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Today's News

  • Turning Back the Clock 6-16-11

     

    15 Years Ago

  • GCHS STLP competes in state competition

    Grant County High School Student Technology Leadership Program students competed in the state STLP competition at Rupp Arena in Lexington on May 13.
    As part of their showcase, students presented an analysis of Operation Take Charge, where they taught basic computer skills to adults. Their vision was two-fold: to give back to the community and to complete a project that the group proposed at STLP regional competition.
    The showcase team won Best In Region and made it to the top 12 percent in the state.

  • McClanahan chosen for youth tour

    Easton McClanahan of Williamstown was among the 94 high school students from across Kentucky who participated in the 40th annual Kentucky Rural Electric Washington Youth Tour held June 10-17, 2011, in Washington, DC.  Selected on the basis of academic achievement, community involvement, and written essay,

    McClanahan was chosen to represent Owen Electric Cooperative as a delegate.

  • THINK AHEAD 2012

    The class of 2011 wasn’t even out the door, when the focus of Grant County High School turned to the class of 2012 on May 4.

    “Think Ahead Class of 2012” was a collaborative effort by Jill Marksberry, Grant County community education director, Jennifer Wright, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction and the school counselors.

  • Claudia's Custom Jewelry holds ribbon cutting
  • Grant County Real Estate 411

    Both Grant County and Williamstown High Schools held their proms April 9, and although the weather gave us a scare early, it turned out to be absolutely gorgeous by the time we were scheduled to take pictures. You’re probably thinking, how does that relate to real estate? Well, I was checking the Northern Kentucky multiple listing service to see what kind of homes are available right now. And just like the variety of prom dresses that the girls had to choose from, buyers also have a huge amount of inventory to choose from.  

  • Tripple Ridge: rooted in family, grows customer base

    Pat Schultz has been watering flowers and growing produce for 20 years. Tripple Ridge Greenhouse is celebrating their 20th anniversary this year and Schultz has been growing the flowers and produce every step of the way.

    Schultz keeps Tripple Ridge Greenhouse a family business as she works alongside her son and her grandchildren. Schultz used to run the greenhouse with her late husband.

  • GCYF hosts WHODEY at spring camp workout

    When: June 1
    What: Grant County Youth Football ended their spring football camp.
    The cheerleaders and football players were treated to a special guest when the Cincinnati Bengals mascot, “WHODEY” appeared at the camp.
    WHODEY played football with the children and even had autographs and pictures taken.
    With camp over, fall signups on the way with the first day of registration being from 6 to 8 p.m. June 13.

  • Annual NRA Youth Sportsfest set for June 18

    When: June 18
    Where: Lloyd’s Wildlife Management Area, Crittenden
    What: The Fifth District League of Kentucky Sportsmen will hold the annual NRA Youth Sportsfest Day Camp at 8 a.m. June 18 at Lloyd’s Wildlife Management Area on Rt. 491 in Crittenden.
    This is the district’s 11th year to host the event. Last year 149 children, between the ages of 9 to 18, attended,
    The annual Youth Sportsfest Day Camp introduces young people to shooting sports and outdoors.

  • GCYS extends registration deadline

    When: June 11
    Where: www.gcys-soccer.com
    What: The deadline to register for Grant County Youth Soccer has been extended to 9 a.m. to noon on June 11 at the Grant County Public Library. Children ages 3 to 13 on or before Aug. 1, 2011 are eligible. U4, U6, and U8 divisions will cost $45 per child. U10, U12, and U14 divisions will cost $65 per child. U14 will play four home games and four games in the Northern Kentucky Area, For more information, or to register, visit www.gcys-soccer.com.