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Today's Features

  • The Grant County Saddle Club offers the following opportunities for horse enthusiasts:
    • April - The Grant County Saddle Club will meet at 7 p.m. on April 21 at the Grant County Extension Office on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown.

  • Anna Mary Kells Gordon likes most everything about her life—her entire 100 years.
    “Everybody always called me Anna Mary, by both names,” she said. “And I like my name.”
    “I’ve been in Grant County all my life,” Gordon said. “Born, raised and raised my family on Highway 36.”
    She was born March 19, 1911, the daughter of Bennie and Frannie Kells. She was one of three girls and three boys.

  • Chris Lawrence had a secret that the reserved, humble man didn’t share with many outside his close friends and family.

    Lawrence, a native of Williamstown and graduate of Williamstown High School, lived for 10 years with ulcerative colitis, a chronic disease that causes inflammation and sores in the colon (large intestine) and rectum.

  • • St. William Catholic Church
    The annual Lenton Fish Fry has returned to St. William Catholic Church and continues through April 15.
    The meal, including battered cod, three sides, cornbread, dessert and a drink will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. at 6 Church Street, off Waterworks Road. The cost is $7.50 per meal.
    Phone orders can be called in to 859-866-5107.

    • Family Tabernacle Church of God

  • The American Cancer Society is offering free makeup to female cancer patients at their Look Good Feel Better Session on April 18 at St. Elizabeth Grant County.
    Patients will learn how to enhance their appearance utilizing make up techniques. The session starts at 6 p.m. and is limited to the first 12 callers. Call the American Cancer Society to register at 859-647-2226.

  • The Grant County High School class of 1961 will have their 50th class reunion on May 28.
    Addresses for the following people are needed: Audrey Beagle, Kathryn Milner, Eddie Coulson, Joan Kerns and Helen Wynn.
    If anyone has these addresses, call Elsie Dever at 859-824-5945.

  • Army Pvt. Kristian L. Skirvin has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat and field maneuvers and tactics.

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