Today's Features

  • Perhaps one of the most poetic and familiar passages in the gospels is the beatitudes from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.
    Jesus gathered his disciples together to teach them and began by saying, “Blessed are the (fill in the blank),” and then told them why they were blessed.

  • The Grant County Historical Society will meet on Monday, July 14 at the Williamstown Baptist Church.
    Dinner will be at 6 p.m., which will be the annual carry-in picnic. Fried chicken, iced tea, plates and utensils will be provided. Bring a side dish, casserole, salad or dessert to share.
    Following dinner there will be music by the Grant County Dulcimer Group.
    During the business meeting, officer for the 2014-2016 term will be installed.
    All who are interested in history are welcome. For more information call 859-242-8685 or e-mail bb15chips@aol.com.

  • Tom and Betty Trenary, of Williamstown, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 27, 2014.
    The couple were married by A. L. Osborne in 1964 at Mary Helen Methodist Church.
    In observance of their anniversary, a party will be held on July 5 at LaRosa’s in Dry Ridge.
    The Trenarys have two sons, Scott (Lori) and Keith (Marrita), both of Corinth. They also have seven grandchildren, Kodi, Tucker, Hunter, Caylin, Jared, Kati and Cassie.

  • A romance that sparked with the help of some Williamstown Elementary pen pals has led to the couple getting engaged.
    When WES third grade teacher Michelle Whaley and RTI coordinator Carleen Ficker were looking for a group of soldiers to write to so they enlisted the help of Ficker’s daughter, Kelly.
    The 27-year-old Butler, Kentucky native who lives in Seattle, Washington recalled meeting Captain John Benson, 27, at a cancer fundraiser.

  • Christ Community Assembly of God
    • Wednesdays the church is studying the Walk of Repentance at 7 p.m.  
    • Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m.
    • The Assembly of God church is located at 139 North Main Street in Williamstown. For more information about the church, call 859-394-2586.

    Corinth Christian
    • July 9 - Revealing heart sisters dinner at 6:30 p.m. Bring a dish and gift.
    • Aug. 3 - Sixth Revival with Hillary Underwood.
    • The Bible Book for June is Romans.

  • The birthday of our country will be celebrated in a couple of weeks.  July 4 is a day we take time to celebrate our freedom and the birth of our nation.  We are thankful to live in country that gives us great freedom and opportunity.  Among the fireworks, the cookouts and the day off work, my hope is that we celebrate our country and freedom with opportunity in mind.

  • The Meyer Aquascapes Pondarama Water Garden will host it’s 13th annual tour June 28 and June 29. Each day will have different locations with each home only on the tour for one day.
    There are 11 features for each day.

  • Ava Johnson of Williamstown is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Emily Johnson to Ramsey Wells, son of Robin Wells of Frenchburg and Jennifer Jarmen Wells of Winchester.
    The bride is also the daughter of the late Donald Johnson.
    The wedding is being planned for 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 2 at the Fairview Christian Church in Williamstown.

  • The sun rises each morning and brings the light. The time changes hour by hour, minute by minute, second by second, finally the sun sets giving way to wonderful colors and a dimming light. Every day will come and go bringing yet another sunrise.
    Some of the simplest pleasures happen during this time of the day. The clouds float peacefully by, the sound of chirping birds, the blooming beauty of landscaping, a gentle refreshing breeze that just might come our way.

  • • God’s Community from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 16 - June 20. Commencement at 6 p.m. June 22.

    • Oak Ridge Baptist from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on June 16 through June 20. Call 859-391-8557 for transportation.

    • Mt. Carmel Baptist from June 22 –through June 27.

    • Williamstown Christian from June 22 through June 27.

    • Crittenden Baptist June 23 through June 27.

    •  Sherman Church of Christ from June 23 through June 27 .