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Today's News

  • Grant County High School - Junior

    Rebekah Carey was nominated by Faith Clifton, who says, “Rebekah has wonderful leadership skills, is always respectful, and is an excellent student. She maintains a positive attitude and pushes herself by taking college classes in the evenings.”

    Rebekah is involved in choir, National Honor Society and Big Brothers-Big Sisters organization.

    Her favorite subject is Spanish, which she says is “hard, but fun and different.”

    After graduating, Carey plans to attend UK, followed by medical school.

  • Williamstown Primary

    The WES Primary Student of the Week is Kyra Bailey. She is in Heather Kightlinger’s kindergarten class.

    “Kyra is an excellent student and such a joy to have in class! She is a great role model for the other students and always helps others in need. She always performs above and beyond what is expected of her academically and is very creative in her work. It has been a pleasure to have her in class this year, “says Kightlinger.

  • For the record April 8, 2010

    Deeds:

    Jan. 4:

    (Special Warranty Deed) Fifth Third Mortgage Company to Feix Properties, LLC, lot 2, Section 1 of Woodland Hills Subdivision, $121,900

    (General Warranty Deed) R. Michael Sipple and Susan M. Sipple, by R. Michael Sipple, her Attorney in Fact, to Robert Scott Parker and Michele Parker, Elliston Mount Zion Road property, $133,000

    Robyn R. Caywood, Executrix of the Estate of W.E. Caywood, to Robyn R. Caywood, lot 14 of Kidwell Subdivision, $55,000

    Jan. 6

  • GCMS eighth-grade students celebrate Pi Day

    “Pi, Greek letter (π), is the symbol for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi Day is celebrated by math enthusiasts around the world on March 14. Pi = 3.1415926535…, according to the Web site www.piday.org/.

  • Texting without thinking

    I don’t know if I’m just noticing things as I get older or what, but it seems that lately I’m noticing some stupid people out and about.

    Don’t get me wrong we’ve all done stupid things at one point in our lives. Some of them probably more stupid or worse than others, but I’m noticing a trend lately and it’s got me worried.

    The other morning as I was sitting at the entrance of Hogan’s Mill preparing to turn right onto the Dry Ridge Bypass, I observed a man, driving a maroon Chevrolet, drive past.

  • WHS seniors became brothers

    For the past five years, Storm Mason and Eric White have been able to see each other grow from boys into young men, seeing growth on the court and in the hallways.

    “Storm’s family has become a second set of parents to me and Storm is like a brother,” White said. “We’ve been through some ups and downs. I couldn’t pick any one better to have gone through it with. When I moved here, we started building a friendship and we played ball all through the years, sticking it out.”

  • Grant County High School - Freshman

    James Ramsay, a freshman, was nominated by Leigh Simpson, who describes James as a wonderful student who always participates in class and is extremely responsible and polite.

    His favorite subject is French and he is also an integral member and leader in the JROTC program.

    After graduating, he plans to join the Army and go to college to pursue a career as an animal biologist or an engineer.

     

  • Lady Demons fall to Trimble, Gallatin

    The Williamstown softball team learned in their first game that they are capable of hitting the ball and staying in games.

    In their second game, they learned that mental errors are costly.

    The Lady Demons opened their season with a 12-8 loss to Trimble County on March 24.

    “It was a good opening day,” coach T.J. West said. “We hit the ball and made the plays we need to make, but they out hit us. We were only outside on the field two days before we played, so I was pleased with our effort.”

  • Easter egg hunt kicks off park and rec activities

    More than 10,000 plastic eggs will be up for grabs April 3 during the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Grant County Park in Crittenden.

    The hunt begins at 11 a.m. and will be divided in age groups of 0-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12 year olds with additional activities beginning at 10 a.m.

    “There’s various things inside the eggs,” said Tabatha Clemons, director of Grant County Parks and Recreation. “There might be candy. There might be cookies for the little ones. There might be stickers or trinket toys.”

  • Grant County High School - Senior

    Robbie Turner was nominated by Ryan Ray, who refers to him as an “awesome student who always gives 100 percent.”

    Turner says that his favorite class is anatomy and physiology. He is also involved in choir and speech and drama and participates in the school musical and his church’s youth group.

    After graduating, he plans to study medicine and work in the medical field.