Today's News

  • Doyle leaves Grant 4-H job to become Carroll agent

    Joyce Doyle has left the county.
    The former teacher, coach, principal, truant officer and 4-H agent has left Grant County to be Carroll County’s newest 4-H agent.
    “I’m a person who really, really has to have a challenge,” Doyle said, last Friday, as she packed up her 4-H office on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown.

  • Shipp named a 2012 Super Lawyer

    Jeff Shipp, a general litigation attorney with Wallace Boggs PLLC in Fort Mitchell, has been named as one of Kentucky’s Super Lawyers for 2012.

    Shipp, a native of Grant County and the city attorney for Williamstown, joined Wallace Boggs in 2010.

  • After 40 years, Austin says goodbye to Tire City Inc.

    Richard Austin is ready for a change.
    Austin has decided it is time to move on from Tire City Inc. after four decades in the business.
    “After 40 years, I’m getting a little tired,” he said. “There’s not a lot of people who have worked 40 years at a place. I’d like to slow down, but still be involved.”
    Tire City’s origins started in 1946 when George Powers started selling tires at Powers Home and Auto in Williamstown, according to Austin.

  • GCHS boys varsity soccer falls to Villa Madonna

    By Philip Frommeyer
    Sports Correspondent

  • Lady Braves fall to Walton-Verona Lady Cats

    The disappointment was apparent for the Grant County Lady Braves as they were swept by Walton-Verona in three sets Aug. 23 at Walton-Verona High School.

    Trailing most of the first and second sets, the Braves struggled to communicate on the court, leading to errors that, according to players, should not have occurred.
    “Our goals are to be a more talkative team and to go further than we ever have. We are learning things from a new coach. We all want a great season and we have all the potential,” said Lady Braves Senior Taylor Cummins.

  • Demons gain intensity, beat Owen Rebels 3-2

    By Haleigh Jacobs
    Sports Correspondent


    Things were not looking good for the Williamstown Lady Demons volleyball team in their Aug. 27 game against the Owen County Lady Rebels. In the first two sets of the game, Williamstown struggled to get the ball over the net.

  • Lady Demons defeat Covington Latin 3-1

    By Haleigh Jacobs
    Sports Correspondent



    By Haleigh Jacobs
    Sports Correspondent

    The Williamstown Lady Demons and Grant County Lady Braves volleyball teams are preparing to face-off in their upcoming match Aug. 30 at Grant County High School.

    To both teams, playing their cross-town rival is more than just a game. Fan turnout is multiplied, players prepare for weeks, and the pressure runs high to secure the winner’s title.
    For Williamstown senior Morgan Potter, a game against Grant County is one of the most notorious on the season’s schedule.

  • Williamstown girls golf plays in All ‘A’ Classic

    On Tuesday, Aug. 21, Sarah Hicks, Hannah Scroggins and Carly Middleton of the Williamstown High School girls’ golf team played as individuals in the All  A  Classic Golf Tournament held at Fairway Golf Course in Owen County.

    The winning team and top two individuals (outside the winning team players) advanced to the All  A  State Tournament to be held at Lincoln Homestead Golf Course in Springfield, Ky. on Sept. 8.
    Owen County was the team winner.