http://www.grantky.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en HILES ENTERS NOT GUILTY PLEA http://www.grantky.com/content/hiles-enters-not-guilty-plea <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hiles_leaving.jpg" alt=" Circuit Judge Stephen Bates denies a motion by Hiles’ attorney for a reduced bond and home incarceration. Hiles’ bond is set at $1 million." title=" Circuit Judge Stephen Bates denies a motion by Hiles’ attorney for a reduced bond and home incarceration. Hiles’ bond is set at $1 million." align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> Shaun Hiles won&rsquo;t be getting out of jail any time soon.<br /> Circuit Judge Stephen Bates denied a motion which would have allowed Hiles, who is accused of killing his wife and a Dry Ridge man, to be released from jail until his case goes to trial.</p> <p> Hiles, 35, of Dry Ridge, entered a not guilty plea to two counts of murder on Sept. 10 in Grant County Circuit Court.</p> GC Band places third overall; first in Class 4A http://www.grantky.com/content/gc-band-places-third-overall-first-class-4a <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/clarinet_trenton_jones.jpg" alt="Trenton Jones " title="Trenton Jones " align="left" hspace="6" width="44" height="85" /><p> Name of Competition: &nbsp;Northern Kentucky Marching Band Festival<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Location and Date: &nbsp;Campbell County High School on Sept. 13<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Ranking and Awards: &nbsp;First in Class 4A, third overall, Best Overall Visual Performance<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Names and number of bands participating: &nbsp;11 bands &ndash; Mason County High School (7th), Holmes (8th), Lloyd Memorial (9th), Carroll County (10th), Harrison County (6th), Newport (11th), Beechwood (1st), Williamstown (2nd), Henry Clay (4th), Conner (5th), Grant County (3rd)<br /> WHS pep rally kicks off school year http://www.grantky.com/content/whs-pep-rally-kicks-school-year <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic4_96.jpg" alt="Tyanna Honeycutt attempts to work a hula hoop around her body while locking hands with classmates during a contest between classes." title="Tyanna Honeycutt attempts to work a hula hoop around her body while locking hands with classmates during a contest between classes." align="left" hspace="6" width="139" height="85" /> Police continue search for missing Dry Ridge man http://www.grantky.com/content/police-continue-search-missing-dry-ridge-man <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/randy_russ_0.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="54" height="85" /><p> A 54-year-old Dry Ridge man is still missing a month after he was last seen by neighbors.<br /> Kentucky State Police Trooper Joshua Giles responded to a missing person call on Randall Russ on Aug. 30 after he has not been seen or heard from in more than two weeks.<br /> Russ, who was a part-time computer science professor at the University of Cincinnati, was last seen by neighbors on Aug. 17 at his residence on Lemon-Northcutt Road in Grant County.</p> THE BANDS PLAY ON http://www.grantky.com/content/bands-play <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic2_153.jpg" alt="WHS senior Caitlyn Treichel salutes as she leads the WHS Band of Spirit in a performance at Campbell County High School. Photo by Traci Albert" title="WHS senior Caitlyn Treichel salutes as she leads the WHS Band of Spirit in a performance at Campbell County High School. Photo by Traci Albert" align="left" hspace="6" width="98" height="85" /><p> Name of competition:&nbsp; 2014 Northern Kentucky Marching Band Festival<br /> <br /> Location:&nbsp; Campbell County High School in Alexandria<br /> <br /> LADY BRAVES SWEEP RIVAL DEMONS IN FIRST SEASON MEETING http://www.grantky.com/content/lady-braves-sweep-rival-demons-first-season-meeting <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic_3_66.jpg" alt="Williamstown High School’s Chastity Evans gets low to bump the ball in a rivalry match against Grant County." title="Williamstown High School’s Chastity Evans gets low to bump the ball in a rivalry match against Grant County." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> No matter what sport it is, there is nothing better than a contest between two rivals.</p> <p> The first meeting of the year between the Grant County Lady Braves and the Williamstown Lady Demons volleyball teams took place Sept. 3.</p> <p> &ldquo;I get crazy pumped up when we play the Braves,&rdquo; said Williamstown senior Ashley Marksbury.</p> <p> GCHS junior Meagan Kinard echoed those sentiments.<br /> &ldquo;Playing the Demons is one of the matches I look forward to most during the season,&rdquo; she said. &ldquo;We are all pumped up when we play them.&rdquo;</p> Corinth man faces charges in Dollar General robbery http://www.grantky.com/content/corinth-man-faces-charges-dollar-general-robbery-0 <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/adkinsmugshot.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="124" height="85" /><p> A 24-year-old Corinth man was arrested after allegedly robbing a Dollar General with a knife.</p> <p> James Adkins is charged with first-degree robbery in the incident.<br /> Kentucky State Police received a 911 call at 11:35 a.m. Sept. 4 from a clerk at the Dollar General Store on Owenton Road in Corinth.</p> <p> The clerk told police that a man robbed the store at knifepoint and took off with an undisclosed amount of cash.<br /> Troopers in tandem with deputies from the Grant County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office responded to the scene.</p> Walk to End Alzheimer’s planned Oct. 11 http://www.grantky.com/content/walk-end-alzheimer%E2%80%99s-planned-oct-11 <p> More than 200 people participated in last year&rsquo;s Walk To End Alzheimer&rsquo;s, which generated $19,000 in donations.<br /> Alzheimer&rsquo;s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.<br />