http://www.grantky.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Back to the books! http://www.grantky.com/content/back-books <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic_1_82.jpg" alt="Brittany Bock consoles DRE kindergartner Jillian Treadway on the first day of school " title="Brittany Bock consoles DRE kindergartner Jillian Treadway on the first day of school " align="left" hspace="6" width="99" height="85" /> Braves open season with 7-7 tie http://www.grantky.com/content/braves-open-season-7-7-tie <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic_3_64.jpg" alt="Dustin Haubner goes down hard to the ground after being hit by a Middlesboro player." title="Dustin Haubner goes down hard to the ground after being hit by a Middlesboro player." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> Head Coach Kevin Siple is going into his third season as coach of the Grant County Braves Football team and is feeling optimistic with the off season he and his team has had.</p> <p> &ldquo;We have had great off seasons the past two years and are getting stronger,&rdquo; Siple said.</p> <p> The football team is coming off of a disappointing 1-9 2013 season. This year seems to be a different story as they are a team of 21 juniors and 12 seniors that have experience playing as underclassmen.</p> Lady Demons beat Gallatin, Carroll counties http://www.grantky.com/content/lady-demons-beat-gallatin-carroll-counties <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic_5_44.jpg" alt="Rachel Montgomery, along with her teammates celebrate after a win against Carroll County. " title="Rachel Montgomery, along with her teammates celebrate after a win against Carroll County. " align="left" hspace="6" width="69" height="85" /><p> In between drills during a pre-season practice Williamstown Volleyball coach, Wesley Staff, called out to his team &ldquo;What two goals are we setting out to accomplish this year!?&rdquo; The team yelled back &ldquo;talking and being faster!&rdquo;</p> Cloe’s love of Ag leads to state FFA degree http://www.grantky.com/content/cloe%E2%80%99s-love-ag-leads-state-ffa-degree <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic1_166.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> For 18-year-old Morgan Cloe, her cows are more than just farm animals.</p> <p> &ldquo;They are really my pets,&rdquo; she said. &ldquo;They each have a name and different personality so I absolutely love being able to go to the farm to work with each and every one of them.&rdquo;<br /> Cloe took out a loan to start her herd.<br /> What started out has four has now grown to 15 red Angus cattle.<br /> Cloe also has an Appaloosa horse and a wired haired spaniel.</p> Back To School http://www.grantky.com/content/back-school-2 <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic9_38.jpg" alt="Williamstown Elementary kindergartner LaBryce Holleran sorts through blocks during the first day of school. Photos by Bryan Marshall" title="Williamstown Elementary kindergartner LaBryce Holleran sorts through blocks during the first day of school. Photos by Bryan Marshall" align="left" hspace="6" width="97" height="85" /> NKU-Grant Center gets new leader http://www.grantky.com/content/nku-grant-center-gets-new-leader <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/correy_eimer.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="67" height="85" /><p> The Northern Kentucky University-Grant County Center has a new leader.<br /> Correy Eimer has been hired as the new director of the Williamstown facility.</p> Grant funds free cat spay/neuter clinic http://www.grantky.com/content/grant-funds-free-cat-spayneuter-clinic <p> The Grant County Animal Shelter will be offering a free spay/neuter clinic for cats as long as there is money available for the program.<br /> The United Coalition For Animals (UCAN) and the animal shelter have partnered to offer the public an opportunity to have their cats spayed/neutered for a $20 refundable deposit. The animals will also receive a rabies vaccination, FVRCP immunization, microchip and treatment for fleas, ear mites, ticks or tapeworms if needed.</p> READY, SET, LEARN http://www.grantky.com/content/ready-set-learn <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic_5_43.jpg" alt="DRE kindergartner Melina Blackmore hugs her dad, James Blackmore goodbye on the first day of school. " title="DRE kindergartner Melina Blackmore hugs her dad, James Blackmore goodbye on the first day of school. " align="left" hspace="6" width="107" height="85" />