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Milestones

  • Ashcraft to perform on Midnite Jamboree

    Williamstown High School 1965 graduate Judy Ashcraft has been honored to perform on Nashville’s long running Midnite Jamboree on May 6.

    It is the Jamboree’s 70th anniversary show featuring many well known country music stars and independent artists.
    The Midnite Jamboree is broadcast each Saturday night following the legendary Grand Ole Opry on radio station WSM.

  • Miller- Harp to wed June 17, 2017

    Tammy and Troy Walling of Walton and Mark and Janet Miller of Dry Ridge are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ronni-Ann Miller of Crittenden to Paul Everett Harp, son of Pete Harp of Crittenden.

    The wedding is being planned for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the Grant County Park in Crittenden.

    A reception will follow at the cattle barn at the park.
    The bride is a graduate of Grant County High School.

  • Anderson-Siedenberg to wed April 7, 2017

    James and Jennifer Anderson of Owenton are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Anderson to Jacob Siedenberg, son of John and Brigitte Siedenberg of Williamstown.

    The bride is a graduate of Williamstown High School.

    She is also a 2016 graduate of Northern Kentucky University. Anderson graduated Summa Cum Laude, with a bachelor of arts in elementary education and special education.

  • Captain John Lillard, NSDAR honors veterans

    The Captain John Lillard, NSDAR chapter, honored Grant County World War II veterans in remembrance of the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Vice Regent Elisabeth Chiang, began with remarks about the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor.  Chiang reminded everyone that on Dec. 7, 1941 the United States of America came under a surprise attack by the

  • Grant County Farm Bureau recognized for membership, program achievement
  • Harold Elliston honored for years of law enforcement service

    Harold Elliston was honored on Nov. 10, at a luncheon meeting of KSP Post 6, at the Williamstown Baptist Church for his years of service to the Kentucky State Police.

    He was also an officer for the City of Dry Ridge for more than four years.

    Kentucky KSP Commissioner and Post 6 Commander Rick Saint-Blancard presented Elliston with a certificate of recognition and a Superman T-shirt.

    Many of his former colleagues stood and shared what Elliston’s mentorship meant to them personally.

  • Library features ‘Makings of a Master’

    The Grant County Public Library is offering patrons an opportunity to see the “Makings of a Master” now through Oct. 22.

    The Kentucky Arts Council’s exhibit throughout the library celebrates and explores relationships between Kentucky’s master tradition bearers and their apprentices who have worked together through the Kentucky Folk Art Apprenticeship program.

  • Grant County Ridge Riders compete at Kentucky 4-H Horse Show

    During the second week of July, when most kids are on summer vacation and enjoying the pool, five Grant County 4-H members were packing up to head to Louisville for the State 4-H Horse Show.

    Four area students including Summer Pauly, Saralynne McKinley, Sierra Schmitt, and Katelyn Simons competed in the Contest division. The Contest Division is comprised of four events and includes barrel racing and pole bending. One additional student, Michelle Baker, competed in the Western division which included both Western Pleasure and Horsemanship Classes.

  • Historical society to meet

    The Grant County Historical Society will meet on Monday, July 14 at the Williamstown Baptist Church.
    Dinner will be at 6 p.m., which will be the annual carry-in picnic. Fried chicken, iced tea, plates and utensils will be provided. Bring a side dish, casserole, salad or dessert to share.
    Following dinner there will be music by the Grant County Dulcimer Group.
    During the business meeting, officer for the 2014-2016 term will be installed.
    All who are interested in history are welcome. For more information call 859-242-8685 or e-mail bb15chips@aol.com.

  • Dana donates to Relay For Life

    GRANT COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE - John Brothers, Human Resource Manager and Abby Hunt, Human Resource generalist offered a check to the Grant County Relay for Life for $3,000 on behalf of Dana Corp. Kelsey Lewis, a representative from the American Cancer Society accepted the check. Photo by Camille McClanahan