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Today's News

  • Local student honored by Berea College

    Corey Smith of Crittenden was honored by Berea College for his accomplishments in the field of music. Smith received the 2010 Berea College Pinnacle Scholars Award of Excellence.
    This honor commemorates students’ accomplishments and dedication in the fields of science, music or service. High school seniors from across the region were nominated for this award. Berea College faculty and staff reviewed the submissions and selected the top students to receive the award in each area.

  • Cats Just Win Baby

    Kentucky didn’t just welcome the Indiana Hoosiers to Rupp Arena Saturday night, but also ESPN and the ever exuberant Dick Vitale.  I know a lot of Kentucky fans sometimes like to call him “Dukie V,” but he will always be one of my favorite broadcasters because of his passion for the game. 

  • Super steps down

    The Grant County Board of Education will have a new superintendent when the 2011-2012 school year starts, as superintendent Michael Hibbett announced his retirement at the board meeting Nov. 11.

    Hibbett said that he felt now was a good time to make the announcement to give the board of education time to find his replacement.

    “In the school business, there is a long drawn out process to find a new superintendent,” he said.
    Hibbett, however, said he didn’t want to make his announcement too early, but felt that being in the second nine-week period of the school year was the right time.

  • Cats foul trip to Chapel Hill

     

  • A first for Hankinson
  • Senior Spotlight

    Here is thoughts from the 2010 seniors that ran cross-country this season.

  • Ark Encounter brings FLOOD OF POSSIBILITIES

     

  • Grant County Farm Bureau wins Gold Star Award of Excellence

     

    Grant County Farm Bureau received the 2010 Gold Star Award of Excellence, in recognition of the achievements of its women’s program, during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.
    With more than 500,000 member families statewide, Kentucky Farm Bureau is the state’s largest farm organization. Approximately 1,300 members attended the 91st annual meeting, Dec. 1-4, to recognize this year’s achievements and adopt policy for 2011.

  • Alexander descendants carry on family traditions

    The descendants of the late Ollie and Agnes (Speagle) Alexander  met at Walton Park on Sunday, Sept. 12 for their annual family reunion.

  • MILITARY NEWS

    Army National Guard Pfc. Jacob W. Ashcraft has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).
    During basic military training, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons qualification, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army doctrine, history, principles and traditions.