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Today's Features

  • Michael and Ginna Beach of Guntersville, Ala. would like to announce the birth of their first child.

    Karter Anthony Beach was born at 7:46 a.m. Aug. 24, 2009 at Huntsville Hospital.

    He weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    His maternal grandmother is Sue Hanson of Attalla, Ala.

    His paternal grandparents are Jaunita Beach and the late David Beach of Dry Ridge.

    Karter Anthony was welcomed home by his big sister, Kelci, and big brother, Kyle.

     

  • Kevin and Rhonda Caldwell of Dry Ridge are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Staci Danielle Caldwell to Dustin Lee Gilbert, son of Ben Gilbert of Dry Ridge and Jewell Gilbert of Burlington.

    The wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at Mount Carmel Baptist Church.

    A reception will follow at Stonewood Gardens in Falmouth.

    The bride is a 2008 graduate of Grant County High School. She is a student at Beckfield College. She is employed by the Steven N. Howe Law Office in Dry Ridge.

  • Rufus and Janet Marcum of DeMossville were honored for being a long time supporter of the national Farm Credit System.

    The Marcums have been married since 1949 and they will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this month. The Marcums have eight children, 16 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Their first loan with Farm Credit Services was for an eight-end Ford tractor and their farming operation consists of raising hay and tobacco since 1961.

  • ARTS

    • Members of CETA (Community Enrichment Through the Arts) will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Grant County Tourism Commission office at the Grant County Chamber office in Williamstown.

    BOOSTER GROUPS

    • The Grant County Band Boosters will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 15 in the GCHS band room. For more information, call Jeff Shelton at 859-391-8555.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Williamstown F&AM No. 85 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10.

  • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    • The Grant County Industrial Development Authority will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Chamber of Commerce in Williamstown.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Corinth Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at Noble’s.

    • The Williamstown Kiwanis will meet at noon Sept. 9 at El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant in Williamstown.

    • The Williamstown F&AM No. 85 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10.

    CLUBS

  • Sept. 9, 2009 was a memorable day for young man from Dry Ridge.

    Nicholas Day turned 9 years old on 9-9-09.

    He is the son of Tim and Mondell Day. His grandparents are Richard and Jewel Knight and Bob and Nancy Day.

    Nicholas has a brother, Patrick.

    He is a fourth grade student at St. Joseph Academy in Walton.

    He loves the Bengals. His favorite player is #9 Carson Palmer.

    He enjoys art, computer games and watching the Food Network.

    His favorite number is nine.

  • Junior ROTC cadets at Grant County High School are participating in the Market Day fundraising program.

    Market Day is a fundraising food cooperative. Each month, Market Day offers 150 convenient and nutritious products including poultry, meats, seafood, family meals, appetizers, breakfast items, beverages and desserts.

    When you order from Market Day (www.marketday.com), a percentage of your order is donated to the GCHS JROTC.

  • On Sat., Aug. 15, a 92nd birthday party was given for Loretta Epperson, of Corinth, at Butler State Park in Carrollton.

    Those attending included: Bobby and Juanita Jones; Don and Gladys Poe; Henry Jones; Bonnie Jones; Leroy Jones; Elsie Dever; Jennifer and Terry Rader; Jason, Anita and Cason Jones; Shane, Kristi, Roman, Coleman and Kirsten Gillispie; Gary and Joy Kelly; Rebecca Gracie and Aaron Pugh; Jimmy Rose; Lisa, Hannah and Morgan Hart; Danny and Mary Jane Jones and David and Connie Jones.

     

  • CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Williamstown Kiwanis will meet at noon Sept. 2 at El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant in Williamstown.

    • The Order of the Eastern Star No. 301 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at Masonic Lodge No. 85 in Williamstown.

    CLUBS

    • The Corinth Women’s Club will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at Noble’s Restaurant.

    COMMUNITY SERVICES

  • Two detectives from Kentucky State Police Post 6 in Dry Ridge were recently honored.

    Detective Kevin Flick was named Trooper of the Year at Post 6 and Detective Scott Lengle was awarded a Citation for Bravery.

    Scott Lengle

    Lengle was given a citation for bravery for his actions on May 6, 2007 when he responded to a residential fire near Falmouth.

    Lengle was the first on the scene at 2:48 a.m.. He entered the burning home and pulled the occupant to safety. He gave aid to the victim until emergency services arrived.