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Today's Features

  • ARTS

    CETA (Community Enrichment Through The Arts) - 6:30 p.m. Nov. 8, Grant County Tourism Office, Williamstown.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    Williamstown Kiwanis - Noon Wednesdays, El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant, Williamstown.

    CLUBS

    Northern Kentucky Field and Forest Club - 5 to 11 p.m. Saturdays, Lloyd’s Wildlife Management Area, Crittenden. Cost for practice targets is $3 for 25 for youth or $3.50 for adults. All trap shooters of any age are invited. Call John Mullins at 823-0421 for more information.

  • Dennis and Tameca Switzer of Corinth would like to announce the the birth of their first child.

    Trezdon Cole Switzer was born at 7:57 a.m. on July 8, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    He weighed 7 pounds and 15 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Daryl and Debbie Vannarsdall of Dry Ridge. His maternal great grandparents are Ron Kinman of Dry Ridge and the late Sue Kinman and Garey and Louise Vannarsdall of Jonesville.

  • Steve and Joyce Fuqua of Florence and Tommy Combs of Hillsboro, Ohio are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Melinda Combs to Robert Shafer, son of Debra Shafer of Crittenden.

    The wedding is being planned for Oct. 29 in Florence.

    The bride is a 2005 graduate of Grant County High School. She is employed by Insight Communications.

    The groom is a 2000 graduate of Grant County High School and is a 2010 graduate of Beckfield College. He is employed by Johnstone Supply.

    Invitations are being sent.

  • ARTS

    CETA (Community Enrichment Through The Arts) Board of Directors - 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Grant County Tourism Office, Williamstown.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    Williamstown Kiwanis - Noon Wednesdays, El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant, Williamstown.

    CLUBS

    Northern Kentucky Field and Forest Club - 5 to 11 p.m. Saturdays, Lloyd’s Wildlife Management Area, Crittenden. Cost for practice targets is $3 for 25 for youth or $3.50 for adults. All trap shooters of any age are invited. Call John Mullins at 823-0421 for more information.

  • Gary and Joy Phipps of Florence are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashlee Phipps, to Matthew Blaze, son of Mark and Darlena Blaze of Mason.

    The wedding will be held at 6:30 p.m. on June 25, 2011 at the Williamstown Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the All Saints Catholic Church in Walton.

    The bride is a 2004 graduate of Grant County High School and a 2008 graduate of Northern Kentucky University. She is a fourth grade teacher at Sherman Elementary School in Dry Ridge.

  • The canned jars of white pears, golden peaches, green beans and relishes were removed from the 2010 Grant County Fair just over a month ago, but Margaret Poor, of Williamstown, is already revving up for 2011.

    “I’m already fixing things for next year, because a lot of the garden stuff isn’t on when the fair is on,” Poor said. “So you start fixing things after the fair for next year. I’ve done tomatoes, tomato juice, applesauce, peaches.”

  • Bob and Wanda Simpson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 22.

    They were married by the Rev. R.T. Daughtery at the Williamstown Baptist Church.

    In observance of their anniversary, a party will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Williamstown Baptist Church. The party is given by their family and no gifts are requested.

    The Simpsons have three sons and two daughters-in-law. Their names are Steve and Nancy Elliott Simpson, Jim and Mary Ann Draper Simpson and Troy Simpson.

  • Cindy Pelkey is an accomplished seamstress, but when her nontraditonal machine pieced, machine quilted, ‘stack-n-whack’ quilt garnered her a blue ribbon at the 2010 Kentucky State Fair, even she was surprised.

    “When I stood in front of it and I saw the blue ribbon, I stood there and I bawled like a baby, just bawled like a baby,” Pelkey said. “I was shocked, but then, of course, when I got home, my head wouldn’t fit through the door frames. I was beyond myself. I told everybody, whether they wanted to know or not.”

  • Staff Sgt. Dirk McComas, stationed at Fort Campbell, received an award from the officers, noncommissioned officers and soldiers of the 101st Infantry Division 4th Brigade for his outstanding and dedicated service, and his commitment to excellence as the Battalion Schools NCO.

    McComas is currently serving as infantry support with the 101st Ariborne in Afghanistan.

    While serving in the Afghanistan War, he is supported by his parents Dwight and Marlene McComas of Williamstown, his wife, Allison and their 10-month-old son, Linkon.

     

  • BOOSTER GROUPS

    Grant County Band Boosters - 7 p.m. Oct. 19, GCHS band room. For more information, call Jeff Shelton at 859-391-8555.

    CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    Monthly breakfast meeting - 8 a.m., Oct. 18, Grant County Extension Office on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    Williamstown Kiwanis - Noon Wednesdays, El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant, Williamstown.

    CLUBS

    Grant County Women’s Club - Oct. 14. Call Lila McDaniel (859-824-4417) for more information.