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Today's Features

  • Daniel G.T. Woods and his brother, David M.R.Woods, recently graduated from Marine boot camp in San Diego, Calif.

    Their mother, Beverly Woods, of Cynthiana, formerly of Grant County, along with their aunt, Vicky Jolly Miller attended the graduation. Woods was given the General’s Coin because two sons graduated.

    Daniel graduated as Private 1st Class and David (Mike) graduated as a private.

  • Todd Coye and Sabrina N. Denny of Jonesville would like to announce the birth of their first child.

    Zoey Nicole Denny was born at 6:21 a.m. on Sept. 13 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    She weighed 7 pounds and 1.8 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Donnie and Debbie Tarter of Dry Ridge. Her maternal great grandparents are Harold Tarter of Somerset and the late Wilma Tarter.

    Her paternal grandparents are the late Simon and Ollie Denny. Her paternal great grandparents are  Newton and Lucy Denny of Falmouth.

  • Melissa and Morganne Bowers have joined the United States Marine Corps.

    The sisters grew up in a military family and decided they wanted to serve their country, together.

    “We love the military lifestyle and it’s something we wanted to do, but didn’t want to go by ourselves,” said Morganne.

  • Joshua Douglas Saylor and Ashley Lauren Lakes of Corinth would like to announce the birth of their second child.

    McKynzie Jordyn Saylor was born at 10:26 a.m. on Sept. 2 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    She weighted 7 pounds and 12 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Doug and Lynn Lakes of Corinth. Her maternal great grandparents are  Vurl and Lloy Lakes of Cincinnati and Beverly Roe of Wilmington, Ohio and the late Harold Green.

  • Air Force Airman Aaron M. Blackburn graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

    He is the son of Marshall Blackburn of Dry Ridge and a 2005 graduate of Grant County High School.

  • Tyler Hitchner, a 2009 graduate of Grant County High School, graduated from ECHO Company 1st Battalion 414th Infantry Regiment on Nov. 5, at Fort Sill in Oklahoma.

    Hitchner is currently attending a class for field artillery automated tactical data systems specialists.

    His father is Brad Hitchner of Dry Ridge and his sister is Jessie Hitchner of Ohio.

  • Army National Guard Pvt. Dakota W. Hunter 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.

  • Caroline Ransdell will celebrate her 100th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 7 at Williamstown Baptist Church.

    The party is given by her family and no gifts are requested.

     

  • Army Pvt. Shane A. Wilson has graduated from the Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

    The course is designed to train the crew member in launch operations of various missiles and ammunition in quick strikes during combat.   He completed basic combat training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. in September, which was a nine-week course.

    He is the son of Hubert Allen Wilson of Crittenden and Cheryl Wilson of Independence.

    Wilson is a 2006 graduate of Simon Kenton High School.

  • Hi! My name is Audrey Cecile Browning.

    I was born on April 30 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    My parents are Carol Sullivan and Kevin Browning of Williamstown.

    My grandparents are Donald and Clara Gordon of Williamstown and Francis and Betty Browning of St. Augustine, Fla.

    My favorite things to do are rolling over and spending time with my big brother and grandma and grandpa and being outside.