Today's News

  • News observes MLK holiday

    The advertising and news deadline for the Jan. 19 issue of the Grant County Express will be 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 14.

    The news and advertising deadline for the Jan. 22 issue of the News will be 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 16.

    In observance of the Martin Luther King holiday, the News office will be closed on Monday, Jan. 19.


    Due to the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 19, the News will observe the following deadlines:


  • One stop makes school enrollment easier

    Parents new to the community now have a one-stop site to be welcomed and enroll their children in Grant County Schools.

  • Special Valentine nominations wanted

    The Grant County News wants to hear about someone special in your life.

    It could be your sweetheart, your children, your parents, a neighbor or family friend.

    The News staff wants to know why they are special.

    If your letter is chosen, your special someone will be featured in the Feb. 12 issue of the Grant County News.

  • Wolz girls earn second honors at Covington Latin

    Emily and Lynn Wolz earned second honors for the first quarter at Covington Latin School.

    They are daughters of Tom and Melissa Wolz of Dry Ridge.

  • Lady Demons get district win

    With the way the Williamstown Lady Demons were playing, not even a three pointer at the buzzer could stop them from taking down Walton-Verona on the road.

    The Lady Demons came away with a 45-44 win on Jan. 9.

  • Braves take first matchup

    Taking a 44-43 lead into the fourth quarter, the Grant County Braves knew they would have to execute in the final quarter to come away with a win against cross-county rival Williamstown, especially with the game at the Demons’ gymnasium.

    The Braves held on for a 54-50 victory, keeping them undefeated in the district and earning them bragging rights until the team’s match up again on Jan. 30 at GCHS.

  • GCHS girls fall to Wildcats

    The Grant County Lady Braves have been a streaky team all season.

    They started their season with a win, but followed that with several losses. The Lady Braves used the Grant County Invitational to kick-start their success, reeling off four wins in a row. But following losses to Simon Kenton and Pendleton County, Grant County finds themselves on the down slope again.

    The Lady Braves lost to Pendleton County 60-48 on Jan. 12.

  • Braves defeat Walton-Verona on the road

    Against Walton-Verona, the Grant County Braves were looking to take hold of first place in the district.

    With a 57-53 win on the road, the Braves did just that.

    Now 3-0 in the district and 12-4 overall, Grant County is now in control of their district seed.

  • Demons bounce back with consecutive wins

    The Williamstown Demons were anxious to get back on the court after their loss to Grant County. Unfortunately for Trimble and Henry County, the Demons played with a passion to keep building on the success they have enjoyed this season.

    The Demons defeated Trimble County 56-47 on Jan. 9 and came out ahead of Henry County 56-54 on Jan. 12.

  • GCHS Speech and Drama compete across state

    On Nov. 8, 2008, the Grant County High School Speech and Drama Team attended the Scott County High School “Susan Moore” Invitational Forensics Tournament held in Georgetown. Fifteen teams from across the commonwealth were in attendance for the first official ‘kick-off’ tournament of the season.

    The team sweepstakes (the overall team competition) ended with Larry A. Ryle High School placing third with 143 points, Grant County High School placing second with 191 points and Rowan County High School placing first with 211 points.