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Today's News

  • Nimersheim to attend leadership institute

    Susan Calloway Nimersheim, director of the Grant County Public Library, has been accepted as a member of the first Library Leadership Institute for public library directors. The yearlong institute features four sessions of two days each and is being offered through the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA.)

  • GCHS students teach DRE preschoolers
  • Courtney chosen to attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

    Nicole Courtney, a junior at Grant County High School, has been chosen to attend the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL), sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau.

  • Couple celebrates golden anniversary

    Jerry and Kay Hicks will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from noon to 2 p.m. June 20 at the Williamstown United Methodist Church, where they where married on Father’s Day, June 19, 1960.

    They have a son, Greg Hicks, and his wife, Joyce and a daughter, Sherry Mason and her, husband Tim. The couple has five grandchildren.

    Your presence and best wishes are appreciated, they request no gifts.

  • Local students named to CU dean’s and president’s lists

    Lee Michael Page of Crittenden and Aaron Michael Hutchinson of Dry Ridge have been named to the dean’s list at Campbellsville University for the spring 2010 semester. Both students are seniors.

    Sarah Elizabeth Rose, a senior from Dry Ridge, has been named to the president’s list.

  • WHS donates money, supplies to St. Elizabeth cancer center

    Williamstown Independent Schools recently proved that spare pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters add up.

    The Williamstown High School Key Club, a teen service organization through Williamstown Kiwanis, organized the “Coin Battle for Comfort” from April 26-30 in order to raise funds for the St. Elizabeth Grant County Cancer Services Center.

  • Brewer recognized for Dams of Distinction

    Howard Brewer, Jr., of Dry Ridge, was recently recognized by the American Hereford Association (AHA) for producing a cow named to the Dams of Distinction list.

    “These are the most efficient cows in the Hereford breed,” said Craig Huffhines, AHA’s Executive Secretary. “They have met the strictest requirements for early calving, reproductive efficiency, calving intervals of no greater than one year, and weaning weight ratios in he top end of the breeder’s herd.”

  • Howard recognized as student of excellence

    Jordan Howard of Williamstown has been recognized as a student of excellence in English by the United States Achievement Academy.

    The Academy recognized fewer than 10 percent of all American high school students.

    Howard, who attends Williamstown Middle School, was nominated for this honor by his English teacher, Steve Sigmon.

    Howard is the son of Brian and Stephanie Howard of Williamstown and the grandson of Gary and Pam Humphrey of Crittenden and Shirley and Marilyn Howard Williamstown.

  • Firefighters visit Mason-Corinth Elementary
  • Work, girl, Dec. 9

    Shelley Work, of Clarksville, Tenn., formerly of Dry Ridge, would like to announce the birth of her daughter.

    Alaina Monroe Work was born Dec. 9, 2009.  

    She weighed 7 pounds and 15 ounces and was 22 inches long.

    Alaina is the granddaughter of Nelson and Lynn Work, of Dry Ridge.  She is the great granddaughter of Pete and Kathy Roland, of Holbrook, the late Marvin Monroe Robinson and the late Ezra Lee and Nellie Work.