Today's News

  • Knipp is Mr. Grant County Football Leader

    Joseph Knipp, son of Bill and Angela Knipp of Dry Ridge, is putting together quite a football season for the Grant County Braves.  

    Knipp is the recipient of a lot of praise from head football coach Kevin Siple.  
    Siple said that Knipp is a great athlete.  

    He has been a three-year starter the Grant County Braves on both sides of the ball and he has been putting together quite a career as far as stats are concerned.

  • Braves ready for tough district road ahead

    Coach Kevin Siple knows it’s a brand new season for his Grant County Braves football team.
    Despite an encouraging 3-3 record, Grant now enters the all important district play portion of the schedule starting with a road trip at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 to Covington Catholic.
    “In Kentucky, that’s all that matters, in terms of playoffs,” Siple said about district games. “No matter what, it’s a new season. Whether you are 6-0, or 0-6, the district results are what count toward us reaching our goals.”

  • Boden, Scroggins advance to state golf championship

    Local golfers Sarah Boden of Grant County and Hannah Scroggins of Williamstown are heading to state.
    The girl’s region 6 golf meet was held at AJ Jolly Golf Course on Sept. 29.  
    The Grant County Lady Braves finished fifth overall with a score of 382.  
    Notre Dame and Ryle finished first and second in the region with team scores of 316 and 343.  
    Eleven schools in all competed in the rain soaked outing.  

  • Lady Braves conquer Ludlow 4-0, Braves fall to 1-0 Carrollton
  • Lady Braves lose tough battle with SK

    That Grant County Lady Braves faced off with district foe Simon Kenton on Sept. 29, in a stiff volleyball match at Grant County High School.  

    The Lady Braves lost in three straight sets 25-16, 25-23 and 25-11 to move their record to 19-7 on the season.
    Despite the loss, Coach Kelli Hollenkamp was pleased with the effort of her team.

  • Lady Demons pull out 3-2 victory against Eminence

    The Williamstown Lady Demons played a thrilling volleyball match Oct. 5 against the Eminence Lady Warriors and they looked to even the season series.
    The exciting match would require all five sets, and each set was a battle.


    In the end, the Lady Demons would take the match 3-2 (25-23, 26-28, 22-25, 25-19 and 15-6.)
    The first set of the night would set the tone for the rest of the game.

  • Williamstown hosts XC Invitational












  • 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.