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.
The editorial (news) and advertising (classified and display) deadlines for the May 28 issue of The Grant County Express will be 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23.
The editorial (news) and advertising deadline for the May 31 issue of the Grant County News will be 5 p.m. on Friday, May 25.
The News office will be closed on Monday, May 28.
Due to the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the following deadlines will be observed:
The Williamstown Kiwanis Club will be sponsoring the Spectacular Magic Show at the Williamstown High School Gym at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 19.
Comedy magician Roger Wayne from Cynthiana, combines comedy with his skillful antics of magic. He has been performing since he was a teenager, has worked as a professional magician for over 30 years.
Also appearing is illusionist Dinky Gowen. He became interested in magic at the age of 5 and at the age of 11 he did his first magic performance. He combines comedy, ventriloquism and mind blowing illusions.