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Today's News

  • Braves sweep Demons

    After their first matchup, Grant County baseball coach Darrick Lee expected more out of his players the next time they faced rival Williamstown.

    Lee saw his players rise to the occasion when a week after their 3-2 win, they followed with a 9-1 win on May 6.

    “We hit the ball better than we did the first game,” Lee said. “We also didn’t have the week off that we had before the previous game. I’m just happy to see us put all phases of the games together. I saw more enthusiasm out of some players and I expected them to respond.”

  • GCHS hosts Meet the Coach Night

    The community is invited to meet new Grant County boys' basketball coach Jim Hicks and his wife, Mellanie Hicks.

    From 6 to 7 p.m. May 12, Hicks will meet with the community in the Grant County High School gym.

    For more information, call Scott Shipp, GCHS athletic director, at 824-9739.

  • Grant County holds on for win over Williamstown

    After taking a three-run lead in their rivalry game against Williamstown, the Grant County baseball team had to rely more on their pitching and defense for the rest of the game.

    The Braves held on for a 3-2 win on April 28 for their second district win in as many tries.

    “Anytime you win a seed game, it’s in the right direction from what we’re trying to achieve as a team,” GCHS coach Darrick Lee said. “We had a week off and looked rusty, but we battled through it.”

  • Sports Shorts

    Lady Demons defeat Gallatin, fall in NCKC

    Scores: 5-3, 17-2

    When: April 27 and 28

    Where: Williamstown High School and Henry County High School

    What: The Lady Demons earned their fourth win of the season against Gallatin County, avenging an earlier loss.

    They hoped to follow with a win in the NCKC, but were unable to defeat Henry County.

  • Community Calendar 5-6-10

    ARTS

    CETA (Community Enrichment Through The Arts) - 6:30 p.m. May 10, Grant County Tourism Office, Williamstown.

    CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    Industrial Development Authority - 1:30 p.m., May 12 , Grant County Chamber office, Main Street, Williamstown.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    Order of Easter Star #301 - 7:30 p.m. May 6, Masonic Lodge #85, Main St., Williamstown.

    Williamstown Kiwanis - Noon Wednesdays, El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant, Williamstown.

    CLUBS

    Corinth Women’s Club - 6 p.m. May 4, Noble’s Restaurant, Corinth.

  • GCMS boys work on improving

    This past season for the Grant County Middle School basketball teams was all about working hard to improve.

    The sixth grade boys’ team finished the season with a 7-17 record and one win in the season-ending tournament.

    The team was led by Chris Hammonds, Kyle Kinmon, Daniel Kinmon, Jordan Rose and Joey Saylor. Daniel Kinmon led the team in rebounding. Andrew Daniels scored a season-high 15 points in one game before suffering a season-ending knee injury.

  • Lady Braves remain undefeated in district

    When opponents face the Grant County softball team, no lead is safe.

    The Lady Braves rallied for another come-from-behind win in a district game, earning a 6-3 win over Walton-Verona on April 27.

    “As a coach, I’m panicking, but whenever the kids come off the field, you can see the confidence in their eyes,” coach Ott Reed said. “This team is so good at pitch recognition. They don’t swing at bad pitches. This group scores runs in bunches.”

  • Cummins visits Dominican Republic with Asbury

    Faith has always been a big part of Joshua Cummins’ life.

    But for the sophomore pitcher at Asbury College, a mission trip to the Dominican Republic with his college baseball team reinforced how much it means to have God in his life.

  • NKU dishes out taste of academic life

    Are you one of those adults who have that gnawing feeling that you missed out on something by not going to college? Perhaps all you needed was to experience College For A Day at Northern Kentucky University Grant County Center in Williamstown on April 22, to help you take that first step.

    Registrants got the chance to sit in on two colleges classes, have lunch and an open discussion with a panel of NKU students who are near graduation or have graduated after starting at the Grant County center.

  • Williamstown police department gets $6,500 grant

    Williamstown police plan to be more visible in high-crash areas after receiving a $6,500 six-month grant from the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety.

    KOHS recently presented $365,500 in federal funds to law enforcement agencies in an effort to bolster highway enforcement in targeted communities. The grants run from April 1 to Sept. 30.

    Fifty-three agencies were identified in counties with a high number of traffic crashes, injuries and fatalities.