Today's News

  • Donations needed for Adams’ benefit

    There will be a benefit auction on March 5 at the Corinth Community Center. The proceeds will go toward cancer treatment medical bills for Evelyn C. Adams. Doors open at 9 a.m. for preview and the auction will begin at 10 a.m.
    Jerry Chism will be the primary auctioneer. Donations for the auction are still needed. If you have something to donate, call 859-234-5395.

  • Kicking a bad habit


  • Go red for women!


  • Smith-Walton plan wedding


    Ottis and Kathy Smith of Owenton are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Smith to Joshua Walton of Pendleton County.
    Walton is the son of the late Sgt. Todd M. Walton, of Saginaw, Mich.
    The wedding is planned for October 15.
    Invitations will be sent to guests.

  • All I need is Nanny's hat


  • Griffin, Boy, Dec. 8

    Jimmie and Kasey Griffin of Dry Ridge would like to announce the birth of their first child.
    Samuel Quinn Griffin was born at 8:05 p.m. on Dec. 8, 2010 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood. He weighed 8 pounds and .9 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Mike Knight, Leslie Knight and Paul Rogers, all of Dry Ridge.
    His paternal grandparents are Jimmie and Diane Griffin of Dry Ridge.
    His maternal great grandparents are Richard and Jewel Knight. His maternal great great grandmother is Elsie Readnower.

  • Champions poised to fight drugs

    According to 2008 statistics, 30.1 percent of high school students surveyed, in both Grant County school systems, have smoked one or more cigarettes within 30 days prior to the survey, 40.9 percent drank at least one alcoholic drink a month and 23.9 percent used marijuana at least one or more times 30 days prior to the survey.

  • A Blast From The Past 2.3.11

    Feb. 8, 1996
    Senior Brent Hopperton was named the Grant County High School Athlete of the Week.
    He averaged 14 points, six assists, three steals and five rebounds in two games.

    Feb. 6, 1986
    The Grant County Middle School Apaches finished their season on a high note, defeating St. Agnus in both the seventh grade (37-34) and eighth grade (47-36).
    Eric Motley led the seventh graders with 19 points and David Fields led the eighth grade with 21 points.

  • Braves get set for final stretch

    With the season winding down for high school basketball, Grant County coach Jim Hicks is concentrating on keeping his players healthy.

    “The big thing, like any other coach is that they want to stay healthy and not get anyone injured,” he said. “The focal point is healthy and continue to improve offensively and defensively.”

    The Braves play two games this week at home, Carroll County on Feb. 4 and Owen County on Feb. 5.

  • Demons look to get second win over Raiders

    An improvement in the past week for the Demons has been the play of junior forward Colton Simpson.

    “Colton was much better,” Sigmon said. “However, he needs to block out more and want the ball. He seems to stop posting after one time. Colton must demand the ball at all times and we need to get it to him.”

    The Demons will get an opportunity to defeat Trimble County for the second time when they head to Bedford Feb. 5. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m.