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Milestones

  • Library summer reading is back!

    The library isn’t just about books anymore. The theme for the this year’s summer reading program is creativity. There will be numerous activities to get the community reading and expressing their creativity.

    At each event, the Kentucky Summer Food Service Program will provide free meals for children. Parents may pay $2.

    “It’s funny, kids always say the food is better here than at school,” Cheryl Clemons, coordinator of youth services, said, noting that it was the same food service.

  • Locals chosen as pageant finalists

    Ashley Dawn McMullen, 17, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky Pageant to be held June 29 at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington.

    The winner will receive $1,000, a crown and banner, bouquet of roses and air transportation to compete in the national pageant in California.

    McMullen, the daughter of Kayleen Jackson, enjoys cheerleading, gymnastics, swimming, running, basketball and football. She is involved in the Future Farmer’s of America and spirit club.

  • Kinstler-Edwards wed April 25

    Trina Kinstler of Florence and Josh Edwards of Williamstown were united in marriage on April 25, 2009 at Faith Community United Methodist Church in Independence.

    The bride is the daughter of Mike and Tammy Kinstler of Florence. She is a 2000 graduate of Conner High School and a 2004 graduate of Asbury College. She is employed by WXIX-TV in Cincinnati.

    The groom is the son of Lester and Barbara Edwards of Williamstown. He is a 1999 graduate of Williamstown High School and a 2004 graduate of the University of Kentucky. He is employed by Fidelity Investments in Covington.

  • Feagan inducted into Cambridge Who's Who

    Tena S. Feagan has been recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in all aspects of medical-legal consulting.

  • Wright, girl, April 30

    Adam and Alisha Wright of Crittenden announce the birth of their second child.

    Abby Gail Wright was born at 8:36 p.m. April 30, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center South in Edgewood.

    She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Randy and Debbie Gill of Cynthiana.

    Her paternal grandparents are Mark Wright of Verona and Randy and Vicki Dalton of Crittenden.

    Abby was welcomed home by her sister, Kaylee and friends and family.

     

  • Gordon celebrates 98 years

    Anna Mary Gordon celebrated her 98th birthday at the March meeting of the Corinth Lady Lions. She was accompanied to the celebration by her daughter, Dorothy Gordon Altman. Gordon continued to celebrate with her family the following Sunday at her home on Cordova Road. 

  • Cooper-Nickell to wed June 20

    Janelle Gibbs of Hickory, N.C and Mark Cooper of Williamstown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristina Marie Cooper, to Brian Thomas Nickell, son of Dwayne and Linda Nickell of Williamstown.

    The wedding is being planned for 6:30 p.m. June 20 at Williamstown Baptist Church. A reception will follow at Granduer Hall in Walton.

    The bride is a 2006 graduate of Williamstown High School. She is employed by Grant Manor and St. Elizabeth Hospital.

  • Elliot-Cummins to wed June 26

    Tina Elliot of Dry Ridge and Thomas and Barb Elliot of Dry Ridge announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brandi Elliot, to Adam Cummins, son of Doug and JoAnn Cummins of Williamstown.

    The wedding is being planned for 7 p.m. June 26 at Williamstown Baptist Church. A reception will follow at JMB Hall in Dry Ridge.

    The bride is a 2003 graduate of Grant County High School. She is also a graduate of Beckfield College. She is employed by Citi Group.

  • Caldwell, boy, April 23

    Ashlee and Brent Caldwell announce the birth of their first child.

    Braxten Lee Caldwell was born at 8:18 p.m. April 23, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center South in Edgewood.

    He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Doug and Mona Ammerman of Dry Ridge. His maternal great grandparents are Bud and Sylvia Conrad of Dry Ridge and Helen Ammerman of Williamstown.

    His paternal grandparents are Darrell and Brenda Caldwell of Williamstown. His paternal great grandfather is Rondell Kinmon of Dry Ridge.

  • Tomlins celebrate 40 years

    Charles and Mary Susan Tomlin will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary June 22, 2009.

    The couple was married by Bro. Thomas Baker at Mussel Shoals Baptist Church in Owenton.

    In observance of their wedding anniversary, a party will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. June 20 in the community room of the Dry Ridge Housing Authority.

    The Tomlins have two children; Billy Tomlin of Owenton and Lisa Tomlin-McDaniel of Georgetown; and four grandchildren.

    Charlie is the son of the late Henry and Amanda Tomlin of Owenton.