Today's News

  • Demons celebrate homecoming

    Williamstown High School celebrated the new year with their annual homecoming night on Jan. 5. Students from the middle and high schools were selected to represent their respective classes in the night’s homecoming court, each vying for the winning title.

    The Williamstown Demons basketball team faced Villa Madonna with the hope of starting the calendar year with a win. Despite showing significant improvements midway through the season, the Demons were unable to secure a win. Their overall season record is 2-12.

  • Donuts For Dads and Dudes at MCE
  • ‘Q’ and ‘U’ tie the knot at CMZ
  • Dispatcher honored for quick action

    It didn’t matter that Rebecca Henry was off duty from her job as a 911 emergency dispatcher with the Kentucky State Police, when she heard a call for help, she answered .

    Her selfless act earned her statewide recognition as the recipient of the 2012 Kentucky Governor’s Ambassador Award for Courage.

    After finishing up a night on third shift on April 26, 2012, she went home to get some sleep, but a loud noise awakened her around 3:30 p.m.

  • Smallwood inducted into Union College Business Hall of Fame

    Terry Smallwood, of Lexington, vice president – investment officer of Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC of Lexington graduated from Union College with a degree in accounting and business. Since then, he has been putting that degree to work, making himself one of the top financial advisors with Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC.

    Since 2011,  Smallwood has been ranked in the top 25 percent of financial advisors for the company, and also has been named vice president-investment officer and premier advisor in 2011.

  • Tina Melton attends new clerk’s orientation program

    Kentucky’s latest class of elected circuit court clerks got a jump start on preparing to take office at a comprehensive orientation program that the Administrative Office of the Courts provided Dec. 11-13 in Lexington. The new circuit court clerks were elected in the November 2012 general election and will take office Jan. 7, 2013.

    Tina Melton of Grant County participated in the 2012 Circuit Court Clerks’ Newly Elected Officials Orientation.

  • Trunk damage can girdle trees

    The farm looks like a storm hit recently but it’s really just my husband’s new deer deterrent technique.  It seems to be working.  In the past we have forgone the Irish Spring soap, human hair and coyote urine for more reliable barriers.  Tomato cages, tobacco stakes, wire, spiral plastic trunk wrap and yes, an occasional arrangement of lawn chairs have created distance between rutting and browsing deer.  


    January 1, 1998
    Pvt. Joshua Souder graduated on Nov. 12, after 15 weeks of training at Ft. Sill, Okla., with Delta battery 19th field artillery 4th platoon. He is a 1997 graduate of Grant County High School. Souder is the son of Bill and Brenda Souder of Corinth.  

  • Jolly looking to grow Crittenden Christian

    Shayanna Jolly wasn’t always sure she wanted to be a pastor.
    “I was originally a drama major,” said the Transylvania University graduate. “I didn’t really want to be an actor, but I loved the arts and I wanted to be involved in non-profits in someway. Then, about the third year during my college experience, I got very involved in a church in Lexington called Central Christian Church. I started leading youth group programs there and getting really involved in the ministry.”

  • A time to remember God