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Today's Features

  • Jeremy and Celisa Whaley would like to announce the birth of their son.

    Blake Austin Whaley was born on Feb. 3, 2010 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    He weighed 8 pounds and 6.7 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    His grandparents are Rick and Carol Whaley and Mark and Melissa Meadows. His great grandparents are Willena and the late Emerson Whaley, Larry and Judy McClanahan and Bob and Judy Hegge. His great great grandparents are Adelene and the late Joseph McClanahan.

  • Despite adversity growing up, Charles Kearns loves nostalgia.

    After losing his 21-year-old son, Chuck, in a car accident in 1993, he was comforted by looking at his son’s high school yearbook, but it also evoked a longing to regain his own 1960 yearbook from Williamstown High School.

    Kearns found himself wanting to hold onto bits and pieces of the past even tighter, after his son’s death. His wife, Margaret, told him he needed to let go of of the past, and pointed out that he may be obsessive, Kearns said.

  • Everett and Beth Srouder of Corinth would like to announce the birth of their second child.

    Nicholas Trey Srouder was born at 10:33 a.m. on Nov. 3 at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati.

    He weighed 7 pounds and 5 ounces and was 20.25 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are the late Ronnie McClure and Barb McClure of Corinth. His maternal great grandmother is Nancy McClure of Williamstown.

    His paternal grandparents are David and Becky Srouder of Owenton.

  • After 22 years of service, Rita Thompson will be retiring from the Farm Service Agency.

    There will be an open house in her honor from 6 to 8 p.m. June 25 at the Farm Bureau Building, 486 Helton Rd.,Williamstown.  No gifts are requested.

  • The Fortner Family reunion will begin at 11 a.m. July 18 at shelter one and two at the Grant County Park in Crittenden. Everyone should bring a covered dish and dinner will be around noon.

  • Johnny and Sherry Willoughby will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with an open house from 3 to 5 p.m.  June 27 at their home located at 8090 Warsaw Rd., Dry Ridge.

    The couple has four children, Lavanda, Michelle, Malcohm and Cally.

    Your presence and best wishes will be greatly appreciated.

  • Grant County Clerk Leatha Conrad has received a $21,642 grant from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) to preserve and manage local government records. KDLA is an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The funds will be used to security microfilm permanent records.

  • In observance of Geneva Skirvin Spenneberg’s 80th birthday, a celebration will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 26 at the Dry Ridge Baptist Church.

    The party is being given by her family. All family and friends are invited to attend.

    Her birthday is on July 5.

  • Motivation was the key for Brian Melton.

    The Dry Ridge resident recently took the title of Biggest Winner in the four-week nutrition and fitness challenge sponsored by Fitness For Life Around Grant County (FFLAG), Northern Kentucky Health Department and Grant County Extension Service.

  • Robert and Judy Atha celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 3.

    The Atha’s were married by the Rev. Robert Morris at his home in Grant County.

    They have three children, Larry Gayle of Georgetown, Gregory Lee of Dry Ridge and Allyson Stepp of Bromley. The couple has five grandchildren, two great grandchildren and three step grandchildren.

    Robert is retired from Roadway Express and his wife, Judy, is a homemaker.