Local News

  • WHS, GCHS Golf in Walton
  • Lady Braves dominate Glacier tournament, suffer loss to Lady Pioneers
  • Lady Demons fall to Gallatin County

    The Williamstown Lady Demons volleyball team looked to play off their momentum Aug. 21 from their win at Eminence the night before.

    However, they lost in another tough defeat to the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats in three straight sets (25-20, 25-12 and 25-16).

    The loss moves the team to a 1-3 record.
    Williamstown played their second home game of the season in front of a great crowd that cheered on their team regardless of the outcome.

  • Grant boys down Blue Lightning 3-0

    The Grant County boys soccer team continued their early-season success Aug. 20 with a 3-0 win against Villa Madonna.

    The victory in a physical game against the Blue Lightning moved the Braves to 2-0 on the season.
    The Braves were able to pull in goals by senior Kaleb Willoughby, sophomore Ashton Johnson and junior Austin Willliams, while a duo of goalkeepers shut out the Lightning.

  • Lady Braves fall 2-1 to Villa Madonna
  • Lady Demons fall to Walton in volleyball opener

    The Williamstown Lady Demons fell in straight sets at Walton Verona in the opener to their volleyball season on Aug. 17.

    Williamstown found it difficult to get on a consistent groove and could not muster enough strength against a strong looking Walton squad.

    In the first set, Walton quickly jumped out to an eight-point lead and it was a challenge for the Lady Demons to try and stop the Lady  Cats’ momentum.

    Williamstown fell in the first set by a score of 25 -8.

  • Lady Braves finish fifth at Grant Invitational

    The Lady Braves golf team hosted the Heritage Bank Grant County Invitational golf tournament on Aug. 4, at the Eagle Creek Country Club.  

    There were 12 teams and eight individuals that participated in the event.  Grant County finished fifth overall.  
    Coach Marcus Camacho is pleased with the play of his young squad.

    He knows that it is a long season with lots of tournament play ahead and he hopes that the girls will continue to improve their game.  

  • CMZ staff preps for school with Olympics
  • WMS/WHS moves to Late Start Mondays

    Williamstown Jr./Sr. High students will get a 35-minute late start on most Mondays this school year.
    The school board approved Late Start Mondays during the Aug. 10 regular meeting, days before school began on Aug. 13.
    The middle and high schools usually start at 7:55 a.m., however on the designated Mondays, classes will not begin until 8:30 a.m.
    From 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. on those Mondays, teachers will meet in Professional Learning Communities, departments or in faculty meetings.

  • Ride Against Addiction to hit road Sept. 12

    April Swope hopes to help break the chains of addiction by raising money to fight the heroin epidemic.
    “’Breaking the Chains of Addiction’ is our motto and that means ending this epidemic our communities have been devastated by the past few years,” the Dry Ridge resident said. “We believe that the only way we are going to stop the deadly statistics, is to educate and treat the disease of addiction.”
    Swope is one of the organizers of the second annual Northern Kentucky Ride Against Addiction.