Today's News

  • Inside Our Schools

    Anthony Sarcione
    Anthony Sarcione, a 2009 graduate of Williamstown High School, was awarded the November 2010 Student of the Month at Morehead State University. This award is given by Morehead’s Student Government Association in recognition of a student’s demonstrating the hard work and dedication expected of Morehead State students.
    Sarcione has been on the dean’s list while attending Morehead and is majoring in elementary education. He also maintains a work-study position in the Business Department of the college.

  • The future of science

    Students showcased experiments, met individuals from diverse career fields

    Grant County Middle School hosted a Career Fair, in conjunction with their annual Science Fair on Jan. 31 in the GCMS gym. Individuals from different career fields talked to students about their vocations.

  • For The Record Feb. 10, 2011

    Civil Suits
    Nov. 18:
    CitiMortgage, Inc. vs. Eddie King, Sr., Beneficial Kentucky, Inc., United States of America-Served: Attorney General, United States of America-Served: U.S. Attorney and Unknown Defendant, spouse of Eddie King, Sr., default of payment on note
    Regions Bank vs. Mia R. Stamper and Michael A. Stamper, default of payment on note
    North American Tax Solutions, LLC vs. Edna Lambert Estate-C/O Robert Plunkett and Kentucky Tax Bill Servicing, Inc., default of payment on delinquent taxes

  • Inmates indicted for contraband

    Six female inmates at the Grant County Detention Center have been charged with promoting contraband.
    The incident occurred after one of the inmates, Tonya Hopper-Manello, allegedly brought drugs, including Percocet and Xanax into the facility and shared them with her cellmates.


    The grand jury, which met Jan. 12, returned indictments against 30 people.
    An indictment means there is probable cause to believe a crime has been committed; guilt or innocence is established later through the trial procedure.
    Indictments were returned against six inmates at the Grant County Detention Center. They are charged with promoting contraband. See accompanying story.
    Others indicted were:

  • Lady Braves game vs. Spencer County is canceled

    The Lady Braves game tonight vs. Spencer County has been canceled. No make up game has been scheduled. Check back for updates.

  • Kicking a bad habit

    Sitting at my fiancé’s farewell party from Home Depot, I noticed that one of the television’s in the Mellow Mushroom had the show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition on.
    I normally do not watch this show, as it can be heartbreaking to watch these struggling families deal with medical issues or worse, a loss of life.

  • Go red for women!

    Did you know:
    • Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women causing more deaths each year than breast cancer.
    • More women die of heart disease than men and women are less likely than men to receive appropriate treatment after a heart attack.
    • Heart attacks can be a silent killer. Know the warning signs of a heart attack and stroke and when to call 911.

  • All I need is Nanny’s Hat

    My grandfather met his future wife when he went calling on her older sister, Katherine. The second time he drove the buggy to the house it was to see Holly. She stood just at 5 feet tall, had long black hair, and what could best be described as flashing dark eyes. He was a big fellow, something over 6 feet, and had played football at Centre College in Danville.