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Today's News

  • Recent high school graduates begin a new journey

    As students return to classes at Grant County and Williamstown schools, some graduates from the class of 2014 are beginning their journey into college life.

    Three recent graduates explain how they choose what college to attend, how prepared they feel and what challenges lie ahead.
    Courtney Colson, GCHS Class of 2014
    Courtney Colson hopes to one day open her own bakery or maybe start a catering business.

  • Career Expo set for Sept. 10

    The number of unemployed in Grant County grew from 788 to 837 from June to July 2014.
    While the county’s unemployment rate of 6.9 percent is on the lower end of the scale in the state, job seekers still are out there.
    The second annual Grant County Career Expo, sponsored by the Kentucky Career Center, hopes to help potential employees find a job.
    The expo will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10 at the Grant County Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Rd., Williamstown.

  • Back to the books!
  • Cloe’s love of Ag leads to state FFA degree

    For 18-year-old Morgan Cloe, her cows are more than just farm animals.

    “They are really my pets,” she said. “They each have a name and different personality so I absolutely love being able to go to the farm to work with each and every one of them.”
    Cloe took out a loan to start her herd.
    What started out has four has now grown to 15 red Angus cattle.
    Cloe also has an Appaloosa horse and a wired haired spaniel.

  • WHS grad to serve as Kincaid Theatre general manager

    John Siedenberg spent many years preparing for his new role in life and he’s ready to take the stage, literally as Kincaid Regional Theatre’s new general  manager.

    “I was excited and thrilled,” said Siedenberg, a Williamstown resident.
    Siedenberg and his family have worked in and around KRT for more than 10 years.

  • Mercy triumphs over judgement

    Back when I was neurotically obsessive about making bracelets and loved them to distraction, I ran out of room on my wrists to wear them all and made some for my car to wear — car bracelets, if you will.
    Using green glass and pewter alphabet letter beads, I made three car bracelets to hang on my rear view mirror, spelling out “grace,” “hope” and “mercy.”

  • CHURCH NOTES

     Christ Community Assembly of God
    • The adult Sunday School Class meets at 10 a.m. and is getting ready to begin a study of the book of Revelation. For more information, call 859-394-2586.  
    • Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.
    • The Assembly of God church is located at 139 North Main Street in Williamstown. For more information, call 859-394-2586.

    Clarks Creek
    Baptist
    • Sept. 14 - 168th Homecoming. All former ministers are invited.

  • GC Band places third at Beechwood; first in Class AAAA
  • WHS Band of Spirit wins Grand Champion in Bourbon Co.
  • RUNNERS COMPETE IN GRANT CO. INVITATIONAL

    Several hundred runners arrived throughout the day Sept. 6 at Sherman Elementary School to take part in the 41st annual Grant County Cross Country Invitational.

    An open race for anyone interested began at 8 a.m., followed by the girls’ varsity 5K at 9 a.m. Races followed throughout the day, culminating with elementary girls and boys.

    Grant County High School senior Sydney Parker had an impressive finish in girls’ varsity, placing 17th overall out of 107 girls. She finished the 3.1 mile course in just under 23 minutes.