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  • Upcoming events: July 14, 2011

    Elliston Baptist hosts Mullins retirement
    There will be a retirement luncheon for Bernadine Mullins from noon to 3 p.m. July 31 at Elliston Baptist Church, 5750 Elliston Mt. Zion Road in Dry Ridge.
    After retirement, she plans on spending time with her husband, Vernon, reading and being involved with church activities.
    The party is being given by her daughter, Deanna Caldwell. All friends and family are invited to attend. No gifts are requested.

  • Another Place In Time 7-14-11

     

    The APIT photo features 1951 Corinth School Graduates: left to right, Marcella Rogers, Louise Green, Nancy Dailey, Hazel Mulligan and Frances Livingood. There were no guesses this week. Thanks to Hazel Gordon of Williamstown for providing the photo. If you’ve got an old photo, you’d like to see featured, bring it to the News office. Photos can be scanned and returned.

  • When a geranium is not a geranium

     

  • Turning Back the Clock 7-14-11

     

    15 Years Ago

  • REUNIONS

    Burgess family to hold reunion
    The family of the late James Burgess will hold a reunion at 1 p.m. July 17 at the Meadowview Community Center in Dry Ridge.

    Fortner family plans reunion
    The Fortner family reunion will be held at 11 a.m. July 24 at the Grant County Park in Crittenden. Everyone is welcome.
     

  • PREPARING FOR THE FAIR: What’s buggin’ you?

    When Gabe Stephenson sees a bug, he doesn’t run for the fly swatter. Instead, he reaches for his net and jars.

    He is already preparing his entomology project for the Grant County Fair.

    Stephenson has been participating in 4-H since he was 9-years-old and has been involved with entomology, the study of insects, for two years. Stephenson creates an insect collection in which he captures, freezes, defines and displays different specimens.

  • LIVING WITH HEMOPHILIA: Dry Ridge child struggles to fit in

    Star Wars, Cars and Spongebob are among some of his favorite video games to play, just like countless other children. Justin Alexander is like any other kid his age, except he has hemophilia.

    Alexander was diagnosed with hemophilia, a rare blood disease, as a small child. His favorite subject at Dry Ridge Elementary is recess.

    “At recess I really like to go down the slide but I do not like to go down the pole. I saw one kid, and he fell down when he was on the pole and he hurt himself really bad. I have to be more careful,” Alexander said.

  • Old Timers Car Club to host benefit show July 16

    The Old Timers Car Club will be giving back to the community while showing off some classic cars.

    The Grant County club’s 20th annual Car/Truck and Motorcycle Show will take place Saturday, July 16 at Noble’s Truck Stop in Corinth.

  • Turning Back The Clock 6-30-11

    15 Years
    June 27, 1996

    Ray Berger resigned from the Grant County Board of Education to travel across the country. Berger, a retired Grant County school teacher, along with his wife, planned to travel as it had been a life-long dream of both. For his many years of service, Berger was given a preliminary drawing of the new Grant County High School.

  • Another Place In Time 6-30-11

    This APIT photo features the Dunn family. Pictured are from left to right, Marley Dunn, Marlyn Dunn Ransdell, the late Margery Dunn Hook, Norman Dunn, the late Melrose Dunn Lawrence and Wendell Dunn. Thanks to Williamstown resident Linda Dunn, for providing the photo, and Corinne Webster of Dry Ridge, and Freda Steinagel of Michigan and Williamstown for calling in guesses. Webster was their neighbor and went to church with them and Steinagel grew up with them and went to Mt. Pleasant Church of Christ with them.