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Today's News

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    Kentucky football players know that Corey Edmond, director of performance, is going to test their physical limits to enhance their performance on the field.

  • Grant County Cross Country Invitational

    Williamstown

  • Braves held scoreless again in 22-0 loss to Henry County

    Grant County fell to 0-3 on the season after offensive struggles again kept the Braves scoreless in a 22-0 loss to Henry County on Sept. 1.
    It was the second time the Braves did not score a point in a game this season.
    They have had one touchdown so far on the year and have scored a total of six points in three games.
    “We have struggled with all parts of the offense,” said Coach Jamie Dalzell. “Missed assignments by the offensive line, missed reads by our backs and turnovers.”
    Henry County outgained Grant 239 to 65 in yards.

  • Lady Braves victorious against Pendleton

    The Grant County Lady Braves volleyball team hosted Pendleton County on Thursday, Aug. 31, at Grant County High School.  The Lady Braves evened their record on the season at 5 -5 with the two-game sweep of the visitors.  
    The first game was a seesaw battle with both teams trying to get momentum on their side.

  • Lady Braves tie 3-3 against Lady Wildcats

    For the first time this season, the Grant County Lady Braves ended their game in a tie at 3-3 against the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats. The tie pushed their record to 1-5-1. Goals came from Cecilia Reed, Heidi Chischilly and Amber Faehr – all freshman.
    Gallatin struck first with a goal early in the first half, after senior defender Madeline Tucker went down with an injury. Goalkeeper India Homer had initially blocked the shot, but after it bounced out of her hands, Taylor Tainsh followed up and knocked it in.

  • Williamstown bests Grant County 1-0 in JV battle
  • Grant County defeats Paris 3-1

    The Grant County Braves boys soccer team defeated the Paris Greyhounds Aug. 30 3-1. Goals came from Wesley Smith, Evan Daughetry and Brayden Dungan with an assist to Beckham Lockard.

    The Braves started out slow, and played into the hands of the Paris defense. A hustle play by Daughetry forced a Paris defender into making a mistake, which he then followed with a goal that slid right past the keeper to put Grant County on the board.

  • Op-ed: Saving Kentucky’s retirement systems

    Kentucky’s pension systems are in critical condition. While certain state retirement plans are arguably in “better shape” than others are, every system is severely underfunded and rapidly spiraling downward towards a single outcome: no more money to pay Kentucky’s retirees.
    Understandably, retirees and those nearing retirement are concerned. Over the past 10 years, Kentucky’s pension systems have lost more than $7 billion in value.

  • Immunizations remain important part of back-to school routine

    One of the toughest things a parent will do is send their child to college. I have done it twice and still find myself worrying: Are they eating enough? Meeting new friends? Finding time to study?
    Fortunately, parents today have much less to stress about when it comes to their children’s health. Thanks to modern medicine and immunizations, we no longer live in fear of many serious illnesses that once posed massive threats.

  • Favorite fall perennials

    There are some perennials that I can’t live without because of their fabulous late summer and fall performance.  Plant them in your garden now because you will overlook them at garden centers come spring. My mixed perennial beds look the best this time of the year (barring any unpleasant summer drought- and please ignore the weeds!)  The black-eyed Susan’s, Russian sage and various species of Aster, Salvia and Nepeta are prolific but they are only mediocre anchor plants compared to some of the other species that come on this time of the year.