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Today's Features

  • Retired elementary school teacher Mary Butler of Dry Ridge recently joined the Friends of KET Board of Directors, a statewide network of volunteers who work to advance KET’s mission in their communities.

    Members of the Friends of KET promote programs and services in their own communities, plan and host special events, and meet several times a year to share ideas for new initiatives. Those interested in learning more about the Friends of KET can contact Julie Schmidt at jschmidt@ket.org or (859) 258-7945.

     

  • Hi! My name is Corbin Jones.

    I was born on Oct. 31, 2008 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Covington.

    My parents are JJ and Carrie Jones of Jonesville.

    My grandparents are Emily and Marion Bishop of Williamstown and Forest Jones of Dry Ridge.

    My favorite things to do are playing with my dogs, my toys and walking.

  • The descendants of the late Ollie and Agnes (Speagle) Alexander met at Walton Park on Sunday, Sept.13 for their annual family reunion. Those attending were: Donald and Juva Alexander of Jackson, Mich.; Donna Alexander of Ypsilanti, Mich.; Don Lee Alexander of Highland, Mich.; Edna Alexander, Mae Belle Wiley, Paul Wiley and Dave and Janet Mahnken, all of Independence, Ky.; Dan and Lori Thomas of Florence, Ky.; Paul, Judy, Paula, and Savannah Lawless of Ryland Heights, Ky.

  • CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Williamstown Kiwanis will meet at noon Nov. 4 at El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant in Williamstown.

    CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Crittenden/Dry Ridge Masonic Lodge will have their annual chili supper at 6 p.m. Oct. 30 at Crittenden Lodge.

    • The Grant County Saddle club will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Grant County Extension office on Baton Rouge Road. New members welcome! For more information, call Lois Shuler at 620-4111 or shulerls@peoplepc.com.

  • Tabatha Lynn Fryman and Joseph Webb Clemons, both of Williamstown, were united in marriage Oct. 23, 2009 at 4:30 p.m. in Sevierville, Tenn.

    The bride is the daughter of Terry and Beverly Fryman of Dry Ridge. She is the granddaughter of Louella Phillips and the late C.W. Pete Phillips of Glencoe and Russell Jr. and Theola Fryman of Union.

    The groom is the son of Jeff and Katie Clemons of Williamstown. He is the grandson of the late Jeff and Helen Webb of Williamstown and Ethel Clemons and the late Thomas Clemons of Dry Ridge.

  • Bob and Norma Sharpe will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary. The marriage took place on Nov. 20, 1944 and was officiated by Rev. Tom Collins at Williamstown Christian Church.

    Norma Ware Sharpe is a 1943 graduate of Williamstown High School.

    The couple reside on Lakewood Court in Williamstown. They are the parents of five children, Robert of Versailles, Larry of Berea, Sandra Brown of Willamstown and David and Kevin of Lexington. The couple have 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

  • The Grant County Public Library is the recipient of a $4,343 programming grant and a $3,022 assistive technology grant. The projects are made possible by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.

    Programming grants promote and support quality programs in Kentucky’s public libraries. Assistive technology grants encourage the expansion and availability of library services to patrons with special needs.

  • Debra Hancock and Kari Ritchie were awarded scholarships for non-traditional students by the Grant County Conservation District.

    Hancock is a native of Grant County. She is the mother of three and grandmother of three. Her work experience was in customer service and factories. She recently worked as an aide in Grant County Schools where she became in teaching as a career. She said she was encouraged by many to go to college and pursue a degree in education.

    She is currently a junior.

  • ARTS

    • Members of CETA (Community Enrichment Through the Arts) Board of Directors will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Grant County Tourism Commission office at the Grant County Chamber office in Williamstown.

    BOOSTER GROUPS

    • Grant County High School Baseball Boosters will have an indoor yard sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 24 at JMB Hall on Taft Highway in Dry Ridge.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Corinth Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at Noble’s.

  • For nearly half her life, Jewel Bruce has provided stamps and sorted mail for customers.

    Jewel, who turned 88 on Oct. 14, has been postmaster of the Mason Post Office since 1969.

    “I guess then I never thought about being here 40 years,” she said. “It doesn’t seem that long. It gives me something to do.”

    Jewel spent her birthday like any other, inside her one-room post office next to Bruce’s Grocery, sorting mail into customer’s boxes as she waited for them to pick it up.