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Milestones

  • ‘Find It Here’

    Kentucky Southern Baptists are putting feet to their prayers and embarking on a door-to-door evangelism initiative with the goal of reaching 85 percent of all adults in the state. The denomination’s push, called “Find it here,” began March 6 and will lead up to Easter Sunday, April 4. They are also running 30-second TV advertising spots, in some areas, to coincide with the boots-on-the ground effort and have purchased billboards and radio time in Spanish.

  • Rider celebrates 97th birthday with nephew

    Jessie Rider celebrated her 97th birthday on March 5 at a party in her honor in Williamstown. She was surrounded by friends and her nephew, Tony Epperson. They enjoyed cake, ice cream and sung old songs.

  • Art contest showcases local talent

    The Fifth District Student Art Show was held at the Grant County Library on Feb. 27.

    Marlene McComas, fifth district Woman’s Club vice governor, hosted the event.

    Only three of the six clubs participated due to extreme weather conditions. Williamstown Woman’s club was represented in five of 12 categories.

    Jessica Holtman, a student at Grant County High School, captured first place for her pencil portrait and second in the painting category.

  • Kelly prepares for deployment

    Army National Guard Pfc. Jonathan H. Kelly has been mobilized and activated at Fort Dix, N.J., in preparation for deployment to serve in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom. Kelly is a member of the 2123rd Transportation Company in Richmond.

    The soldiers go through a series of procedures and training classes to prepare them for situations they may face in their deployed environment.

    Kelly is a motor transport operator with two years of military service. He is the son of Tina Campbell of Dry Ridge and stepson of Kevin Carr of Crittenden.

  • Sellers celebrates 90th birthday

    On Feb. 20, nearly 70 friends and family members gathered at Mason Baptist Church to help Lola Sellers celebrate her 90th birthday.

    Those in attendance were her daughter, Judy Good and nephew, Lynn Carlson, both of Sacramento, Calif; her son, David and  Joyce Brantley and their children of Corinth; grandsons David and Shannon and their children, Krissy and Noah, of Columbia, Ky., Greg and Nella and their daughter, Abigail of Lexington; granddaughter, Amber Good of Las Vegas, Nev. and granddaughter, Lacy and Nick and their children, Andrew and Emily of Corinth.

  • Wright, boy, Nov. 21

    Travis Wright and Megan Hicks of Corinth would like to announce the birth of their first child.

    Eli Lyle Tyler Wright was born at 7:38 a.m. on Nov. 21, 2009 at St. Luke Hospital West in Florence. He weighed 6 pounds and 9.4 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Kim and Tim Parr of Corinth and Darrell Hicks of Carlisle.

    His paternal grandparents are Cat and Shelby Jean Wright of Corinth.

    Eli was welcomed home by his brother, Blane Hicks.

  • Wallace, girl, Jan. 18

    Chad and Angie Wallace of Georgetown would like to announce the birth of their second child.

    Callie Layne Wallace was born at 10:38 a.m. on Jan. 18, 2010 at Georgetown Community Hospital.

    She weighed 7 pounds and 10 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Doug and Patty Smith of Dry Ridge. Her maternal great grandparents are Joan Endres of Union and the late Delbert Endres and Elmer and Margie Seng of Crittenden.

  • THROUGH THE LENS

    A Corinth native is preparing to exhibit at Kentucky Crafted: The Market at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, March 6 and March 7.

    Jeff Rogers will be marketing his coffee table book, “Kentucky Wide II”, after meeting the criteria established by the Kentucky Arts Council’s Kentucky Crafted program.

    Rogers, the son of Charlene Rogers and the late Eddie Rogers of Corinth, has owned Jeff Rogers Photography, Inc. for more than 22 years and is participating in the market for the second time.

  • Wilson joins U.S. Army

    Shane A. Wilson has joined the United States Army under the delayed entry program.

    Wilson, a 2006 graduate of Simon Kenton High School, in Independence, will report to Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla., for basic training in April 2010.

    He is the son of Cheryl Wilson of Independence and Hubert Wilson of Crittenden.

  • Krupinski completes U.S. Navy basic training

    Navy Seaman Rick A. Krupinski, son of Louana E. Plunkett of Dry Ridge and Rick A. Krupinski of Williamstown recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

    During the eight-week program, Krupinski completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.