumped out to an early lead in the first quarter and maintained a double-digit lead throughout most of the game.  

  • Why do we pray?

    According to a recent LifeWay Research survey, when God answers prayer, he tends to do it in the South.
    Two times as many Southerners as people in the Northeast who pray say all of their prayers have been answered.
    Hmmm. I live in the South and I’m here to tell you that the survey is hooey, at least if you judge by my “God answers my prayers” track record.

  • 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. worship service and 6 p.m.

  • Woes continue for Lady Braves

    The slump continued for the Grant County Lady Braves this past week as they dropped a pair of games.
    In both cases, the team had a lead and let it slip away.
    The Lady Braves traveled to Paris Jan. 12 to play the Bourbon County Lady Colonels.
    The game was close all the way through with the lead changing hands multiple times.
    Rebounds were the determining factor in the game, as the Lady Colonels pulled down 37 to the Braves 23. This allowed the Colonels to have more second and third chance points.

  • Kellam honored

    Grant County High School golfer Cody Kellam was honored at halftime of the Jan. 16 boy’s basketball game.
     Kellam, a senior player on the Braves basketball team, was honored for his success on the golf course.
    The golf program at Grant County High School has a storied past of successful teams and individual players.