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    Hi! My name is Brooklynn Rose Osborne.

    I was born on Jan. 3, 2007 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

    My parents are Roy and Jamie Osborne of Williamstown.

    My grandparents are Jerry and Susan Bailey of Dry Ridge and Barbara Osborne of Williamstown.

    My favorite things to do are color, watch Dora the Explorer and play with my brothers.

  • Wright wins Grant County Invitational

    When: Sept. 18

    Where: Eagle Creek Country Club

    What:  The Braves golf team (307) hosted their annual Grant County Invitational Golf Tournament, defeating runner-up Pendleton County (324) by 17 strokes.Senior Zach Wright (66) took the individual title edging out Pendleton County’s Phoenix Ramsey and Clay County’s Todd McDaniel (72).

    Upcoming: Grant County will play in the regional tournament, Sept. 28 at Pendleton County Country Club.

  • Lady Braves win home golf tournament

    When: Sept. 11

    Where: Eagle Creek Country Club

    What: Lady Braves beat out Greenup County to win the Grant County Classic. Grant County had a team score of 330 as Greenup County finished with 338. Senior Kodi Hall led the Lady Braves, shooting a 76 overall, placing second. Grant County had four girls place in the top 15 in the match.

    Quote of the game: “It’s really nice to win your own tournament. It is the second year in a row the girls have done it.” -Marcus Camacho

  • WHS Band of Spirit awarded Grand Champion

    After a day of tough competition, the Williamstown Band of Spirit was awarded top honors Sept. 18 at the Madison Central Tournament of Bands in Richmond, receiving the Grand Champion trophy.  

    Competing in Class A preliminaries early in the day against Nicholas and Lee County; the band won first place, best color guard and best percussion in their class.

  • Benefit raises money for Grant County teen

    It is a parents’ worst nightmare when you find out your child gets an illness at a young age that can cause damage.

    For Barbie Deaton, that nightmare became reality on Aug. 14, when her 12-year-old daughter Sara was taken to the hospital, where on Aug. 16 she was diagnosed with transverse myelitis, a disease that can cause paralysis.

    For Sara, it caused her to be paralyzed from the waist down.

    “It was very scary,” she said. “It was like I was in a dream. I couldn’t believe it was happening.”

  • I’m acquainted with folks over there

    I’m not one to mark time by anniversary dates. It’s just not how my mind works, and there are a lot of things that I try to forget.


    They broadened their horizons, lived on their own and made new friends.

    This summer three students from Grant County High School and four from Williamstown High School attended the Governor’s Scholars Programs at Murray State University, Bellarmine University and Centre College.

    Andrea Clark, also a student at GCHS, was selected to attend the Governor’s School For the Arts. She attended Transylvania University.

  • Lady Demons sweep Lady Braves

    For the second consecutive season, the Williamstown Lady Demons swept the Grant County Lady Braves volleyball team, winning both sets (25-16, 25-22), Sept. 16 at Williamstown High School.

    “It was a nail-biter,” said Williamstown coach Wes Staff about the second match against Grant County.

    As far as the performance of the team in both matches, Staff felt his players were hitting the ball efficiently.

  • Racing in the rain

    As the 37th annual Grant County Invitational got under way, the boys’ varsity race had Mother Nature pour down rain right at the start of their race, Sept. 11 at Sherman Elementary.

    “It felt great,” said Williamstown senior Matt Lillard, who finished with a time of 23:24.7 and 135th place in the race. “I just couldn’t see because water was in my contacts, but I was really glad it ended after just a few minutes.”

    For Williamstown, the team finished 15th out of 21 schools in the event, making coach Michelle Whaley happy for her runners.

  • St. Xavier Tiger Run Results

    Grant County

    Girls' Varsity - Destiny Simmons (134), Katie Holtman (142), Kaitlyn Howard (158), Hayley Leach (161), Courtney Colson (181), Katelyn Simmons (190), Kassidy Milburn (211)

    Boys' Varsity - Jordan Cummins (27), Brandon Gouge (113), Tyler Edmondson (118), Dylan Jackson (147), Danny Hess (167), Jarred Baker (175), Justin McGough (201)

    Boys' Junior Varsity - Michael Schultz (53)