Today's News

  • ‘He gave His life, what more could he give?’

    Do you remember the worship chorus from the 1975 called O, How he Loves You and Me? I sang this song as a young man sitting in church. There is a line in this chorus that goes “He gave His life, what more could he give?”

    The laying down of one’s life is one of the ultimate acts of love a person can make. But Jesus was more than just a person and he actually demonstrated his love in a much stronger way that we do not even realize.     

  • CHURCH NOTES 12.22.11

    Christ Community
    • Dec. 18 – The church received 10 new members. Rhonda spoke on the Word becoming flesh.
    • Dec. 25 - Light brunch at 11 a.m. and then a short worship service including the children.
    • Dec. 31 - 10:30 a.m. to worship and pray in the New Year.
    Dry Ridge Baptist
    • Dec. 23 and Dec. 25 - The church office will be closed for Christmas.
    • Dec. 25 - Worship service at 10 a.m. All other activities for the day are canceled.

  • Another Place in Time 12.22.11

    Welcome to a new Another Place In Time photo. Do you know any of the people featured in the photo? If so, call your guesses into the Grant County News at 859-824-3343. See next week’s News for their identity.

    If you’ve got an old photo, you’d like to see featured in the News, bring it to the News office. Photos can be scanned and returned in the same visit.


    Dec. 19, 1996

    James Carl, Sarah Hayes and Jennifer Aikes, GED students in the Grant County Adult Education Program, gave of their time on two occasions to speak to sixth and eighth graders at Williamstown about staying in school. They shared personal experiences that led to them taking advantage of the GED program. While they felt fortunate enough to be able to take advantage of the program, they urged students to stay in school.

  • Holiday greenery has meaning

    Holiday greenery has a history that goes well beyond the Victorian Christmas tree we gather around today. Most of the holiday greenery we use to decorate dates back to the pagan holidays of the Romans and Northern Europeans when certain plants where chosen for their symbolic powers of restoration and protection. In celebration of the Winter Solstice, the Romans celebrated Saturnalia, during which they would decorate homes and temples, feast and revel in honor of their god Saturn. I

    When in Rome

  • Button earns MVP for All-Star performance

    For years it has been a dream for Lucas Button, but on Dec. 4, he got to fulfill his dream as he competed in the Greater Louisville Coaches Association/Drive Cancer Out East vs. West All-Star game in Fairdale, Ky.

    “It was the most amazing experience I have ever had,” Button said.

    Button was awarded the Most Valuable Player award on defense. He had three tackles to go with one sack and a forced fumble in the 13-0 win over the West All-Stars.

  • Braves wallop Calvary Christian

    When: Dec. 15
    Where: Grant County High School
    What: The Braves rebounded from a 54-50 defeat to St. Henry on Dec. 13, with an 81-23 win over Calvary Christian at home.
    Upcoming: The Braves will be playing in the Smokey Mountain Classic in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

  • Demons down Silver Grove 73-49

    When: Dec. 16
    Where: Bellevue High School
    What: Demons coach Steve Sigmon led Williamstown to a 73-49 against his former team, Silver Grove.

  • Williamstown falls to Newport 82-79

    When: Dec. 16
    Where: Bellevue High School
    What: The Demons fell short to Newport losing 82-79 in the Swauger Classic at Bellevue High School.