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Today's News

  • Braves defeated by Anderson

    The rain fell all week and soaked into the Grant County High School football field.

    When the Braves faced Anderson County on Sept. 25, the field had turned into a mud pit.

    The teams slid all over the field and the Braves fell 41-0 in their first district game.

    “Anderson County is a good football team and I thought early on, we played with a deer in the headlights look,” coach Mike Davis said. “We came out, not flat, but like we didn’t believe. We fell behind and then started to play Grant County football.”

  • Families can read in Prime Time at library

    Family reading will be going on during Prime Time for a second straight year at the Grant County Public Library.

    The six-week series to enhance family reading is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays Oct. 1 to Nov. 5.

    Prime Time Family Reading Time is for 6 to 10-year-olds and their families and includes a free dinner, listening to stories, talking about books and learning about the library.

    The program is sponsored by Kentucky Humanities Council and Kentucky Department For Libraries and Archives.

  • Williamstown educators present at statewide conference

    Three educators from Williamstown High School recently shared successful math strategies to help students succeed.

    Williamstown Jr./Sr. High School Principal Misty Buchanan and teachers Ann Rourk and Deana Cummins presented at the Kentucky Association of School Council’s annual “Schools That Lead the Way” conference in Louisville.

    The school was chosen because of their high test scores in all areas, but math was the area of focus for the presentation.

  • Collier, boy, Sept. 26

    Shane and Trista Collier of Williamstown would like to announce the birth of their first child.

    Jeremiah Allen Collier was born at 9:15 a.m. Sept. 26, 2009 at St. Elizabeth South.

    He weighed 7 pounds and 6 ounces and was 20.75 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Larry and Sabra Hutcherson of Corinth. His maternal great grandparents are Ruth Tate of Burlington and the late Paul Tate.

    His paternal grandparents are Jeff and Betty Collier of Williamstown. His paternal great grandparents are Melvin and Mary Gay of Lawrenceburg.

  • 'We're lucky'

    Dustin and Jamie Fryar and their four sons were sound asleep on Sept. 20 when they were rudely awakened by bright lights inside their Williamstown home.

    Dustin couldn’t find his glasses. Jamie managed to jump up and grab their 8-month-old son, Daniel, who was sleeping in his car seat next to the bed.

    It was then Jamie realized her house, or at least the front part of it, had crashed into her bedroom after a full-size pickup truck ran off Falmouth Street and into the home.

  • Police Reports 10-1-09

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

    Sgt. Terry Osborne investigated an accident at 10:05 p.m. Sept. 18 on Lebanon Road. The drivers involved were Donald R. Combs, 37, of Dry Ridge, driving a 1991 Ford and Carylon A. Springer, 58, of Crittenden, driving a 2000 Cadillac.

  • Rain washes out most Horse Heritage Day activities

    Horse pulls at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27 are the only activities from the Horse Heritage Days that survived this week's rain.

    Festival organizers opted to cancel today and this weekend's activities at the new Grant County Fairgrounds on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown after it rained most of the week.

    The horse pulls will be held at Kentucky Cowtown on Eibeck Lane (off U.S. 25) in Williamstown.

  • Lady Demons win on senior night

    The Williamstown volleyball team started senior night with speeches and gifts from the younger players. They ended the night with a dominant win over a district opponent.

    The Lady Demons defeated Owen County in two sets (25-16, 25-15) on Sept. 23.

    “It was a real fun night because we played together,” senior Chelsea Fitterer said. “We all want to win and that helps us work together.”

    The Lady Demons celebrated the careers of Fitterer, Taylor Eldridge and Sara Moreland.

  • Wright takes first at regional

    The wind whipped across Eagle Creek Country Club’s golf course, but Zach Wright was able to manage his game.

    Wright, junior at Grant County High School, bounced back from a slow start to shoot a 71 at Eagle Creek to earn first place at the regional tournament on Sept. 27. With first place, Wright will advance to the state tournament at the Bowling Green Country Club on Oct. 6. Wright also played in the state tournament the past two seasons.

  • Lovelaces celebrate 50 years

    Gary and Bess Lovelace will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 26, 2009.

    The Lovelace’s lived in Dry Ridge before moving to Pendleton County eight years ago.

    The couple has three sons, Greg and Tom Lovelace and the late Mike Lovelace, three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

    A celebration of their anniversary will be held from 2  to 5 p.m. on Sept. 27 at the Farm Bureau Building at 400 Main Street in Falmouth.

    The family requests no gifts.