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Today's Features

  • Carrie and Roger Poe of Dry Ridge announce the birth of their first child.

    Ryder Christopher Poe was born at 2:52 a.m. July 11, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center South in Edgewood.

    He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Don and Patti Caldwell of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. His maternal great grandparents are Dolores Caldwell of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and Dorothy Mott of Jacksonville, Fla.

    His paternal grandparents are Roger and Lora Poe of Dry Ridge. His paternal great grandfather is Harry Poe of Dry Ridge.

  • Leigh and Scott Simpson of Williamstown announce the birth of their second child.

    Gavin Scott was born at 1:59 p.m. Sept. 21, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center South in Edgewood.

    He weighed 8 pounds and 11 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Philip and Beth Chardis of Vernon, Conn.

    His paternal grandparents are Freddie and Nancy Simpson of Cynthiana and Dene Scott of Tallahasse, Fla.

    Gavin was welcomed home by his big sister Liza.

     

  • Jeff and Susan Webster of Covington would like to announce the birth of their first child.

    Jacob Robert Webster was born on May 23, 2009.

    He weighed 7 pounds and 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Richard and Carolyn Ebner of Dry Ridge.

    His paternal grandparents are Robert and Mary Webster of Burlington.

     

  • She’s been called Ms. Taylor, Mrs. Utter, mom and Joe’s girl, but now Sandra Taylor Utter adds doctor to her titles.

    Utter, a 1998 graduate of Grant County High School, began her new career at Summit Medical Group in Dry Ridge last month.

    Utter always knew she wanted to be a doctor.

    “I had lots of pets and I ‘saved’ them,’” she said, with a smile. “I was so fascinated that you could breathe into a newborn puppy’s mouth and bring it back.”

  • Mae Scott, Marlene McComas and Jean Huff of Grant County Extension Homemakers were three of 630 recently attending the 71st Country Women’s Council USA ACWW Area Meeting of the Associated Country Women of the world in West Des Moines, Iowa.

  • BOOSTER GROUPS

    • The Grant County Band Boosters will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20 in the GCHS band room. For more information, call Jeff Shelton at 859-391-8555.

    CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    • The chamber breakfast meeting will begin at 8 a.m. Oct. 19 at the Grant County Extension Office on Barnes Road in Williamstown.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Williamstown Kiwanis will meet at noon Oct. 21 at El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant in Williamstown.

    • The Corinth Lady Lions meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Noble’s Restaurant.

  • ARTS

    • Members of CETA (Community Enrichment Through the Arts) will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Grant County Tourism Commission office at the Grant County Chamber office in Williamstown.

    CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    • The Grant County Industrial Development Authority will meet at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Chamber of Commerce in Williamstown.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Williamstown F&AM No. 85 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8.

    • The Corinth Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Noble’s.

  • CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Order of the Eastern Star No. 301 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at Masonic Lodge No. 85 in Williamstown.

    • The Crittenden/Dry Ridge Masonic Lodge No. 694 meets at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 in Crittenden. Call Jerry Keith at 859-393-5169 for more information.

    CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Corinth Women’s Club will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 6 at Noble’s Restaurant.

    • The Grant County Woman’s Club will meet Oct. 8. Call Lila McDaniel at 824-4417 for more information.

  • Homer and Thelma Campbell Brown celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Sept. 13.

    They were married Sept. 13, 1943 in Tempe, Ariz. Homer was a staff sergeant in the Army Air Force.

    The couple has four children, Joyce Reynolds, Sharon Brown, Faye Leach and Sheila Whaley. Their son, Carl Brown, is deceased. They also have seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

    The couple have been faithful members at Corinth Christian Church.

    They currently reside at Grant Manor in Williamstown.

     

  • Vince Gabbert, a native of Williamstown, has left the Governor’s office and will gallop to Keeneland.

    Gabbert, the son of Eddie and Rosie Gabbert, served as Gov. Steve Beshear’s Deputy Chief of Staff where he had a wide range of duties including overseeing boards and commissions, constituent services and outreach to local, state and national officials.