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Today's News

  • GC Public Library takes part in ‘Drop Your Drawers’ program

    The Grant County Public Library, along with 50 other libraries throughout the state are taking part in the Drop Your Drawers At the Library, during November and December.
    Grant County hopes to collect 1,000 pairs of underpants and will distribute them to the Family Resource Centers at the elementary schools of Williamstown Independent and Grant County School System.
    Those with children may recognize the image of Captain Underpants, a character from the Dav Pilkey series of children’s books.

  • MULLIGAN NAMED YPA WINNER

    Grant Mulligan of Williamstown is the Grant County High School Youth Performance Award winner for October.
    He is a senior at GCHS and is the son of Jodi and Troy Mulligan.
    Extra-curricular activities: I am involved in technology student association, youth advisory board, teen court and the health education center explorers program.
    Community involvement: I am involved in the volunteering at Miracle League Special Needs Baseball program, March of Dimes and Mt. Olivet Christian Church.

  • SHERMAN ELEMENTARY OCTOBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
  • Board proposes E-911 taxing district

    The Grant County 911 Board is proposing the creation of a county-wide E-911 taxing district to help boost declining revenue.
    The board, which is comprised of the Dry Ridge, Williamstown, Crittenden and Corinth mayors, along with the Grant County judge-executive, has been looking at multiple funding solutions over the past few months.
    The 911 Board has a budget balance of $172,248 and is required currently to pay Kentucky State Police nearly $40,000 per quarter or $157,259 a year to provide 911 dispatch service for the county.

  • Sherman Church of Christ Trunk or Treat
  • CHURCH NOTES

    Antioch
    Church of Christ
    • Minister Gene Kearns. The church is located at 3510 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. The church is located at 7770 Lawrenceville Road in Holbrook. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

  • Kill the baker, restore the butler

    The Bible is full of parable’s and foreshadowing that involve stories that have deep meaning for the purpose of bettering the reader.
    The parable that I want to draw your attention to is found in Genesis 40, where the story includes Joseph, the son of Jacob.  

  • Halloween in the Park Costume Contest
  • Give Charlie A Chance
  • The Rileys: Deep roots, double blessings

    Jacqalynn is hyper-organized, and he—not so much. Stanley is the strong, silent type, and she is out-going and talkative. Along with their twin boys, Boone and Brody, they are the Riley family of Williamstown.

    “You want me to tell you about him? Everybody loves Stanley, he’s perfect,” Grandma Flo Napier, 88, said of her grandson.

    Stanley is a big guy who, with his quiet and gentle demeanor, merely smiled and blushed at his grandmother’s praise.