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  • A Blast From the Past 5.19.11

    15 Years Ago
    May 18, 1996
    After defeating Williamstown for the first game of the district tournament, the Braves were defeated by Owen County 7-6.
    The game was very close throughout each inning.
    Ryan Wooten had two home runs and six RBIs.
    The Braves advanced to the first round of the regional tournament to take on South Oldham May 22.

    25 Years Ago
    May 22, 1986
    Another outstanding win for the Golds, as they defeated the Cougars 29-0.

  • Sports Shorts 5.19.11


    GC coach Jim Hicks hosts basketball camp

    When: June 1, 2, 3
    Where: Grant County High School

  • GCMS track sends seven to state meet in Lexington

    Seven members of the Grant County Middle School track team competed last in the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association (KTCCCA) middle school state championships at Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School in Lexington on May 14.

    Halee Hudson, an eighth grader, brought home two medals - one representing a second place finish in the turbo-javelin event, and a second medal representing a third place finish in shot put.  

    In her third event, discus, she posted a 10th place finish.   

    Other results and finishes:

  • Coach Arvin meets with youth players

    On May 9, the Grant County Youth Football Spring Camp had a surprise, Coach David Arvin (head coach of the high school)   came down to watch, teach and speak to thefootball players.  

    Spring camps runs for six weeks. In these six weeks the players learn the fundamentals of football.   

    Fall signups are June 1 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., June 13 6 to 8p.m., June 25 1 to 3p.m. and July 16 1 to 3p.m.

    The signups will be behind Dry Ridge Elementary.

    Any football questions call: Chris Helmer 859-757-9636.

  • Lady Demons get come-from-behind win over Eminence

    Senior night for the Lady Demons, celebrated the careers of seniors Shelly Cason, Ali Rich, Kayla Schultz and Tori Wilhoit May 5 against Eminence.

    “It was good,” Rich said. “It was nice to see what the parents and the other girls did to put this on for us and making us feel special.”

    The game didn’t start out the way the Lady Demons would have liked to started as they were trailing 5-1 in the fourth inning.

  • Lady Braves send seniors off with win

    It was a letter written by seniors Katelyn Roy and Taryn Biddle that brought Lady Braves softball coach Ott Reed back to coach the team.

    Now it was time for Reed and the rest of the Lady Braves to bid farewell to Biddle and Roy as they faced Trimble County for senior night May 12 at Grant County High School.

    “I left in 2007, and those two wrote me a personal note,” Reed said. “When the job was opened the following year I decided to come back for Roy and Biddle.”


    National College - in Florence has released the dean’s list for the winter terms. The following students achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5 out of a possible 4.0, achieving the honor of being placed on the dean’s list:

    First winter term
    • Brandi Woods of Corinth
    • Eric Elliott, Monica Elliott, Carla Newman, all of Crittenden
    • Bobby Cook and Sarina Hardin, both of Dry Ridge

  • Star Students

    Taylor Souder has been elected as the Grant County Middle School eighth grade Incredible Inca Student of the Week. Her reliable and responsible behavior earned her this award. She inspires others with her positive attitude and dedicated work ethic. She strives for excellence in every aspect of her life.

  • Butterflies invited to GCMS

    If you can’t take the kids to the wetlands; just take the wetlands to the kids.

    That is what Grant County Extension Assistant Lamar Fowler decided to do when extended periods of rain kept Grant County Middle School students from going on site to the official ‘wetlands,’ dedicated last year and located behind the school.

  • Inside the classroom

    From a small town in Holland to a small town in Kentucky, Heleen Giesbers was honored for Excellence in Education at the Grant County Chamber of Commerce banquet April 30.

    “I was just stunned,” she said. “I had no idea and the moment they said about somebody being from Holland, then I basically knew it was me. The nomination and the award humbled me. I really appreciate the recognition especially here, because the teachers here work so much together, so that you feel that everyone deserves that award.”