Today's News

  • Grant County Schools name Ron Livingood new superintendent

    The Grant County Schools Board of Education announced Ron Livingood as the new superintendent of the school district at a meeting April 20. For the complete story, pick up a copy of the Grant County News and check www.grantky.com next week.

    Here is audio from this morning's meeting.

  • A Blast From The Past 4-14-11

    15 Years Ago
    April 17, 1996
    The Grant County Squawsdefeated Owen County 10-7, after trailing 6-2 early in the game.
    Juniors Sarah Hager and Shelly Dalton hit back-to-back home runs to lead Grant County.

    25 Years Ago
    April 23, 1986
    The Grant County Squaws in their first season of competition, won four straight games to move their record to 4-5 on the season.

  • Sports Shorts 4-14-11

    Demons fall to Carroll County 7-1

    When: April 7
    Where: Williamstown High School
    What: Williamstown loses for the fourth consecutive game to start the season.
    Upcoming: The Demons host Owen County April 14. First pitch is set for 5 p.m.

    Braves defeated by Raiders 4-3

    When: April 7
    Where: Ryle High School, Union

  • Special Olympics teams win bronze, silver

    The Grant County Jaguars, a special olympics basketball and cheerleading team competed in state tournaments and came back with silver and bronze medals.

    The Jaguars basketball team competed in the Special Olympics State tournament in Louisville March 19 and 20.

    The Jaguars won their first game of the state tournament against the Owensboro Blasters with a score of 27-11.

    On the following day, the Jaguars competed in the championship game against Powell County Gladiators.

  • Another Place In Time 4-14-11


    Welcome to a new Another Place in Time photograph. If you know who is pictured call the News office at 859-824-3343 and share your guesses with us. If you’ve got an old photo, you’d like to see featured, bring it to the News office  at 129 S. Main, Dry Ridge. Photos can be scanned and returned.

  • Soccer Skills
  • Be mindful of mulching habits


  • Braves start season 5-1

    The Grant County Braves are on their fastest start since 2008, when they started the season 9-2.

    That season, the Braves made it to the 8th region tournament, falling to North Oldham 8-1.

    Even with the loss, Grant County was second in the region only surrendering 99 runs in 25 games.

    This year, the Braves in six games have allowed only eight runs and that can be contributed to the starting pitching, including senior pitcher Aaron Goe.

  • Turning Back the Clock 4-14-11


    15 Years Ago

    April 11, 1996
    After dismal tobacco yields hit by dry weather and disease, cattle prices are collapsing. On top of that, feed prices are escalating due to corn shortages. Experts predict that any beef price increases won’t be until the fall of 1997 and that is a minimum.

    25 Years Ago
    April 10, 1986
    The Corinth volunteer fire department has a new chief. Gary Mosley was elected to the post in January.

  • Police Reports 4-14-11


    (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.)

    Dry Ridge
    Chief Rick Kells charged Candice Riess, 55, of Dry Ridge, with theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting at 9:30 a.m. April 4 on Ferguson Boulevard.
    Dry Ridge Police Department charged an out of county resident with theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting.