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Today's News

  • Check it out

     Have you ever tackled a simple (ha) remodeling project and nearly pulled your hair out?

    That’s what happened to David Giffels and his family, so instead of throwing in the towel, he wrote a book about the experience.

    Giffel’s novel “All The Way Home: Building a Family in a Falling-Down House” chronicles his journey into discovering what is really important in life. The story is told with side-splitting humor and wit as the Giffels attempt to restore a crumbling mansion.

  • Looking back

    • Sept. 13, 2001 – Community shocked
    by terroristic acts
    Mark Gordon, a former resident of Crittenden, recalled his time as a Marine who spent much of his time guarding Camp David, the presidential retreat in Somerset County, Penn. One of the hijacked planes in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks crashed about 85 miles away from Camp David.
    Gordon, who is now retired, also spent several years guarding embassies in Jordan and Saudi Arabia.

  • Teachers struggle to explain events

    Shannon Maddox first heard the news through a phone call from a colleague.
    A plane had struck the World Trade Center in New York City.
    She immediately turned the television on in her Crittenden Mt. Zion Elementary classroom
    It wasn’t long after that teachers were told to keep their students in their classrooms and no one was allowed to go outside.

  • Crittenden to host 9/11 service

    In 2001, Crittenden Fire Chief Lee Burton worked for Madison County Emergency Medical Services and remembers exactly where he was on 9/11.

  • GCHS soccer teams host DR Toyota Classic

    When: Sept. 17
    Where: Grant County Middle School
    What: The Dry Ridge Toyota Classic will be hosted by the Grant County High School soccer teams. The tournament will feature these matchups:

  • Lady Demons compete in regional All “A” Classic

    When: Aug. 23
    Where: Fairway
    What: The Williamstown Lady Demons golf team competed in the All “A” Classic, but were unable to qualify for the state tournament. Sarah Hicks shot a 108, Carly Middleton 110, Hannah Scroggins 122.

  • Demons unable to qualify for All “A” Classic

    When: Aug. 25
    Where: Fairway
    What: The Williamstown boy’s golf team was unable to qualify for the state tournament. Leading scorer for the Demons was Brian Barker with an 87, Sean Moreland 91, Easton McClanahan 99, Cody Snow 133 and Drew Lawrence 143, for a team score of 410.

  • Kellam places ninth at Mason Co. Invite

    When: Aug. 27
    Where: Maysville CC
    What: The Braves golf team placed 10th out of 23 schools in the Mason County Invitational. Cody Kellam led the Braves who placed ninth overall in the tournament.

  • Braves golf loses by one stroke to Dixie Heights

    When: Aug. 24
    Where: Eagle Creek Country Club
    What: The Braves golf team lost by one stroke to the Colonels. Tim Livingood and Cody Kellam were co-medalist, shooting a 39, four over par on the front nine at Eagle Creek County Club.

  • Kellam, Wright represent Lady Braves at Bullitt East

    When: Aug. 28
    Where: Heritage Hills CC
    What: Sarah Kellam and Macy Wright were the only two golfers for Grant County High School at the Bullitt East Invitational. Kellam shot an 81 and was tied for 18th place. Wright shot a 99 and tied for 55th place. There were a 101 golfers at the tournament.