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Today's News

  • LILLYTIME: 7th annual Lilly Ride brings over 500 bikes
  • Grant Lady Braves win Glacier Invitational

    Grant County girls volley ball is a team composed of no seniors. Despite the lack of seniors, the team has been playing together for a while and has good chemistry.
    First-year head coach Kelli Hollenkamp believes she may have walked into a good situation.

    “I am not only excited for this year,” Hollenkamp said. “But I am really looking forward to next year with a young team like this,”
    Junior Emily Livingood will be playing a big role as a setter for the Lady Braves.

  • GRANT COUNTY YOUTH SOCCER
  • Preston to lead Grant Co. Middle School

    The Grant County Middle School students have a new principal.
    John Preston has been named as principal of Grant County Middle School. Preston assumed the role of principal on July 1, replacing Tim Grayson, who accepted a position with Newport Independent Schools.

    Preston is not a new face in the community and became a member of the GCMS administrative team after coming to Grant County Middle School as an assistant principal for the 2013-2014 school year.  

  • Williamstown students return to school
  • Pendleton man dies in wreck

    A 47-year-old Pendleton County man died Aug. 15 when his vehicle went off Falmouth Road and struck a tree.
    Gregory Tolbert was pronounced dead at the scene by the Grant County Coroner’s Office.

    According to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, Tolbert was traveling east on Falmouth Road when his vehicle went off the left side of the road and hit the tree.

    It is believed that Tolbert suffered a medical emergency, causing him to run off the road, based on the investigation and preliminary results from the autopsy.

  • Are you up for the challenge?

    For a king of such great power like David, ruling the Kingdom of Israel was an enormous task. He constantly faced ruthless enemies, whom even he could not defeat by himself, but time and time again had to call upon God for the victory.

    It makes you wonder what God had in mind when He allowed 8-year-old Josiah to rule over the whole Kingdom. Surely so many people wagged their heads in unbelief toward the child, doubting his ability to rule such a great nation. However, Josiah had something going for him the preceding King did not.

  • CHURCH NOTES 8-28-14

     Christ Community Assembly of God
    • The adult Sunday School Class meets at 10 a.m. and is getting ready to begin a study of the book of Revelation. For more information, call 859-394-2586.  
    • Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.
    • The Assembly of God church is located at 139 North Main Street in Williamstown. For more information, call 859-394-2586.

    Corinth Christian
    • Aug. 31 - Service at 2:30 p.m. at Grant Manor.

  • Grant golfers sweep first two matches of season

    Grant County Girls Golf looks to continue their strong start this year when they won their first match of the year at the Madison Southern Invitational and followed that up by winning the Central Kentucky Conference at Mt. Sterling Country Club and grabbing second place at the Grant County Invitational at Eagle Creek.

  • Whaley resigns from school board

    The Williamstown Independent School Board will soon have a vacancy.
    School board member Pete Whaley withdrew his name for consideration for a second term a day after the Aug. 12 candidate filing deadline.

    Whaley, who joined the board in January 2011, also submitted his resignation to the Kentucky Commissioner of Education on Aug. 15.
    Whaley’s wife, Tonya Whaley, is the choice of the school district’s hiring committee for a position at Williamstown.

    With her pending employment, Whaley could no longer serve on the school board.