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Today's News

  • Winter weather affects area teams’ routines

    The weather that shut down schools last week also disrupted local basketball teams schedules.

    The Williamstown Lady Demons and the Grant County Lady Braves were able to play their rivalry game on Jan. 26, but then both teams had to postpone or cancel other matchups later in the week.

    The Lady Demons had to postpone their game against Trimble County on Jan. 31 until Feb. 7. They also missed several practices during the week, sometimes practicing with only a portion of their team.

  • Sisters start support group after mom's death

    When their mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in August 2007, four Grant County sisters were lost and lonely.

    Debbie Vannarsdall, Brenda Caldwell, Rhonda Rich and Christie Evans lost their mom in September 2008.

    Now, the siblings have made it their mission to help others know that they are not alone by starting an Alzheimer’s Support Group.

  • Second half hurts Demons against Simon Kenton

    After drilling a three pointer to head into the half only down two points against Simon Kenton, the Williamstown Demons were hoping to keep their momentum and earn a district win.

    However, the Demons have struggled executing after halftime this season and continued their struggles against the Pioneers, falling 80-59 on Feb. 2.

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  • Angel Food Ministries deadline is Feb. 14

    The deadline to order from Angel Food Ministries will be noon on Feb. 14 and pick-up will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 28.

    Orders can be placed at: Family Worship Center on Feb. 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. and Feb. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m., at Edwardo’s Pizza (Crittenden) on Feb. 8 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. or by visiting www.fwcgc.com.

    Cash, check, money orders and EBT are accepted. The regular box is $30 and includes sirloin strip steaks, chicken breasts, pork chops and chicken nuggets,

    Five specialty menus are also available. For more information, call 824-7391.

  • Columnist is passionate about UK basketball

    Hello, Grant County. My name is Brian Melton and like a lot of you I am a huge Kentucky Wildcat basketball fan. And like you, I have a full time job that requires much more of me than just watching or reading any and every bit of information available related to my greatest passion.

  • Braves sweep Demons

    No matter how big a lead, the Grant County-Williamstown rivalry always seems to come down to the final few minutes.

    Grant County, leading by as many as 13 points in the fourth quarter, held on for a 78-69 victory after Williamstown cut their lead to four. The Braves won both games of the regular season rivalry.

  • Snowed under

    Snow and freezing rain continued to fall across Grant County on Wednesday, Jan. 28.

    Broken limbs, bent from the weight of the ice, were scattered on secondary roads.

    Many homes and businesses in Grant County were without power as outages were reported by Duke Energy and Owen Electric.

    Grant County Judge-Executive Darrell Link upgraded the county’s snow emergency to a Level Two Emergency for all roads within Grant County on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Haggarty honored as KEEP Team Leader of the Year

     Grant County resident James Haggarty became involved with the Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) as a way to connect to equestrian activities and people.

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