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Today's News

  • Lady Braves beat Henry County

    The Grant County Lady Braves started their match Sept. 29 against the Henry County Wildcats with a cheer led by Gwen MacAdams.
    Bethany Lawerence scored first with a penalty kick.
    With 8:20 left in the first half the two teams started to slow down, but the start of the second half was fast and hard hitting with the Wildcats looking to score and tie up the game.
    Dana Liggett had other ideas. Liggett roared down the field, called out to teammate Kelsey Lund for a pass and slammed the ball into the back of the net.

  • Lady Braves celebrate seniors, cancer survivors

    By Haleigh Jacobs
    Sports Correspondent

  • BRAVES ROLL OVER HENRY COUNTY 10-0

    The Grant County High School Boys soccer team hosted the Henry County Wildcats Sept. 29 at home.

    The game started out with an early goal in the beginning of the first half from Joel Hornsby. Hornsby ran the ball up the middle and tapped the ball in with ease.
    Forrest Schmitt took no chances and followed up Hornsby’s goal when he hammered the ball, like a rocket, into the right corner of the goal.

  • WMS student Collin Krist prays quietly.

    By Philip Frommeyer
    Sports Correspondent

    The Grant County High School Boys soccer team hosted the Henry County Wildcats Sept. 29 at home.

    The game started out with an early goal in the beginning of the first half from Joel Hornsby. Hornsby ran the ball up the middle and tapped the ball in with ease.
    Forrest Schmitt took no chances and followed up Hornsby’s goal when he hammered the ball, like a rocket, into the right corner of the goal.

  • Young Lady Demons golf team finishes with successful season

    Carly Middleton saved her best for last.
    The Williamstown High School freshman shot a personal best 90 at the Region 6 tournament Sept. 24 to lead the young Lady Demons golf team.


    Middleton placed 10th in the region out of 80 players.
    “The greens were really hard to putt on and I had a lot of three putts,” she said. “I could have easily been in the 80s if the greens were a lot easier.”

  • Dry Ridge woman dies in wreck

    A single-vehicle accident claimed the life of a 53-year-old Dry Ridge woman on Sept. 21.
    Margaret C. Webster, 53, of Dry Ridge, died at the University of Kentucky Hospital, where she was taken by helicopter following the accident.
    The wreck occurred when Webster failed to negotiate a left hand curve on Helton Street at 8:29 a.m. Police believe she was on her way to work at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home when the wreck occurred.

  • GRANT JAIL UNDER INVESTIGATION

    The same day a deputy jailer filed a lawsuit against Grant County Jailer Terry Peeples for allegedly being demoted for investigating allegations of corruption, he was given a promotion and raise.
    William McCarthy filed the lawsuit in Boone County on Sept. 17, claiming he was retaliated against by Peeples after McCarthy brought allegations of corruption and wrongdoing at the jail.

  • Computer fire evacuates MCE briefly

    Mason-Corinth Elementary was evacuated Sept. 19 after a computer in a kindergarten classroom caught fire.
    Smoke was seen coming from the computer, prompting the evacuation, according to Nancy Howe, Grant County Schools public information officer.

    The fire alarm was pulled by school staff at 12:49 p.m. and the Williamstown Fire Department responded to the scene.
    Williamstown Fire Chief Les Whalen said the fire was out when the department arrived.

    “They put it out with a fire extinguisher, but it was still smoldering,” he said.

  • Lady Braves win Central Ky. Conference

    The Grant County High School Girls Golf team swept the Central Kentucky Conference championship at Kincaid Lake State Park in Falmouth on Sept. 22 with a score of 337.


    According to Coach Marcus Camacho, this was the second tournament in a row where the team scored its season’s best to win.
    Individually, Sarah Keallm scored a two-over par 74 and Macy Wright has an 80 to fnish first and second.

  • Conner Cougars beat Lady Braves 2-1

    By Philip Frommeyer
    Sports Correspondent

    Despite facing a hard-hitting team, the Grant County High School junior varsity girls soccer team found the back of the net three times in their match against the Conner Lady Cougars on Sept. 19.
    Not to be outscored, Conner also scored three times. The game ended in a 3-3 tie.