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Today's News

  • Community Calendar 9-3-09

    CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    • The Grant County Industrial Development Authority will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Chamber of Commerce in Williamstown.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Corinth Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at Noble’s.

    • The Williamstown Kiwanis will meet at noon Sept. 9 at El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant in Williamstown.

    • The Williamstown F&AM No. 85 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10.

    CLUBS

  • Youth Cross Country Series Results

    Girls Middle/High School

    1 Katelyn Simons 6:42.5

    2 Destiny Simons 7:03.7

    3 Courtney Colson 7:18.6

    4 Elizabeth Robinson 7:40.7

    5 Hayley Leach 7:44.2

    6 Alli Flick 8:22.4

    7 Janelle Tobler 8:46.4

    8 Kaylie Ezell 8:47.2

    9 Serena Purnell 8:50.8

    10 Amanda Cottrell 9:14.1

  • Demons compete in NCKC race

    The Williamstown cross country team was anxious to see how they would race on their changed course at home.

    Coach Michelle Whaley designed the course, but the team only had one day to prepare for the NCKC race that Williamstown hosted.

    The boys’ team came in third, while sophomore Katie Butler finished 10th on Sept. 1.

  • Old time attitudes

    How interesting…  When I was young, to hear a speech by the President of the United States was a good thing.  And, because I was and am an American; to listen to the President was a given.  He is, after all, the elected leader of our country, indeed the embodiment of our country.

    However, apparently my views are old, antiquated and, well in some views, apparently un-American.

  • Police Reports 9-10-09

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

    Deputy Kevin Burke investigated an accident at 7:51 p.m. on Aug. 22 on Leaning Oak Road. The driver involved was Bill White, 46, of Corinth, driving a 1998 Dodge. White struck a parked 1996 Ford belonging to Natasha Mercer of Berry.

    Sgt. Terry Osborne investigated an accident at 9:37 a.m. on Aug. 24 on Sherman Newtown Road. The drivers involved were Chad A. Coldiron, 28, of Crittenden, driving a 2005 Chevrolet and Aurtha R. Gordon, 82, of Crittenden, driving a 1988 Oldsmobile.

  • Braves shutout Walton-Verona

    Entering their game against Walton-Verona, the Grant County High School football team knew they were facing a team that was hungry for their first win.

    The problem for the Bearcats was that GCHS was hungrier to stay undefeated.

    The Braves defeated Walton-Verona 21-0 on Sept. 5.

    “The seniors did a good job of leading and it’s always good to start the season 2-0,” GCHS coach Mike Davis said. “I felt like we should have put the ball in the end zone more, but we controlled the line of scrimmage.”

  • GCMS takes old school approach to gridiron

    Grant County Middle School’s football team has gone back to the old school.

    The Braves are running the single-wing offense and it has helped them start their season with a 3-1 record after their 38-0 win over Paris Middle School on Sept. 1.

  • Swine flu precautions encouraged

    Local schools and the health department are preparing for the potential of the swine flu (H1N1) virus emerging in Grant County.

    Deaths from the virus have been reported as close as Ohio and Indiana and at least 16 cases of swine flu have been confirmed in Kenton, Boone and Campbell counties.

    However, no cases have been confirmed in Grant County.

  • Epperson celebrates 92nd birthday

    On Sat., Aug. 15, a 92nd birthday party was given for Loretta Epperson, of Corinth, at Butler State Park in Carrollton.

    Those attending included: Bobby and Juanita Jones; Don and Gladys Poe; Henry Jones; Bonnie Jones; Leroy Jones; Elsie Dever; Jennifer and Terry Rader; Jason, Anita and Cason Jones; Shane, Kristi, Roman, Coleman and Kirsten Gillispie; Gary and Joy Kelly; Rebecca Gracie and Aaron Pugh; Jimmy Rose; Lisa, Hannah and Morgan Hart; Danny and Mary Jane Jones and David and Connie Jones.

     

  • Senior connection lifts GCHS to win

    After the snap, quarterback Randy Salyers waited and waited, looking downfield for an open receiver while his offensive line bought him time.

    Wide receiver Tyler Sheffield broke from the line of scrimmage, hustled down the field and battled to get open.

    Before Sheffield was open, Salyers let the ball fly and as it floated in the air, Sheffield snagged it, broke a tackle and ran to the one-yard line before being tackled.