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Milestones

  • Market Day orders due Sept. 11

    Junior ROTC cadets at Grant County High School are participating in the Market Day fundraising program.

    Market Day is a fundraising food cooperative. Each month, Market Day offers 150 convenient and nutritious products including poultry, meats, seafood, family meals, appetizers, breakfast items, beverages and desserts.

    When you order from Market Day (www.marketday.com), a percentage of your order is donated to the GCHS JROTC.

  • Epperson celebrates 92nd birthday

    On Sat., Aug. 15, a 92nd birthday party was given for Loretta Epperson, of Corinth, at Butler State Park in Carrollton.

    Those attending included: Bobby and Juanita Jones; Don and Gladys Poe; Henry Jones; Bonnie Jones; Leroy Jones; Elsie Dever; Jennifer and Terry Rader; Jason, Anita and Cason Jones; Shane, Kristi, Roman, Coleman and Kirsten Gillispie; Gary and Joy Kelly; Rebecca Gracie and Aaron Pugh; Jimmy Rose; Lisa, Hannah and Morgan Hart; Danny and Mary Jane Jones and David and Connie Jones.

     

  • Detectives honored for bravery, sensitivity

    Two detectives from Kentucky State Police Post 6 in Dry Ridge were recently honored.

    Detective Kevin Flick was named Trooper of the Year at Post 6 and Detective Scott Lengle was awarded a Citation for Bravery.

    Scott Lengle

    Lengle was given a citation for bravery for his actions on May 6, 2007 when he responded to a residential fire near Falmouth.

    Lengle was the first on the scene at 2:48 a.m.. He entered the burning home and pulled the occupant to safety. He gave aid to the victim until emergency services arrived.

  • Straub - Straub to wed

    Agnes Dawalt Straub and Donnie G. Straub are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    Agnes is the daughter of the late Leo and Thelma Dawalt of Covington and Donnie is the son of the late Earl Straub of Portland and Hazel Straub of Demossville.

    The wedding is planned for 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 4 at the Falmouth Baptist Church.

    A reception will follow in the church’s fellowship hall at 4th and Maple Avenue in Falmouth.

    The bride is a caseworker for Pendleton County Child Support.

  • Webster, girl, April 17

    Keith and Cindy Webster of Dry Ridge would like to announce the birth of their first child.

    Alexis Kyleah Webster was born at 8:45 p.m. on April 17, 2009 at St. Luke West Hospital.

    She weighed 6 pounds and 4 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Bill and Edith West of Dry Ridge.

    Her paternal grandparents are David and Patricia Webster of Dry Ridge.

    Alexis Kyleah was welcomed home by her uncles, David and Michael Webster.

  • Taylor, girl, Feb. 26

    Jesse and Natasha Compton Taylor of Independence are proud to announce the birth of their first child.

    Jeslyn Alexa Taylor was born at 1:48 p.m. on Feb. 26, 2009 at St. Elizabeth Hospital.

    She weighed 5 pounds and 14.5 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Trisha Noonan of Independence and Todd Compton of Crittenden. Her maternal great grandparents are Lee Callahan and Gail Smith of Dry Ridge and Tom and Lois Compton of Glencoe.

  • Reunion Notices

    Skirvin

    The descendants of John and Annie B. Skirvin will hold the annual family reunion on Aug. 23 at Grant County Park in Crittenden.

    Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish.

    Mulligan

    The descendants of George Lewis (1844-1923) and Mary William Ritchie (1850-1943) will hold their annual reunion on Sept. 5 at the Harrison County Fairgrounds, 4-H Building.

    The reunion will start at 11 a.m. with a potluck lunch at 12:30 p.m.

    Attendees should bring a meat dish, covered dish, drinks and utensils to share.

  • Hall donates to Locks of Love program

    Kylee Hall, 5, donated 13 inches of her hair to the Locks of Love Program. Kylee, the daughter of Chris and KrisAnn Hall of Dry Ridge, wanted to help children who lost their hair due to illness. She is a first grader at Dry Ridge Elementary. This was her first official haircut done by Janessa Fryman at J Salon, Dry Ridge.

  • Barker graduates basic military training

    Air Force Airman 1st Class David A. Barker Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Robinson-Petty to wed

    Wanda Williams of Astor, Fla., and Gary Robinson of Lexington are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Linda Rose Robinson to Eugene Glenn Petty, son of Glenna Whaley of Florence and Bailey Petty of Walton.

    A spring wedding is planned.

    The bride attends Northern Kentucky University and is employed by the city of Dry Ridge.

    The groom is a 1984 graduate of Simon Kenton High School and is employed by DHL at the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.