Today's News

  • Two locals publish book, plan for more novels

    As two sides of the same coin, Grant County residents Troy Pendleton and Charles Little Jr. filled each other’s needs as co-authors.
    With big, bold ideas for comic books and novels, Pendleton found a working partnership with detailed-oriented Little, which birthed “Dead or Alive: The Reaper’s Redemption” as their first novel.

  • Grant County Martial Arts moving forward

    Grant County Martial Arts (GCMA) has been busy.
    Beginning on Sept. 9, 13 members trekked to Lexington for competitions and demonstrations of the Shaolin Do style of martial arts.  

    The following Wednesday, belt rank testing was conducted at GCMA’s Dry Ridge Location by international Grand Master Sin Kwang Thé, attended by 18 members of the group.

  • Kick It! Kentucky! Week encourages tobacco users to quit for good

    Mothers across continents, species and centuries have all shared one thing in common: an innate desire to protect their children. As a mother-to-be and an advocate for cancer patients across the Commonwealth, I can say with certainty that quitting tobacco is one of the most important things you can do to protect your child and improve your own health.

  • Lawmakers hear sobering accounts of opioid crisis

    At one Kentucky hospital, people are actually bringing in heroin and shooting up with patients.
    That’s one example of the “very desperate situation” the opioid-abuse crisis has created, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce President Dave Adkisson said while testifying before a panel of state legislators recently in the Capitol Annex.

  • Rachael’s Recipes

    How could Kentucky not have seen an uncovered Florida receiver on two different plays that gave the Gators two easy touchdowns? How could no one on the field seen a receiver waving his arms for the football because no one was lined up close to him? How could 11 UK staff members in the pressbox not noticed or how could no one on the UK sideline not seen a player standing five yards from them with no one on him?

  • Lloyd handles Braves 46-18

    First-half struggles again led to an insurmountable hole for the Grant County Braves in a 46-18 loss Sept. 22 at Lloyd Memorial.
    Lloyd raced out to a 31-0 lead after the first quarter that ballooned to 46-0 at the half.

  • Braves golfers continue hot play

    The Grant County Braves boy’s golf team continued their strong play on Wednesday, Sept. 20, when they hosted Harrison County and Pendleton County at Eagle Creek Country Club.
    The format for this event was stroke play and senior Kyle West was medalist with a one over par 36.  
    The Braves shot a combined score of 154.  Pendleton County shot a 190 and Harrison County shot a 201.
    Two other Braves broke 40 on the day.  Tyler Mitts shot a three over par 38 and his brother, Ryan Mitts, followed him with a 39.  

  • Williamstown Varsity Cross Country team placed first in Division 2

    Other Williamsotwn Cross Country results include:
    Pendleton County
    •Boys Varsity placed first overall (5K)
    • Individual results
        First - Caden Tien 16:58
         Third - Jackson Reaves  17:00
         Fourth - Ben Kinsey 17:01
         Fifth - Bradley Perkins 17:14
         Ninth - Elijah Walters  17:43
         16th - Micah McCain   18:23

  • Lady Braves defeat Carroll County Lady Panthers

    The Grant County Lady Braves defeated the Carroll County Lady Panthers 7-2 on Sept. 20 and improved their record to 2-1-6.