Today's News

  • Gov. Bevin launches ‘Beautify the Bluegrass’ initiative

    Gov. Matt Bevin recently launched his new “Beautify the Bluegrass” initiative, calling on Kentuckians to come together to make their hometowns shine.
    “I want to encourage people in every Kentucky community to figure how out they can become the most beautiful community in the Commonwealth,” said Bevin. “The concept is simple: Identify a problem that needs attention, and then find a way to get involved in repairing, enhancing or beautifying it.”


    Kentucky has lost two likely starters — offensive tackle Cole Mosier and receiver Dorian Baker — to season-ending injuries and the Cats don’t play their first game until Sept. 2 at Southern Mississippi.
    Yet Kentucky fans remain almost giddy about this team and what it can do this year. The Cats even received votes in the Associated Press preseason top 25 polls after finishing last year 7-6 and playing in the TaxSlayer Bowl.

  • GCHS golfers victorious over Bearcats

    The Grant County Braves boys golf team hosted the Bearcats of Walton Verona on Monday, Aug. 28 at the Eagle Creek Country Club and came away victorious in match play scramble.  

    Coach Michael Camacho said this was a new format for the team and he was excited to see how the boys did.  
    Grant County players Kyle West and Ryan Mitts played one and two for the Braves.  

    Tyler Mitts and Lucas Allnutt played three and four and Michael Frost played straight up against Walton Verona’s number five golfer.  

  • Lady Braves lose 10-0 to Conner
  • Grant County outlast Boone 3-1

    The Grant County Braves boys soccer team scored two first-half goals and added a third in the second half to defeat Boone County 3-1 on Aug. 24.

    The Braves started off strong against the Rebels, creating a lot of chances in the first few minutes with their speed and counter attacking plays.

    However, they were unable to find the back of the net.
    In the seventh minute, a penalty kick was awarded for a handball in the box and junior Cody Trenkamp scored from the spot and gave the Braves a 1-0 lead.

  • GCHS girls golfers improving

    The Lady Braves Golf team hosted St. Henry at Eagle Creek Country Club on Thursday, Aug. 24, and lost 188-192.
    Liz Roach from St. Henry was the medalist on the day firing a 40. The Lady Braves were led by freshman Victoria Camacho and junior Katie Michels who both shot a 46 on the front nine at Eagle Creek.  Laura Tatum, a freshman, shot a 48 for the Lady Braves.  

    Coach Marcus Camacho is pleased with how well his young team is doing.  They continue to improve and their scores are getting better each time out.

  • Frankfort races past Braves 42-6

    The Grant County Braves football team dropped to 0-2 to start the season after falling 42-6 to Frankfort on Aug. 26 in the Bourbon County Bowl.
    “Frankfort was very athletic at the skill positions,” said Braves Coach Jamie Dalzell. “Lot of playmakers on the outside. The QB did a great job of getting the ball to those guys.”
    Frankfort got on the score board early in the first quarter when quarterback Holt Hammons completed a 57-yard touchdown pass to DaJuan Davis.
    The two-point conversion failed and Frankfort took a 6-0 lead.

  • Lady Braves capture county battle over Lady Demons

    The Grant County Lady Braves volleyball team travelled just a few short minutes to Williamstown on Thursday, Aug. 24, to take on their county rivals, the Williamstown Lady Demons in an early season district matchup.  The Lady Braves swept the first three games of the match to gain the victory on the evening (25-17, 26-24 and 25-17).


    (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 Brad Morris executed multiple warrants for Bentley William Ellis, 63, of Dry Ridge, at 12:21 a.m. Aug. 22 on Fashion Ridge Road. Ellis was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.