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Today's Features

  • The Grant County High School Class of 1996 will hold their 15-year reunion at 7 p.m. Sept. 24, 2011at the Double Tree Inn, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport.
    The cost is $35 per person and includes a buffet dinner and entertainment. Reservations should be made immediately. Please RSVP, with payment by check made payable to Gena True, 5085 Waynesville-Jamestown Road, Jamestown, Ohio 45335.
    For more information, call Amanda Naranjo at 859-823-1027.
     

  • There will be a Cooper Clayton Method of stop smoking program offered from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays, beginning Jan. 13 at Dry Ridge Toyota, 9 Taft Highway, Dry Ridge.
    To register for this free program, or additional classes, call the Northern Kentucky Health Department at 859-363-2093, the Grant County Health Center at 859-824-5074 or visit: http://www.nkyhealth.org.
     

  • Operation Imagination, a free program for children ages 1 through 6, will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Grant County Board of Education office, 820 Arnie Rise Blvd., Williamstown, on the following dates:
    • Dec. 16
    • Feb. 17, 2011
    • April 21, 2011
    The program is sponsored by Grant County Community Education and will include evening story time, movement and dancing, singing and crafts based on the theme of the evening. For more information, or to register, call Jill Marksberry at 859-824-2871.
     

  • Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery North will participate with Wreaths Across America ceremonies for fallen heroes of on Dec. 11. These ceremonies will be held simultaneously with about 500 others in the United States and 24 off-shore.
    For more information or to obtain sponsorships wreaths,  e-mail, Alvin.duncan@ky.gov. Also, visit www.wreathsacrossamerica.org or call toll free 877-385-9504.

  • It’s nearly impossible not to notice the large red brick structure that is being built on the front of Crittenden Baptist Church on U.S. 25.

    The new building, which measures 105 feet by 114 feet, will be used as a multi-purpose area.

    “We want this to be for whatever the community needs for it to be,” said Minister Bill Page. “Whether it be for tutoring or community meeting space.”

    Crittenden Baptist’s congregation, according to Page, had been exploring and praying about an addition for nearly 10 years.

  • Camp Northward
    • Camp Northward’s calendar is filling to capacity.
    • The Holiday Compass publication is in the mail. It will help ring in the season, and share many update items. Check the Web site at www.campnorthward.com to mark your 2011 calendar with the updated camp schedule.

  • More than 50 hats have been delivered to cancer patients at St. Elizabeth Hospital Grant, who suffer the side effects of chemotherapy and radiations treatments.

    The project is being spearheaded by Linda Evans of Dry Ridge. Evans, president of the Dry Ridge Homemakers, brought the project to the Happy Stitchers sewing group, after being contacted by Tina Ellis, administrative secretary at the hospital.

    “It’s one of the the most meaningful things I’ve ever done,” Evans said, after delivering the first batch of hats and heart-shaped pillows.

  • John and Jeanie Broyles will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 24.

    In observance of their anniversary, a party will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Williamstown Christian Church.  The party is given by their family and they are requesting no gifts.  All friends are welcome.

  • 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.