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Education

  • Marksberry graduates with perfect attendance

    Harley Marksberry, daughter of Kenny and Susan Marksberry of Crittenden, graduated from Grant County High School with 13 years of perfect attendance.
    Great attendance runs in the family as her brother, Derricke, had 11 years of perfect attendance and only missed two days of school in his tenure.
    “I just wanted to beat my brother,” Marksberry said.

  • Williamstown School District says goodbye to retirees

    Name: Paul R. Simpson
    What schools did you teach in: Grant County Middle School, Grant County High School and WHS
    Job title: Social Studies teacher
    Number of years spent working in local schools: 23 years at Grant County
    and four at Williamstown
    Hobbies: Historical travel sites, fantasy baseball and reading
    Clubs/organizations you belong to: Williamstown Band Boosters, Grant County Historical Society, Mt. Olivet Christian Church and Autism Society of America

  • Free food, school supplies to be given away

    Grant County Parks and Recreation will host the Back to School Blowout at 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 9 at the Grant County Park in Crittenden.
    Students must be present to collect school supplies and you must be a Grant County resident.
    Free hot dogs and the Lego Movie will follow the school supply event.
    If an organization is interested in participating in the event, register online at www.grantcountyparks.com or call 859-428-4500.
     

  • Williamstown serves up free lunch

    Students at Williamstown Independent Schools will not have to reach into their pockets to pay for breakfast or lunch this upcoming school year.
    As part of an expanded federal Community Eligibility Provision program, students will be provided with free meals, regardless of their families’ income.

  • Grant School District says goodbye to retirees

    Name: Carol Anne Price
    What was your job title: HR Director/insurance coordinator at district office.
    Number of years working in the Grant County school district: 11 3/4 years

    Educational Background: Associate degree from MTSU

    Hobbies: Raising flowers, cooking and visiting my grandchildren in Nashville.

    What is the one thing you’ll miss the most after retirement: “Having to miss the people I worked with and hopefully helped others with their insurance issues.”

  • NOTEWORTHY

    EKU Spring Dean’s Awards:

  • Williamstown honor roll students
  • Williamstown Band marches on after season ends

    The Williamstown “Band of Spirit” Band Program has been busy since the end of the 2013 competitive marching band season.
    The winter months brought about pep band for the Demons boys and girls basketball teams, Northern Kentucky Select Bands, KMEA District 6 Middle School Concert Band Assessment Event, Eastern Kentucky University Honors Band event, KMEA District 6 Solos and Ensembles Assessment Event and the KMEA District 6 High School Concert Band Assessment Event.

  • Midway College announces Spring Dean’s list

    Midway College has announced the students who have been named to its Dean’s List for the 2014 spring semester. In order to be named to the list, a student must be classified as full time and obtain a 3.60 grade point average for the semester.
    • Tamara R. Smith of Corinth  
    • Gwendolyn P. MacAdams of Dry Ridge

  • Eldridge graduates with bachelors from Centre College

    Ryan Eldridge of Crittenden received a bachelors in international studies at Centre College’s commencement ceremonies, held recently at the College’s Norton Center for the Arts. Eldridge was one of 325 seniors who were granted degrees, a class that posted an impressive four-year graduation rate topping 84 percent, the highest graduation rate among all Kentucky colleges and universities. Governor Steven L. Beshear was this year’s featured commencement speaker.