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Today's Features

  • Bobby and Linda O’Neill of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer O’Neill Clifton to Scott Wayne Mercer, son of Larney and Barbara Mercer of Dry Ridge.

    The wedding is being planned for 2 p.m. on Dec. 31 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the church.

    The bride is a 1991 graduate of Grant County High School. She is employed by Bertram Eyecare.

    The groom is a 1985 graduate of Fleming County High School. He is employed by Meyer Tool.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Joe and Jackie Webster of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Jo Webster to Benjamin Andrew Dade, son of Chris and Maria Dade of Williamstown.

    The wedding is being planned for July 2011 and invitations will be sent.

    The bride is a 2009 graduate of Williamstown High School and also a student at Northern Kentucky University.

    The groom is a 2006 graduate of North Kingstown High School in Rhode Island. He is employed by Performance Pipe.

  • Hayley Frances Leach, daughter of Tom and Rebecca Leach of Dry Ridge, has been selected to represent Kentucky as Miss Kentucky Junior Teen at the 2011 Miss Teen America Pageant, to be held in Nashville, Tenn. Jan. 13-16, 2011 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.
    Over $500,000 in scholarships and awards are given to young women between the ages of 12 and 19, who are active in their schools and communities and who strive to become positive role models to their peers.

  • Robert McDaniel was sworn in as  Grant County coroner Dec. 14 at the Grant County Judicial Center in Williamstown.
    Judge Executive Darrell Link conducted the ceremony.
    McDaniel defeated incumbent Marylee Willoby in the November Election.

  • Rhonda Gordon and Tom Holt were united in marriage on Sept. 18 and spent their honeymoon in Daytona, Florida.
    The bride is the daughter of Bonnie Fogle of Ludlow and the late Kenneth Fogle.
    The groom is the son of Elmer and Verna Holt of Williamstown.
    The couple resides in Williamstown.

  • Bobby and Linda O’Neill of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer O’Neill Clifton to Scott Wayne Mercer, son of Larney and Barbara Mercer of Dry Ridge.
    The wedding is being planned for 2 p.m. on Dec. 31 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the church.
    The bride is a 1991 graduate of Grant County High School. She is employed by Bertram Eyecare.
    The groom is a 1985 graduate of Fleming County High School. He is employed by Meyer Tool.

  • Joe and Jackie Webster of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Jo Webster to Benjamin Andrew Dade, son of Chris and Maria Dade of Williamstown.
    The wedding is being planned for July 2011 and invitations will be sent.
    The bride is a 2009 graduate of Williamstown High School and also a student at Northern Kentucky University.
    The groom is a 2006 graduate of North Kingstown High School in Rhode Island. He is employed by Performance Pipe.

  • A man dressed as an Afghan border police officer opened fire on NATO troops killing six Americans during a training mission on Nov. 29 and on Dec. 5, a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up inside an eastern Afghan army base, killing two NATO service members and at least two civilians, according to the Associated Press.

  • Imagine being burdened under a heavy load, trudging around in a war-torn hostile terrain. Dirty, dead-tired, nerves on edge, and you’re not even sure that there is one soul who cares about the sacrifices you’re making.

    Your lips are  cracked and burning. What you would give, just for something to soothe them?

    That’s where Santa’s elves, from Crittenden Baptist Church, come in. They are busy making sure that local military personnel know they’re not forgotten. These elves are not working at the North Pole, they’re stationed in Crittenden and they work year-round.

  • It’s not even officially winter yet, but Old Man Winter has shown up anyway.

    Grant County received 2 to 4 inches of snow over the weekend, but more snow and freezing rain are headed this way.

    According to the National Weather Service in Wilmington, Ohio, there is an 80 percent chance of snow, freezing rain and sleet blowing into Grant County before 3 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 16. The snow accumulation is expected to be 1 to 2 inches.