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Today's News

  • Lady Braves fall to Walton

    The cards weren’t on the table for the Grant County Lady Braves soccer team, as they lost the 23rd district tournament championship game to Walton-Verona 1-0 on Oct. 12 in Maysville.
    For senior defender Emily Tillman it was disappointing to see her last district tournament ending with a loss to a team Grant County beat 4-1 in the regular season.
    “It hit me before our game against Walton-Verona that this is my last time playing in the postseason for Grant County,” she said.

  • Lady Demons' regional dreams dashed by W-V


    One point is all that kept Williamstown from going to their third consecutive regional volleyball tournament appearance, as they lost in three sets to Walton-Verona, Oct. 12 at Grant County High School.
    It was a match that most would have picked the Lady Bearcats as the favorites to win, but the Lady Demons gave them a game, challenging them by winning the first set 25-20, forcing Walton-Verona to win the next two sets or becoming the upset win Williamstown needed to get back to regionals.

  • Butler finishes running career


    For five of the past six years, Williamstown senior Katie Butler has been a member of the cross country team.
    On Oct. 8, she experienced her last race on the course she called home, as she placed 42nd in the race with a time of 26:15.14, a time she wasn’t necessarily pleased with.
    “It’s bittersweet,” she said. “I am happy that I am getting older and that I am still running, but this is my last year and not having a good season, but I am still enjoying my time.”

  • Grant County Middle School Hilbilly Hoedown

    Students at the Grant County Middle School hold an annual Hillbilly Hoedown dance and penny drive to raise money to help purchase gifts for needy families at Christmas. This year the event raised $2,000.

  • Williamstown named Grand Champions

    WHS Band of Spirit wins grand champion at South Laurel

    “ With Pride” they say as the season presses on.
    The Williamstown Band of Spirit is approaching the final weeks of the season and traditionally, these weeks are the most intense.
    The Williamstown Marching Band was one of 14 bands who traveled to London, Ky., on Oct. 15 to compete in the South Laurel Cardinal Classic.
    The competition started out with a bang.
    Taking the field at 3:30 p.m., the Band of Spirit was the first band on the field.

  • Allphins anniversary party cancelled

    The 50th wedding anniversary celebration for Ron and Judy Allphin scheduled for Oct. 27 has been cancelled

  • Furnish sisters: gentle ladies, farmers

    Furnish sisters: gentle ladies, farmers

    A line from an Irish blessing bids, “May you always have work for your hands to do.” No one would agree with that more than Frances Furnish and her sister, Eileen, who have spent a good part of their lives as farmers.
    A resident of Grant Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center in Williamstown for the past two years, Frances recently won the Sunbridge Healthcare Art from the Heart contest with her “Sun Bonnet Sue” hand sewn quilt.

  • Alger receives honors from Murray State

    Isaac Alger from Williamstown High School received the
    Certificate of Recognition from the Commonwealth Honors Academy at a reunion
    of Academy scholars held at Murray State University on Sept. 17.
    Dr. Warren Edminster, Academic Dean of the Academy,
    and Dr. Don Robertson, Vice President for Student Affairs of Murray State presented the award to Alger. Alger and 93 other students completed the three-week Academy at Murray
    State between June 3 and June 25.  During the three weeks, Academy

  • The importance of God's Word

    The Importance of God’s Word

    The BIBLE, yes that’s the book for me, I stand upon the word of God, the BIBLE! That was a familiar and fun song that many of us sang as children, about the importance of the word of God.
    It cannot be overstated that the Bible is a foundation of our faith. The Word of God is central to understanding who God is and what He desires from his people. I think most believers would agree that the holy scriptures are vital. However, our actions sometimes reflect a different reality.  

  • Church Notes Oct. 20

    Church News 10-20-11

    Christ Community
    • Last Sunday, Rhonda spoke on having "overflowing hope"  (Romans 15:13.

    Clarks Creek Baptist
    • Oct. 20 through Oct. 22 - Bro. Scotty McDowell will be holding a revival at Clarks Creek Baptist. Each service begins at 7 p.m., with the exception of Saturday night service and it will begin with a meal at 6:30 p.m.
    • Special music nightly along with the Creative Ministry Team performing one night.

    Corinth Christian