http://www.grantky.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Braves demolish Carroll County 48-0 to open season http://www.grantky.com/content/braves-demolish-carroll-county-48-0-open-season <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic_4_95.jpg" alt="Jacob Ferguson" title="Jacob Ferguson" align="left" hspace="6" width="66" height="85" /><p> Big plays and a solid rushing attack propelled Grant County to a convincing 48-8 season-opening win&nbsp; Aug. 21 against Carroll County.</p> Farmers Market features local produce http://www.grantky.com/content/farmers-market-features-local-produce <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/farmers_market.jpg" alt="Kathy Collins of Owenton shops at the Grant County Farmers Market on Barnes Road. She said she shops locally as much as she can because “it’s fresh and homegrown.” Photo by Camille McClanahan" title="Kathy Collins of Owenton shops at the Grant County Farmers Market on Barnes Road. She said she shops locally as much as she can because “it’s fresh and homegrown.” Photo by Camille McClanahan" align="left" hspace="6" width="66" height="85" /><p> Ripe, juicy red tomatoes, tender green beans and freshly picked sweet corn are on tap at the Grant County Farmer&rsquo;s Market.</p> <p> Buyers can be sure that the offering at the market are fresh and local; some of it having been hand-picked that same day and all of it grown in Grant County.<br /> &ldquo;If we don&rsquo;t grow it, we don&rsquo;t sell it,&rdquo; said Debby Lucas Angel, a member of the group.</p> BUSTED: http://www.grantky.com/content/busted-3 <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic4_108.jpg" alt="Several marijuana plants discovered and ripped from pots in a field in Williamstown are laid on a sheriff’s cruiser." title="Several marijuana plants discovered and ripped from pots in a field in Williamstown are laid on a sheriff’s cruiser." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Eyes in the sky led to the discovery of a small marijuana grow in a wooded area at the end of White Chapel Road in Williamstown on Aug. 18.</p> <p> Eight marijuana plants were discovered by the Grant County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office after a flyover led by the Northern Kentucky Drug Strike Force spotted the area by helicopter.</p> <p> Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills, along with several other deputies and staff, raided the scene after receiving the tip, but the plants, camouflaged within other plants and trees, was all they found.</p> WRECK http://www.grantky.com/content/wreck <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/wreck_1_0.jpg" alt="Williamstown Police Officer Steve Cornman investigated this non-injury accident that occurred at 1:59 p.m. on Aug. 19 on U.S. 25. The drivers involved were Glenn Wright and Ashley Howard. Photo by Camille McClanahan" title="Williamstown Police Officer Steve Cornman investigated this non-injury accident that occurred at 1:59 p.m. on Aug. 19 on U.S. 25. The drivers involved were Glenn Wright and Ashley Howard. Photo by Camille McClanahan" align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /> CMZ staff preps for school with Olympics http://www.grantky.com/content/cmz-staff-preps-school-olympics <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic11_29.jpg" alt="Staff at Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary held a teacher training at Grant County Park before students returned to classes. The training included the first-ever CMZ Olympics. Earning gold medals were Shannon Maddox, Amanda Newman, Martha West and Lindsey Elrod. Photos by Bryan Marshall" title="Staff at Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary held a teacher training at Grant County Park before students returned to classes. The training included the first-ever CMZ Olympics. Earning gold medals were Shannon Maddox, Amanda Newman, Martha West and Lindsey Elrod. Photos by Bryan Marshall" align="left" hspace="6" width="122" height="85" /> First Faces http://www.grantky.com/content/first-faces <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic_5_79.jpg" alt="Cheyenne Stephenson and Kaleigh Dawson, students at Grant County High School, share a tablet. Photo by Camille McClanahan" title="Cheyenne Stephenson and Kaleigh Dawson, students at Grant County High School, share a tablet. Photo by Camille McClanahan" align="left" hspace="6" width="150" height="85" /> Lady Demons fall to Walton in volleyball opener http://www.grantky.com/content/lady-demons-fall-walton-volleyball-opener <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic_2_164.jpg" alt="Chastity Evans lunges for the ball before it hits the court in the season opener at Walton Verona. " title="Chastity Evans lunges for the ball before it hits the court in the season opener at Walton Verona. " align="left" hspace="6" width="89" height="85" /><p> The Williamstown Lady Demons fell in straight sets at Walton Verona in the opener to their volleyball season on Aug. 17.</p> <p> Williamstown found it difficult to get on a consistent groove and could not muster enough strength against a strong looking Walton squad.</p> <p> In the first set, Walton quickly jumped out to an eight-point lead and it was a challenge for the Lady Demons to try and stop the Lady&nbsp; Cats&rsquo; momentum.</p> <p> Williamstown fell in the first set by a score of 25 -8.</p> Lady Braves finish fifth at Grant Invitational http://www.grantky.com/content/lady-braves-finish-fifth-grant-invitational <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sarah_boden_7.jpg" alt="Sarah Boden, above, surveys the green before taking her putt. " title="Sarah Boden, above, surveys the green before taking her putt. " align="left" hspace="6" width="66" height="85" /><p> The Lady Braves golf team hosted the Heritage Bank Grant County Invitational golf tournament on Aug. 4, at the Eagle Creek Country Club. &nbsp;</p> <p> There were 12 teams and eight individuals that participated in the event.&nbsp; Grant County finished fifth overall. &nbsp;<br /> Coach Marcus Camacho is pleased with the play of his young squad.</p> <p> He knows that it is a long season with lots of tournament play ahead and he hopes that the girls will continue to improve their game. &nbsp;</p>