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Today's News

  • UK Wildcats visit county

    March Madness may be over, but Grant County residents still can catch Big Blue fever.
    The Dry Ridge business Wildcats and More will be bringing several current and former University of Kentucky Wildcat basketball players to town over the next two weeks.
    Seniors Jarrod Polson and Jon Hood will be at the store, located at 61 Broadway St., from 6 to 8 p.m. April 18 for a signing event.

  • Man charged with murder, wife indicted in Grant

    Joshua Hammond — one of three people accused of murdering a Frankfort man in May 2012 — and his wife have been indicted in Grant County for their alleged cover-up of the crime
    Commonwealth’s Attorney Larry Cleveland said Hammond, 33, and his wife, Louanna Hammond, are charged with tampering with physical evidence.
    Joshua Hammond, James Simons, 37, and David Bruce II, 46, allegedly planned to rob 30-year-old Charles Monroe after buying prescription drugs from him May 5, 2012 in the Frankfort Walmart parking lot.

  • TOP SCHOLARS

    It’s a dream Andrew Davis has had since seventh grade.
    The Williamstown High School sophomore is one of only 60 students selected as a member of the Class of 2016 of the prestigious Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University.

    Davis, son of Todd and Amy Davis, will complete his junior and senior years of high school living in Schneider Hall and taking courses offered by WKU.
    At the end of his two-year course of study, he will graduate from high school and have earned at least 60 college credit hours.

  • Faulkner family plans benefit for teen

    Josh Faulkner is used to working with families of sick patients. But in a matter of just days he went from a nurse to sitting by his teenage son’s bedside and hoping for a miracle.
    Faulkner, a Grant County native, lives in Pensacola, Fla. with his wife, Jessica, and four children.

  • Hillman wins poster contest

    Haleigh Hillman, an 11-year-old, fifth grader at Mason-Corinth Elementary, won the Family Nurturing Center poster contest held recently.
    The artwork will be displayed on TANK buses throughout Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati in the month of April.

  • TOP DOG

    When Elijah Workman was 6 years old, he went coon hunting for the first time.
    Workman, a 9-year-old, fourth grade Sherman Elementary student, has seen trophies and heard stories of his father’s many coon-hunting experiences his entire life, but when his dad, Daryl, borrowed a friend’s coon dog, Purdy and took Elijah hunting, Elijah was hooked.

  • Headstart/preschool registration set for April 18, April 25 for 2014-15 school year

    The Williamstown school district collaborates with the Williamstown Head Start to provide comprehensive services to all 3 and 4 year old children in Grant County. The Head Start/Preschool program will be hosting a countywide universal screening in July. The school district provides this service in accordance to state law and no fee is attached.  The Head Start/Preschool program is income based with spots available for all qualified children due to developmental concerns or disabilities.
    Children enrolled in the program are eligible in one of three ways:

  • Lady Demons notch 22 runs in Eminence victory

    To say the Williamstown Lady Demons are swinging a hot stick is an understatement.
    Williamstown scored 22 runs in a shutout victory over Eminence on April 12 in opening round action of the Kentucky All A Classic.
    The win gave the Lady Demons three straight games where they scored in double digits dating back to a 14-4 win over Pendleton County on March 26.

  • Demons break losing streak

    Fueled by a Jordyn Barnes grand slam, the Williamstown Demons’ baseball team broke out of its slump in a major way with a 17-6 win over Eminence in first round action of the Kentucky All A Classic.
    Williamstown, which entered the game winless on the season, scored 10 runs in the second inning and never looked back on the way to the victory, which was the first for the program in nearly 12 months.
    The 17 runs scored was the most for the Demons since April 8, 2010, a span of five seasons.

  • Easter Egg Hunts in your neighborhood

    • Sherman Baptist community wide Easter egg hunt from 4 to 6 p.m. on April 19. The Easter Bunny will be there. Ages preschool through fifth grade.
    •  Corinth Baptist and Corinth Christian at 10 a.m. on April 19 at the Corinth City Park.
    • Dry Ridge Baptist at 10 a.m. on April 19 at the church.
    • Mt. Zion Baptist at 2 p.m. on April 19.
    •  Dry Ridge Baptist at 10 a.m. on April 19.
    • Family Worship Center at noon on April 19 at the Grant County Park.