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Today's News

  • Baby fever hits Sherman Elementary

    Sherman Elementary has caught a case of baby fever as a dozen faculty members are expecting.
    While two Sherman teachers, Jessica Moore and Derrick Haley, both welcomed the newest additions to their families into the world Jan. 30, 2019, eight more mothers and two grandmothers have due dates they’re anticipating.
    “It’s like a countdown for me,” said Taryn Struk, who is due May 2 with her second-born, a girl named Lainey Marie. “First Jessica (Moore) went, then Derrick (Haley). And then I know I’m next.”

  • Corinth appoints New mayor

     Former Corinth Mayor Billy Hill swore in Commissioner Barbara New as interim mayor Dec. 11 for the rest of Hill’s term. 

  • Williamstown students participate in Hour of Code

    International Hour of Code exposed 475 Williamstown Jr. and Sr. High students to a possible college and career path on Dec. 7. 

    Students plugged into computers, phones and tablets to learn the basics of web coding through games, such as MineCraft, “Star Wars” and “Wonder Woman,” which hopefully sparked a few students’ interest, said Principal Brandy Feagan. 

  • Will. Baptist resurrects singing Christmas tree

     A 22-foot Christmas tree will hold 50 to 60 Williamstown Baptist Church choir members for upcoming Christmas worship performances called “Resurrecting Christmas.”

  • DR town hall focuses on options for EMS funding

     

  • Shop With a Cop provides gifts, clothing to 27 children

     

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    Raelyn Coots’ eyes grew wide when she spotted a baby doll play-set on display in the toy aisle during Shop with a Cop.

  • ‘Crazy Train’ Ozzy Osbourne makes stop in Grant County

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  • Life in Grant County

    Daniel Goderwis, a freshman at Williamstown High School, is a typical teenager who loves the outdoors, basketball, soccer and karate, but unlike most teens, Daniel is an artist, Civil War historian and member of the Green River Rifles, 3rd Kentucky Infantry Regiment re-enactment unit.

    When Danny and Sharon Goderwis took their son to watch a Civil War re-enactment in Cincinnati, they had no idea of the impact it would have on him.

  • ‘A friend to all’

    Nine-year-old Kambria Koebbe, whose contagious smile could light up a darkened room, died Thanksgiving Day after a hard-fought and courageous battle with a rare form of brain cancer.

    The Sherman Elementary third grader was diagnosed last year with an inoperable thalamic glioma brain tumor.

  • Helping Hands to expand thrift store

    Helping Hands’ thrift store will double its size after expanding into Cinderella Laundromat next door. 

    Located on North Main Street in Williamstown, the thrift store has had its doors open to donations and customers for five years, but now those doors are busting at the seams, said co-managers Dee Hartfiel and Tandy Taylor.