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Today's Features

  • 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.

     

  • Christopher J. Root, a 2008 Grant County High School graduate, enlisted with the United States Air Force on Sept. 23, 2008. He graduated from Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas on Nov. 5, 2008. He is serving as an A10 Crew Chief at Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta, Ga. Root has received an award for maintenance professional of the quarter, and will be promoted to a senior airman in March 2011. He is currently serving as a crew chief over Tactical Aircraft Maintenance with the 23rd AMXS in Afghanistan.

  • Hi! My name is Connor Riley Saylor.

    I was born on May 30, 2006 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati.

    My parents are Joshua Douglas Saylor and Ashley Lauren Lakes of Corinth.

    My grandparents are Doug and Lynn Lakes of Corinth and Bill and Kim Saylor of Dry Ridge.

    My favorite things to do are playing with my new little sister, McKynzie, going to preschool, playing outside and going to Nascar races with my papaw.

     

  • Tim Burgess, 22, of Williamstown attended the Jack Conway Rally held on the campus of the University of Kentucky Oct. 11.

    Burgess met up with President Bill Clinton. Clinton can be seen holding the photo of himself and Burgess taken at the White House in January of 1993, when Burgess was 4 years old.

    Over the years, the two have corresponded through the mail, but this was the first time they had seen each other in 18 years.

     

  • Donald and Thelma Tolle will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Oct. 29.

    They were married in Newport, Kentucky.

    The couple has four children: Donald Tolle II, of Williamstown, Barbara Bell of Owenton, Becky Hensley of Williamstown and Brenda Hartman of Sparta. They have 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

    They are planning a trip to celebrate.

    Donald worked for Littleford Brothers for 30 years and retired from factory work in Florence. His wife, Thelma, worked for 15 years and is retired from CBS Temporary Services.

     

  • Tommy and Leatha Conrad of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Conrad to Austin Ryan, son of Rick and Dorothy Ryan of Dry Ridge.

    The wedding is being planned for June 11, 2011 at the Dry Ridge Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the JMB Center.

    The bride is a 2006 graduate of Grant County High School and will be a 2011 graduate of the University of Louisville. She is employed by Precision Dental Care.

  • 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.