Today's News

  • Lady Demons come back to defeat Carroll Co.

    When: Aug. 17
    Where: Williamstown High School
    What: The Lady Demons, after falling behind in the first set, came back to defeat Carroll County in the final two sets to get their second win of the season.
    Results: 17-25 L, 25-18 W, 25-23 W

  • Luttrell-Caldwell plan wedding

    Shawna Lynn Luttrell and Tyler Joseph Caldwell would like to announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding.

    The wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Sherman Full Gospel Church.

    The bride is a 2008 graduate of Williamstown High School and is a business manager for Save-A-Lot.

    The groom is a 2010 graduate of Leslie County High School and works as a coal miner for Bledsoe Coal Company.

  • Lady Braves win first game of season

    When: Aug. 17
    Where: GCHS
    What: The Lady Braves were able to muster up their first win of the season defeating the Bellevue Lady Tigers in three sets. Junior Maria Smith had six aces in the second set, but the team was unable to win, forcing a third set where the Lady Braves won to win the match.
    Results: 25-21 W, 21-25 L, 25-17 W

  • Kiwanis award scholarship

    Katelynn Bachman receives the $2,500 B.L. Ballard Scholarship from Williamstown Kiwanis President Greg Middleton.

    Bachman is the daughter of John and Denise Bachman of Williamstown. She attends the University of Louisville and is beginning medical school.

  • Lady Braves win big over St. Patrick

    When: Aug. 17
    Where: St. Patrick High School
    What: The Lady Braves doubled their goals from their first game to their second game, scoring eight goals against St. Patrick, winning 8-1 for their second win of the season.

  • Library employee receives scholarship

    Sandra Herrell, an employee of the Grant County Public Library, has been named a recipient of a Library Science Tuition Scholarship.
    Herrell received a $500 scholarship. She is attending Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

    The State Board for the Certification of Librarians created the Library Science Tuition Scholarship program to encourage continuing education among library administrators and staff. The board distributed $7,000 in scholarship money to 11 Kentucky public library employees for the fall semester.

  • Hudson siblings compete in Junior Olympics

    Halee Hudson threw for a personal best in javelin on Aug. 1 in New Orleans, La. at the 2011 AAU Junior Olympics. 

    Her distance was marked at 70.04 feet placing her 17th nationally in the youth girls age group (49 girls competed).

    Halee also placed 36th out of 70 girls in discus (74’11’’) and 38th out of 81 girls in shot put (32’ 4.75”).  A small percentage of participants qualified in multiple events and Halee qualified and performed well in three.

  • Facebook Featured Fan: August 25, 2011

    Hi! I’m . . . Emily Jo Dade.

    I live in . . . Williamstown.

    About me . . . I am a student at Northern Kentucky University and an office manager at Murphy Catton, Inc. I married my husband, Ben, on July 30.

  • Lonkard recognized by Angus association

    Layle E. Lonkard of Williamstown owns one bull listed in the 2011 Fall Sire Evaluation Report published by the American Angus Association in Saint Joseph, Mo. Issued in both the spring and fall, the new report features the latest performance information available on 5,921 sires, and is currently accessible at www.angussiresearch.com<http://www.angussiresearch.com/>.

  • Girls’ soccer improves to 3-0

    For the first time this season, the Lady Braves got to show their skills in front of a home crowd, improving their record to 3-0 on the season, with a 1-0 win over Bourbon County Aug. 22.

    The win over Bourbon County was their first ever for Grant County and the excitement poured out of the girls as the final seconds wound down and the referee blew her whistle, marking the end of the game.

    First-year coach Sarah Boone was proud of the girls getting the win at home.