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Today's News

  • Vaught's Views

    For the last 40 years, Rob Bromley has covered University of Kentucky sports — along with other things — for  WKYT-TV (Channel 27) in Lexington. However, he announced last week he was retiring at the end of September.

    I had been covering UK sports for about two years when Bromley started and never in 40 years have I heard him say anything bad about anyone or anyone say anything bad about one of the nicest men I’ve ever known. He’s also the most tenured television anchor on the air in Kentucky.

  • WHS falls 5-1 in All 'A' first round

     

    By Pat Gatewood

    Gallatin County Jr. hurler Austin Spada struck out six and allowed four hits, his last pitch, eventually resulted in the lone Williamstown run in the Demons’ 5-1 first round loss in the  8th Region All “A” Baseball Tournament April 10 at Williamstown High School. 

  • Lady Demons win again in final at bat

     

    By Tim Seevers

    For the second time in just a week the Williamstown Lady Demons won a game in their last at bat with two outs.  

    This time it happened against the Walton Verona Lady Bearcats in the 8th Region All-A Classic held at Williamstown High School on April 10.  

  • Lady Demons defeat Gallatin County 10-0

     

    By Tim Seevers

    The Williamstown Lady Demons softball team took a five inning 10-0 victory over the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats on April 7 at Williamstown High School.

    Lady Demon’s senior pitcher Jade Pinkston went the distance on the mound, tossing a one-hit shutout.  

    She had 14 strikeouts, walking only one Lady Wildcat batter. Pinkston has 56 strikeouts on the season.  

    Pinkston also did damage her bat. She went three for three on the night, including a triple and drove in two runs.  

  • Demons go cold, fall 7-1

     

    By Pat Gatewood

    Williamstown opened their 32nd District schedule in an April 4 tilt against Walton-Verona.

    The Bearcats were playing their third game in five days against 32nd District foes, going 1-1 against Grant County over the stretch, including a loss less than 24 hours prior to stepping off the bus in Williamstown.

  • National organ donation month raises awareness, urges registration

    By Cheyene Miller

    Staff Writer

  • Look who's coming to dinner

     

    By Rachel Dawn

  • Williamstown woman dies in Florence wreck

    A 50-year-old Williamstown woman was killed in a two-vehicle T-Bone collision March 31 on Sam Neace Road near Florence.
    Cheryl Jeffers died in the accident while five others were also sent to the hospital.
    The wreck happened around 7:05 p.m. when a 2000 Mercury Villager, operated by 31-year-old Amber Wesley of Independence, was driving westbound on Weaver Road when she made a left turn onto Sam Neace Road.

  • Faith to Stand gets community involved in drug battle

    A hundred people registered for Faith to Stand, sponsored by the Grant County Drug Task Force and Champions for a Drug-Free Grant County, held April 1 at Grant County High School.
    Vendors, with expertise in drug counseling, and other addiction related services, had resource tables throughout the hallway.

  • Senior Bash, other park programs cut

    The annual Back to School Bash, Easter Egg Hunt and Senior Bash events have been put on the chopping block for this year. The cost-saving measures came after recent cuts to the Grant County Parks and Recreation Department during the county’s financial crisis.

    Parks and Recreation director Mattie Gutman said parks and recreation programming was cut in at least half.
    Gutman is currently the only full-time employee in the Parks and Recreation Department.