Today's News

  • Snow piles on additional days

    The end of the year for students has been pushed back as snow days keep piling up for Grant County and Williamstown Independent Schools.

    Grant County Schools have missed eight days in December and January so far with more wintry weather expected.

    At this time last year, the district had missed half as many days on its way to a total of 10 missed days.

    The last day for students now has been moved from May 12 to May 25, but more snow would push the end of school back even further.

  • Granny died with dignity

    As Congress considers repealing the Obama administration’s healthcare bill, public discourse has returned to discussions about end-of-life care.
    In a Newsweek article, published Sept, 12, 2009, called “The Case for Killing Granny” Editor at Large Evan Thomas shared thoughts about his own mother’s decline, loss of quality of life and finally death from emphysema. But Thomas doesn’t stop there, he makes a case for rationing healthcare for the elderly.


    When things get tough, some Grant County students don’t even bother going home after school, they head for the Williamstown United Methodist Church and the Homework Hotline.

    There, they are greeted warmly, given an after school snack and get help with their hardest subjects, absolutely free.

    Monty Joe Lovell, a former principal at Grant County High School and his wife, Belinda, also a former teacher and principal, had a vision for the program.


    Officials at Grant and Williamstown Independent Schools will be facing mid-year budget cuts because of a more than $49 million state revenue shortfall.

    The Support Education Excellence in Kentucky (SEEK) fund, which is the primary source of monies provided to the state’s 174 public school districts, has less money than needed for the per-pupil funding authorized in the enacted budget for the current fiscal year.

  • Grant County Wrestling Meet At Campbell County High School Cancelled

    The Braves wrestling meet at Campbell County has been cancelled due to the weather conditions. Stay tuned for more information on a possible makeup date.

  • Lady Demons vs. Owen County 8th Region All "A" Classic Game Postponed

    The 8th Region All "A" Classic semi-final match with Owen County has been postponed due to the weather.

    The game is rescheduled for 6 p.m. Jan. 14, with the winner moving to the championship game Jan. 15 at 7 p.m.

  • Lady Braves lose close one 32-29
  • W’town seeks All “A” title

    It may not be March yet, but the Lady Demons are getting prepared for the 8th Region All “A” Classic tournament Jan. 13 at Walton-Verona High School.

    Williamstown will face Owen County in the semi-final match at 7 p.m.

  • A Blast From The Past 1.13.11

    15 Years Ago
    Jan. 21, 1996
    The Grant County 12 and Under team won the St. Mary’s Invitational in Alexandria. The team defeated St. Joseph of Cold Spring 53-34. Leading scorers for the Grant County team were Tyler Jones – 20 and Brian Meade – 10.

    25 Years Ago
    Jan. 16, 1986
    A new record was made, as Grant County senior David Shelton broke a 15-year-old record scoring 47 points in a 90-43 win over Bellevue. The record had been 46 points and was held by Jack Coe in 1971.

  • Lady Braves prep for Lady Cats

    After falling to Simon Kenton late in the game on Jan. 6, the Lady Braves will look to rebound against Henry County Jan. 14 at Grant County High School.

    “We were up a point to start the fourth quarter, but we just ran out of gas,” Lady Braves coach Darrell Guffey said.