• Williamstown plans annual spring concert May 1

    The Williamstown Junior/Senior High Schools will hold their annual spring concert at 2 p.m. May 1 in the high school gymnasium.

    The concert band along with the Williamstown Middle School band, the sixth grade beginning band and a special guest performance by members of the high school chorus will be featured.

    Bob Gregg, director of bands, retires this year, and he and his wife, Laura, will be honored with a farewell reception immediately following the concert. This will be the final public performance of Williamstown Bands under his direction.

  • Melissa Brown awarded conservation scholarship

    Melissa Brown of Corinth recently was awarded a $2,000 scholarship for non-traditional students attending Northern Kentucky University Grant County Center.

    The scholarship, which is given out twice a year, are provided by the Grant County Conservation District.

    The 33-year-old Brown is a mother of two sons, Michael and Brandon, and married to husband, Bryant. She is currently a sophomore.

    “I am honored to be the recipient of this scholarship,” Brown said. “It will be very helpful with partial tuition and books.”

  • Characters come alive at WES
  • Berea dean’s list

    Adrian Lebo of Williamstown has been named to the Fall 2010 Dean’s List at Berea College.  A student is named to the Dean’s List who achieves a GPA of 3.2 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

  • GCHS holds SBDM parent elections

    Grant County High School will hold SBDM parent elections for the 2011-12 school year.
    One parent will be elected to serve a two-year term. Nominations must be submitted to Tamela Smallwood at GCHS on behalf of Fran Kuechler no later than Monday, April 25. Voting will occur at 6 p.m. April 28 in the school library.

  • Jumping For Joy

    The Youth Performance Award winner for April is Daniel Miller, a senior at Grant County High School. He is the son of Manford “Darryl” and Pamela Miller of Dry Ridge.
    Recently, Miller combined his passions for technology and teaching by facilitating Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) Operation Take Charge.

    Q: What are your extra-curricular activities:

  • Grant County Schools name Ron Livingood new superintendent

    The Grant County Schools Board of Education announced Ron Livingood as the new superintendent of the school district at a meeting April 20. For the complete story, pick up a copy of the Grant County News and check www.grantky.com next week.

    Here is audio from this morning's meeting.


    The Williamstown Board of Education is now accepting nominations for the Wall of Fame.
    This award was created by the Board of Education to recognize graduates who have made a unique and special contribution to society through their work or other notable activities.
    Wall of Fame nominees must be a graduate of the Williamstown High School and must have made a unique and special contribution to society through their work or other notable activities.
    The recipient will be recognized at the commencement exercises at 7 p.m. May 27.