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Today's News

  • KSP arrests duo for drug charges at Crittenden Family Dollar

    Kentucky State Police arrested two suspects from Ohio Tuesday, Jan. 24 on shoplifting and multiple drug charges at the Family Dollar in Crittenden.
    Trooper Zachary Alsip responded to the Family Dollar in Crittenden for a call about a suspicious male in the store, according to a press release from Trooper David Jones.
    The male, Richard E. Peaco of Batavia, Ohio, had been loitering inside the store for an extended period of time, and his accomplice, Shawn E. James of Cincinnati, Ohio, was in a vehicle outside in the parking lot.

  • Needle-exchanges spread in heroin-riddled Kentucky

    One woman relied on old needles used by her friend’s diabetic husband. Another settled for whatever syringes she could find.
    But for the first time since they started using drugs several years ago, both women have access to fresh syringes. They are getting them through a needle exchange in Frankfort.

  • CAR SLAMS INTO DRY RIDGE SHELL-
  • Simon Kenton handles Lady Demons 78-37

    The Williamstown Lady Demons fell 78-37 to the Simon Kenton Lady Pioneers on on Jan. 30.
    Leading scorers for the Lady Demons included Michaela Kennedy with 17, Justice Chambers with 12 and Haley Howe with six.
    Although the game ended with a large score deficit, Williamstown finished the first quarter down only five.

    It wasn’t until the second quarter when Simon Kenton was able to put up 34 points, compared to the Lady Demons scoring 13.

  • Lady Braves beat Lady Bearcats

    The Lady Braves basketball team hosted the Walton Verona Lady Bearcats Jan. 30 and came out on top with a 68-46 victory.
    The Lady Braves were led in a great team effort by post players Lindsey Kinard (16 points, seven rebounds), Madisyn Ruebusch (12 points and nine rebounds) and the guard play of Bryanna Ezell (15 points, four assists and three steals).  

    Abby West and Shelby Gutman chipped in with nine points apiece.  
    It was a great team effort from the Lady Braves for the entire game.  

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    It’s hard to find anyone who analyzes University of Kentucky football recruiting more than Freddie Maggard.
    The former UK aquarterback and current Kentucky Sports Radio football analyst pours over game film of potential recruits to arrive at his own recruiting opinions that have nothing to do with the star rankings assigned by recruiting analysts.

  • Eagles down Braves 78-57

    The Grant County Braves boys’ basketball team were handily defeated 78-57 at home Jan. 28 against Scott High School.  
    The Eagles took it to the home team behind the sharp shooting of one of Kentucky’s leading scorers.  
    Jake Ohmer of Scott High School scored 25 of his game-high 32 points in the first half leading his team to victory.
    The prolific shooter has scored over 2,000 points in his career for the Eagles.

  • Northern Kentucky Cheer Competition
  • Demons suffer heartbreaking loss

    The Williamstown Demons travelled to Walton on Jan. 24 to take on the Bearcats.
    They came up on the short end of a 60-59 score.  

    The Demons led throughout the first half of play but it was the third quarter that led to their demise.
    Williamstown jumped out to an early lead behind the scoring of Jon Jump, who had seven first quarter points.  

  • Report: Brent Spence No. 2 on Trump’s priority list

    President Donald Trump apparently has taken at least a small step toward fulfilling a big campaign promise he made to Greater Cincinnati.
    The Trump administration has the Brent Spence Bridge project ranked No. 2 on its list of nationwide transportation priorities, according to a document obtained by the Kansas City Star and Tacoma News Tribune. The newspapers, owned by Sacramento-based McClatchy, reported on the list Jan. 24.
    The White House would not confirm the document when reached late Tuesday night by The Enquirer.