• Northern Kentucky District Board of Health names officers

    The Northern Kentucky District Board of Health has selected Jonathan Rich, DMD, Richard Schuck, OD and Julie Metzger Aubuchon, OD, as officers for its fiscal year 2015, which runs from July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015.
    Rich, representing Grant County, will serve as chair. He is a dentist in private practice with Precision Dental Care and served as chair in 2010-2011.

  • Osborne, boy, June 4

    David and Laynee Osborne of Dry Ridge would like to announce the birth of their son.
    David Samuel Osborne was born at 10:42 a.m. on June 4 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood. He weighed 5 pounds and 9 ounces and was 18 ¼ inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Kevin and Kathy Grayson of Cynthiana.
    His paternal grandmother is Barbara Osborne of Williamstown. 

  • Benefit for Robert Chrisman Jr. to be held July 16

    Robert Chrisman Jr. died unexpectedly on July 10, 2014. To assist the family with funeral expenses a benefit will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16 at the Edwardo’s in Williamstown. A portion of all sales purchased will benefit the family. Donations can also be made by contacting Cooper Funeral Home in Alexandria at 859-635-7844.

  • Tractor Supply to host annual Old Timers meeting

    Tractor Supply Co. in Williamstown will host the Old Timers Car Club annual meeting from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 19. There will be a car show with trophies and dash plaques. Entry fee is $15. Pre-registration form should to be returned with $12. Make checks payable to the Old Timers Car Club. For more information, contact Thomas O’Connell.

  • Grant County Extension Office offers classes

    The Grant County Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown has scheduled classes for the month of June.
     • Beginning Canning and Food Preservation from 6 to 9 p.m. July 10 at the Grant County Extension Office. Class size is limited. No registration fee, call 859-824-3355 to register.

  • Grant County Public Library July Book of the Month

    Title: The Returned

     Author: Jason Mott

     Book Description:  Harold and Lucille Hargrave’s lives have been both joyful and sorrowful in the decades since their eight-year-old son, Jacob, died tragically in 1966. In their old age they’ve settled comfortably into life without him…until one day Jacob mysteriously appears on their doorstep, still eight years old.


    The family of Ada Skirvin will host an 80th birthday party for Ada Skirvin from 1 to 4 p.m. on July 12 at Oak Ridge Baptist Church. Skirvin requests no gifts.

  • 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.


    Tom and Betty Trenary, of Williamstown, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 27, 2014.
    The couple were married by A. L. Osborne in 1964 at Mary Helen Methodist Church.
    In observance of their anniversary, a party will be held on July 5 at LaRosa’s in Dry Ridge.
    The Trenarys have two sons, Scott (Lori) and Keith (Marrita), both of Corinth. They also have seven grandchildren, Kodi, Tucker, Hunter, Caylin, Jared, Kati and Cassie.

  • Johnson-Wells to wed Aug. 2

    Ava Johnson of Williamstown is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Emily Johnson to Ramsey Wells, son of Robin Wells of Frenchburg and Jennifer Jarmen Wells of Winchester.
    The bride is also the daughter of the late Donald Johnson.
    The wedding is being planned for 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 2 at the Fairview Christian Church in Williamstown.