Kenny and Rosie Bobb of Mt. Zion are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kitty Layne Bobb to Christopher McKinley of Independence.

    The wedding is being planned for 6:30 p.m. May 19, 2012, at Kenny and Rosie’s farm on Sherman Mt. Zion Road. A reception will immediately follow at the same location.

    Kitty chose this date for her wedding because it marks Kenny and Rosie’s 50th wedding anniversary.



    David and Pam Threlkeld of Williamstown would like to announce the birth of their son Robert Harrington Threlkeld was born at 6:18 p.m. on Oct. 19, 2011, at Harrison Memorial Hospital in Cynthiana. He weighed 8 pounds 12.4 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    His paternal grandparents are William and Helen Threlkeld of Williamstown.

    His maternal grandparents are David and Linda Taylor of Cynthiana. He was welcomed home by his two puppies, Spike and Miley.

  • ON THE HOME FRONT-Sandy Thornton

    Name: Sandy Thornton of Dry Ridge

    Club: I’m president of the Lunch and Learn Club

    Hobbies: I enjoy crafts, quilting and sewing

    Other clubs/organizations: I’m a member of the Williamstown United Methodist Church

    Years involved in homemakers: 3 years

    What do you get out of being a member of homemakers: I value the friendship and enjoy the crafts and community projects.

  • NKU honors Lawrence for service

    For several years, Sam Lapin knew that the administrative assistant at the Northern Kentucky University - Grant County Center was hard working and dedicated.

    That prompted Lapin, a faculty member, to nominate Connie Lawrence for NKU’s annual awards program.
    Now the rest of the employees know how good she is at her job after she was named one of the school’s outstanding office/clerical staff as part of the 2012 Regents Distinguished Service Awards program.
    Lapin hired Lawrence in 1998 as secretary for the NKU-Grant County Center.


    Joe and Gina Magee of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Adrienne Marie Magee to Jason Webster, son of Pat Conrad and Morris Webster of Williamstown.

    The wedding is being planned for 5 p.m. May 5, 2012, at Mason Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the American Legion Hall.

    The bride is a 2011 graduate of Grant County High School. She is also attending Northern Kentucky University. She is employed by Grant Manor.


    Michael and Lisa Henry of Williamstown would like to announce the birth of their third child. Tyler Dean Henry was born at 11:22 p.m. on Sept. 24, 2011 at  St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    He weighed 6 pounds 9 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Charles and Margaret Alexander of Concord.

    His paternal grandparents are Garry and Patsy Henry of Corinth. Tyler was welcomed home by family and friends.


    Name: Adam Walters, of Dry Ridge

    What motivated you to live a healthier lifestyle? I wanted to lose weight.

    How have you changed your lifestyle in order to be healthier? I changed my diet and joined the gym.

    What is your favorite fitness activity? I like basketball and weightlifting.

    What suggestions do you have for someone who wants to be healthier - how can they best get started? First, you have to put your mind to it and you must change your diet to a healthier lifestyle.

  • WHS holds Alumni banquet May 26

    The Williamstown Alumni Banquet will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 26 at the Williamstown High School gymnasium. Social Hour and registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. The annual alumni banquet is for all graduates of the Williamstown High School and the classes of 1932, 1937, 1942, 1952, 1962, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002 and the class of 2012 graduates will be honored.


    The Northern Kentucky Tea Party is sponsoring an “End of the Error” from 1 to 5 p.m. on April 28 at the Boone County Fairgrounds. This rally is to educate and motivate voters to end the era of the Obama reign of government. The rally is a gathering of patriots and those interested in learning about fiscal responsibility, limited government and free markets and other principals of the Tea Party.