• Bowen-Courtade to wed July 27


    Janet Landrum of Dry Ridge and Jackie Bowen of Demossville is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Bradie Lynn Bowen to Daniel Joseph Courtade, son of Eileen Courtade of Buffalo, N.Y. and the late William Courtade.

    The wedding is being planned for 2:30 p.m. on July 27 at the Dry Ridge Christian Church. Pastor Bob Silvanik will be officiating. 

    The bride is a 1995 graduate of Grant County High School and received a bachelor degree from Morehead State University. 

  • Skinner recognizes volunteers, businesses



    Williamstown Mayor Rick Skinner recognized two businesses in June for 60 years of service to the community. He presented a plaque to Gail Baker, manager of Skinner Furniture, a business that Skinner’s father began on June 3, 1954. 

  • Varner competes in National American Miss



    Kailey Ann Varner, 9, of Williamstown, competed in the National American Miss Pageant on June 2 in Louisville. She was awarded third runner up out of 61 girls in her division and the Miss Personality first runner up.  

  • Backyard Beekeepers host homecoming



  • Horn-Coleman to wed



    David and Carolyn Horn of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kendal Elizabeth Horn to Adam Christopher Coleman, son of Charles and Vivian Coleman of Lancaster, Ohio. 

  • Porter-Jones plan ceremony



    Ray and Sue Porter of Dry Ridge are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jaclyn Porter to Casey Jones, son of Allen and Rita Jones of Walton.

  • Blaze, boy. April 9, 2013


    Matthew and Ashlee Blaze of Williamstown would like to announce the birth of their son, Justice Radlee Blaze. He was born at 11:46 p.m. on April 9, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood. He weighed 8 pounds and 6 ounces and was 20.75 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Gary and Joy Phipps of Florence.

  • Duck Stamp Art Winners


    2013 Federal Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest winners - Lucas Art of Williamstown entered three Grant County students in the 2013 Federal Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. There were a total of 1,152 entries across the state of Kentucky. Anna Luu and Savannah Fowler each placed first in their age group and Daniel Goderwis placed second in his age group. Mary Lucas is their art instructor. 

  • Disaster volunteers honored


     The American Red Cross held their Volunteer Recognition dinner recently in Cincinnati. Greg Nix received the “You Make a Difference Award” for the time and commitment he’s shown since he’s joined the Grant County Team in a year and a half. Nancy Owens received a five-year of service pin and Diana Morgan received a 20-year service pin and plaque. Morgan serves as the Grant County unit coordinator.  

  • Collins graduates basic training


    Chris Collins of the Williamstown Police Department was one of 27 law enforcement officers from 19 agencies across the state to graduate May 3 from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.