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  • Faith & Values

  • Church Notes Oct. 27

    Christ Community
    • All ladies are invited to attend at the church from 12:30p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays to study Joyce Meyer’s book, “Battlefield of the Mind.”  A light lunch is served first and then the lesson followed by a time of prayer. Pat Mann and Rhonda Fields alternate teaching the lessons.
    •  6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays are dedicated to Adult Bible Fellowship, youth and children.
    • 11 a.m. on Thursdays, all men and women are encouraged to come to the church to pray.


    • Oct. 27 – Shopper’s Showcase – Buy local and shop at the Grant County Extension Office from 4 to 8 p.m. Vendors include:crafts, candles, Mary Kay, metal works, quilted items, jewelry, baby items, purses, crochet items, hand painted ornaments and many great stocking suffers and gift giving ideas.
    Food will be available for purchase.
    Grant Co Extension Homemakers are the sponsors for the event.
    Call Lamar at 859-824-3355 for more information.


    The National Safety Council will hold a CPR and First Aid Class from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m, on Nov. 9. at the Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department.
    The cost is $35 for a two-year certification. Call Chief Les Whalen at 859-743-0857 (cell) or 859-824-4959 (FH) or e-mail him @ chiefwvfd@yahoo.com to reserve a spot.


    The American Cancer Society and St. Elizabeth Grant Co. are offering Look Good Feel Better at 6 p.m. on Nov 7, a program for female cancer patients who are in treatment.
    Learn how to enhance your appearance with free makeup for the holidays.
    The program is free to all participants. Contact your American Cancer Society at 859-647-2200 to register for the session (RSVP required.)


    The Williamstown Baptist Church is again delivering Hope Thanksgiving Day meals to shut-ins and those in need throughout Grant County. In 2010, this project reached over 550 people in the community, the largest number since this ministry started. The meals will be delivered by noon on Thanksgiving day. If there is someone in need of a hot Thanksgiving meal with all of the trimmings, contact the church at 859-824-4102 and ask for Diane. The deadline for reservations is Nov. 20.

  • Wildfire Wins Boone Nightmare

    Grant County’s Wildfire Soccer Team won the Boone County Youth Soccer Association’s 2011 Nightmare Tournament held Oct. 15 and 16 at Central Park, located in Union.  
    The championship game was a tie at the end of regular time with a score of 1-1.  After two additional five-minute periods, the game was still tied.  The game was decided with a penalty kick shootout.  The Wildfire team won the penalty kick shootout by 3-1.

  • GCHS Senior Night is Oct. 21

    GCHS SENIOR NIGHT IS OCT. 21 - The Braves lost to Conner 63-14 Oct. 14 in Hebron. It was their third consecutive loss and the team has now surrendered 200 points in those games, an average of 66 points per game. The Braves have only scored 46 points in that span. Next up for Grant County is senior night on Oct. 21, as the team will honor the five seniors on the team, J.T. Allshouse, Josh Brewer, Lucas Button, A.J. Hall and Ethan Magee before game time. The Braves will face Cooper. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for parents.

  • Blake Dills Player of Week

    Week 8 Player of the Week - Blake Dills was named the Braves Week 8 Player of the Week. Dills had three catches for 59 yards and one touchdown against Scott on Oct. 7. The award is sponsored by Carolyn Thomas Thompson State Farm Insurance.

  • Lady Braves fall to Owen County

    Minutes after watching Williamstown lose a heartbreaking defeat to Walton-Verona, the Grant County Lady Braves followed, dropping two sets to Owen County in the 32nd District Tournament Oct. 12.
    On the last play of the game that sealed the victory for Owen County, the ball was set by senior Paige Elliott, but instead of the ball going forwards, the ball went behind her landing on the ground. The game ended the high school volleyball careers of five seniors.