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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • ARTS

    CETA (Community Enrichment Through The Arts) Board of Directors - 6:30 p.m. June 28, Grant County Tourism Office, Williamstown.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

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

    CLUBS

    Williamstown Main Street Merchants - Noon. June 25, Grant County Chamber of Commerce. Call Mandy Green (824-4888) for more information.

    Order of Easter Star #301 - 7:30 p.m. July 1, Masonic Lodge #85, Main St., Williamstown.

  • Lowell and Elizabeth Thomas of Dry Ridge will celebrate their 62nd wedding anniversary on June 23, 2010.

    They were married in Prestonburg, Ky.

    They have seven children, Christine Bryant of Williamstown, David Thomas of Mount Washington, Greg Thomas of Falmouth, Judy Smith of Owenton, Mark Thomas and Janet McKee, both of Dry Ridge and Bryan Thomas of Glencoe.

    The couple has 17 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

    Lowell is retired from the OPW Corporation and his wife, Elizabeth is a homemaker.

  • Grant County was well represented recently at the Keeping Children Safe Spirit Program.

    The annual awards program, held at Receptions in Erlanger, was presented by Community Collaboration for Children, Community Partnership for Protecting Children, Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission, Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) and the Department for Community Based Services (DCBS).

    Two of the Lifetime Achievement Award recipients and two Keeping Children Safe Spirit Award winners had Grant County connections.