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Today's News

  • Lady Braves win big over St. Patrick

    When: Aug. 17
    Where: St. Patrick High School
    What: The Lady Braves doubled their goals from their first game to their second game, scoring eight goals against St. Patrick, winning 8-1 for their second win of the season.

  • Library employee receives scholarship

    Sandra Herrell, an employee of the Grant County Public Library, has been named a recipient of a Library Science Tuition Scholarship.
    Herrell received a $500 scholarship. She is attending Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

    The State Board for the Certification of Librarians created the Library Science Tuition Scholarship program to encourage continuing education among library administrators and staff. The board distributed $7,000 in scholarship money to 11 Kentucky public library employees for the fall semester.

  • Hudson siblings compete in Junior Olympics

    Halee Hudson threw for a personal best in javelin on Aug. 1 in New Orleans, La. at the 2011 AAU Junior Olympics. 

    Her distance was marked at 70.04 feet placing her 17th nationally in the youth girls age group (49 girls competed).

    Halee also placed 36th out of 70 girls in discus (74’11’’) and 38th out of 81 girls in shot put (32’ 4.75”).  A small percentage of participants qualified in multiple events and Halee qualified and performed well in three.

  • Facebook Featured Fan: August 25, 2011

    Hi! I’m . . . Emily Jo Dade.

    I live in . . . Williamstown.

    About me . . . I am a student at Northern Kentucky University and an office manager at Murphy Catton, Inc. I married my husband, Ben, on July 30.

  • Lonkard recognized by Angus association

    Layle E. Lonkard of Williamstown owns one bull listed in the 2011 Fall Sire Evaluation Report published by the American Angus Association in Saint Joseph, Mo. Issued in both the spring and fall, the new report features the latest performance information available on 5,921 sires, and is currently accessible at www.angussiresearch.com<http://www.angussiresearch.com/>.

  • Girls’ soccer improves to 3-0

    For the first time this season, the Lady Braves got to show their skills in front of a home crowd, improving their record to 3-0 on the season, with a 1-0 win over Bourbon County Aug. 22.

    The win over Bourbon County was their first ever for Grant County and the excitement poured out of the girls as the final seconds wound down and the referee blew her whistle, marking the end of the game.

    First-year coach Sarah Boone was proud of the girls getting the win at home.

  • Girls’ soccer improves to 3-0

    For the first time this season, the Lady Braves got to show their skills in front of a home crowd, improving their record to 3-0 on the season, with a 1-0 win over Bourbon County Aug. 22.

    The win over Bourbon County was their first ever for Grant County and the excitement poured out of the girls as the final seconds wound down and the referee blew her whistle, marking the end of the game.

    First-year coach Sarah Boone was proud of the girls getting the win at home.

  • Lady Braves, Lady Demons serves game for a Cure

    Rivalries aside, the Grant County Lady Braves and the Williamstown Lady Demons volleyball teams have come together to play in the Volley-For-A-Cure game Aug. 27 at Grant County High School.

    “I am looking forward to it because it is my senior year and it is going to be one of the last times I play Grant County, but it is also the Volley-For-A-Cure game and I hope that people realize the game is for a cause as well,” Lady Demons senior Carlie Fossitt said.

  • Boy’s soccer seeks win against Scott County

    The season didn’t start out the way Braves soccer coach Dave Schmitt wanted after his team fell to Boone County 4-1 on Aug. 18.

    “It’s very tough because that was not the way we wanted to play,” he said. “We want to be aggressive and be the team that is attacking and it not be in reverse.”

    Senior midfielder Brian Chapman provided the only offense for the Braves, but he still felt the team wasn’t playing to their potential.

  • Braves to face rival Owen County

    The Grant County Braves football team will be gearing for rival Owen County during game two of the Grant County Bowl Aug. 27.

    After losing to Harrison County 33-14 Aug. 20, Braves first-year coach David Arvin saw some positives from their game, despite the score.

    “Defensively, Lucas Button played strong for us and he played so hard, he had to go to the hospital, he had nothing left in him,” he said. “They had to take him to pump fluids back into him. He was coming off an illness. That is someone who gives you everything he has.”