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Today's News

  • Police Report 10/23/08

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

    Deputy Terry Osborne investigated an accident at 5:23 a.m. on Oct. 8 on Main Street in Crittenden. The drivers involved were Amy L. Coghill, 29, of Crittenden driving a 1992 Toyota, Megan West, 19, of Corinth driving a 2005 Honda and an unknown driver.

    Deputy Lee Jacobs executed a warrant for James R. Purnell, 20, of Dry Ridge, at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 13. Purnell was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Elementary boys’ cross country set eyes on state championship

    The Grant County Elementary boys’ cross country team have set their sights on a state championship.

    By taking first at the Northern Kentucky Elementary Championships on Oct. 15, the Braves earned a spot in the Elementary State Championships on Nov. 1. The race will take place at the Masterson Station Park in Lexington.

  • Williamstown seniors look back fondly

    For Williamstown’s three seniors, their final season wasn’t as successful as they had hoped, but they are still taking away fond memories of their time wearing the orange and black.

    “It’s been a lot of fun,” Melissa Snow, who has played for two years, said. “This year has been about adjusting, but I’ve gone to Williamstown my whole life, so I still take it as an honor to represent my school.”

  • Williamstown struts stuff at GCHS competition

    Grant County Marching Band was the host on Oct. 11 as 12 bands from across the area competed in Dry Ridge.

    Williamstown competed in Class A preliminary competition along with Dayton, Beechwood, Raceland, and Lloyd Memorial.

    Williamstown received second place in their division, behind first place Beechwood. Third place in Class A went to Raceland Worthington. The scores were tight, with Williamstown scoring just .67 behind Beechwood.

  • What if I don’t like the way my child’s teacher teaches?

    Q: I do not like the way my son’s teacher teaches. I’ve called other parents and they agree with me. We want to form a group and go to the principal or the school board. What is the best way to do this so that we will be listened to?

  • Crittenden resident accepted to Auburn’s veterinary program

    Amanda Brumley of Crittenden, has been admitted to the professional program in Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine as a member of the class of 2012.

    Brumley earned bachelor’s degrees in agriculture and biology in 2008 from Eastern Kentucky University and she is a 2003 graduate of Grant County High School. Her parents are Vicki Brumley and Russell Brumley of Crittenden.

  • Students earn trip to Orlando with design project

    The skills they learned in class took two Grant County High School students all the way to Florida.

    Jackie Frost and Jennifer Bowling traveled to Orlando over the summer to the Students Taking Action for Recognition national convention, which is part of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America national organization.

  • Grant County travels to Oldham, fall 49-22

    As hard as they tried, the Grant County High School football team couldn’t ruin two homecomings in a row.

    On Oct. 3, the Braves dampened Scott High School’s homecoming festivities by beating them 26-20. They tried to do the same thing against Oldham County on Oct. 10, but came away with a 49-22 loss.

    “It boiled down to not making mistakes against a good football team and expecting to win,” coach Mike Davis said. “But even though we were down, we didn’t quit. We came back in the second half and made a fight of it.”

  • Gallatin ends Lady Braves postseason

    With the success the Grant County volleyball team has enjoyed this year, they had hoped to continue winning in the district tournament.

    Unfortunately for the Lady Braves, Gallatin County ended their run, defeating Grant County in two games. Grant County led early in both games, but still lost 25-18 and 25-22.

  • Soccer teams showcase seniors

    Although their senior nights might not have gone as they planned, Grant County’s soccer teams have set their sights on success in the postseason.

    On Oct. 8, the Lady Braves lost to Paris 1-0. The next night, the Braves went down to Ryle 5-0.

    “We played this team earlier in the season and lost 8-0,” girls’ coach Eric Ashcraft said. “To play this game and end up 1-0, it’s impressive. We’re a totally different team than when we started the season.”