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Today's News

  • The problem with dating your phone

    “I love texting! It’s so much more impersonal than talking face to face.” – a text from me to my friend Tara
     In the movie “Her,” a man in Los Angeles dates his smartphone.
    It’s not as far-fetched as it sounds.
    The movie is set in the future, but not that far into the future, in a time when people feel more comfortable and connected with their pocket-size computers than with other humans.

  • CHURCH NOTES 8-14-14

      Christ Community Assembly of God
    • Aug. 17 - Mark Hurston will be preaching. Come join us at 11 a.m. on Sundays.
    • The adult Sunday School Class meets at 10 a.m. and is getting ready to begin a study of the book of Revelation. For more information, call 859-394-2586.  
    • Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.
    • The Assembly of God church is located at 139 North Main Street in Williamstown. For more information about the church, call 859-394-2586.

  • New Face you'll see

    Jon Popham
    Family: mother, Debbie Popham, and father, Dennis Popham
    Subject/grade teaching: Elementary Special Education
    Educational background: BA- Geography- University of Kentucky and MAT-Special Education- University of the Cumberlands
    Previous teaching experience: first year teaching
    Describe your approach/philosophy to teaching: Promote a positive learning environment that is fun and engaging for the students. I hope that my students can take away life skills as well as academic knowledge from my classroom.

    Ben Chapman

  • GCHS FFA visits Gateway Community College

    The Grant County High School Chapter of the National FFA Organization visited Gateway Community and Technical College for a breakfast with the National FFA Officers. This event is annually sponsored by Toyota Motors Manufacturing.  

  • Camp Demons prepares sixth graders
  • GCHS alumni soccer game canceled

    The Grant County High School boys and girls soccer alumni game on Aug. 9 at Grant County Middle School has been canceled.
    The cancellation is due to the KHSSA announcing a new rule stating members cannot scrimmage against non-member schools.

  • Youth cross country series begins Aug. 21

    Grant County Parks and Recreation is hosting its 13th annual youth cross country series for youth entering kindergarten through the eighth grade.
    The enrollment fee is $10 for Grant County residents and $20 for any out-of-county residents. Included in the fee is a series T-shirt and an award for all those who complete the requirements.
    Along with the awards, a traveling trophy will be awarded to the school with the most participants.
    Registration is available at www.grantcountyparks.com or at Sherman Elementary at 5 p.m. Aug. 14.

  • Hudsons place at Junior Olympics

    Halee and Bryan Hudson spent their summer at the track, competing most weekends since the end of May at meets all over the mid-west. Hours of practice and competition paid huge dividends, though, as they represented Kentucky well on the national stage.  

  • Eastern Kentucky University recognizes spring graduates and Announces Spring 2014 Dean’s List

    Eastern Kentucky University recognizes
    spring graduates
    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,707 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2014 semester. The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 10.
    Local EKU graduates include:
    • Christopher Miles Fortner of Corinth, Cum Laude  BM in music
    • Deanna Marie Souder of Corinth, BBA in accounting
    • Jessica Elizabeth Slone of Dry Ridge, BA in English
    • Lynn Aaron Smith of Dry Ridge, BA in history teaching

  • CHURCH NOTES 8-7-14

     Christ Community Assembly of God
    • Tom Nezi shared his testimony that you can change the outside without a heart change.  Tom has fully surrendered his life to Christ and has been transformed through the power of the Holy Spirit.
    • Aug. 17 - Mark Hurston will be preaching. Come join us at 11 a.m. on Sundays.
    • Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.