Today's News

  • Lady Braves earn win over Williamstown

    Building a lead one inning at a time, Grant County’s softball team earned a win in their first district game.

    The Lady Braves defeated county rival Williamstown 9-0 on April 7.

    “The kids knew it was a district game and it was one of those games that they took by the teeth and did their job,” GCHS coach Ott Reed said.

  • Buchanan reassigned at Williamstown

    Williamstown Jr./Sr. High Principal Misty Buchanan has been reassigned within the district for the remainder of the school year.

    Buchanan, who was in her second year in the district, will serve as Head Start/Preschool program resource consultant.

    The Carrolton resident said she will be returning to Williamstown for the 2010-11 school year as a tenured teacher.

    Buchanan is certified to teach science and social studies for fifth through 12th grade.

    She said the decision for the reassignment was made by the district after her formal and informal evaluations.

  • Grant County School Board recognizes straight A students

    Grant County School Board recognizes straight A students

    The Grant County School Board of Education recognized freshman students who made straight A’s for the first semester at their meeting on March 11. They also recognized Ryan Shy as the student with the highest number of positive referrals from teachers.

  • Demons start season with consecutive wins

    A year removed from a five-win season, the Williamstown baseball team is starting off on the right foot and a big part of it is believing in themselves.

    The boys faced a hard test in their first game, falling behind 5-0 after the first inning to Gallatin County on March 23.

    Senior Joel Price was on the mound for the Demons, shaking off his start by following with four innings of shutout baseball as Williamstown rallied for a 7-6 victory.

  • Passion drove GCHS duo

    Basketball has been a lifelong passion for the duo that led the Grant County boys’ basketball team this season.

    Mike Davis and Isaiah Wartman only played together for the final two years of their high school careers, but both brought the same intensity every time they walked on to the hardwood.

  • Sports Shorts

    Grant County Youth Football holds camps

    The Grant County Youth Football League will hold its 2010 Youth Football Camp from April 19 through May 27. The camp will run for six weeks on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Sign-ups for the camp will be held April 10 and 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grant County High School football field house.

    Registration is $40 with an additional $10 equipment fee.

    For more information, contact Chris Helmer, GCYFL athletic director, at 757-9636 or Angie Hunley, league president, at 466-1467.

  • Williamstown Intermediate

    Kaylee Hicks is WES Intermediate Student of the Week. She is in Leannda Drysdale’s fourth grade class.

    “Kaylee Hicks is an excellent role model in my classroom. She works super hard, and is always willing to help others. She always gives her best effort and is a trustworthy young lady. I have enjoyed having Kaylee in my class this year, and will truly miss her when she moves on to fifth grade. It’s has been a privilege to be her teacher, and I can’t wait to see all that she will accomplish as she grows up,”says Drysdale.

  • Corinth woman dies in two-car accident

    A 54-year-old Corinth woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident March 25 at the intersection of KY 330 and KY 36 in Grant County.

    Connie Goins was a passenger in a 2003 Dodge mini-van that was hit on the passenger side by a 1997 GMC pickup truck around 8:40 p.m. during heavy rains.

    She was pronounced dead at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center-Grant County.

    The truck, driven by Brennan Reid, 20, of Falmouth, failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection before colliding with the van, according to law enforcement.

  • Williamstown Housing Authority honored

    The Housing Authority of Williamstown (HAW) was honored with the 2010 Agency of the Year Award from among those Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) in Kentucky managing less than 100 units.

    Kathy Faulkner has served as executive director of the HAW for 26 years.

    The HAW, located on Helton Road, has been in existence since the mid-1960s. The PHA utilizes an average annual subsidy of approximately $94,000 to carry out its mission to families in the area.

  • Sports Shorts

    Braves split games last week

    Score: 20-1 (five innings) win over Ludlow and 5-0 loss to Carroll County

    When: March 23 and 25

    Where: Grant County High School and Carroll County High School

    What: The Braves were able to rebound from their season opening loss to Bishop Brossart to dominate Ludlow 20-1. The Braves scored 10 in the first inning on their way to their five-inning victory.

    Hoping to continue with a win over Carroll County, the Braves were unable to muster any offense in a rain-soaked loss.