Today's News

  • Braves dismantle Owen County 47-14

    Grant County scored two touchdowns less than three minutes into the game and never looked back.
    The Braves destroyed Owen County 47-14 on the road to improve to 2-0 on the season.

    “We played very well and we came out ready to play,” said coach Kevin Siple. “The key for us was to get off to a quick start. We scored on our first offensive drive with only one minute and 18 seconds off the clock.”  
    The opening score came off a 22-yard pass from quarterback Joseph Knipp to Robert Spohn.

  • Braves demolish Carroll County 48-0 to open season

    Big plays and a solid rushing attack propelled Grant County to a convincing 48-8 season-opening win  Aug. 21 against Carroll County.

  • Farmers Market features local produce

    Ripe, juicy red tomatoes, tender green beans and freshly picked sweet corn are on tap at the Grant County Farmer’s Market.

    Buyers can be sure that the offering at the market are fresh and local; some of it having been hand-picked that same day and all of it grown in Grant County.
    “If we don’t grow it, we don’t sell it,” said Debby Lucas Angel, a member of the group.


    Eyes in the sky led to the discovery of a small marijuana grow in a wooded area at the end of White Chapel Road in Williamstown on Aug. 18.

    Eight marijuana plants were discovered by the Grant County Sheriff’s Office after a flyover led by the Northern Kentucky Drug Strike Force spotted the area by helicopter.

    Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills, along with several other deputies and staff, raided the scene after receiving the tip, but the plants, camouflaged within other plants and trees, was all they found.

  • Your enemy has fear!

    The enemy of your soul often seems like it will never be defeated. Bombarding you with fear and intimidation, your adversaries’ job is to cause you to cower down, throw up your hands and put down your spiritual weapons to give up the fight of faith.
    However, our gracious God reveals a secret about the enemy in His word that I believe will increase your faith in whatever season you may be in.
    In the second chapter of Joshua, God had already spoken to Israel’s new leader, Joshua himself, to lead His people into the promise land.


    (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.)
    Officer David Osborne cited Amy M. Nickell, 38, of Crittenden, for one headlight and failure to produce insurance card, at 10:08 p.m. Sept. 22 on Taft Highway.
    Officer David Osborne cited Rebecca A. Sasher, 26, of Williamstown, for disregarding a stop sign and failure to produce insurance card, at 4:41 p.m. Sept. 24 on Race Street.

  • Braves fall 20-14 to Holy Cross, Lawson injures leg

    Down 14 points and losing their record-breaking running back to injury, the Grant County Braves football team could have packed it in at halftime.
    However, the team still had a chance to pull out the victory Sept. 25 at Louisville Holy Cross late in the game.
    But a special teams mistake led to a late touchdown and cost the Braves the win on the road.
    A Holy Cross TD with less than three minutes remaining gave them the 20-14 victory over the Braves.
    The loss drops Grant County to 3-3 on the season as they head into the bye week.

  • Lady Braves blanked 6-0 by Rowan County

    The Grant County Lady Braves soccer team looked to defend their home field Sept. 23 as they took on out of conference foe, the Rowan County Lady Vikings.
    Rowan County came in looking like a challenge for the Grantz County side and it proved to be just that as they were defeated 6-0.
    The loss would move the girls record to 5-7-1 on the season as they look to make a push as the season comes to a close.
    Coming off of a 10-0 mercy rule victory against Holmes, the Lady Braves looked to carry that momentum.

  • Grant County CC participates in Atherton Invitational

    The Grant County Cross Country varsity teams traveled to Louisville on Sept. 26 to compete in the Atherton Cross Country Invitational.
    The varsity girls team were led by seventh grader, Jenna Webster, who placed
    eighth over-all with a time of 22:02. She was followed by freshman, Molly Howell
    (14th)at 22:50; sophomore, Summer Dearing (36th) at 24:2; senior, Haley Leach
    (44th)at 25:07; seventh-grader, Angelica Martinez (54th  at 26:39; freshman,
    Lauren Roberts (72nd) at 31:13 and sophomore, Alexis Dearing (82nd) at