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Today's News

  • High school ACT scores show progress

    Williamstown High School stayed above the state average while Grant County High School fell just below in recently released ACT scores.
    The data is from high school juniors who took the test during the 2013-14 school year. Those students are seniors this year.
    Since 2008, state law has mandated all of Kentucky’s public school juniors participate in the ACT, which assesses English, reading, mathematics and science and is scored on a scale of 1 to 36.

  • Cancer diagnosis doesn’t clip Grant hair dresser’s style

    Monica Schneider has beaten the odds and has no plans of giving up hope now.

    Schneider, a hair stylist for more than 40 years, has helped countless men and women feel better with a look, cut or curl.
    She’s been there for first hair cuts, proms, weddings and even giving the last style for a deceased client.
    Now her family hopes those customers and friends will give back to her by attending a benefit in her honor from 10:30 a.m. to close on Aug. 27 at LaRosa’s in Dry Ridge.

  • The lost art

    Certain characteristics are so inherent to Christianity. What has changed the most in the past 20 years with people? People today are far less willing to commit to anything. Whether we are talking about faith, marriage, career, etc... studies have backed up evidence. Some say it is because of: desire for adventure, career advancement, and prolonged adolescence.

  • CHURCH NOTES 8-21-14

     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

  • Grant County New Faces You'll See

    Amanda McKinley
    Family:  Husband: Cody; Parents: Mike & Michele Watson; Brother: Jonathan Watson
    Subject/grade you’ll be teaching:  Pre-school at Sherman Elementary

    Educational background:  Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education from Northern Kentucky University
    Previous teaching experience (including location and number of years):  One year teaching Kindergarten in Boone County

  • CMZ KINDERCAMP GETS STUDENTS ON TRACK
  • BACK TO SCHOOL BASH
  • Prather goes to World Series

    Ben Prather, son of Berkley and Shannon Prather and the grandson of David and Carol Rhoton, will be going to Winchester, Virginia to compete in the Cal Ripken World Series.
    Prather is the starting third baseman on the Southeastern Lexington 10-year-old all-star team.  The team claimed the Ohio Valley Regional title in Newburgh, Indiana, defeating Mattoon, Illinois 3-0 in the title game.
    The Lexington team will represent the Ohio Valley Region in the Cal Ripken World Series in Winchester, Virginia, on Aug. 9 through Aug. 16.

  • Golf Scramble to raise funds for Shop with a Cop

    Grant County Sheriff’s office and Williamstown Police Department will hold the 14th annual Shop  With A Cop Golf Scramble at 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 22 at the Eagle Creek Country Club in Crittenden. The entry fee is $240 per team with a maximum of 22 teams. Format will be a four-man scramble. Mulligans are $5. Limit one per person.

  • Grant County wins Beechwood Invitational

    The Grant County Boys Golf team came away from the 2014 Beechwood Invitational as overall team winners with Cody Kellam taking home first place individually, for the second straight tournament, by shooting four under par 67. Jacob Vrolijk also joined the party by shooting a one over par 72 and taking second individually on Aug. 7 at Flagg Springs Golf Course.
    The tournament had a field of 11 teams from across all of Northern Kentucky and by day’s end the team had shot a season best 310 and tied Ryle High School for first place.