Today's News

  • Girl’s soccer wants district title

    The Lady Braves accomplished their first goal in getting to the regional tournament.

    The Lady Braves defeated Mason County 4-0 in the first round of the 23rd District Tournament Oct. 10 at St. Patrick’s in Maysville.

    For senior Kristin Keeton the opportunity to go back in her final season will be heartfelt. Her mother has been battling lymphoma and has only been to a couple of games.

    Keeton would like to see the Lady Braves not only make it to regional, but come away as district champs.

  • Boy’s soccer has tough road at districts

    The season hasn’t been the easiest for the Braves Boy’s soccer team this season.

    Grant County lost 11 seniors and eight starters from last year’s team and their coach.

    This season now goes from playing with a 1-14 record, to facing Pendleton County, after they defeated Walton-Verona Oct. 10, 2-0, in the 12th Region District 23 tournament.

  • Braves tweak fundamentals

    Over the past two weeks, Grant County Braves football has been outscored 137-32, a devastating number that coach David Arvin was upset with the performance.

    Arvin addressed the team after their 63-6 loss to Scott Oct. 7. He said he told each and every one of them to look inside and ask themselves if they don’t feel they can beat Conner not to come to practice this week.

    “We have to have 11 guys on offense, defense and special teams that believe in that for us to move forward,” Arvin said.

  • Lady Braves prep for tourney

    The Lady Braves will get ready to play in the 8th Region 32nd District Tournament on their home floor as they will have a second round match up with Owen County at 7 p.m. Oct. 12.

    No travel time makes coach Kelli Lee happy because the girls will not have time to relax on a school bus while heading to another school.

  • “The Light shines in the darkness”

    On Sept. 11, many of us remembered where we were 10 years ago on 9/11. I t seemed like evil had won a victory over good, but now we see how the light overcame the darkness. The events of 9/11 actually brought people closer.

    We saw the heroics of ordinary people doing extraordinary things in the name of God’s goodness and love.

  • Church Notes 10.13.11

    Corinth Christian
    • God has given us a message of salvation. The message of the cross is the gospel, the good news about Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection for sin. God has given us all the message of salvation. Are you doing all you can to receive the message?

    Clarks Creek Baptist
    • Oct. 20 through Oct. 22 - Bro. Scotty McDowell will be holding a revival. Each service begins at 7 p.m., with the exception of Saturday night service and it will begin with a meal at 6:30 p.m.

  • Grant 4-H to sponsor haunted trail

    Grant County 4-H will be offering Halloween fun without all the frights Oct. 22 with its first-ever haunted trail.

    The trail will be open from 6 to 10 p.m. and costs $5 per carload.

    A hayride will take families from the Grant County Extension Office on Baton Rouge Road to the “The Wetlands,” an outdoor classroom area behind Grant County Middle School.

    The hayride will leave about every 15 minutes.

    While waiting, free games and other Halloween-related activities will be available in the 4-H barn behind the extension office.

  • Walking with a purpose

    Three years ago, Carlie Fossitt lost her best friend when 14-year-old Zach Heringer died from complications from cancer.

    The Williamstown High School senior continues to raise money in Zach’s memory to find a cure for childhood cancer.

    Fossitt will be joined by fellow members of the Williamstown National Honor Society

    Oct. 15, for the 2011 Cincinnati Walks for Kids benefiting Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.


    Williamstown cheerleaders hope traditional orange and black will be replaced by pink during the Oct. 20 basketball games.

    For the second year, the cheerleaders will be honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month in conjunction with the Williamstown Middle School Lady Demons’ first basketball game at home against Deming.

    The sixth and seventh grade team will play first at 6 p.m., followed by the eighth grade team.

  • Aquatic center project moves to design phase

    A joint venture for an aquatic center/classroom addition is moving along and the next step in the process is to get some public input.

    The Williamstown City Council and Williamstown Board of Education will hold a joint meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Williamstown High School and the public is invited to share their ideas.

    The idea of an aquatic center that could be used by the community and the school district coupled with the need for more classrooms at Williamstown, brought the two entities together.