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    • Dry Ridge Baptist from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on June 3 - 8. For ages 3 through fifth grade.

    • Williamstown Baptist from 9  a.m. to noon on June 4 - 8. Pre-register at www.williamstownbaptist.com. Click on Ministries and Children. For ages 4 through fifth grade.

    •  Mt. Carmel Baptist from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on June 10 - 15. Classes for all ages.

    • Oak Ridge Baptist on June 18 - 22.




    Last week’s results
    Grant County 2, Owen County 1

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
    Owen County 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 1
    Grant County 1 0 1 0 0 0 x 2 7 0

    Owen County Grant County
    ab h r bi ab h r bi
    Gambrell ss 3 0 0 0 McClure p 3 2 2 0
    Waldrop 1b/2b 4 1 0 1 Stith ss 1 1 0 1
    Sutherland 2b/p 3 1 0 0 Smith 3b 2 0 0 0

  • Congratulations to state qualifiers

    It is amazing the amount of athleticism high school students can obtain in a short amount of time.

    Three of the five student-athletes that went to Louisville last week, had only done their qualifying event(s) just this season and were already one of the top 24 in the state in their respective classes.

    On May 17, Williamstown competed in the Class A State Meet at the University of Louisville.

  • McClure signs with Berea

    Grant County High School senior Morgan McClure got to sign her national letter of intent in a different location than most other athletes that sign in the spring.

    McClure signed her national letter of intent with Berea College out in centerfield of the softball field, May 15.

    “It was a special moment for me,” McClure said. “I have worked really hard to get where I am at today and it was special to share that with my mom, dad and sister. They gave up a lot for me and it was neat to do it on my field.
    Knowing that this is my last year here, it meant a lot to me.”

  • Why do you go to church?

    Have you ever asked yourself the question; why do I go to church? Certainly there are many responses to this question. But really, why do you go to church? I want to challenge all church goers to really think about that question. If you are like me you grew up in church, it was what your family did and you really didn’t think about it.

  • CHURCH NOTES 5.24.12

    Christ Community
    June 1 - Church picnic immediately following morning service.
    • June 20 – 23 - Vacation Bible School beginning at 5:30 p.m. each evening (registration starting at 5 p.m.) The theme this year will be Missions with the kids boarding a flight to four different countries and enjoying the culture of that particular country and what our Missionaries experience. For more information, call Rhonda at 859-394-2586.

    Corinth Baptist
    • May 30 – Community Senior Citizens dinner at 11:30 a.m. at Corinth Baptist.

    Dry Ridge Baptist

  • Library to open late May 29

    The Grant County Public Library will not open until 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29. Construction on Barnes Road requires that electricity be turned off and the library will not have power.

    Even though the library will open at 11 a.m., power may not be restored immediately so patrons are asked to be patient until the pwer is turned on.

    For questions or more informatioin, call 859-824-2080.


    School may soon be out, but the Grant County Public Library hopes patrons continue picking up books for its annual summer reading program.

    Once again, the library will have two reading programs — one for children in kindergarten through fifth grade and one for teens and adults.

    “Summer reading is about engaging the minds of the community and satisfying curiosity,” said Wynita Worley, public services librarian. “We want people to read what they want, love to read and have easy access to reading.

  • Memorial Day Service planned

    A Memorial Day Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 28 at the Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery North on Eibeck Lane in Williamstown.

    The public is invited to walk the grounds before and after the ceremony.

  • KKK gathers ‘peacefully’ in Crittenden

    The Kentucky State Police and Grant County Sheriff’s Department monitored what appeared to be a small gathering of the Ku Klux Klan in Grant County on May 19.

    The group, of seven to eight KKK members, were standing near the McDonald’s on Violet Road on Saturday evening.

    Some were dressed in robes and hoods.

    They were waving to passing motorists and handing out KKK pamphlets.

    “It was a peaceful only demonstration,” said Trooper David Jones, public information officer for the KSP. “They were asked to leave and they did.”