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Today's Features

  • The family and friends of Ray Sechrest are invited to share in the celebration of his 93rd birthday at 5 p.m. Aug. 14, at 491 Humes Ridge Road, Williamstown.

    There will be music and food. You may bring a covered dish, your good wishes and memories.

  • Originally known as the Methodist Episcopal Church, the Jonesville United Methodist Church celebrated two milestones on July 25—100 years of ministry and a new pastor who has moved into the parsonage.

    The church celebrated their anniversary with the return of former pastors, who reminisced about the past and presented possibilities for the future.

  • Damon and Linda Mounce, of Dry Ridge, celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary.

    They were married in Cincinnati on June 14, 1980.

    The couple renewed their vows, on June 14, 2010, at the Wedding Chapel in the Glades in Gatlinburg, Tenn. The Rev. Dan Saffelder officiated.

    The Mounces have a daughter, Breanna.

  • Grant County welcomed home one of its own local heroes on July 29.

    Johnathan Manning Stroude came home from a tour in Iraq just in time to celebrate his 26th birthday, which was July 31. He was among 167 troops who returned home safely.

    While serving in Iraq, Stroude received a promotion to specialist (E-4) and an award for meritorious conduct.

    Stroude was welcomed home by many loved ones and friends at the Old Worthington Homestead in Sherman. Everyone expressed appreciation for his service and for the service of all troops who serve.

  • ARTS

    CETA (Community Enrichment Through The Arts) - 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9, Grant County Tourism Office, Williamstown.

    CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    Industrial Development Authority - 1:30 p.m., Aug. 11, Grant County Chamber office, Main Street, Williamstown.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    Crittenden/Dry Ridge Masonic Lodge #694 - 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7, Masonic Lodge, Main St., Crittenden. Call Jerry Keith 859-393-5169 for more information.

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

    CLUBS

  • Melissa Ann Kyle of Dry Ridge became the bride of Jeffrey Ross Burger on May 8, 2010, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fairfield, Ohio.  

    The bride’s parents are Nancy and James Hudson of Dry Ridge and Mark and Lisa Kyle of Carrollton.  

    The groom’s parents are Diane and Ron Cantrell of Fairfield and Ken and Diane Burger of West Chester, Ohio.    

    The bride wore an ivory strapless satin Oleg Cassini ball gown with a bodice of beaded embroidery and a chapel length train. A cathedral veil completed her attire.  

  • The family and friends of Charlie Melton are invited to share in the celebration of his 80th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Eagle Creek County Club, 990 Crittenden Mount Zion Rd., Dry Ridge.

    Guests are asked to R.S.V.P. by calling 859-428-2986 or 859-317-2915.

    Bring your good wishes and memories.

  • CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

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

    Order of Easter Star #301 - 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5, Masonic Lodge #85, Main St., Williamstown.

    Crittenden/Dry Ridge Masonic Lodge #694 - 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7, Masonic Lodge, Main St., Crittenden. Call Jerry Keith 859-393-5169 for more information.

    CLUBS

  • ARTS

    CETA (Community Enrichment Through The Arts) Board of Directors - 6:30 p.m. July 26, 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.