Today's News

  • 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.


    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.

  • Williamstown struggles against Pendleton

    By Haleigh Jacobs
    Sports Correspondent

    The Williamstown Lady Demons volleyball team took a moment before their Sept. 19 game to thank their parents, along with bus driver Barb Burgess, for supporting them throughout the season.

    After the last of the bright orange flowers were distributed, the Demons switched gears and readied to face the Pendleton County Lady Wildcats. The Demons struggled through the first set and watched as the Lady Wildcats soared to an 11-25 win.


    By Haleigh Jacobs
    Sports Correspondent


    Sept. 24 was a big night at Williamstown High School. The Lady Demons and Lady Braves volleyball teams faced off for the second time this season in an emotionally charged game between cross-town rivals

  • WHS band named Grand Champion

    The Williamstown Band of Spirit was named Grand Champion and swept all award categories Sept. 22 at the Conner High Classic in Hebron.  
    The band finished first in their class during preliminary competition and received all caption awards before competing in finals competition.
    Overall awards included” Best Music, Visual, Auxiliary, Effect, Percussion and General Effect.