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Milestones

  • Local students awarded for artistic, writing skills

    The 2008 Jim Claypool Conservation Art Contest (grades 1-5) and the 2008 Conservation Writing Contest (grades 6-12) entitled: “Working Trees: Kentucky’s Renewable Future” was sponsored by the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts and the Kentucky Farm Bureau.

  • Dry Ridge artist featured in ‘Moby Dick’ exhibit

    Herman Melville’s classic novel “Moby Dick” has been brought to life by a Dry Ridge artist.

    Fourteen pieces of art by Kathleen Piercefield, a printmaker and painter, is being shown in the exhibit, Moby Dick: Heart of the Sea, at the Rockford Art Museum in Rockford, Ill.

    She is joined in the exhibit, which runs through July 5, by two other artists whose work was inspired by the book.

  • Adams’ celebrate 50 years

    Royce and Rita Adams of Dry Ridge will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 12, 2009. The couple will be honored at a reception from 2:30 to 5 p.m. June 14 at the Grant County Extension Office in Williamstown.

    The couple met at church camp and were married at Corinth Christian Church on June 12, 1959. They have two children; Carmen Hickerson of Pewee Valley and Melinda Lloyd of Union. They have three grandchildren; Noah Hickerson, Taylor Lloyd and Benjamin Lloyd.

  • Hutchinson-Borggren wed

    Gary and Pam Hutchinson of Dry Ridge would like to announce the marriage of their daughter, Krystal Kay Hutchinson to Bradley Gerald Borggren, son of Jerry and Helen Borggren of Little Rock, Ark.

    The wedding took place April 4, 2009 on Tybee Island in Georgia. A reception is being planned from 2 to 5 p.m. May 23 at the Grant County Farm Bureau in Williamstown.

    The bride is a 2000 graduate from Grant County High School and a 2004 graduate from Campbellsville University. She has recently served as a journeymen missionary in Mali, West Africa.

  • Cooks celebrate 63 years

    On May 31, Woodrow and Viola Cook will be celebrating 63 years of marriage. They were married in 1946.

    They have three children; daughters, Shirley Wilson and Brenda Fornash, both of Dry Ridge and son, James Kenneth Cook of Pinellas Park, Fla. They have six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

    Cards and letters are welcome to help them celebrate. No gifts, please. Send cards to 107 Falmouth Street, Williamstown, Ky. 41097.

  • Hutchingson-Borggren wed

    Gary and Pam Hutchinson of Dry Ridge would like to announce the marriage of their daughter, Krystal Kay Hutchinson to Bradley Gerald Borggren, son of Jerry and Helen Borggren of Little Rock, Ark.

    The wedding took place April 4, 2009 on Tybee Island in Georgia. A reception is being planned from 2 to 5 p.m. May 23 at the Grant County Farm Bureau in Williamstown.

    The bride is a 2000 graduate from Grant County High School and a 2004 graduate from Campbellsville University. She has recently served as a journeymen missionary in Mali, West Africa.

  • Lucas Art students compete in duck stamp contest

    Every year, the U.S. Postal Service and Bass Pro Shops sponsor the National Wildlife Service’s Junior Duck Stamp Contest.  It is an opportunity for all students, from kindergarten to 12 grade, to design a postage stamp featuring a duck, swan, or goose in the hopes of being chosen as the next collectible federal Junior Duck Stamp.  Not only do students get to practice their artistic skills, but they also learn about wetlands, waterfowl and land conservation.

  • Williamstown resident returns to service

    Kenny Ball is returning to familiar turf – helping wounded soldiers in Iraq or Afghanistan.

    Ball joined the Navy in 2000. He spent one tour in Iraq as a corpsman with an infantry battalion from January 2003 to June 2003.

    His was released in January 2007 in time for the birth of his son, Kelvin.

    He joined the National Guard as a reservist in February 2007 and knew there was a good possibility he’d be going back.

  • Perkins-Keitz set date

    Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Perkins of Mayfield, Ky. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Beth Perkins to Nicholas Allen Keitz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Keitz of Dry Ridge.

    The wedding is being planned for 6:30 p.m. June 6 at First Baptist Church in Mayfield, Ky. A reception will follow at Mayfield-Graves Country Club.

    The bride is a 1999 graduate of Mayfield High School. She is also a 2003 graduate of the University of Kentucky. She is employed by Power Creative in Louisville.

  • Hanington-Lab to wed

    Kevin Hanington of Indiana and Susan Hanington of Howell, Mich. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Hanington to Anthony Lab, son of Richard and Brenda Hutchinson of Grant County.

    The wedding is being planned for 6 p.m. May 30, 2009, at Florence Nature Park.

    The bride is a 2001 graduate of Ryle High School. She is also a graduate of Northern Kentucky University. She is employed by Fifth Third Bank.