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Today's News

  • Williamstown Demons halt skid with 10-0 win

    Williamstown sent senior pitcher Caleb Thompson to the mound April 27 against Newport looking to snap a five-game losing streak. The upperclassman responded, tossing six innings of three-hit baseball, striking out eight, allowing just six base runners and no runs on 77 pitches.

    Thompson flew out in his only official at-bat of the game, but was hit by a pitch and walked, scoring one of the Demons’ seven runs in the sixth inning, in his other plate appearances.

  • Lady Demons win one of three in All-A Classic

    The first trip to the All-A Classic for the Williamstown Lady Demons softball team was a great experience for his team, according to head coach Andrew Laughlin. “Playing in big games like this will help us as we prepare now for the district tournament, Laughlin said. “I’m very proud of the way my team battled.”

    The Lady Demons this past weekend took on three opponents in the tournament, losing to Pikeville in the opening round 10-0 in five innings. The Lady Demons were held to only one hit by Delaney Kemper against Pikeville.

  • Philippo becomes majority stakeholder in Cincinnati soccer team

    Hans Philippo of Grant County was recently announced as the new majority stakeholder for the Cincinnati Dutch Lions soccer team.
    The announcement came ahead of the team’s 2017 Premier Development League regular season, which begins May 21.

  • Sherman Elementary hosts Kambria Fun Day
  • Celebrating GC, Will. school nurses

    Grant and Williamstown school nurses will be celebrating their profession on May 10 during national school nurse day.

    Many school nurses are the unsung heroes of the day-to-day operations of the school day and making sure children are safe and always have a helping hand.

  • No issue too great

    In the first three gospels, we find a story written from different perspectives about the woman with an issue of blood. Matthew and Luke say similar things; however, Mark goes into lengthy detail concerning this woman.
    According to historians, Peter is the one who gave John Mark the details of the gospel leading up to Marks appearance in the Garden of Gethsemane. Walking closely with the Lord, Peter would have seen and heard these important details.

  • CHURCH NOTES

    Antioch
    Church of Christ
    • Minister Gene Kearns. The church is located at 1900 Keefer Road in Corinth.
    • Sunday school from 10 to 10:45 a.m.; worship service at 10:45 a.m. and evening worship at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 859-824-6470.

    Bethany Baptist
    • Sunday school at 10 a.m.; worship service at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 7 p.m.
    • Pastor - Donald Joe Kannady. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

    Bible Believers Baptist

  • Car crashes through Advance Auto in Dry Ridge

    A Ford Taurus crashed through the front entrance of the Advance Auto Parts on Brentwood Drive in Dry Ridge at about 10:45 a.m. April 25. According to retail manager Cody Shell, the driver, later identified as Leonard Owens, said he came to the store in need of new brakes.

    Shell was outside tending to a check engine light when he noticed the car slowly approaching the store. He was checking his data sheet when he heard a loud sound.

  • Marshall, girl, April 5, 2017

    Bryan and Kelly Marshall of Erlanger would like to announce the birth of their third child.
    Ella Ruth Marshall was born at 11:07 a.m. April 5, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

    She weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Ron Coyle of Edgewood and the late Doris Coyle.

    Her paternal grandparents are Ralph and Bonita Marshall of Villa Hills.

    Ella was welcomed home by her big brothers, Austin and Landon.
     

  • Ashcraft to perform on Midnite Jamboree

    Williamstown High School 1965 graduate Judy Ashcraft has been honored to perform on Nashville’s long running Midnite Jamboree on May 6.

    It is the Jamboree’s 70th anniversary show featuring many well known country music stars and independent artists.
    The Midnite Jamboree is broadcast each Saturday night following the legendary Grand Ole Opry on radio station WSM.