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Today's News

  • Severe Thunderstom Watch Until 9 p.m.

    The National Weather Service out of Wilmington, Ohio, has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Grant County, until 9 p.m. tonight.

  • Get your stats, news, photos published in the Grant County News

    The surest way to get the word out about your Grant County or Williamstown team is to have it published in the sports pages of The Grant County News, the only publication devoted to news and sports in Grant County.

  • THIS WEEK IN GRANT COUNTY SPORTS 3.29.12

    GRANT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

    Baseball
    March 30 Grant County vs. Scott County Freshman 5:30 p.m.
    March 30 Grant County at Collins 6 p.m.
    March 31 Grant County at Harrison County 12 p.m.

    Softball
    March 29 Grant County at Conner 5:30 p.m.
    March 30 Grant County vs.Conner at Softball City in Taylor Mill 5:30 p.m.
    March 31 Grant County vs. Bourbon County at Softball City in Taylor Mill 10:30 a.m.

  • SCORES OF ALL SORTS 3.29.12

    GRANT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

    SOFTBALL

    Last week’s results
    Grant County 4, Henry County 3

  • GRANT COUNTY NEWS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK 3.29.12

    Blake Edmondson has been named the Grant County News Athlete of the Week for March 29. Edmondson is the son of Rodney and Celisa Edmondson.
    Grade in school: Senior
    Sport: Track and Field
    Age: 18
    Hometown: Williamstown
    Accomplishments: Graduating from high school
    History in your sport: I have participated in track since the first season, back in the 2009-10 school year.

  • Hicks to host youth basketball camp, June 4-6

    The third annual Future Stars camp, hosted by Grant County High School basketball coach Jim Hicks, will be held June 4-6 at GCHS.

    The first session is for grades kindergarten through fifth grade and the second session is for grades six through eight. The first session will run from 9 a.m. to noon and the second session will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Cost is $45 per person and will include a T-shirt. For more information, contact coach Hicks at 606-465-0624.

  • Basketball game to benefit Chesnut family

    A basketball game benefiting the Chesnut family will be held on April 20 at Grant County Middle School.

    The game will be the Grant County School staff against the National Guard team.

    Proceeds from the game will benefit the Chesnut family, as they begin to rebuld after the tragic fire.

    Tip-off us set for 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children.

    For more information, contact, Tammy Turner at 824-7161.

  • Lady Demons fall to Lady Royals 12-5

    The game was closer than the score, but a loss is still a loss, as the Williamstown Lady Demons fell to Mason County, 12-5, March 26 at home.

    “We struggled with our hitting,” Lady Demons coach Melissa Gayhart said. “We left 10 on base and we just didn’t finish.”

    Gayhart said the Lady Demons are struggling to find a catcher and have relied on sixth grader Nicole Hankinson to play behind the plate, after losing senior Tiffany Foley for the season with a back injury.

  • ‘Cats advance to ‘Blue Orleans’

    Coach John Calipari might not have wanted revenge to be a motivating factor for his team and said after the game that they never discussed it.  But the blue clad Kentucky fans that filled the Georgia Dome in Atlanta March 23 definitely had it on their mind.

    Terrence Jones got the scoring started with a three pointer and jumper, quickly surpassing his forgettable performance in the first meeting this season.  The fast paced end to end action was only stopped by the quick, and at times questionable, whistles of the officials.  

  • Hess to run with Campbellsville this fall

    Danny Hess will extend his running career, after signing his national letter of intent March 20 with Campbellsville University.

    Hess transferred to Grant County High School after his freshman year from Williamstown High School. He ran two full seasons for the Braves, ran at the state meet both years.

    “I have always wanted to run at the collegiate level, since I began running,” Hess said. “To fulfill that dream, it means a lot to me.”

    Hess said he came to GCHS to run for coach Marlon Kinsey.