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June 26, 1997
Laurel Hamm, daughter of Carolyn Wilson and Rex Hamm, has been accepted as a state finalist in the Miss Kentucky American Preteen Pageant. The winner of the Miss Kentucky American Preteen Pageant in each division will win a cash prize of $500. Hamm is from Williamstown. Her hobbies include singing and dancing. Her ambition is to become a veterinarian.

Wade Napier and Amanda Whalen were awarded a $2,000 scholarship from Eagle Bank. The scholarship is presented annually to a senior from Grant County High School and Williamstown High School. Napier, son of Barry and Gay Napier of Dry Ridge, is a GCHS senior and Whalen, daughter of Doug and Peggy Whalen of Williamstown, is a graduate of WHS.
              June 25, 1987
Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary School cook, Mary Webster has retired after 18 years of service with the Grant County School system. Although Mary says she loved her job as well as the children and the teachers at the school, she is also enjoying her retirement and family members. Mary attends the Elliston Baptist Church.

The United States Achievement Academy announced that Kimberly DeZarn has been named a Collegiate Academic All-American. The Academic Collegiate All-American scholars must earn a 3.30 grade point average. Only scholars selected by a school official are accepted. These are awards students only hope to attain.
 June 29, 1962
The Grant County ASC Committee announces the reporters qualifying for measuring tobacco and feed grain in 1962. Training and examinations were held in the county ASC office under the supervision of Cyrs Greene, state performance and Samuel C. Blaine, county performance supervisor. Men working are Ronald Bricker, Donald Gill, Terry Webster and Michael Willoughby.
Nancy Vance, daughter of Guy Vance of Williamstown is among 150 students recognized at the annual Academic Honors Day at Morehead State College. President Adron Doran has announced. Nancy was presented the WRA Scholarship. Dr. Warren C. Lappi, Dean of the College, recognized students achieving academic excellence within classes at the Honor’s Day program.