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Today's News

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    Kentucky has lost two likely starters — offensive tackle Cole Mosier and receiver Dorian Baker — to season-ending injuries and the Cats don’t play their first game until Sept. 2 at Southern Mississippi.
    Yet Kentucky fans remain almost giddy about this team and what it can do this year. The Cats even received votes in the Associated Press preseason top 25 polls after finishing last year 7-6 and playing in the TaxSlayer Bowl.

  • GCHS golfers victorious over Bearcats

    The Grant County Braves boys golf team hosted the Bearcats of Walton Verona on Monday, Aug. 28 at the Eagle Creek Country Club and came away victorious in match play scramble.  

    Coach Michael Camacho said this was a new format for the team and he was excited to see how the boys did.  
    Grant County players Kyle West and Ryan Mitts played one and two for the Braves.  

    Tyler Mitts and Lucas Allnutt played three and four and Michael Frost played straight up against Walton Verona’s number five golfer.  

  • Lady Braves lose 10-0 to Conner
  • Grant County outlast Boone 3-1

    The Grant County Braves boys soccer team scored two first-half goals and added a third in the second half to defeat Boone County 3-1 on Aug. 24.

    The Braves started off strong against the Rebels, creating a lot of chances in the first few minutes with their speed and counter attacking plays.

    However, they were unable to find the back of the net.
    In the seventh minute, a penalty kick was awarded for a handball in the box and junior Cody Trenkamp scored from the spot and gave the Braves a 1-0 lead.

  • GCHS girls golfers improving

    The Lady Braves Golf team hosted St. Henry at Eagle Creek Country Club on Thursday, Aug. 24, and lost 188-192.
    Liz Roach from St. Henry was the medalist on the day firing a 40. The Lady Braves were led by freshman Victoria Camacho and junior Katie Michels who both shot a 46 on the front nine at Eagle Creek.  Laura Tatum, a freshman, shot a 48 for the Lady Braves.  

    Coach Marcus Camacho is pleased with how well his young team is doing.  They continue to improve and their scores are getting better each time out.

  • Frankfort races past Braves 42-6

    The Grant County Braves football team dropped to 0-2 to start the season after falling 42-6 to Frankfort on Aug. 26 in the Bourbon County Bowl.
    “Frankfort was very athletic at the skill positions,” said Braves Coach Jamie Dalzell. “Lot of playmakers on the outside. The QB did a great job of getting the ball to those guys.”
    Frankfort got on the score board early in the first quarter when quarterback Holt Hammons completed a 57-yard touchdown pass to DaJuan Davis.
    The two-point conversion failed and Frankfort took a 6-0 lead.

  • POLICE REPORTS

    (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.)
    Officer Brad Morris executed multiple warrants for Bentley William Ellis, 63, of Dry Ridge, at 12:21 a.m. Aug. 22 on Fashion Ridge Road. Ellis was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Consultant proposes cutting some retiree’s pensions, moving state workers to 401 (k) plans

    FRANKFORT, Ky. — Many current state and local government retirees would see retirement benefits trimmed while benefits for most current and future public employees would be part of new 401(k)-style benefit plans under a report issued Monday by a consulting firm.
    The firm, PFM Consulting Group, recommended an array of dramatic changes to reduce state and local government risk and to gain control over Kentucky’s public pension liabilities of more than $40 billion.

  • CHURCH NOTES 8-31-17

    Antioch
    Church of Christ
    • Minister Gene Kearns.
    • Sunday school from 10 to 10:45 a.m.; worship service at 10:45 a.m. and evening worship at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 859-824-6470.

    Bethany Baptist
    • Sunday school at 10 a.m.; worship service at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 7 p.m.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Bible Believers Baptist

  • Jehovah Shammah

    Jesus looked straight into the eyes of the Pharisees as He defied their rebellious hearts and senseless reasoning by proclaiming, “before Abraham was, I am.”
    Paul told the church of Colossae that Jesus was the image of the invisible God. Isaiah looked into the future by the Spirit and foretold that a virgin would bare a son called Emanuel, being interpreted, God with us.