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Today's Features

  • James Fay of Independence and Tonya Kinner of Dry Ridge, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Jamie Ann Fay to Brent Bowlin, son of Bill Bowlin of Norcross, Ga. and Deborah Jones of Crittenden.

    The wedding is being planned for June 18, 2011.

  • ARTS

    CETA (Community Enrichment Through The Arts) Board of Directors - 6:30 p.m. May 24, 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. May 15, 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.

  • Todd and Sheilah Moore of Williamstown would like to announce the birth of their second son.

    Kasey Andrew Moore was born at 8:51 a.m. on March 17, 2010 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    He weighed 11 pounds and was 22 inches long.

    His maternal grandmother is Lynda Campbell of Williamstown. His maternal great grandmother is Lorraine Louden of Williamstown.

    His paternal grandparents are Randy and Martha Moore of Falmouth. His paternal great grandfather is Lou Bonar of Florence.

  • Two Grant County 4-H students won at the district talent show May 4.

    Simeon Skilling, a junior at Williamstown High School, won first place in the senior division of the District 4-H Talent Show playing the piano and singing, “Forever.”

    Ariana Johnson, a seventh grader at Williamstown Junior-Senior High School won first place in the junior division singing, “Somewhere over the Rainbow.”

    Both students will perform at the Kentucky State Fair in August.

  • Angela Young never thought she’d end up working at a detention center.

    Young said she was just doing her job conducting a head count during a shift last year when she noticed one of the female inmates was having trouble breathing.

    “During a head count, we have to see the inmate’s face and wake them up if they’re asleep,” Young said. “When I tried to wake this inmate up, she was unresponsive.”

  • BOOSTER GROUPS

    Grant County Band Boosters - 7 p.m. May 18, GCHS band room. For more information, call Jeff Shelton at 859-391-8555.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

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

    Williamstown F&AM No. 85 - 7:30 p.m., May 13.

    Grant County Fair Board - 7:30 p.m. May 13, Grant County Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown.

    CLUBS

    Grant County Women’s Club - May May 13. Call Lila McDaniel (859-824-4417) for more information.

  • Hayley Frances Leach won the title of Miss Kentucky Junior Teen America in January. To win the title Leach competed in four areas of competition, including private interview, talent/spokesmodel, physical fitness and evening gown and was the only one in the pageant’s history to score perfectly on the private interview segment.

  • Agnes Poor Beach, of Dry Ridge, celebrated her 94th birthday at the April meeting of the Dry Ridge Homemakers at the Grant County Extension office in Williamstown. Beach has been a member of extension homemakers for more than 50 years. She spent her birthday, April 22, with her family. 

  • The Grant County High School Jazz Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble will give a free concert at 7 p.m. April 29 in the GCHS auditorium.

    The concert will feature guest saxophonist David Threlkeld, professor of jazz studies at University of the Cumberlands.

  • The Grand Illusion Magic Show will be 7:30 p.m. May 7 at the Williamstown High School gymnasium. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling 859-234-8450. The advanced price is $7.50 or $10 for adults at the door and $7.50 for children. Children under age 5 are free.

    The show is sponsored by the Williamstown Kiwanis and proceeds will benefit the North Key Project, the Senior Scholarship program and Little League Tournaments.