Today's News

  • Lady Demons beat Calvary Christian in two close sets

    The Williamstown Lady Demons volleyball team squeezed out a win Sept. 25 after beating Calvary Christian in two close sets.

    The Lady Demons won 25-22 and 26-24, moving the team’s record to 3-10 as the season passes the midway point.

    In the first set, WHS seemed to control the action early on.
    They were able to keep serve for most of the set and maintained their momentum all the way to a 18- 9 lead.

    However, the Lady Cougars would not be taken out of the game, and began to capitalize off a few of the Lady Demons’ mistakes.


    • July 1
    Mike Dressman, 435 Cedar Hill Drive, demolition, permit fee $50.
    • July 6
    Joseph Utter, 1910 Violet Road, in-ground pool, deck, 648 square feet, estimated cost $45,000; permit fee $123.28.
    • July 7
    Daniel Scholl, 515 Rainbow Drive, new home, 1,800 square feet, estimated cost $130,000; permit fee $578.24.
    • July 9
    Gail Poor, 109 Ridgela Drive, deck, 308 square feet, estimated cost $6,300; permit fee $36.94.
    • July 16


    Civil Suits
    March 2
    William Anders vs. Lucas Button and David Button, seeking damages due to an auto accident
    March 3
    Billy J. Stewart vs. Laurielee A. Stewart, petition for dissolution of marriage
    March 4
    Kyle M. Moore vs. Jayme Thompson, petition of dissolution of marriage
    William Hutchison vs. Amy Blankenship-Miller, breach of contract
    March 6    
    Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance vs. Ian O’Nan, seeking damages for property damage

  • Braves get the W with 36-22 victory over Rowan

    The Grant County Braves got back in the winning column Sept. 18 against Rowan County after two close, hard-fought defeats in a row.

  • Lady Braves notch 2-1 win against Villa Madonna
  • GCHS loses 6-0 to Pioneers in district battle

    The Grant County Braves boys’ soccer team looked to move up in the Region Eight standings on Sept. 10 against the tough Simon Kenton team on the road, but it was a rough night for the Braves.

    The game went in the favor of Simon Kenton Pioneers with a score of 6-0.
    The loss moved the Braves record to 4-3-1 on the season.

    Early in the game, it was tough for either team to get any momentum.
    Both teams looked to have stout and intense defensive pressure that was able to frustrate the opposition.

  • Grant soccer to host DR Toyota Cup

    The Grant County High School boys and girls soccer teams will look to protect their home field this weekend when they host the Dry Ridge Toyota Cup.
    During the annual tournament, each team will play two games Sept. 19 at Grant County Middle School in hopes of claiming the championship.
    The tourney will kick off at 8 a.m. with a boys match between the Braves and the Beechwood Tigers.
    The second boys game at 9:45 a.m. will feature Conner against Gallatin County.
    The winners of those game will face off at 6:30 p.m. in the championship.

  • Lady Braves blanked 3-0 by Pendleton

    The Grant County Braves girls’ soccer team looked to get back to a winning form Sept. 14 after a four-match losing streak.

    However, they lost 3-0 to Pendleton County, moving their record to 2-4-1.
    In the opening minutes of the game, it was back and forth with both teams trying to get their legs underneath them.

    Both teams struggled to get crisp passes and shots on target.
    When the chances did come early on it was difficult for either to convert.

  • Williamstown Middle boys, March take first at Cov. Cath

    It was a successful Saturday for the Williamstown Junior/Senior High cross country team at the Covington Catholic Invitational on Sept. 12 at Devou Park in Covington. Cooler temperatures and great conditions gave the runners the edge over the hilly course, and the team brought home several wins.

    The middle school boys’ team took first place over five other schools.
    Eighth graders Caden Tien and Ben Kinsey continue to lead the team, in second and third place overall.
    Also placing in the top 10 were Micah McCain (seventh) and Jackson Reaves (10th).


    Robin Marshall Jump to Shawna Dawn West and Ronald West, 225 Jericho Road, no amount given
    Robert Riddle and Joyce Riddle to Myron Thornberry II and Tara Thornberry, 1995 Turner Road, $50,000
    Tona Smith and Philip Steinus to Donnie House, 130 Lexington Trails, $185,000
    Gary A. Ruf and Sheila L. Ruf to Michael Caudill and Joyce Caudill, 221 Fairway Drive, $134,000
    David Richmond and Dianna Richmond to John Schulcz and Donna Schulcz, 550 Morgan Creek Road, $153,500