Today's News

  • A Blast From The Past 3-24-11

    15 Years Ago
    March 23,1996
    The Grant County 12-and-under team finished second in their own tournament, after falling to Pendleton County 31-26.
    Members of the team included, Tyler Jones, Jason Combs, Taylor Justice, Brett Maddox, Brian Meade, Kevin Miller, Kris Spicer, Adam Meade and Eldon Maddox.

    25 Years Ago
    March 8, 1986
    The Crittenden Baptist Church held a one-pitch co-ed softball tournament with Napier Nuts defeating Piner in 12 innings.

  • Lady Demons sweep Heritage Academy

    When: March 21
    Where: Williamstown High School
    What: The Lady Demons started their season on a strong note, sweeping the double-header series with Heritage Academy. In game one, Williamstown won 11-7. In game two, the Lady Demons scored 17 runs and shortened the game to five innings with a 12-run win.
    Upcoming: The Lady Demons will travel to Lexington to face Sayre, March 24 and on March 25 head to Northern Kentucky to face the Newport Lady Wildcats.

  • Racing for a cure


  • Buck bragging

    Lonnie King, 46, of Williamstown, shot this buck during a hunting excursion at a buddy’s farm in Owen County with Keith Waldroop and Ernie Tobis. King said hey had hunted all week with bows, but couldn’t find many bucks or doe. On Nov. 13, 2010, King shot a 10-point buck with his arrows. King also said he was the only one out of the group to bag a deer.

  • Puckett accepts Asbury golf scholarship

    It was an easy choice for Emily Puckett as she signed her national letter of intent March 21, to play golf at Asbury University next spring.

    But, golf is not the only reason she chose to go to Asbury.

    “The first thing that I loved about Asbury was that their focal point is on Christ and it’s a religious school,” she said. “All I have always wanted,  since I began looking for colleges to go to a school with a focal point on Christ.

  • Jaconette signs up for soccer at Asbury

    It just happened by chance that Roman Jaconette signed his national letter of intent to play soccer for Asbury University March 21 at Grant County High School.

    “I really wasn’t going for collegiate soccer,” he said. “It was more like a coincidence.”

    Jaconette said he went on a college visit to Asbury and the coaches asked him to come out and practice with the team.

    “They liked how I was performing and asked if I wanted to play for them,” he said.

  • Gear Up For Spring
  • Superintendent search yields 25 applicants

    Grant County Schools have a large pool of applicants to choose from in its search for a new superintendent.

    Twenty-five people applied to replace Superintendent Michael Hibbett, who announced in November that he will be retiring after the 2010-11 school year.

    Of the applicants, 22 are male and three are female while 23 are from Kentucky.

  • Fire destroys Dry Ridge home

    While Larry and Mary Creekmore stood helplessly outside their sprawling home on Boltz Lake, fire ravaged the brick structure, destroying all the couple’s treasured collections and belongings.

    “We didn’t save one thing,” Mary said.

    Larry was able to grab a jewelry box and a couple of his guns, but other than that, the home and contents were a total loss.

    Mary, a real estate agent, and her husband, Larry, a retiree, had lived in the home for over four years.

  • Churches offer Lenten meals

    • St. William Catholic Church
    The annual Lenton Fish Fry has returned to St. William Catholic Church and continues through April 15.
    The meal, including battered cod, three sides, cornbread, dessert and a drink will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. at 6 Church Street, off Waterworks Road. The cost is $7.50 per meal.
    Phone orders can be called in to 859-866-5107.

    • Family Tabernacle Church of God