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Today's News

  • WHAT’S HAPPENING IN GRANT COUNTY?

    The National Safety Council will hold a CPR and First Aid Class from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m, on Nov. 9. at the Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department.
    The cost is $35 for a two-year certification. Call Chief Les Whalen at 859-743-0857 (cell) or 859-824-4959 (FH) or e-mail him @ chiefwvfd@yahoo.com to reserve a spot.
     

  • WHAT’S HAPPENING IN GRANT COUNTY?

    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.)

  • WHAT’S HAPPENING IN GRANT COUNTY?

    The Williamstown Baptist Church is again delivering Hope Thanksgiving Day meals to shut-ins and those in need throughout Grant County. In 2010, this project reached over 550 people in the community, the largest number since this ministry started. The meals will be delivered by noon on Thanksgiving day. If there is someone in need of a hot Thanksgiving meal with all of the trimmings, contact the church at 859-824-4102 and ask for Diane. The deadline for reservations is Nov. 20.

  • Wildfire Wins Boone Nightmare

    Grant County’s Wildfire Soccer Team won the Boone County Youth Soccer Association’s 2011 Nightmare Tournament held Oct. 15 and 16 at Central Park, located in Union.  
    The championship game was a tie at the end of regular time with a score of 1-1.  After two additional five-minute periods, the game was still tied.  The game was decided with a penalty kick shootout.  The Wildfire team won the penalty kick shootout by 3-1.

  • GCHS Senior Night is Oct. 21

    GCHS SENIOR NIGHT IS OCT. 21 - The Braves lost to Conner 63-14 Oct. 14 in Hebron. It was their third consecutive loss and the team has now surrendered 200 points in those games, an average of 66 points per game. The Braves have only scored 46 points in that span. Next up for Grant County is senior night on Oct. 21, as the team will honor the five seniors on the team, J.T. Allshouse, Josh Brewer, Lucas Button, A.J. Hall and Ethan Magee before game time. The Braves will face Cooper. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for parents.

  • Blake Dills Player of Week

    Week 8 Player of the Week - Blake Dills was named the Braves Week 8 Player of the Week. Dills had three catches for 59 yards and one touchdown against Scott on Oct. 7. The award is sponsored by Carolyn Thomas Thompson State Farm Insurance.

  • Lady Braves fall to Owen County

    Minutes after watching Williamstown lose a heartbreaking defeat to Walton-Verona, the Grant County Lady Braves followed, dropping two sets to Owen County in the 32nd District Tournament Oct. 12.
    On the last play of the game that sealed the victory for Owen County, the ball was set by senior Paige Elliott, but instead of the ball going forwards, the ball went behind her landing on the ground. The game ended the high school volleyball careers of five seniors.

  • Braves soccer season is long, winding

    It was a long and winding road for the 2011 Grant County Braves soccer team. The season was full of ups and downs that started with week one.
    How would the team replace 11 seniors from last season’s 13-win season, a school record?
    Freshman and sophomores with no varsity experience, who were also learning the ropes with a new coach, the former junior varsity coach, had to step up.

  • Kellam finishes 20th at state golf tourney


    Sarah Kellam’s goal was to make it to the second day of the state golf tournament
    Kellam, a junior at Grant County High School, placed 20th in the 2011 Leachman/Buick/GMC/Cadillac KHSAA Girls State Tournament Oct. 7-8 in Bowling Green.
    Kellam shot a two-day total of 164, but Kellam believed she could have done better. Even her coach Marcus Camacho felt she could do better.

  • Lady Braves fall to Walton

    The cards weren’t on the table for the Grant County Lady Braves soccer team, as they lost the 23rd district tournament championship game to Walton-Verona 1-0 on Oct. 12 in Maysville.
    For senior defender Emily Tillman it was disappointing to see her last district tournament ending with a loss to a team Grant County beat 4-1 in the regular season.
    “It hit me before our game against Walton-Verona that this is my last time playing in the postseason for Grant County,” she said.