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Today's News

  • Chinese chestnuts ready for harvest

     

  • Turning Back the Clock 10-6-11

     

    15 Years Ago

    Oct. 3, 1996
    Diana Camacho fired a two over par 38 and teammate Mindy Money a 45 to place Grant County’s ladies golf team over Harrison County 195-210. The Lady Braves continued their steady team effort with all the girls assisting in the team’s fourth season win. Crystal Combs finished with a 53 and Leah Hatton a 59 to complete Grant’s scoring.

  • Moreland, Livingood qualify for state

    Williamstown senior Sean Moreland and Grant County senior Tim Livingood will represent their schools at the Leachman Buick Cadillac/KHSAA state golf tournament Oct. 3-5 at the Bowling Green Country Club.

    Moreland shot a 77, placing him third overall at the regional meet at Maysville Country Club.

    Livingood qualified with a score of 78 and the Grant County Braves golf team placed fourth as a team. Only the top two schools from each region qualify and only three individuals can qualify for the state tournament.

  • McDaniel plays through blood, sweat, tears

    Grant County High School senior soccer player Terry McDaniel doesn’t have the height or build of many soccer players, but one thing he has is heart.

    The effort he puts out in the games is something that Braves soccer coach David Schmitt would like to transfer to the rest of the team.

    “It’s really satisfying and I wish I could bottle that energy and fire of Terry and give that to everyone else,” he said.

  • Lady Bearcats spoils W’town senior night

    Considered by some of the Williamstown volleyball players to be their primary rival, the Walton-Verona Lady Bearcats spoiled senior night Sept. 22, winning in two sets.

    For Williamstown’s three seniors, Tiffany Foley, Carlie Fossitt and Sara Strickland, it was a night to remember their playing careers at Williamstown.

  • Grant using new eWarrant system

    A new system will allow Grant County law enforcement to issue and arrest people on warrants quicker than ever before.

    Attorney General Jack Conway recently announced the implementation of an electronic warrant management system (eWarrants) in the 15th Judicial Circuit, which includes Grant, Carroll and Owen counties.

    There are now 101 Kentucky counties utilizing eWarrants, which facilitates the sharing of information among all law enforcement concerning active warrants in jurisdictions throughout the state.

  • Williamstown receives playground grant

    Williamstown will join only three other cities in Kentucky in being called a “playful city.”

    Williamstown was awarded a $20,000 grant to construct new playgrounds at Webb Park.

    The city will have to match the grant with $10,000 that must be raised strictly from donations.

    “This whole grant is based on community involvement. That’s what they were after,” said Williamstown Mayor Rick Skinner.

  • LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION

    “Lights, camera, action!” isn’t something that is usually heard in Grant County Park, until now.  Ben Wilt, of Crittenden, is lending his talents to the film industry as he shoots two short films in Grant County.

    Wilt, 29, grew up in Shinnston, West Virginia before moving to Crittenden 10 years ago. The conservative coal mining town didn’t leave much room for expression as Wilt’s fondness for films grew.

  • Williamstown student goes down under for summer

    For ages, Natalie Dunaway has heard about her parent’s honeymoon trip 18 years ago to Australia.

    Jeff and Penny Dunaway of Williamstown even planned to take their children to the Outback for their 25th anniversary.

    So, when the 15-year-old Williamstown High School sophomore had the chance to take a three-week trip this summer to Australia, she jumped at the opportunity.

  • Rain cancels Horse Heritage

    Heavy rains late last week forced the Horse Heritage Days organizers to cancel the event.

    “It was too wet to have horses out in a show ring, even though Sunday was beautiful, it was still too wet to have the horse events,” said Grant County Fair Board Tena Webster.

    The tractor pull scheduled for Sept. 24 has been re-scheduled for 1 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the Northern Kentucky Fairgrounds on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown. Admission is $10.