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Today's Features

  • An open house will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. March 27 at Lloyd’s Welfare House in the Grant County Park in Crittenden in celebration of  Norma Cummins’ 90th birthday.
    Light refreshments will be provided. No gifts are requested.
     

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  • A four-week nutrition and fitness challenge will once again decide who is Grant County’s Biggest Winner.

    The healthy lifestyle program, sponsored by Fitness For Life Around Grant County (FFLAG), Northern Kentucky Health Department, Grant County Parks and Recreation and Grant County Extension Service, runs April 4 through April 30.

    Registration for the Biggest Winner Challenge will be from 3 to 7 p.m.  March 31 and from 2 to 4 p.m.  April 3.

    The cost if $10 for an individual and $20 for two or more immediate family members.

  • Flem Patterson and Kimberly Starns of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Denita Patterson to David Webster, son of Roy Webster and Betty Davis of Dry Ridge.
    The wedding is being planned for 2 p.m. March 13 at the historical church in the Grant County Park in Crittenden. An indoor reception will follow at the park.
    The bride is a 2003 graduate of Grant County High School and is a homemaker.
    The groom is self-employed construction contractor.
    All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Ward and Janet Jackson will  celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. March 12 at Westside Elementary School on Highway 356 W. in Cynthiana.
    They were married on March 7,1961. The couple has four children, Jimmy (Lara) Jackson of Berry, Carla (Dale) Arthur, Steve (Lynnette) Jackson, Michelle (Mark) Pergram, all of Cynthiana. They have eight grandchildren, Jared (Megan) Arthur, Tiera Jackson, Ethan Arthur, Aaron (Heather) Jackson, Cody Jackson, Rachel Jackson, Boston Pergram, Dalton Pergram and Chris Wright.

  • There will be an open house in celebration of Anna Mary Gordon’s 100th birthday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19 at the Grant County Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown.
    No gifts are requested.

  • Jeff Rogers, who was born and raised in Corinth, was recently awarded two ADDY awards (given for excellence in advertising) by the Lexington Advertising Club, which is an affiliate chapter of The American Advertising Federation.
    One award was for the poster, “Seasons of the Bluegrass,” where it won an ADDY for color photography.  The poster features horse scenes from four different seasons that were selected from his two books, Kentucky Wide I and II.  

  • Table Talk, Caregiver Support Group – for caretakers of medically fragile, elderly and terminally ill patients will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at Grant County Library, 201 Barnes Road in Williamstown.  Each month a separate topic such as A Caregiver’s Toolbox or Caregiver Fatigue will be featured. Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will be served. There is no charge to attend.
     


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    15 Years Ago

    March 7, 1996
    Any tobacco or corn producer who did not purchase FCIC insurance last year and is going to grow tobacco or corn during the 1996 crop year needs to come into the farm service agency office and purchase insurance by March 15, 1996. Any producer who had crop insurance in 1995 needs to pay their $50 for the FCIC insurance by July 1, 1996 if they plan to grow tobacco or corn this year.