http://www.grantky.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en ON THE ROAD AGAIN! http://www.grantky.com/content/road-again <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/barry_checks_salt.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="70" height="85" /><p> When the flakes start falling, Barry Marksberry&rsquo;s day starts early.<br /> Last week, his day began at 4:30 a.m.&nbsp; on Monday when Grant County was blanketed in winter white.</p> <p> Marksberry&rsquo;s day (and night) didn&rsquo;t end until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 17.<br /> &ldquo;It was a long 36 hours,&rdquo; he said, as he prepared to make another swipe on his route, which includes Cynthiana Street, KY 36 and side roads such as Hightower Tebelman, Dark Region and Ashbrook.</p> Smoking ban passes House, faces uncertain future in Senate http://www.grantky.com/content/smoking-ban-passes-house-faces-uncertain-future-senate <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic4_100.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="221" height="85" /><p> Despite narrowly passing the House, a proposed statewide smoking ban could go up up in smoke in the Senate.</p> <p> The Senate moved House Bill 145, known as the Smoke-Free Kentucky bill, last week to the Veterans, Military and Public Protection Committee.<br /> Senate Majority Floor Leader Sen. Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, has said he does not believe there is much sentiment to pass the bill in his chamber.</p> Braves Youth Wrestling wins state title http://www.grantky.com/content/braves-youth-wrestling-wins-state-title <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic_4_74.jpg" alt="Elijah Workman grabs his opponent from behind." title="Elijah Workman grabs his opponent from behind." align="left" hspace="6" width="104" height="85" /> GCHS Cheer hosts Cupid Classic http://www.grantky.com/content/gchs-cheer-hosts-cupid-classic <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/michael_lychins_jump_off_competition_2.jpg" alt="GCHS Cheerleader Michaela Lykins participates in the jump off competition. " title="GCHS Cheerleader Michaela Lykins participates in the jump off competition. " align="left" hspace="6" width="103" height="85" /> SNOW FUN! http://www.grantky.com/content/snow-fun-0 <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/reader1.jpg" alt="Mylah, the daughter of Jenna Dunn of Crittenden enjoys her first snow with her dog, Bella." title="Mylah, the daughter of Jenna Dunn of Crittenden enjoys her first snow with her dog, Bella." align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /> CAN YOU DIG IT? http://www.grantky.com/content/can-you-dig-it-0 <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic9_41.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="79" height="85" /> BLACK HISTORY MONTH http://www.grantky.com/content/black-history-month-0 <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/anna_p_westover.jpg" alt="Anna P. Westover " title="Anna P. Westover " align="left" hspace="6" width="70" height="85" /><p> 5-year-old trapped, others ejected in wreck http://www.grantky.com/content/5-year-old-trapped-others-ejected-wreck <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/accident.jpg" alt="A Dry Ridge firefighter and a Grant County Sheriff’s Office deputy assess the damage after a 2002 Mercury Mountaineer SUV rolled several times on I-75 in Grant County. A 5-year-old was trapped under the vehicle while two others also were ejected during the accident. Photo provided." title="A Dry Ridge firefighter and a Grant County Sheriff’s Office deputy assess the damage after a 2002 Mercury Mountaineer SUV rolled several times on I-75 in Grant County. A 5-year-old was trapped under the vehicle while two others also were ejected during the accident. Photo provided." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> A 5-year-old passenger was trapped under a 2002 Mercury Mountaineer SUV after being ejected when the vehicle rolled multiple times on Interstate 75 in Grant County.<br /> The Dry Ridge Fire Department was successfully able to raise the vehicle to retrieve the child, who suffered multiple fractures in both legs.</p> <p> Kentucky State Police dispatch received the call about the single-vehicle crash near the northbound 162 mile marker around 3:30 p.m. Feb. 12.</p> <p> The Dry Ridge Fire Department and deputies from the Grant County Sheriffs Office were dispatched to the scene.</p>