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Today's News

  • 2016 Biggest Winner seeks Boston Marathon one step at a time

    In 2016, Marlon Kinsey won the Fitness For Life Around Grant County (FFLAG) Biggest Winner’s Most Weight Lost and Overall Winner awards.
    It was one of continuing steps he has to reach his ultimate goal:  qualifying for the Boston Marathon.
    Each year, FFLAG partners with local businesses to present the Biggest Winner Challenge.  
    Now in its 11th year, Biggest Winner is a staple of April in Grant County.  

  • Massie supports veterans

    When elected Congressman Thomas Massie wanted to support the veterans, so he called on his friend former judge executive of Campbell County, Lloyd Rogers, who had a lifetime of being active in veteran affairs. Judge Rogers is a life member of the VFW, DAV and American Legion.

  • Vaught's Views

    For the last 40 years, Rob Bromley has covered University of Kentucky sports — along with other things — for  WKYT-TV (Channel 27) in Lexington. However, he announced last week he was retiring at the end of September.

    I had been covering UK sports for about two years when Bromley started and never in 40 years have I heard him say anything bad about anyone or anyone say anything bad about one of the nicest men I’ve ever known. He’s also the most tenured television anchor on the air in Kentucky.

  • WHS falls 5-1 in All 'A' first round

     

    By Pat Gatewood

    Gallatin County Jr. hurler Austin Spada struck out six and allowed four hits, his last pitch, eventually resulted in the lone Williamstown run in the Demons’ 5-1 first round loss in the  8th Region All “A” Baseball Tournament April 10 at Williamstown High School. 

  • Lady Demons win again in final at bat

     

    By Tim Seevers

    For the second time in just a week the Williamstown Lady Demons won a game in their last at bat with two outs.  

    This time it happened against the Walton Verona Lady Bearcats in the 8th Region All-A Classic held at Williamstown High School on April 10.  

  • Lady Demons defeat Gallatin County 10-0

     

    By Tim Seevers

    The Williamstown Lady Demons softball team took a five inning 10-0 victory over the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats on April 7 at Williamstown High School.

    Lady Demon’s senior pitcher Jade Pinkston went the distance on the mound, tossing a one-hit shutout.  

    She had 14 strikeouts, walking only one Lady Wildcat batter. Pinkston has 56 strikeouts on the season.  

    Pinkston also did damage her bat. She went three for three on the night, including a triple and drove in two runs.  

  • Demons go cold, fall 7-1

     

    By Pat Gatewood

    Williamstown opened their 32nd District schedule in an April 4 tilt against Walton-Verona.

    The Bearcats were playing their third game in five days against 32nd District foes, going 1-1 against Grant County over the stretch, including a loss less than 24 hours prior to stepping off the bus in Williamstown.

  • National organ donation month raises awareness, urges registration

    By Cheyene Miller

    Staff Writer

  • Look who's coming to dinner

     

    By Rachel Dawn

  • Williamstown woman dies in Florence wreck

    A 50-year-old Williamstown woman was killed in a two-vehicle T-Bone collision March 31 on Sam Neace Road near Florence.
    Cheryl Jeffers died in the accident while five others were also sent to the hospital.
    The wreck happened around 7:05 p.m. when a 2000 Mercury Villager, operated by 31-year-old Amber Wesley of Independence, was driving westbound on Weaver Road when she made a left turn onto Sam Neace Road.