• Nantz-Waller to wed Sept. 23

    Jamie Baker of Dry Ridge and Jeff Nantz of Lexington are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katherine Frances Nantz to Jonathon Zachery Waller of Tompkinsville, son of Jonathan Waller and the late Shanna Hoover.

    The wedding is planned for Sept. 23, 2017.

    The bride is a 2011 graduate of Williamstown High School. She is also a 2014 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a degree in communications.


    The Fortner family reunion will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017 at Grant County Park in Crittenden. Bring favorite covered dish, if desired. For more information, contact John Fortner at 513-528-1352.

  • Webster retires after serving 20 years under three sheriffs

    After serving for two decades under three sheriff’s administrations, Fay Webster is heading into retirement to spend more time with her family, and hopefully travel the country.

    “She’s going to be a great loss. She’s been a great asset to our office,” said Sheriff Chuck Dills, who has worked with Webster since her first day at the office on May 1, 1997. “There’s been no turnover for 20 years with the deputy clerks, so this is the first time we’re replacing the position.”

  • Melton joins St. Elizabeth in Dry Ridge

    Brian Melton joined St. Elizabeth Physicians Dry Ridge full-time at the end of Jan. 2017.
    Melton finished his nurse practitioner program at Northern Kentucky University in December 2016. Melton said it was an easy transition as his dad, Gary Melton, built the office 36 years ago and he spent a great deal of his childhood in the office.

  • Beighles celebrate 50 years

    Dale and Ann Beighle celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 16, 2017.
    Dale and Ann were married by Rev. D. Timothy Herring at Turner Ridge Baptist Church.

    In observance of their anniversary, a party will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 9 at Turner Ridge Baptist, located at 60 McGraw Road in Falmouth. The party is given by Vaughn (Shelli) Beighle of Williamstown, Aaron (Krista) Beighle of Williamstown, Daniel Beighle of Charlotte, North Carolina and Kari Ann (Josh) Ayoroa of Lexington.
    Cards only please.

  • Leach to compete in Miss University of Kentucky

    Hayley Leach, 18, of Dry Ridge, will compete in the Miss University of Kentucky  pageant on July 1.
    Leach is majoring in political science, writing and rhetoric and digital studies.

    Her ambition is to attend law school and become a special needs attorney. Her platform issue is “Autism Awareness-See the Able, Not the Label.”  

    Her talent presentation will be clogging to Michael Jackson’s “BAD”.
    Leach is sponsored by the Miss University of Kentucky Scholarship Organization and received a $400 scholarship.

  • GCHS junior attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

    Grant County High School junior KoryBeth Whitehead recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

    Whitehead and 43 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference, held June 18-22 at the University of Kentucky.

  • Thompsons celebrate 50 years

    Jerry and Rita Thompson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 1, 2017.

    Jerry and Rita were married at Knoxville Baptist Church.
    In observance of their anniversary, a party will be held from 2-4 p.m. July 2 at the Kentucky Farm Bureau building in Williamstown. The couple request no gifts.

  • Captain John Lillard, NSDAR celebrates 75 years

    The Captain John Lillard Chapter, NSDAR met at the Main Street Gardens recently to celebrate their 75th anniversary with regent, Robin Menefee presiding.

  • Lawrences celebrate 60 years

    Charles and Betty Neal Lawrence will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 29, 2017.
    Charles and Betty were married by Buford Odor at Lystra Church of Christ in Mason.

    In observance of their anniversary, an open house will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 2 at Jean La Beth’s (formerly known as Hogan House) in Dry Ridge.
    The party is being given by their family.

    Only your presence is requested, no gifts please.

    Charles and Betty have two children, Tena Webster and Troy Lawrence, both of Dry Ridge.