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Today's News

  • Dr. Seuss comes to GCHS

    "Seussical, the Musical," performed by students at Grant County High School, will be presented at 7 p.m. May 9 and 10 and at 3 p.m. on May 11. The production includes 15 Dr. Seuss stories assembled and centered around Horton the elephant, who hears a Who while having a baby sit on an egg.

    The musical is directed by GCHS choir director Faith Clifton and promises to be fun for all ages.

    "The play is a lot of fun and we have worked hard to make it good," Hannah Hampton, who is cast as Mrs. Mayor, said.

  • Wolz earns second honors

    Emily Wolz earned second honors at Covington Latin School for the second and third quarters. She is the daughter of Tom and Melissa Wolz of Dry Ridge.

  • Two Grant Countians make Georgetown's dean list

    Two Grant County students were named to the dean's list at Georgetown College for the fall 2007 semester.

    They are Timothy Joseph Burgess II, son of Timothy and Melody Burgess of Williamstown, and Carrie Marie Summers, daughter of Jerry and Laurette Summers of Dry Ridge.

    Students named to the dean's list have completed the semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.7 grade point average.

  • Brent Bowlin to tour with Morehead symphony band

    Brent Bowlin has been selected by audition to participate in the Morehead State University Symphony Band and Percussion Ensemble, who will be performing an eight-day concert tour in Spain, set for May 11-18 in the region of Valencia.

    The tour also will include educational activities that will allow performers to experience the culture of one of the world's oldest civilizations.

  • Williamstown names students to honor roll

    "A" Honor Roll

    Sixth Grade

    Jordan Howard, Hannah Kinsey, Richard Osborne, Hannah Riley.

    Seventh Grade

    Sarah Kellam, Laurie Wyatt.

    Eighth Grade

    Blake Edmondson, Edward Feldman, Allie Haggarty, Emma Harris, Ashley Leopold, Easton McClanahan.

    Freshmen

    Sarah Bialik, Steven Bradford, Aaron Disibio, Dean Faulkner, Kirsten Gray, Jillian Karrick, Matthew Lillard, Damien Lona, Katie Nantz, Jacob Siedenberg, Zachary Stever, Dakoda Trenary, Courtney Vance, Chelsea West, Tori Wilhoit, Amanda Wilson.

    Sophomores

  • MCE fifth graders take a trip to Frankfort; learn about government

    Fifth graders from Mason-Corinth Elementary recently visited Frankfort, eager to learn about how Kentucky's laws are created and see democracy in action.

    They toured the new and old Capitol, the Governor's Mansion and the Kentucky Museum History Center. During their trip to the new Capitol, the students met State Senator Damon Thayer and State Representative Royce Adams.

  • Cinderella's Closet makes prom time easier for local students

    With Grant County and Williamstown's proms already passed, the fairy godmothers at Cinderella's Closet would like the girls of the county to think of them.

    Cinderella's Closet is an organization that supplies dresses and accessories to girls that might not be able to go to prom without them. This is their second year serving girls from all across Northern Kentucky and they helped make 400 girls' dreams come true.

  • GCMS students skills on display during talent show

    The talent of Grant County Middle School students was demonstrated recently at the second annual GCMS Talent Show, under the direction of Barb Jones and Elsa Blake. Forty-five GCMS students battled for the Grand Champion Entertainer award, the top prize for the competition.

    The contestants had to survive an audition in order to perform in the competition. The five competitive categories included vocal solo, vocal duet or group, instrumental, dance, gymnastics and band.

  • GCHS lifters compete at Western Hills Strong Man

    A total of seven Grant County High School football players proved that they are among the strongest in the state as they competed in the Western Hills Strong Man Contest at Western Hills High School in Frankfort.

    "This was a unique event in that it was outside of the box of ordinary lifting. Overall, it was a great experience, and I felt some of our guys found some grit and determination in them they didnt know they had," GCHS offensive line coach Corbin Brown said.

  • ARCA RE/MAX Series invades Kentucky Speedway Saturday

    The ARCA RE/MAX Series invades Kentucky Speedway for the first race of the season on May 10, the Buckle-Up Kentucky 150. The green flag will be dropped at 8 p.m.

    The event will feature a pre-race concert with Rissi Palmer.

    In addition to the ARCA RE/MAX Series race, Kentucky Speedway will also host an ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series race at 5 p.m.

    Last year, Erin Crocker fell five laps short of becoming the first female winner in the series' history.