• Grant County’s Got Talent

    Senior Dalton Hoffman won first place at the GCHS talent show March 18. He sung "I Will Follow You Into The Dark" and played an acoustic electric guitar. Kendall Hopper, won Grand Champion Talent for the third consecutive year at the Grant County Middle School talent show on March 26.

    At GCMS, Casey Hinton won first place in the instrumental category, Libby Gbur and Shelby Courtney won first for vocal duet, Courtney Jo Young won first for vocal solo and Daniel Crockett won first place for his dance routine.

  • CU Choir recognized

    The Campbellsville University Chamber Choir visited the State Capitol recently to perform for the governor and Congress, and to be recognized for their success. Among the performers was Tim Howe, son of Rodney and Nancy Howe of Dry Ridge.

    Howe also performed with the Campbellsville University Handbell Choir at the Gosser Fine Arts Center on April 10.


  • Williamstown native awarded WLK scholarship

    Williamstown native Kaitlyn McKinnon received a $1,500 college scholarship from the Women Leading Kentucky organization.

    McKinnon, a freshman at Northern Kentucky University with a 3.7 GPA, moved to Northern Kentucky from Georgia in her freshman year of high school. That transition was a huge challenge for her, and she considers it “one of the greatest things to ever happen to me.”

  • Worthington named student of excellence

    Robbie Worthington, III, has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy for academic excellence. Fewer that 10 percent of American High School students are recognized by the organization. For this honor, his name will appear in the “United States Achievement Academy Yearbook.”

    Worthington attends Calvary Christian School and was nominated by his guidance counselor, Melody Dickens.

    He is the son of R.H. Worthington, Jr. and his wife, Paula, and the grandson of Clara Mulberry and Mary Worthington, all of Crittenden.

  • Star Student - Grant County Middle School

    Caleb Brinker has been selected as the GCMS Eighth Grade Inca Student of the Week. Brinker’s commendable work ethic, positive attitude, and desire to achieve excellence has earned him this honor.  He participates wholeheartedly and concerns himself as fully as possible in all class activities. His responsible and respectful behavior makes him a role model in the classroom and his sound and consistent character makes him trusted among his classmates.

  • Summer meal program to provide meals

    Grant County Schools will participate in a Summer Feeding Program during the months of June and July. If you belong to a local organization that would like to participate in the program, call to reserve a spot. The Grant County School system has the right to accept or refuse locations based on attendance or availability. The deadline to sign up is April 30. Call 859-824-2875 to setup a location, time of meal service, average attendance and dates of needed service.

  • Parent elections to be held for Grant County SBDM

    Parent elections for the Grant County High School School Based Decision-Making Council will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 29 in the GCHS Library / Media Center. All nominations must be submitted by e-mail to Lisa McIntosh at lisa.mcintosh@grant.kyschools.us by April 22. Parents of incoming freshman, current freshman, sophomores and juniors are eligible to vote. Questions may also be e-mailed or call 859-824-9739.

  • Cloe is April YPA winner

    The Youth Performance Award winner for April is Mackenzie Cloe, a senior at Williamstown High School.

    Cloe, a self-professed “country girl,” sees springtime a little different than most people—it’s calving time.

    “Right now all the cows are having babies,” Cloe said smiling. “I show dairy cattle in 4-H during the summer. It’s really rewarding and teaches me responsibilities, but basically, it’s just fun.”

    To prepare her cows for a show, she grooms them and works with them, teaching them to walk on a lead.

  • Star Student - Grant County Middle School

    Trisha Lockaby has been selected as the GCMS Eighth Grade Incredible Inca Student of the Week. Lockaby is wise and practical, and exhibits reasonable behavior day after day, while inspiring those around her. She goes into anything with a positive outlook, which makes her a delight to be around. Lockaby is available to help others when needed, and does so in a bright and sensible manner.

    In her free time, she enjoys swimming, singing and hanging out with friends.

  • GCHS Speech and Drama Team place second on national stage

    Grant County High School Speech and Drama Team competed in the 25th annual Smoky Mountain National Invitational Tournament at Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Feb. 24-27. There were 36 students from Grant County who attended the event.

    GCHS placed second overall in the prestigious competition sweepstakes, which includes both debate and speech rivalry. Students from 24 schools, from across the United States, took part in the competition. For the overall Speech Sweepstakes competition and the Debate Sweepstakes competition Grant County High School placed fourth.