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Today's News

  • Pickrell named new WHS band director

    Mike Pickrell knows filling the shoes of Williamstown Band of Spirit director Bob Gregg will not be easy, but he’s up for the challenge.

    The 27-year-old Monticello native has been hired to replace Gregg, who will be retiring after winning five state titles at WHS.

    He has spent the past four years as band director at Keller High School in Texas.

    “I’m very excited to follow Mr. Gregg,” Pickrell said. “He has created a culture of excellence and high standards.

  • Set in Stone
  • Sherman April Students of the Month

    front row, Dylan Dionne, Johannan Mendoza Aguazul, Steven Gray, Aiden Peace, Leslie Rosendo, Macklyn Mcintosh, Wyatt Littrell, Jared Ada and Nancy Chappell; second row, Thomas Swaggin, Jackie Sims, Aviana Baker, Carson Bick, Tyler Merrill, Malachi Newman, Brayden Hundly, Hayden Lawson and Garrett Terry; back row, JoAnn Chappell, Ryan Davis, Shyann McNay, Koby Leazer, Michael Partin, Darren Kearns, Andrew Marcum and Breanna Wissing.

  • Sherman April Awesome Students

    front row, Brianna Prince, Abigal Richardson, Brianna Beach, Dakota Coomer, McKenzie Finkenstadt, Kaylee Bonar, Zander Rains, Madison Nickell and Malachi Huber; second row, Amber Davis, Tara Preston, Shelby Coffey, Hyway Webster, Logan Sutherland, Sarah Grah, Angela Hill and Skyler Fayard; back row, Jason Beach, Mary Whitson, Bryndal Stidhams, Cory Wells, Sydney Slover, Paige Haney and Emily Flora.

  • Bowlin receives service award for work with MSU alumni

    Brent Bowlin, a 2006 graduate of Grant County High School, is a music education major at Morehead State University.

    While at MSU, he has studied percussion with Dr. Brian S. Mason, Frank Oddis, Ming Hui-Kuo and Mark McCafferty.

  • GCHS JROTC Raiders Shine At Louisville Competition

    The Grant County High School JROTC Raider Teams completed this season’s competition schedule with a final meet at Southern Magnet High School in Louisville on April 16.  Thirty high schools from Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Tennessee and Ohio competed in various events.

    Grant County won the following awards:
    • First place - Wooden Obstacle Course Category
    • Second place - Team Wheelbarrow Race Category
    • Third place - Team Mystery Problem-Solving Category

  • CHRUCH NOTES 5.12.11

    Cherry Grove Pentecostal Church of God
    • May 21 – Men’s ministry prayer breakfast at 9 a.m. R.S.V.P. to Ron Lantz at 859-428-0374.
    • Last Sunday, mothers were honored. The church is planning a food pantry in the near future—more information to be announced. The church is located on Cherry Grove Road, Williamstown.

    Christ Community

  • Grace comes in all sizes

    I’m going to tell you something that will make you crazy. It might make you throw this newspaper down or spit out your coffee. You may send me a scathing e-mail or anonymous letter. You’ll definitely question my Christianity.

    Here it goes: Jeffrey Dahmer might be in heaven.

  • Celebrating A Milestone
  • UPCOMING EVENTS

    Dry Ridge Elementary SBDM
    The Dry Ridge Elemenary SBDM May meeting has been changed to 4 p.m. May 16.

    Library trustees to meet May 23
    There will be a special meeting to conduct the monthly business of the library at 6:30 p.m. May 23 at 201 Barnes Road in Williamstown. The GCPL Foundation will meet immediately following the business meeting.

    Clerk’s office closed for election