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Today's News

  • Williamstown named Grand Champions

    WHS Band of Spirit wins grand champion at South Laurel

    “ With Pride” they say as the season presses on.
    The Williamstown Band of Spirit is approaching the final weeks of the season and traditionally, these weeks are the most intense.
    The Williamstown Marching Band was one of 14 bands who traveled to London, Ky., on Oct. 15 to compete in the South Laurel Cardinal Classic.
    The competition started out with a bang.
    Taking the field at 3:30 p.m., the Band of Spirit was the first band on the field.

  • Allphins anniversary party cancelled

    The 50th wedding anniversary celebration for Ron and Judy Allphin scheduled for Oct. 27 has been cancelled

  • Furnish sisters: gentle ladies, farmers

    Furnish sisters: gentle ladies, farmers

    A line from an Irish blessing bids, “May you always have work for your hands to do.” No one would agree with that more than Frances Furnish and her sister, Eileen, who have spent a good part of their lives as farmers.
    A resident of Grant Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center in Williamstown for the past two years, Frances recently won the Sunbridge Healthcare Art from the Heart contest with her “Sun Bonnet Sue” hand sewn quilt.

  • Alger receives honors from Murray State

    Isaac Alger from Williamstown High School received the
    Certificate of Recognition from the Commonwealth Honors Academy at a reunion
    of Academy scholars held at Murray State University on Sept. 17.
    Dr. Warren Edminster, Academic Dean of the Academy,
    and Dr. Don Robertson, Vice President for Student Affairs of Murray State presented the award to Alger. Alger and 93 other students completed the three-week Academy at Murray
    State between June 3 and June 25.  During the three weeks, Academy

  • The importance of God's Word

    The Importance of God’s Word

    The BIBLE, yes that’s the book for me, I stand upon the word of God, the BIBLE! That was a familiar and fun song that many of us sang as children, about the importance of the word of God.
    It cannot be overstated that the Bible is a foundation of our faith. The Word of God is central to understanding who God is and what He desires from his people. I think most believers would agree that the holy scriptures are vital. However, our actions sometimes reflect a different reality.  

  • Church Notes Oct. 20

    Church News 10-20-11

    Christ Community
    • Last Sunday, Rhonda spoke on having "overflowing hope"  (Romans 15:13.

    Clarks Creek Baptist
    • Oct. 20 through Oct. 22 - Bro. Scotty McDowell will be holding a revival at Clarks Creek Baptist. Each service begins at 7 p.m., with the exception of Saturday night service and it will begin with a meal at 6:30 p.m.
    • Special music nightly along with the Creative Ministry Team performing one night.

    Corinth Christian

  • Poverty simulation highlights struggles families face

    For two hours, Wynita Worley was a 21-year community college student who was suddenly in charge of three younger siblings when her father was sentenced to 45 days in jail.
    While the family’s rent and child care was paid, there was no income for utilities and groceries.
    Worley and her siblings had to find a way to survive not unlike many other struggling families in Kentucky.

  • How do you celebrate a Night of Fright?

    Ghost hunter to visit library

  • Teenager saves mom; honored by firefighters

    Casey Jones is polite and has a sweet smile.
    The freshman at Grant County High School can also add “hero” to what people say about him.
    “He’s got a big responsibility on his shoulders and we felt like he should be honored for that,” said Charlie Conley, safety officer for the Dry Ridge Fire Department.
    Casey was made an honorary member of the Dry Ridge Fire Department earlier this month for keeping calm when his mother has a diabetic emergency.

  • Free Makeover for Holidays

    The American Cancer Society and St. Elizabeth Grant Co. are offering
    Look Good Feel Better at 6 p.m. on Nov 7, a program for female cancer patients who are in treatment.
    Learn how to enhance your appearance with free makeup for the holidays.
    The program is free to all participants. Contact your American Cancer Society at 859-647-2200 to register for the session (RSVP required.)