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Today's News

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    Dominique Hawkins is not Kentucky’s star player going into this week’s NCAA Tournament play.
    However, he could turn out to be UK’s most important player.

    The showcase players are freshmen Malik Monk, De’Aaron Fox and Bam Adebayo. They are UK’s top scorers and all are considered likely No. 1 NBA draft picks in June. They’ve all been the subject of national media features and certainly will be put in the spotlight by CBS-TV.

  • Dry Ridge native, WKU student biking cross-country for Alzheimer’s research

    At 6 a.m. every morning, Conrad Jaconette wakes up to go on a 30-mile bike ride around Bowling Green to prepare himself for the cycling trip of a lifetime – one that will help support a cause near to his heart; Alzheimer’s awareness.

  • DRE students to compete at state robot tourney

    Six Dry Ridge Elementary students will represent Grant County at the upcoming Robo Challenge Xtreme state tournament, putting their problem solving and technical skills to the test.

    The annual statewide robot building competition features students from elementary through high school and focuses on sharpening teamwork skills and emphasizing the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

  • Rockin’ the Ridge returns June 24 with free admission

    Rockin’ the Ridge will be back for a second year with an expanded musical lineup, another car show and a firework finish.

  • Celebrating Dr. Suess
  • Anderson-Siedenberg to wed April 7, 2017

    James and Jennifer Anderson of Owenton are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Anderson to Jacob Siedenberg, son of John and Brigitte Siedenberg of Williamstown.

    The bride is a graduate of Williamstown High School.

    She is also a 2016 graduate of Northern Kentucky University. Anderson graduated Summa Cum Laude, with a bachelor of arts in elementary education and special education.

  • KSP raffle features iconic brand

    Kentucky State Police, in order to support its Trooper Island Camp for underprivileged children is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a new 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Winter Edition 4x4, an iconic U.S. brand that shares the same heritage as the vehicle American GIs rode to victory in World War II.

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops isn’t ready to even think about a quarterback controversy one week into his team’s spring practice.

    Stephen Johnson took over last season after Drew Barker got hurt and led UK to wins in seven of its final 11 games. He obviously went into spring practice No. 1, especially with Barker coming off offseason back surgery.

  • Lady Braves defeat Owen, make history by advancing to region finals

    A balanced scoring attack led the Grant County Lady Braves to making history March 3 by advancing to the program’s first-ever regional final after defeating Owen County in the semi-finals.
    It was the first time in 24 years the Lady Braves had made it to the regional semi-finals.

    “It’s big because the girls’ program hasn’t made it this far before, but it’s something we have wanted to do and talk about often,” Lady Braves Coach Shawn West said.

  • Grant’s postseason ends one step short of Sweet 16 with loss to Simon Kenton

    The magical postseason run for the Grant County Lady Braves ended March 4 when they ran into a powerful Simon Kenton team.

    In a rematch of the 32nd district championship, the Lady Braves struggled to put up points and fell 69-22 to the Lady Pioneers.

    It was the third time this season Simon Kenton had defeated Grant, who lost 71-35 back in January and  65-35 in the district championship.
    Lady Braves Coach Shawn West said that the Lady Pioneers’ pressure and depth are what bothers his team the most.