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Today's News

  • Escaped inmate caught

    An escaped inmate is back in custody at the Grant County Detention Center after more than a month of freedom.
    Uriah Lee Snyder, 31, was caught last week by the Parke County, Indiana, Sheriff’s Office, in Rockville, Indiana.
    He was extradited back to Kentucky on Oct. 13 by Bobby Webb and Mike Webster of the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.
    Snyder was in jail on probation charges stemming from prior charges of second-degree robbery.
    He was found living in a tent behind a friend’s house with his girlfriend, said Sheriff Chuck Dills.

  • Second man arrested on murder charge

    A second man has been arrested on murder charges in connection to a body discovered Oct. 1 in Fleming County.

    The body, which has not been positively identified, is believed to be that of Randall Russ, a 54-year-old Dry Ridge man who has been missing for nearly two months.
    The second arrest comes a week after Charles Black, 50, of Hillsboro was arrested and charged with murder, two counts of tampering with physical evidence and theft by unlawful taking auto-over $500 in connection with the investigation.

  • WHS volleyball wins Fillie Fall Fling title
  • GCHS football shut out 43-0 against Scott

    The Grant County Braves football team is preparing for a big week after losing its fifth consecutive game of the season.
    The Braves were shut out 43-0 on the road Oct. 10 against the Scott Eagles.
    The loss drops GCHS’s record to 1-5-1.
    Up next, the Braves play Conner at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the final home game of the season.
    The game also will be Senior Night for the team.

  • Grant members run strong at St. Henry Invitational

    The Grant County High School Braves’ cross country teams competed at the Saint Henry Invitational on Oct. 11.
    The meet served as a preview to the regional cross country meet on Nov. 1.
    The runners now have a better understanding of what it will take to get to the state meet.
    Nearly ideal conditions existed as the sun greeted the runners to a clear day at Idlewild Park in Burlington.
     Senior Sydney Parker led the varsity girls running a 23:32.

  • Wright finishes 20th in state

    Grant County was well represented at the KHSAA State Golf championships in Bowling Green last weekend.   
    Along with three individuals who competed for state titles, the Lady Braves also competed in the team portion of the tournament.

    The participants were  Macy Wright, Sarah Boden, Brittany Hudson, Hannah Davis and Katie Michels.
    The team made the tournament by virtue of a second place team finish in the regionals Sept. 29 at Kenton County Pioneer Golf Course.

  • Emotions can be a roller coaster at times

    There are times when I feel like that I am on cloud nine and can’t help but hum the theme song from “The Greatest American Hero” (you know, the “believe it or not, I’m walking on air…”) ‘But, then while in mid song, for no substantial reason (like being out of coffee!!! though some might argue that) my emotions take a tail spin and then I am in the Eeyore mode singing the “Gloom, Despair and Agony on me” song from Hee Haw.  Now, let’s apply this to our faith.  

  • CHURCH NOTES 10-9-14

    Bethany Baptist
    • 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship service and 7 p.m. evening worship.
    • Oct. 12 – Homecoming with singing and dinner. All former pastors invited.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady
    • The church is located at 7770 Lawrenceville Road in Holbrook. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Canby Tabernacle
    • Pastor Belve Barger  The church is located on Highway 330 West.

  • SHERMAN ELEMENTARY OCTOBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
  • THE BANDS PLAY ON

    Name of competition:  2014 Simon Kenton Marching Band Classic

    Ranking and any awards:  The Band of Spirit received first place, Best Percussion, Best Guard in Class 3A (only band in class). The Guard was first overall in preliminaries. The Percussion was second overall in preliminaries. The band, as a whole, was first overall (out of 13 bands) in preliminaries with a score of 76.