• Sidener named J.D. Patton student of month

    Andrea Sidener, a senior at Grant County High School, has been named a Student of the Month for January at the J.D. Patton Area Technical Center in Ft. Mitchell.
    Sidener, 18, attends GCHS in the mornings and travels to the vocational school in the afternoons, where she is a student in the Allied Health Program.
    “I went into it (health studies) because I want to go into psychology,” Sidener said. “I thought this would give me some in depth knowledge, so that I can be sure that I want to go into it.”

  • Cook named to EKU Dean’s List

    Bradley Cook
    Bradley Cook of Williamstown has been named to the fall 2010 dean’s list at Eastern Kentucky University.
    To achieve dean’s list honors at Eastern, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA, and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.
    Cook is a 2010 graduate of Williamstown High School and is studying music.



    Four Grant County residents and Transylvania University students have been named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall term.
    The following students were recognized:
    • Home school graduate and Transylvania junior Caleb Ritchie, a music technology and applied music (piano) double major, is the son of Danny and Kari Ritchie of Corinth.


    • March 1-2 - Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary (428-2171)
    • March 3–4 - Mason-Corinth Elementary (824-9510)
    • March 7-8 - Dry Ridge Elementary (824-4484)
    • March 10-11 - Sherman Elementary (428-5500)  
    Children who will have their fifth birthday before Oct. 1, 2011, are eligible to attend kindergarten. Parents should contact their local school as soon as possible to schedule an appointment for kindergarten registration and screening.  

  • Williamstown Middle School teaches archery

    ON TARGET -  Cierra Magee, a sixth grade student at Williamstown Middle School, aims her arrow before taking a shot while practicing archery in gym class.

  • Inside Our Schools

    Nolan Calhoun
    Nolan Calhoun was the Grant County Middle School winner of the National Geography Bee. He completed a written test in an attempt to qualify for the state competition in Bowling Green later this spring.


  • Inside Our Schools

    Anthony Sarcione
    Anthony Sarcione, a 2009 graduate of Williamstown High School, was awarded the November 2010 Student of the Month at Morehead State University. This award is given by Morehead’s Student Government Association in recognition of a student’s demonstrating the hard work and dedication expected of Morehead State students.
    Sarcione has been on the dean’s list while attending Morehead and is majoring in elementary education. He also maintains a work-study position in the Business Department of the college.

  • The future of science

    Students showcased experiments, met individuals from diverse career fields

    Grant County Middle School hosted a Career Fair, in conjunction with their annual Science Fair on Jan. 31 in the GCMS gym. Individuals from different career fields talked to students about their vocations.



  • Asher named to dean’s list

    Joshua M. Asher of Williamstown was named to the fall 2010 dean’s list at Pikeville College. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must receive a grade-point average of 3.5 (B+) or better. Pikeville College is an independent, four-year liberal arts and sciences college nestled in the heart of central Appalachia.