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Milestones

  • St. William to hold fish fry

    So, who out there doesn’t just love a fish fry? That great tradition is alive and well in Williamstown, where they say “we have the best fish in town.” Same great fish, same low price. St. William Church will sponsor their Lenten Fish Fry every Friday beginning Feb. 27 through April 3 from 5 to 8 p.m.

    Battered cod dinners will be served. Meals include three sides, cornbread, dessert and drink for $7.50. Call 859-866-5107 for carry-out orders. The church is located at 6 Church Street ( U.S. 25 South off Waterworks Road.)

  • Switzer-Maddox wed Dec. 30

    Savannah Switzer and Eldon Maddox were united in marriage on Dec. 30, 2008.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Scott and Susan Switzer of Williamstown accompanied by the groom’s parents, Joe and Bridget Maddox of Jonesville.

    Serving as maid of honor was the bride’s best friend, Cindy Martin of Williamstown.

    Serving as best man was the groom’s best friend, Stanley Riley of Dry Ridge.

    Serving as ring bearer was the bride’s nephew, Nolan Switzer, son of Scott and Tammy Switzer of Dry Ridge.

  • GCHS class of '99 seeks classmates

    The Grant County High School, class of 1999, is making plans for their 10 year class reunion. They are currently gathering contact information of fellow graduates and setting a date for the event.

    Send your most current contact information including: name (ladies, please include your maiden name),email, address and phone number (optional) to gcclassof99@yahoo.com, or you can mail your information to Amber Ailstock Hedges, 125 Ten Mile Drive, Dry Ridge, KY 41035.

     

  • Local business partners with Dress for Success

    Landing a job in today’s challenging economy is no easy task, but for anyone attempting to enter the workforce, making a good first impression is a crucial step towards success. Wearing proper business attire to a job interview, for example, speaks volumes about what you have to offer.

    But for women attempting to enter the workforce, a common problem exists: without a job, they can’t afford a suit, and without a suit, they can’t get a job.

  • Haggarty honored as KEEP Team Leader of the Year

     Grant County resident James Haggarty became involved with the Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) as a way to connect to equestrian activities and people.

  • Williamstown students honored for posters

    Four Williamstown students were recently recognized for their artwork in the annual Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s 2008 Adopt-a-Highway poster contest.

    Williamstown Senior High sophomore Taylor Stith placed second in the 14 to 17 age category.

    “I was really, really excited,” she said. “I worked really hard on it for about two and a half weeks. It felt really special to be second. It was a lot bigger deal than I expected.”

  • Holleran honored with Highest Heels award

    Darla Holleran, family advocate social worker with the Northern Kentucky Children’s Advocacy Center, was recently presented with the Highest Heel Award at the Hope in Heels Award Luncheon in Covington.

  • News seeks Special Valentine nominations

    The Grant County News wants to hear about someone special in your life.

    It could be your sweetheart, your children, your parents, a neighbor or family friend.

    The News staff wants to know why they are special.

    If your letter is chosen, your special someone will be featured in the Feb. 12 issue of the Grant County News.

  • Flachs girl, Dec. 19

    Charlie Flachs and Sheila Prince of Dry Ridge announce the birth of their second child.

    Morgan Lee Flachs was born at 2:46 p.m. on Dec. 19, 2008, at St. Elizabeth South in Edgewood.

    She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18.75 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Pete and Judy Loomis of Crittenden.

    Her paternal grandparents are Charles and Joan Flachs of Corinth.

    Morgan was welcomed home by Adam Prince and Amber Flachs.

     

  • Simpsons celebrate 72 years

    Johnny and Williah Simpson will celebrate their 72nd anniversary on Jan. 10, 2009.

    Johnny and Williah were married at the Grant County Court House in Williamstown.

    The couple have four children.

    Their names are Wilbur Simpson, Betty Rodgers and Beverly Mulberry, all of Crittenden, and the late Layle Simpson.

    The couple has four grandchildren, Brian Rodgers, Michelle King, Deanna Gabbert and Dustin Mulberry and six great grandchildren, Brittany, Morgan, Mason, Cody, Carter and Parker.