Today's News

  • Sassy Stallions finish season undefeated

    The Sassy Stallions, Sherman Elementary’s fourth and fifth grade elementary girls basketball team, finished the season with a record of 10-0.

    “We’ve had a great season. I’m proud of everyone of these girls, who played hard and as a team each and every time they stopped on the court,” said Coach Ben Webster.

  • WES finishes cross country season

    The Williamstown Elementary Cross Country team finished their season on Oct. 27 at the KTCCCA Meet of Champions held at Masterson Station Park in Lexington. The runners raced well and as teams, placed well. The 4th and Under Girls team placed 12th, while the 6th and Under boys team and the 4th and under boys team placed 19th, respectively.
    Individual results are as follows:
    • 6th and under girls 3000M race: Tabi Jordan - 139th (14:47.40)
    • 4th and under girls open 2000M race: Sophia McKenney - 138th (12:11.2) and Courtney Evans - 164th (14:34.6)

  • Star Students
  • Williamstown Honor Roll

    A Honor Roll

  • From tragedy comes triumph

    With her arms tightly around her family, Kim Nagle witnessed the first step in her long journey back home.
    Nagle’s Dry Ridge mobile home was destroyed March 2 when a tornado ripped through Kentucky, leaving several dead and many residences damaged in Crittenden.


    Eight months later, there was a little more love for a proposed truck stop coming to Barnes Road in Williamstown.
    Mayor Rick Skinner broke a 3-3 tie on Oct. 16 by voting in favor of presenting a text amendment  to the Grant County Planning Commission to allow a truck stop in a highway commercial zone.
    The vote was the first step in a lengthy process to making the proposed project a reality.


    Citimortgage, Inc.; Bethany Benton; Unknown Spouse of Bethany Benton and Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., by Edward M. Bourne, Master Commissioner to Federal National Mortgage Association, Fords Mill Road property, $135,000
    Aug. 21:
    (Quit Claim Deed) Scott Allen Thompson and Pamela Kay Thompson to Scott Allen Thompson and Pamela Kay Thompson, lot 153 and 154, Section 1 of Lake Corinth Estates Subdivision, $15,000
    Aug. 22:


    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)


    The grand jury, which met Oct. 10, returned indictments against 14 people.
    An indictment means there is probable cause to believe a crime has been committed; guilt or innocence is established later through the trial process.
    Those indicted were:
    • Bradley J. Plunkett, 23, bail jumping in the first degree
    • Heather M. Treadway, 25, two counts of burglary in the second degree and two counts of theft by unlawful taking with a value of $500 or more.

  • CHURCH NOTES 10-25-12

    Christ Community
    • Oct. 26 – Oct. 27 – A four-hour prayer chain at the church will be starting at 9 p.m. Friday evening through 9 p.m. Saturday. We have people praying all night. Feel free to stop by to pray or for special prayer. We are praying for our country, our church, missionaries, salvation and healing for souls, including our families and friends. We believe our faithful God will answer our prayers in the name of Jesus according to His will. The church is located in Williamstown.

    Crittenden Christian Disciples of Christ