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Today's News

  • Meade-Mulliken set date

    Donald and Carla Mullikin of Dry Ridge are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Mallory Danese Mullikin to Adam Michael Meade, son of Mark and Krista Meade of Walton.

    The wedding is being planed for 5:15 p.m. on May 15 at the First Baptist Church of Walton.

    A reception will follow at the JMB Center in Dry Ridge.

    The bride is a 2005 graduate of Grant County High School and is graduating this year from Northern Kentucky University. She is employed by Springdot.

  • Sports Shorts

    Grant County competes in tourney

    Scores: 5-2 loss, 6-4 win

    When: May 8

    Where: Oldham County High School

    What: The Lady Braves played in the Oldham County Tournament, falling to Franklin County before defeating Presentation.

    Against Franklin County, the Lady Braves outhit their opponents, but left 11 runners stranded. They followed by beating Presentation, despite falling behind 4-0 after the first inning.

    Quote of the game: “These kids are still hungry and that’s what it’s going to take,” coach Ott Reed said.

  • Kiwanis teams with Community Partners
  • Sigmon named new WHS ball coach

    After spending time away from coaching, Steve Sigmon decided he wanted to get back to what he loves.

    Sigmon was given the opportunity to coach again after being named the new Williamstown boys’ basketball coach. The school had 14 candidates for the position vacated when Stacey May resigned on April 8.

    “I’m excited,” Sigmon said. “I think that next year’s team has talent. You can’t coach players to your style; you’ve got to coach to their style.”

  • Lady Demons win five of last six games

    Williamstown softball coach T.J. West has preached to his team all season that it’s not how you start the race; it’s how you finish it.

    The Lady Demons started the year slowly, earning their first win in their 10th game.

    But since the season stretched into May, Williamstown has won five of their last six games.

    “Maybe we’re putting things together,” West said. “We’re on a little winning streak here at the end and hopefully it will continue into the district tournament.”

  • Braves sweep Demons

    After their first matchup, Grant County baseball coach Darrick Lee expected more out of his players the next time they faced rival Williamstown.

    Lee saw his players rise to the occasion when a week after their 3-2 win, they followed with a 9-1 win on May 6.

    “We hit the ball better than we did the first game,” Lee said. “We also didn’t have the week off that we had before the previous game. I’m just happy to see us put all phases of the games together. I saw more enthusiasm out of some players and I expected them to respond.”

  • GCHS hosts Meet the Coach Night

    The community is invited to meet new Grant County boys' basketball coach Jim Hicks and his wife, Mellanie Hicks.

    From 6 to 7 p.m. May 12, Hicks will meet with the community in the Grant County High School gym.

    For more information, call Scott Shipp, GCHS athletic director, at 824-9739.

  • Grant County holds on for win over Williamstown

    After taking a three-run lead in their rivalry game against Williamstown, the Grant County baseball team had to rely more on their pitching and defense for the rest of the game.

    The Braves held on for a 3-2 win on April 28 for their second district win in as many tries.

    “Anytime you win a seed game, it’s in the right direction from what we’re trying to achieve as a team,” GCHS coach Darrick Lee said. “We had a week off and looked rusty, but we battled through it.”

  • Sports Shorts

    Lady Demons defeat Gallatin, fall in NCKC

    Scores: 5-3, 17-2

    When: April 27 and 28

    Where: Williamstown High School and Henry County High School

    What: The Lady Demons earned their fourth win of the season against Gallatin County, avenging an earlier loss.

    They hoped to follow with a win in the NCKC, but were unable to defeat Henry County.

  • Community Calendar 5-6-10

    ARTS

    CETA (Community Enrichment Through The Arts) - 6:30 p.m. May 10, Grant County Tourism Office, Williamstown.

    CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    Industrial Development Authority - 1:30 p.m., May 12 , Grant County Chamber office, Main Street, Williamstown.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    Order of Easter Star #301 - 7:30 p.m. May 6, Masonic Lodge #85, Main St., Williamstown.

    Williamstown Kiwanis - Noon Wednesdays, El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant, Williamstown.

    CLUBS

    Corinth Women’s Club - 6 p.m. May 4, Noble’s Restaurant, Corinth.