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Milestones

  • Hometown Hero: Firefighter puts out Alabama motel blaze

    Justin Richardson, a Norfolk Southern Railroad employee, had just settled into room 144 of the Holiday Inn Express in Florence, Alabama to watch TV around 8:15 p.m on Oct. 27, when he heard a beeping noise.

    “It kept going off, so I went outside to see what it was,” Richardson said.

    After slipping on his tennis shoes and investigating, he discovered the beeping sound was the fire alarm and smoke was pouring from room 244, the room just above his.

  • Up and Coming

    Milner Reunion

    The Milner family reunion will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 8 at the Welfare House located in Grant County Park in Crittenden. Be sure to pass the word to any out of town relatives. Call Melony Stambaugh at 859-657-6585 for information.

    Veterans Day ceremony planned Nov. 11

  • Baby of the week: Devon Kinnett

    Hi! My name is Devon Edward Kinnett.

    I was born on January 10, 2007 at St. Luke West.

    My parents are Heather Beach and Brian Kinnett of Dry Ridge.

    My grandparents are Chandra and Troy Beach of Glencoe and Jane and Mike Crider of Verona.

    My great grandparents are Lawson and Kathy Beach and Belinda Poteet of Dry Ridge.

     

  • Reunion Notices

    Milner

    The Milner family reunion will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 8 at the Welfare House located in Grant County Park in Crittenden. Be sure to pass the word to any out of town relatives. Call Melony Stambaugh at 859-657-6585 for information.

    Mulligan

    The 11th annual Mulligan reunion was held Sept. 6 at the Harrison County Fairgrounds 4-H building, with 45 members present.

  • Hedger, boy, June 3

    Jimmy Dan Hedger and Tasha Epperson of Dry Ridge, announce the birth of their first child.

    Hagen Cole Hedger was born at 1:50 p.m. on June 3, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 22 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Danny and Donna Wright of Owenton.

    His paternal grandparents are James and Carol Hedger of Dry Ridge.

    His paternal great grandmother is Mary Hedger of Dry Ridge.

    Hagen Cole was welcomed home by his sister, Haley Jane.

  • Bakers celebrate 63 years

    Ellis and Mary Baker will celebrate their 63rd anniversary on Nov. 10.

    Ellis and Mary Barker were married by Bro. Bedingar at Walton, Ky.

    The Bakers have six children. Their names are, Ron Baker of Smyrna, Tenn., Pamela Iseral of Dry Ridge, Patty Ingram of Chattanooga, Tenn., Jeff Baker of Dry Ridge and the late Missy and Steven Baker.

    The couple has 18 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

    Ellis is a retired farmer. His wife, Mary is a retired housewife and farmer.

  • Babies of the week: Hannah and Wyatt Brown

    Hi! Our names are Hannah Grace Brown and Wyatt Lee Brown

    We were born on December 24, 2007.

    Our parents are Josh and Meghan Brown of Cordova and Corey and Samantha Brown of Cordova.

    Our favorite thing to do is play together.

  • Gutman, boy, July 11

    Amy and Troy Gutman of Williamstown announce the birth of their fourth child.

    Adam Gutman was born at 1:39 a.m. on July 11, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

    He weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21.5 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Betty and Bill Rudd of Springfield, Ky.

    His paternal grandparents are Barbara and Wade Gutman of Dry Ridge.

    Adam was welcomed home by Emma, Ethan and Aaron.

  • Mason Barker named Helping Hands director

    Bro. Mason Barker, who spent years working as the founder and director of Storehouse Ministries in Covington, has agreed to become the new volunteer director for the Grant County Helping Hands ministry. His wife, Barbara has also agreed to volunteer to be his assistant. They are excited to volunteer their help because they truly believe they have become part of a ministry which reaches out God’s hands to help the local community.

  • Dry Ridge woman is MSU queen candidate

    Morehead State University will crown its 2008 Homecoming Queen and King during halftime ceremonies of the football game against Jacksonville that begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18 at Jayne Stadium.

    Ten candidates are vying for the title of Homecoming Queen and King.

    The queen nominees include a Grant County resident.

    Jamie Fay of Dry Ridge, is the daughter of James and Tonya Fay. She is an elementary education major, a member of the Kentucky Education Association Student Program and Delta Zeta sorority, her sponsor for the competition.