Today's News

  • 2012: YEAR IN REVIEW

    2012 Sports Year in Review

    • In the second matchup between Grant County and Williamstown, the Braves boys’ basketball team hands the Demons a 33-point loss, sweeping the season series. GCHS won the first game by two points.
    • WHS senior Jake McKinley hit a last-second layup on Homecoming Night to help the Demons defeat Trimble County 70-69 in overtime.

  • Fire/EMS funding talks to continue

    Despite the Grant County Fiscal Court voting down a proposed emergency services taxing district, the debate of how to increase funding for fire and EMS services likely will continue into the new year.
    Magistrates Brian Linder, Bobby Young and Richard Austin voted against the proposed taxing district with Judge-Executive Darrell Link voting in favor of the proposal.

  • Dry Ridge boy finds best gift is giving to those in need

    Sure Ben Tanner wants stuff for his birthday and Christmas, but he’d rather see children who may not have as much as he does have something under their tree on Christmas morning.

    Thanks to Ben’s generosity, several children woke up to a better Christmas with presents that Ben donated to the Crittenden Baptist Church’s annual holiday campaign.

  • GCHS teacher dies from stroke

    A popular Grant County High School teacher died last week.

    Tom Pitts, an electrical technology instructor at the Grant County Career and Technical Center, died Dec. 17 following a stroke over the weekend.
    He began teaching in Grant County when the career/technical center opened in 2011.


    Earl Hampton, minister of the Vineyard Church of Grant County, came to Mason-Corinth on Dec. 17, to speak with the students in Heather Curd’s third grade class about the events that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary on Dec. 14.

    On that day a gunman entered the school and shot six adults and 20 students before turning the gun on himself.
    Sara Edwards, Family Resource Coordinator at Mason-Corinth Elementary, requested that Hampton visit Mason-Corinth Elementary.


    Civil Suits
    Aug. 24:
    Midland Funding, LLC vs. Brandon Chapman, default of payment on note
    CACH, LLC vs. Cara T. Wills and Travis W. Wills, default of payment on note
    Credit Acceptance
    Corporation vs. Harry Whaley, default of payment on note
    Aug. 27:
    Springleaf Financial Services of America, Inc. vs. Jason A. O’Hara, default of payment on note
    Truckers’ 1st Financial, LLC vs. Terrance L. Brewer, default of payment on note

  • Lady Demons fall to Harrison Co.

    The Williamstown Lady Demons varsity basketball team was defeated by the Harrison County Lady Fillies on Dec. 19 at Williamstown High School.
    In their first game of Christmas Break, the Lady Demons fought hard to defeat Harrison County but were ultimately unable to pull out a win, resulting in the team’s fifth straight loss and lending to their overall season record of 3-6.
    The Lady Demons team, under the leadership of head coach Kasey Kennedy, are focused on their goals and what they have to do on and off the court to be successful this season.

  • DRE Pancakes With Parents
  • Northcutt receives Transylvania’s Trustee’s Scholarship

    Susan Northcutt, a graduated of Williamstown High School, has been awarded the Transylvania Trustee Scholarship.
    The trustee scholarship has been awarded to 42 incoming first-year students from six states and 39 high schools.
    Academically, the trustee scholars have an average ACT score of 31 and an average high school GPA of 3.96. Northcutt is the daughter of Leslie Neace and Rob Northcutt.