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Today's News

  • Mason-Corinth Egg Drop
  • Grant County knocks off Lady Demons, falls in district finals

    Old rivals met May 23 with an appearance in the 32nd District Championship and a punched ticket to the 8th Region Tournament at stake.

    Just ten days removed from a 10-0 defeat at the hands of the Lady Demons, it was the Lady Braves who prevailed victorious, beating the Lady Demons in a tightly contested game by a final score of 7-5.

  • Oldham County ends Lady Braves’ season in regionals

    For their efforts in advancing to the 32nd District Championship game, Grant County was rewarded with a showdown with 29th District Champion, Oldham County, who boasted a 32-5 record and a consensus top 15 ranking in the state entering the game.

  • WMS finishes NCKC season undefeated

    The Williamstown Junior High soccer team completed an undefeated spring season against North Central Kentucky Conference competition with a 3-1 victory over Henry County, marking their ninth victory in as many games.

    The Demons outscored opponents 40-7, led by Tyler Osborne who netted a goal in each game, including the only goal against Gray Middle School in the team’s first game of the season, one which coach Bill Simpkins considers a highlight of the season.

  • Seasons end for Braves, Demons in districts

    The 2017 baseball seasons ended for both Grant County and Williamstown in similar fashion, the Demons falling in five innings to Simon Kenton by a score of 12-2 to open 32nd District Tournament play on May 23 and the Braves allowing a run in the first inning of their May 25 tilt with Walton-Verona, before rain resulted in a 24-hour postponement.

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    Jarred Vanderbilt will be reporting to Kentucky June 6 as scheduled and apparently is fine after injuring his lower right leg/ankle late in the Jordan Brand Classic in April.
    “Everything is going well,” said Robert Vanderbilt, Jarred’s father. “He’s feeling good, looking good. He just can’t wait until he gets his opportunity at Kentucky.”
    Robert Vanderbilt said his son was told to stay off the leg after the injury and has been doing exactly that.

  • NSDAR holds memorial service

    The Captain John Lillard Chapter, NSDAR met at the Williamstown Senior Center on May 13 for their regular monthly meeting. Following the business portion of the meeting.
    The chaplain, Ann Green, and regent, Robin Menefee, led the members in a memorial service for three members that passed away over the past year: Caroline Vice Ransdell, Dorothy Points Vallandingham and Barbara Loomis Brown. Ann Green gave eulogies for the three.
    Caroline Vice Ransdell was a charter member of the chapter joining in 1942 during the first year of the chapter.

  • Police charge Corinth man in fatal hit-and-run

    Williamstown police have charged a Corinth man in connection to a March 4 hit-and-run collision that left a 30-year-old restaurant employee dead, according to a press release from Kentucky State Police Trooper David Jones.
    Jones said that Officer Cody Blevins of the Williamstown Police Department and Detective Troy Brooks of KSP Post 6 charged Victor E. Parr, 57, with leaving the scene of an accident and failing to assist, a Class A misdemeanor punishable by 90 days to 12 months in jail and a fine of up to $500.

  • 4-H visits Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary
  • Summer Splash, Little Dippers camps back again

    Summer Splash and Little Dippers camps will be back again this year, albeit with slightly shorter hours.
    The Grant County Parks and Recreation camps, held at Grant County Park in Crittenden, returned last year after a one-year hiatus due to budgetary restraints.
    Despite the county’s struggling finances this year, the camps will be offered for Grant County youth.