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  • Seven-year-old Kambria Koebbe keeps going, smiling amid health challenges

    Kambria Koebbe, a second grader at Sherman Elementary School, loves being the first one in her household to get up each morning. She plans to be a singing, dancing doctor when she grows up, but in the short-term, she is just excited to be Tinker Bell for Halloween.

    “Sometimes, I like the indoors because of “Wild Kratts,” it’s my favorite TV show,” Kambria said. “I like sports. I used to be on a soccer team, the Purple Cheetahs. Sometimes, when nobody’s around, I like to sing in my room.”

  • Grant native’s first book asks ‘Now What?’

    Rachel Dawn has wanted to be a writer her whole life.
    The spark that lit that passion came after writing one of her first ever stories in Sandra Franks’ third-grade class at Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary.

  • Board proposes E-911 taxing district

    The Grant County 911 Board is proposing the creation of a county-wide E-911 taxing district to help boost declining revenue.
    The board, which is comprised of the Dry Ridge, Williamstown, Crittenden and Corinth mayors, along with the Grant County judge-executive, has been looking at multiple funding solutions over the past few months.
    The 911 Board has a budget balance of $172,248 and is required currently to pay Kentucky State Police nearly $40,000 per quarter or $157,259 a year to provide 911 dispatch service for the county.


    Church of Christ
    • Minister Gene Kearns. The church is located at 3510 Keefer Road in Corinth.
    • Sunday school from 10 to 10:45 a.m.; worship service at 10:45 a.m. and evening worship at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 859-824-6470.

    Bethany Baptist
    • Sunday school at 10 a.m.; worship service at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 7 p.m.
    • Pastor Donald Joe Kannady. The church is located at 7770 Lawrenceville Road in Holbrook. For more information, call 859-391-5993.

  • Kill the baker, restore the butler

    The Bible is full of parable’s and foreshadowing that involve stories that have deep meaning for the purpose of bettering the reader.
    The parable that I want to draw your attention to is found in Genesis 40, where the story includes Joseph, the son of Jacob.  

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  • WHS Band of Spirit named state runner-up, Grant places eighth

    A season that began in the heat of the summer during band camp ended with a state runner-up trophy for the Williamstown Band of Spirit.
    WHS placed second on Oct. 29 in Class A in the 2016 Kentucky Music Educators Association State

    Marching Band Championships at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville.
    For 15 consecutive years, the WHS Band of Spirit has competed for a state championship by making it to the final four in Class A.
    Williamstown also is ranked sixth in Kentucky for state band championships with six.