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Milestones

  • Couple celebrates golden anniversary

    Jerry and Kay Hicks will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from noon to 2 p.m. June 20 at the Williamstown United Methodist Church, where they where married on Father’s Day, June 19, 1960.

    They have a son, Greg Hicks, and his wife, Joyce and a daughter, Sherry Mason and her, husband Tim. The couple has five grandchildren.

    Your presence and best wishes are appreciated, they request no gifts.

  • Brewer recognized for Dams of Distinction

    Howard Brewer, Jr., of Dry Ridge, was recently recognized by the American Hereford Association (AHA) for producing a cow named to the Dams of Distinction list.

    “These are the most efficient cows in the Hereford breed,” said Craig Huffhines, AHA’s Executive Secretary. “They have met the strictest requirements for early calving, reproductive efficiency, calving intervals of no greater than one year, and weaning weight ratios in he top end of the breeder’s herd.”

  • Work, girl, Dec. 9

    Shelley Work, of Clarksville, Tenn., formerly of Dry Ridge, would like to announce the birth of her daughter.

    Alaina Monroe Work was born Dec. 9, 2009.  

    She weighed 7 pounds and 15 ounces and was 22 inches long.

    Alaina is the granddaughter of Nelson and Lynn Work, of Dry Ridge.  She is the great granddaughter of Pete and Kathy Roland, of Holbrook, the late Marvin Monroe Robinson and the late Ezra Lee and Nellie Work.

  • Braydon Dungan, a fourth grader at Williamstown Elementary represented Grant County on March 27 at the regional 4-H speech competition in Gallatin County.

    Dungan’s speech on camping safety won frist place for his age group, competing against six other students. He was also named the overall winner in the junior speech division.

    He will compete for the state title at the University of Kentucky in July.

  • Begnoche, boy, May 14

    Robert Begnoche and Erin Burns of Park Hills, formerly of Grant County, would like to announce the birth of their second child.

    Robert James Begnoche Jr. was born at 1:33 p.m. on May 14 2010, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

    He weighed 9 pounds and 7.3 ounces and was 22.5 inches long.

    His maternal great grandparents are Mary Lou and Butch Bruns of Dry Ridge.

    His paternal grandmother is Teresa Newby Begnoche of Dry Ridge and his paternal great grandparents are James and Delores Newby of Union.

  • Conrad-Marksberry set date

    Robert and Dorothy Marksberry of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forth coming marriage of their daughter, Pat Marksberry to Mikie Conrad of Williamstown.

    The wedding is being planned for 6:30 p.m. June 5 at the Mason Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the American Leion Post in Williamstown.

    Invitations are not being sent and all family and friends are invited to attend.

  • Atha-Wheelington to wed

    Bart and Kendra Wheelington of Jonesville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Wheelington to Greg Atha, son of Greg and Denise Atha of Mount Zion.

    The wedding is being planned for 6 p.m. on June 4 at Macedonia Baptist Church in Dry Ridge. A reception will follow at the church.

    The bride is a 2009 graduate of Grant County High School and the groom is a 2008 graduate of Grant County High School.

  • Ahlfeld’s celebrate 60 years

    James and Pat Ahlfeld will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 2. They were married June 2, 1950. They will celebrate with their son, Doug and his wife, Les, and their son Bob and his wife, Barbara, their seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

     

  • Grant County Fair Board honors state fair winners

    Although the 2009 Grant County Fair was the year of the down pours, the fair was not a washout. It was a year highlighted by the winners of different categories going on to compete at the Kentucky State Fair and doing great against other youth across the state. The fair board held a reception for the six state winners on April 8, 2010, to recognize them for their accomplishments.  

  • 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).