.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Features

  • Janelle Gibbs of Hickory, N.C and Mark Cooper of Williamstown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristina Marie Cooper, to Brian Thomas Nickell, son of Dwayne and Linda Nickell of Williamstown.

    The wedding is being planned for 6:30 p.m. June 20 at Williamstown Baptist Church. A reception will follow at Granduer Hall in Walton.

    The bride is a 2006 graduate of Williamstown High School. She is employed by Grant Manor and St. Elizabeth Hospital.

  • Tina Elliot of Dry Ridge and Thomas and Barb Elliot of Dry Ridge announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brandi Elliot, to Adam Cummins, son of Doug and JoAnn Cummins of Williamstown.

    The wedding is being planned for 7 p.m. June 26 at Williamstown Baptist Church. A reception will follow at JMB Hall in Dry Ridge.

    The bride is a 2003 graduate of Grant County High School. She is also a graduate of Beckfield College. She is employed by Citi Group.

  • Ashlee and Brent Caldwell announce the birth of their first child.

    Braxten Lee Caldwell was born at 8:18 p.m. April 23, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center South in Edgewood.

    He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Doug and Mona Ammerman of Dry Ridge. His maternal great grandparents are Bud and Sylvia Conrad of Dry Ridge and Helen Ammerman of Williamstown.

    His paternal grandparents are Darrell and Brenda Caldwell of Williamstown. His paternal great grandfather is Rondell Kinmon of Dry Ridge.

  • Charles and Mary Susan Tomlin will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary June 22, 2009.

    The couple was married by Bro. Thomas Baker at Mussel Shoals Baptist Church in Owenton.

    In observance of their wedding anniversary, a party will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. June 20 in the community room of the Dry Ridge Housing Authority.

    The Tomlins have two children; Billy Tomlin of Owenton and Lisa Tomlin-McDaniel of Georgetown; and four grandchildren.

    Charlie is the son of the late Henry and Amanda Tomlin of Owenton.

  • Standing amid brilliant yet subdued waterfalls, daffodils, children and animals, a soft, country accent from Cecil Scott wraps around words like “aperture,” “f-stop” and “exposure.”

    Scott has been taking pictures since 1980. He is the May/June Grant County Artist of the Month featured at the Grant County Tourism Office in the Dry Ridge Outlet Mall where is digital photography is on display.

    From an eagle at the Louisville Zoo to a 1947 tractor rusting to a farm on KY 36, Scott enjoys photography.

  • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    • The chamber breakfast meeting will begin at 8 a.m. June 15 at the Grant County Extension Office.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Order of the Eastern Star No. 321 will meet at 7:30 p.m. June 11 at Masonic Lodge No. 85 in Williamstown.

    • The Williamstown Main Street Merchants will meet at noon June 11 at the Grant County Chamber of Commerce. Call meeting facilitator Debbie Stone at 824-7259 for more information.

  •   ARTSMembers of CETA (Community Enrichment Through the Arts) will meet at 6:30 p.m.

  • Henry and Imogene Colson McAdams of Dry Ridge will celebrate their 60th anniversary June 5.

    Bro. Hank and Imogene were married by Ralph L. Records at Clinton Church of Christ in Clinton, Ohio.

    In observance of their anniversary, a party will be held June 6 at Sherman Church of Christ. The party is given by family and friends.

    Hank and Imogene have three children. Their names are; Sherry Johnson of Kalkaska, Mich., Michael McAdams of Oxford, Mich .,and Shawn Flennor of Fishers, Ind. The couple has five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

  • The 2008 Jim Claypool Conservation Art Contest (grades 1-5) and the 2008 Conservation Writing Contest (grades 6-12) entitled: “Working Trees: Kentucky’s Renewable Future” was sponsored by the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts and the Kentucky Farm Bureau.

  • Herman Melville’s classic novel “Moby Dick” has been brought to life by a Dry Ridge artist.

    Fourteen pieces of art by Kathleen Piercefield, a printmaker and painter, is being shown in the exhibit, Moby Dick: Heart of the Sea, at the Rockford Art Museum in Rockford, Ill.

    She is joined in the exhibit, which runs through July 5, by two other artists whose work was inspired by the book.