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  • For the Record 6-23-11


  • Education honors 6-23-11


    Western Kentucky University

    Dean’s list:
    • Berry
    Dustin T. Auxier
    • Corinth
    Chase J. Perkins
    President’s list:
    • Crittenden
    Jacqueline E. Elliott
Students making the dean’s list have a grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 in a 4.0 scale. Students on the president’s list have GPAs of 3.8 to 4.0. To be eligible for the either list, students must have at least 12 hours of coursework that semester.

  • Pat Taylor retires after 32 years

    Pat Taylor always wanted to work around children, but teaching was not her first choice.

    “I wanted to help children,” she said. “I thought at first I was going to go into social work, but decided to go into teaching.”

    She said while she loves every subject, math is her favorite.

    Taylor resides in Butler, Ky. and graduated from Pendleton County High School in 1974, before heading to Morehead State University, where she received her bachelors and master degree in education.

  • Another Place In Time 6-23-11


    Welcome to a new Another Place in Time photograph. If you know who is pictured, call the News office at 859-824-3343 and share your guesses with us. If you’ve got an old photo, you’d like to see featured, bring it to the News office. Photos can be scanned and returned.

  • Colson followed father’s footsteps

    Paula Colson looked up to her dad, Paul Watts as he was a teacher and basketball coach at Williamstown High School, but took a different road in the line to becoming a teacher.

    “I always knew I wanted to be a teacher,” she said. “But, I married first and had children, then went to school.”

    Colson started her trek to becoming a teacher at Kentucky State College, making a stop at the University of Kentucky, before getting her bachelor’s degree in education at Northern Kentucky University in 1985.

  • Wilt caused by more than heat


  • Turning Back the Clock 6-23-11


    15 Years Ago

    June 20, 1996
    Three Grant County teens were chosen for the Governor’s Scholars Program. Gail Kollhoff of Corinth, Lori Brown and Tracy Wright, both of Williamstown, will take part in the five week program that joins 700 high school juniors from 116 of Kentucky’s 120 counties.

  • Pillow found teaching through her parents

    Catherine Pillow said she always knew she would be working with children.

    For the past 31 years she has been teaching in the Grant County Schools District, including Corinth Elementary and Mason-Corinth Elementary.

    Now, she is retiring after 33 total years in education.

    “I think I gave it everything I had everyday,” she said. “I will take away from that the children worked hard and they learned from me.”
    Pillow said she found her calling through her parents, Ruth and Edwin Hall.

  • Two GCHS teachers dust off their erasers and say goodbye

    Pat Conrad
    Pat Conrad,  Family and Consumer Science teacher, started at Grant County High School shortly after she graduated from Eastern Kentucky University and has taught 29 years in Grant County.

  • Church Notes: June 23, 2011

    Christ Community
    • Last Sunday, Tom Thoburn spoke for the morning service using The Lord’s Prayer for his text. When Bro. Tom finished speaking, Rhonda sang “The Lord’s Prayer.”
    • Mondays - The “Stepping into Freedom” small group is growing. It is held at 6:30 p.m. at the church, 139 N. Main Street. If you have any kind of problem or you feel you are struggling with any type of bondage, this class is for you. For more information, call 959-824-1824.