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Today's News

  • Wright, boy, Nov. 21

    Travis Wright and Megan Hicks of Corinth would like to announce the birth of their first child.

    Eli Lyle Tyler Wright was born at 7:38 a.m. on Nov. 21, 2009 at St. Luke Hospital West in Florence. He weighed 6 pounds and 9.4 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Kim and Tim Parr of Corinth and Darrell Hicks of Carlisle.

    His paternal grandparents are Cat and Shelby Jean Wright of Corinth.

    Eli was welcomed home by his brother, Blane Hicks.

  • Let the Madness begin!

    They call it March Madness for a reason.

    The NCAA basketball tournament is crazy and by far the best sporting event of the year.

    It easily surpasses the Super Bowl, the World Series and the BCS National Championship game for the most thrills, biggest surprises and greatest fun a person can have sitting in front of a television all day.

    For the first time, I will be taking off work for the first two days of the tournament to enjoy the matchups with two of my friends.

  • Penick wins 'Country Pride' essay contest

    A former Grant County student won first place in a “county pride” essay writing contest. Fourth grade students were asked to write an essay on the topic of “What I like best about Clinton County,” in recognition of the Ohio county’s upcoming bicentennial celebration.

    Jared Penick, a former kindergarten student at Mason-Corinth Elementary School, won first place out of approximately 100 student essays and received a $250 savings bond. Penick’s essay was featured on the editorial page of the Dec. 16 issue of the Wilmington News Journal.

  • Wallace, girl, Jan. 18

    Chad and Angie Wallace of Georgetown would like to announce the birth of their second child.

    Callie Layne Wallace was born at 10:38 a.m. on Jan. 18, 2010 at Georgetown Community Hospital.

    She weighed 7 pounds and 10 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Doug and Patty Smith of Dry Ridge. Her maternal great grandparents are Joan Endres of Union and the late Delbert Endres and Elmer and Margie Seng of Crittenden.

  • Middle school players gain experience

    The Williamstown middle school basketball teams were battling reduced numbers, but not reduced optimism.

    On the girls’ side, they had players for a sixth and seventh grade team, but not an eighth grade team. On the boys’ side, they were able to field a team for seventh and eighth grade games, but not for a sixth grade team.

  • THROUGH THE LENS

    A Corinth native is preparing to exhibit at Kentucky Crafted: The Market at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, March 6 and March 7.

    Jeff Rogers will be marketing his coffee table book, “Kentucky Wide II”, after meeting the criteria established by the Kentucky Arts Council’s Kentucky Crafted program.

    Rogers, the son of Charlene Rogers and the late Eddie Rogers of Corinth, has owned Jeff Rogers Photography, Inc. for more than 22 years and is participating in the market for the second time.

  • Heeger-Hartman to serve on board

    Dr. Alice Heeger-Hartman is the newest member of the Grant County Board of Education.

    She grew up in Connecticut, then moved to Pennsylvania, before settling as a teenager in Northern Kentucky, where she graduated from Simon Kenton High School.

    She attended Union College in Barbourville, then received her Doctorate of Chiropractic from National College of Chiropractic in Illinois.

    She returned to Kentucky and opened her office in Grant County in 1990 and practiced until her retirement in 2005.  

  • WHS cheerleaders’ careers come to an end

    When the Williamstown boys and girls’ basketball seasons came to a close, it also meant an end to the cheerleading careers for six Williamstown cheerleaders.

    Ashley Farley, Nicole Hendy, Shelby Horn, Sara Moreland, Rachel Morris and Katie Webster have each cheered for Williamstown for different lengths of time, but they know the impact that their class has had.

  • How smart are you?

    Q In the United States general population, how many adults suffer from high blood pressure?

    A. 1 in 2    B. 1 in 3    C. 1 in 5

    This is the kind of question a team of five teens from Grant County faced during the state LifeSmarts competition held last week in Frankfort. The event, a game-show style competition, asks teens questions involving personal finance, consumer rights, health and safety, technology and the environment.

  • Grant library to host health and safety fair March 27

    From stop, drop and roll to emergency planning, the Grant County Public Library will be offering health and safety information to the public.

    The inaugural Passport to Health and Safety Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 27.

    “It started with us talking about kids going to be off school soon and be with babysitters and having more free time,” said Wynita Worley, public service librarian. “We thought it would be a good idea to spend a Saturday teaching kids and their parents how to be safe physically and emotionally.”