Four Grant County residents and Transylvania University students have been named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall term.
    The following students were recognized:
    • Home school graduate and Transylvania junior Caleb Ritchie, a music technology and applied music (piano) double major, is the son of Danny and Kari Ritchie of Corinth.


    • March 1-2 - Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary (428-2171)
    • March 3–4 - Mason-Corinth Elementary (824-9510)
    • March 7-8 - Dry Ridge Elementary (824-4484)
    • March 10-11 - Sherman Elementary (428-5500)  
    Children who will have their fifth birthday before Oct. 1, 2011, are eligible to attend kindergarten. Parents should contact their local school as soon as possible to schedule an appointment for kindergarten registration and screening.  

  • Williamstown Middle School teaches archery

    ON TARGET -  Cierra Magee, a sixth grade student at Williamstown Middle School, aims her arrow before taking a shot while practicing archery in gym class.

  • Inside Our Schools

    Nolan Calhoun
    Nolan Calhoun was the Grant County Middle School winner of the National Geography Bee. He completed a written test in an attempt to qualify for the state competition in Bowling Green later this spring.


  • 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.



  • Asher named to dean’s list

    Joshua M. Asher of Williamstown was named to the fall 2010 dean’s list at Pikeville College. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must receive a grade-point average of 3.5 (B+) or better. Pikeville College is an independent, four-year liberal arts and sciences college nestled in the heart of central Appalachia.


    Jaclyn Fitzgerald, a fifth grader at Dry Ridge Elementary School, has been chosen for the 2011 All-State Children’s Chorus, the highest level of recognition for vocal music students in the state of Kentucky.
    She auditioned a recorded audio and was selected from over 600 entries and she will perform at the annual conference of the Kentucky Music Educator’s Association Feb. 10, at the Galt House in Louisville.

  • Inside Our Schools

    Isaac Espicio
    Isaac Espicio is WES Primary Student of the Week. He is in Julie Stanley’s kindergarten class.
    “Isaac comes to school each day ready to learn,” Stanley said. “He always puts forth his best ever and is a great friend to others.  He is a bright spot in my day and makes each day so special!”
    Autumn Fryman
    Autumn Fryman is WES Intermediate Student of the Week. She is in Anna Thompson’s fourth grade class.