Today's News

  • Clifton-Mercer to wed Dec. 31

    Bobby and Linda O’Neill of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer O’Neill Clifton to Scott Wayne Mercer, son of Larney and Barbara Mercer of Dry Ridge.
    The wedding is being planned for 2 p.m. on Dec. 31 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the church.
    The bride is a 1991 graduate of Grant County High School. She is employed by Bertram Eyecare.
    The groom is a 1985 graduate of Fleming County High School. He is employed by Meyer Tool.

  • Webster-Dade announce date

    Joe and Jackie Webster of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Jo Webster to Benjamin Andrew Dade, son of Chris and Maria Dade of Williamstown.
    The wedding is being planned for July 2011 and invitations will be sent.
    The bride is a 2009 graduate of Williamstown High School and also a student at Northern Kentucky University.
    The groom is a 2006 graduate of North Kingstown High School in Rhode Island. He is employed by Performance Pipe.

  • YPA winner has passion for baseball

    The Youth Performance Award winner for December is Aaron Goe, a senior at Grant County High School, and he is passionate about baseball.
    Goe is the son of Bryan and Tracy Goe of Dry Ridge.

    Q: What are your extra-curricular activities:
    A: I play baseball for the Grant County High School baseball team. My biggest athletic accomplishment is signing with Morehead State University to play baseball. It gives me a sense of accomplishment knowing that my hard work and dedication has finally paid off.

    Q: What is your community involvement:

  • STLP students provide adult ed opportunities for community

    Would you like to start the new year in a ‘take charge of your life’ mode? Are you unemployed or an underemployed adult, finding it tough to make ends meet? Perhaps all you need to land that dream job is to sharpen your technology skills and get some tips on business professionalism and resume writing.

  • West nails shot, seals win for Lady Demons

    The girls’ county rival game between Williamstown and Grant County felt like March Madness, as Lady Demons senior point guard Chelsea West hit a three-pointer with 20 seconds remaining to lift Williamstown over Grant County  46-45, Dec. 17.

    “It was the one we needed,” West said after the game. “I didn’t shoot well the whole game, but that was the one that we needed.”

  • Braves fend off Demons

    The game was not much of a game for the Braves as they defeated county rival Williamstown 87-41 Dec. 18 at Grant County High School.

  • Former Williamstown student signs with G’town

    Devanny (Dev) King, a senior from Medina High School (suburb of Cleveland, Ohio), formerly of Williamstown, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Georgetown College.  King, a 6 foot 1-inch center, is a captain for her squad and is a leader on and off the court.  

    Georgetown college’s head coach Susan Johnson and assistant coach Andrea McCloskey traveled to North East Ohio to find King’s entire basketball team, principals, coaching staff and parents in attendance for the event.  

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  • Christmas traditions - from our house to yours

    To my surprise, my dad went to meet Santa

    It was around 1957, a dark wintry Christmas Eve, when my father announced that he was leaving to meet none other than the big man himself—Santa Claus.

    Santa had never made an appearance at my house, other than in the dead of night, when lights were out and everyone was asleep. And as far as I knew, my dad had never had a face-to-face meeting with him.