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Milestones

  • ON THE HOME FRONT

    Name: Bernice Delph of Dry Ridge

    Club: A former member of Sherman-Mt. Zion  Homemakers and currently a mailbox member.

    Hobbies: I enjoy sewing and making crafts.

    Other clubs/organizations: I am a member of Grace Baptist Church in Florence.

    Years involved in homemakers: 40 years

    What do you get out of being a member of homemakers: I have made a lot of friendships through the years and continue to use the skills that I learned from past lessons.

  • UP AND COMING EVENTS:

    Grant County Emergency Management in cooperation with the National Weather Service is hosting its annual Storm Spotters Trainin from 6 to 8 p.m. on April 3 at the Grant County Public Library in Williamstown.
    This two-hour class, which covers how and what to look for in severe weather situations, as well as precautions that must be taken to ensure your safety, is free.
    For more information, call John Snawder at 513-314-1055 or to register call 859-824-2080 or go to www.grantlib.org.

  • BIRTHS

    Ryan and Betsy True of Dry Ridge would like to announce the birth of their first child.
    Aidan Patrick True was born at 2:01 p.m. on Oct. 11, 2011 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood. He weighed 7 pounds and 8 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Pat Kinman of Dry Ridge and Arthur Kinman of Dry Ridge. His maternal grandparents are Christine Kinman of Dry Ridge.
    His paternal grandparents are Carol and Patrick True of Dry Ridge. His paternal great grandparents are Edna Coleman of Dry Ridge and JoAnne True of Corinth.

  • ‘Learn Before You Burn’ to be offered March 22

    Do you know what you can legally burn in Kentucky?
    Open burning presents serious health risks.
    A free one-hour session,  Learn Before You Burn  will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 22 at the Williamstown City Building.
    The program will be an overview of Kentucky s open burning regulations.
    For more information, call 859-743-0857.

  • Grant County Parks, Rec forming softball league

    The Grant County Parks and Recreation is now forming softball leagues for men and women. The men’s league will meet on Friday nights and the co-ed league will meet on Saturday nights. For more information, call Ruth at 859-903-9631.

  • SCOUT SUNDAY
  • Local angus breeder recognized in 2012 sire report

    Layle E Lonkard, of Williamstown, owns one bull listed in the Spring 2012 Sire Evaluation Report published by the American Angus Association in Saint Joseph, Mo. National Cattle Evaluation (NCE) expected progeny differences (EPDs) are now generated on a weekly basis, however a biannual report is still printed. Issued in both the spring and fall, the Sire Evaluation Report features the latest performance information available on 4,800 sires, and is currently accessible at www.angus.org.

  • WHS senior competes at state Governor’s Cup

    They say like mother, like daughter.
    It’s true for Williamstown High School senior Tessa Withorn and her mom, Tina.

    Tina, who teaches seventh grade language arts at Williamstown Middle School, has been an inspiration to Tessa’s path in education.
    “She’s been a huge impact,” Tessa said about her mom. “She read to us when we were little so many books. That’s where I get my passion for reading.”

  • Maines receives 4-H Gold Star Award

    You could say that Curtis Maines, a senior at Williamstown High School, is a star.

    Actually he’s a 4-H gold star winner, earning top honors in the Kentucky 4-H program this year.

    Maines, the son of Ronnie and Brenda Maines, has been involved in 4-H for half his life. Starting when he was 9 years old, he started out working with animals.

    “I was passionate about livestock and then discovered  his leadership skills and that I like helping other kids,” Maines said.

  • WEDDINGS


     Sara Jean Nargessi and R. Christopher Burton were united in marriage on Aug. 6, 2011 at Southland Christian Church in Lexington. Reverend Steve Offutt officiated at the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Bijan Nargessi and Regina Fox.
    Serving as maid of honor was Tara Offutt, sister of the bride, of Jacksonville, Fla. The bridesmaids were Jannell Sargent of Richmond, Elizabeth Burton of Nicholasville, LeeAnn Kenney of Florence and Lauren Heeger and Nicole Gleason, both of Lexington.