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Milestones

  • Moran crowned Most Beautiful Overall

    Alexia Rose Moran has done it again.

    On Saturday, May 8 in Louisville, she was crowned the Most Beautiful Overall in the International Fresh Faces of Kentucky pageant.

    Alexis also won best smile and received a trophy, a $300 savings bond and $50 in cash.

    Now, Alexis is on her way to Daytona Beach, Fla., as a Kentucky state title holder for Most Beautiful.

    This will be her first national pageant.

    Alexis is the daughter of Humberto and Amber Moran of Owenton and granddaughter of Charlotte Linville (Claypool).

  • Teusink-Yates plan wedding

    David and Darlene Yates of Crittenden are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Destiny Yates to Leighton Teusink, son of Morris and Lindzi Teusink of Clarksville, Mi.

    The bride is a 1998 graduate of Grant County High School. She is also a 2006 graduate of Northern Kentucky University.

    She is the director of Pregnancy Care Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    The groom is employed by R.E. West.

    The wedding is being planned and the date will be announced later.

  • Anderson, Burton named EMS Providers of the Year

    They’ve worked together over the past four years, forming a partnership that allows them to know exactly what the other one’s doing.

    Todd Anderson and Lee Burton make up a duo that drives the streets of Dry Ridge and Grant County every third day as EMS providers.

    Because of their dedication to serving others, the Dry Ridge Fire Department named the pair the 2009 Emergency Meducal Service Providers of the Year.

  • Bowlin-Fay set date

    James Fay of Independence and Tonya Kinner of Dry Ridge, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Jamie Ann Fay to Brent Bowlin, son of Bill Bowlin of Norcross, Ga. and Deborah Jones of Crittenden.

    The wedding is being planned for June 18, 2011.

  • Moore, boy, March 17

    Todd and Sheilah Moore of Williamstown would like to announce the birth of their second son.

    Kasey Andrew Moore was born at 8:51 a.m. on March 17, 2010 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    He weighed 11 pounds and was 22 inches long.

    His maternal grandmother is Lynda Campbell of Williamstown. His maternal great grandmother is Lorraine Louden of Williamstown.

    His paternal grandparents are Randy and Martha Moore of Falmouth. His paternal great grandfather is Lou Bonar of Florence.

  • 4-H students win district talent show

    Two Grant County 4-H students won at the district talent show May 4.

    Simeon Skilling, a junior at Williamstown High School, won first place in the senior division of the District 4-H Talent Show playing the piano and singing, “Forever.”

    Ariana Johnson, a seventh grader at Williamstown Junior-Senior High School won first place in the junior division singing, “Somewhere over the Rainbow.”

    Both students will perform at the Kentucky State Fair in August.

  • Young receives merit award for quick action

    Angela Young never thought she’d end up working at a detention center.

    Young said she was just doing her job conducting a head count during a shift last year when she noticed one of the female inmates was having trouble breathing.

    “During a head count, we have to see the inmate’s face and wake them up if they’re asleep,” Young said. “When I tried to wake this inmate up, she was unresponsive.”

  • Grant County resident will compete for national title

    Hayley Frances Leach won the title of Miss Kentucky Junior Teen America in January. To win the title Leach competed in four areas of competition, including private interview, talent/spokesmodel, physical fitness and evening gown and was the only one in the pageant’s history to score perfectly on the private interview segment.

  • Beach celebrates 94th birthday

    Agnes Poor Beach, of Dry Ridge, celebrated her 94th birthday at the April meeting of the Dry Ridge Homemakers at the Grant County Extension office in Williamstown. Beach has been a member of extension homemakers for more than 50 years. She spent her birthday, April 22, with her family. 

  • GCHS Jazz Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble to perform

    The Grant County High School Jazz Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble will give a free concert at 7 p.m. April 29 in the GCHS auditorium.

    The concert will feature guest saxophonist David Threlkeld, professor of jazz studies at University of the Cumberlands.