Today's News

  • Braves particpate in ‘Saturday Night Lights’

    When: Aug. 27
    Where: Centerville (Ohio) High School
    What: The Braves cross country team opened the season in Centerville, Ohio with a night race. The boys placed 10th out of 18 schools and the girls placed 12th out of 14 schools.

  • Demons run at Holmes Licking River Run

    When: Aug. 27
    Where: Holmes High School
    What: The Williamstown cross country team ran their first race of the season at the Licking River Run in Covington.
    Results: Chris Brann 21:43.84, Katie Butler 29:04.00,Belle Ridder 31:56.00, Jacob Roundtree 23:50.00, Justin Perkins 25:24.00.


    Judge Steve Bates’ team won the Grant County Sheriff’s Shop With A Cop Golf Scramble Aug. 18 at Eagle Creek Country Club. The event raised $5,000 for underprivileged children to shop with troopers during the Christmas Holidays.

  • Week 1 Player of the Week

    Grant County High School sophomore Derek Sutherland was named the player of the week for week one. He had 12 tackles and two pass break-ups. The award is sponsored by Carolyn Thomas Thompson, State Farm Insurance.

  • Tucker hosts goalkeeper camp

    On Aug. 20, a keeper camp was held at the Grant County Park in Crittenden.

    Grant County Lady Braves Mackenzie Tucker and her assistants, Sierra Schmitt and Braves Jordan Kearns facilitated the event.  

    The event was free to anyone in the Grant County Youth Soccer League.  During the event, participants were divided into three age groups, U8, U10 and U13.  Each group rotated to stations that were set up by Tucker and crew.  

  • Williamstown hosts All “A” Classic Sept. 3

    The Williamstown Lady Demons will be hosting the All-A Classic Sept. 3 at Williamstown High School.

    The Lady Demons open up the volleyball tournament playing Gallatin County at 10 a.m. in the high school gym.

    Other teams in the tournament include Walton-Verona, Eminence, Trimble County, Owen County and Carroll County.

    “We are going to have to play at our full potential,” coach Wes Staff said. “Gallatin hung in with us and if we can beat them and get past Walton-Verona, we have a good chance of winning the tournament.”

  • GCHS boys’ soccer getting back to fundamentals

    After falling to 0-3 on the season with a 5-0 loss to Scott County Aug. 25 at Grant County Middle School, Braves soccer coach David Schmitt has the team working on the fundamentals of soccer.

    Schmitt said the team looked like they were making progress after a 1-0 loss to Harrison County on Aug. 23, but with the loss to the Cardinals, it was more like a step backwards.

    “Hopefully, we will get that turned around with a couple of wins this week and gain some intensity and confidence,” he said.

  • ‘Are you part of my church?’

    When I first started in the ministry, I had taken a second job working at a Wal-mart stocking shelves at night. And one night when I was on break, a fellow worker sat down next to me. This guy was a big muscle guy who had been a former boxer. He looked mean (and ugly). He sat down across from me and said, “Isn’t it true you are a preacher?” I said yes, and he asked me if I liked to debate. I said no, I’m not much of a debater, but he kept pressing it, so I said, “sure what’s the topic?”

  • Church Notes: September 1, 2011

    Cherry Grove Pentecostal Church of God
    • Sept. 24 – Homecoming dinner at 5:30 p.m.
    • Sept. 25 – Homecoming celebration at 2 p.m. with Dove Award Winning Christian recording artist, speaker and author, Ann Downing, formerly with the Bill Gaither Gospel Group.
    • Sept. 26-27 – Revival at 7 p.m.

    Christ Community A/G

  • Braves searching for first win

    After losing their first home game to Owen County 20-6 at the Grant County Bowl Game Aug. 27, the Grant County High School Braves will seek their first win against Western Hills at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2.

    In the game against the Rebels, the Braves missed opportunities that put the game out of reach and coach David Arvin is preparing the team to correct that moving forward.