Today's News


    Fall means cooler temperatures and shorter nights. It also means there are plenty of festivals and events in the community.
    During the next few weeks, Grant County will be host to fundraisers and festivals.

    Sherman Tavern Old Fashion Chicken Dinner Buffet
    If preserving history is your thing and you like fried chicken, then the Sherman Tavern fundraiser planned for 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14 is for you.
    Edna Cummins of Crittenden will be frying chicken and hoping to feed a large crowd.


    Civil Suits
    June 21:
    Gary Lynn Lawson vs. Melanie Lee Lawson, petition for dissolution of marriage
    June 25:
    Jackson Hospital Corporation vs. Barbara Ann Fitzwater, complaint for money due on account
    Capital Alliance Financial, LLC vs. Larry D. Grizzell, default of payment on note
    Bank of America vs. Ricky Elliott and Unknown Spouse (if any) of Ricky Elliot, complaint for foreclosure
    June 26:
    Bank of America vs. Kevin Robinson and Felicia Robinson, default of payment on note
    June 27:


    (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.)

  • MEET THE TEAM 2012

    Coach chat with Ed Burton


  • MEET THE TEAM 2012

    Coach chat with Marcus Camacho

  • WHS CC competes at Grant race

    By Chantel March
    Sports Correspondent


    “Like a pig field,” is how one runner described the course at the Grant County Cross Country Invitational Meet on Sept. 8 at Sherman Elementary School.
    Rain had soaked the course earlier in the morning, and for some runners, it was slower going.
    This was the third event Williamstown cross country teams had competed in this season, after their Sept. 1st competition at Ryle High School.

  • Elementary schools on the run

    By Chantel March
    Sports Correspondent


  • Running in the Rain

    A wet and muddy course greeted runners Saturday morning, Sept. 8th, at Sherman Elementary School.
    Despite the early morning thunderstorms and continued morning rain, 35 teams gathered to compete at the 39th annual Grant County Cross Country Invitational Meet.

  • Lady Demons fall to Carroll’s Lady Panthers

    By Haleigh Jacobs
    Sports Correspondent



    After losing the first two sets to the Carroll County Lady Panthers in their Sept. 10 game at Williamstown High School, the Lady Demons appeared to be ready for a come back.
    Williamstown and Carroll County battled through the first set of the game with the lead switching back and forth before the Lady Panthers took down the Demons with their last 4 serves, winning 23-25.

  • GCHS hosts Dry Ridge Toyota Classic

    The Grant County Braves and Lady Braves will host their annual Dry Ridge Toyota Classic this weekend.
    The Braves are expecting visiting teams to come to Grant County with a desire to win and ready to show off their skills, but the Braves are ready to play with heart.
    “We’re looking pretty strong this year and we have some good players who want to bring home a win at our own Dry Ridge Toyota Classic,” said Braves varsity coach Dave Schmitt.