July 3, 1997
Leland Roberts III has joined the United States Army Reserve under the Delayed Training Program at the U.S. Army Recruiting Station in Columbus. The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay enlistment into the army for up to one year before reporting to basic military training.
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.
June 19, 1997
Five Grant County students received degrees from Eastern Kentucky University at the end of the spring semester. More than 2,200 graduates and degree candidates were honored at the 90th spring commencement, Local EKU graduates include: Carla Y. Arnold, Angela Cummins, Todd Davis, Timothy Dungan and Shelley Spencer.