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Milestones

  • 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.

  • DAR holds annual awards ceremony

    The Captain John Lillard Chapter KSDAR, Dry Ridge, held their annual awards day reception April 11.

    The good citizenship awards were presented to the first and second place winners of the essay contest. The subject of their essay was “Our American Heritage and Our Responsibility for Preserving It.”

  • Hall, girl, Feb. 2

    Chris and KrisAnn Hall of Dry Ridge announce the birth of their fifth child.

    Aubrie Kate Hall was born at 7:04 p.m. on Feb. 2, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

    She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19.75 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Patricia Willoughby of Dry Ridge and the late William Willoughby Jr.

    Her maternal great grandmother is Emma Willoughby of Williamstown.

    Her paternal grandparents are Mary Jo Keith of Dry Ridge and the late Tim Hall of Dry Ridge.

    Her paternal great grandmother is Jean Ruby of Dry Ridge.

  • Brumback-Maddy to marry

    Bill and Susie Brumback of Williamstown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Elizabeth Brumback to Jamie Brian Maddy, son of David and Carolyn Nerl of Alexandria.

    The wedding is being planned for 5:30 p.m. May 23 at Stonewood Gardens in Falmouth. A reception will follow after the ceremony.

    The bride is a 2002 graduate of Williamstown High School. She is also a 2006 graduate of Midway College. She is a second grade teacher at Southern Elementary in Falmouth.

  • Harris-Greene to wed

    John and Cindy Harris of Williamstown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katrina Whitney Harris to Justin Lee Greene, son of Darrell and Donna Greene of Dry Ridge. The wedding is being planned at Grassy Run Baptist Church. The couple has not set a date.

    The bride is a 2006 graduate of Holmes High School. She is an elementary education major at Georgetown College.

    The groom is a 2003 graduate of Pendleton County High School. He is also a 2008 graduate of Northern Kentucky University. He is employed by Great American Insurance.

  • Coyle-Hardin set date

    Eddie and Kathy Coyle of Verona, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristalynn Kelly Coyle to Daniel Joseph Hardin, son of Billy Hardin of Florence and Lisa Thomas of Crittenden.

    The wedding is being planned for 6:30 p.m. May 29, 2009, at New Bethel Baptist in Verona. A reception will follow at Receptions in Erlanger.

  • Bookmark contest winners

    The Grant County Public Library held a bookmark contest in honor of National Library Week, which was April 12 through April 18. Hayley Sebree, a student at Mason-Corinth Elementary, was the winner of the third to fifth grade division. Ashley Clifton, a student at Williamstown Elementary, was the winner of the kindergarten to second grade division. A total of 29 entries were received. Sebree and Clifton were given a book bag with the library’s logo, a book and other prizes. The winning entries were made into bookmarks that are being distributed at the library.

  • Movies return to Grant County Park May 9

    Grant County residents will soon be able to enjoy movies under the stars.

    For the second consecutive year, Grant County Parks and Recreation will show free flicks on a 24 feet by 15 feet inflatable screen at Grant County Park in Crittenden.

    The Movies in the Park series will feature a total of 10 movies screening at dusk the second Saturday and fourth Friday of each month from May through September.

    The first movie about an animated robot in love is scheduled for Saturday, May 9.