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Today's Features

  • Four Williamstown students were recently recognized for their artwork in the annual Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s 2008 Adopt-a-Highway poster contest.

    Williamstown Senior High sophomore Taylor Stith placed second in the 14 to 17 age category.

    “I was really, really excited,” she said. “I worked really hard on it for about two and a half weeks. It felt really special to be second. It was a lot bigger deal than I expected.”

  • Darla Holleran, family advocate social worker with the Northern Kentucky Children’s Advocacy Center, was recently presented with the Highest Heel Award at the Hope in Heels Award Luncheon in Covington.

  • The Grant County News wants to hear about someone special in your life.

    It could be your sweetheart, your children, your parents, a neighbor or family friend.

    The News staff wants to know why they are special.

    If your letter is chosen, your special someone will be featured in the Feb. 12 issue of the Grant County News.

  • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    • The Chamber breakfast meeting will begin at 8 a.m. Jan. 19 at Dana in Dry Ridge.

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Williamstown Kiwanis will meet at noon Jan. 21 at El Jalisco in Williamstown.

    • The Corinth Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at Noble’s.

    CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Grant County Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Senior Citizens’ Center in Williamstown.

    COMMUNITY SERVICES

  • Charlie Flachs and Sheila Prince of Dry Ridge announce the birth of their second child.

    Morgan Lee Flachs was born at 2:46 p.m. on Dec. 19, 2008, at St. Elizabeth South in Edgewood.

    She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18.75 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Pete and Judy Loomis of Crittenden.

    Her paternal grandparents are Charles and Joan Flachs of Corinth.

    Morgan was welcomed home by Adam Prince and Amber Flachs.

     

  • Grant County native and Transylvania University freshman Caleb Ritchie recently performed in Transylvania’s annual production, “A Medieval Feast,” presented by Transylvania’s Madrigal Singers and the Medieval Instrumental Ensemble.

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    ARTS

  • Johnny and Williah Simpson will celebrate their 72nd anniversary on Jan. 10, 2009.

    Johnny and Williah were married at the Grant County Court House in Williamstown.

    The couple have four children.

    Their names are Wilbur Simpson, Betty Rodgers and Beverly Mulberry, all of Crittenden, and the late Layle Simpson.

    The couple has four grandchildren, Brian Rodgers, Michelle King, Deanna Gabbert and Dustin Mulberry and six great grandchildren, Brittany, Morgan, Mason, Cody, Carter and Parker.

  • Jackie and Lovell Caldwell will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Jan. 16, 2009.

    The couple were married by Bro. Marvin Warner at Corinth Baptist Church in Corinth.

    In observance of their anniversary, a party will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 18 at the Farm Bureau building in Williamstown. The party is given by their children.

    Jackie and Lovell have three children. Their names are Kevin Caldwell of Dry Ridge, Tracie Tillery of Florence and Terry Caldwell of Corinth.

  • Hi! My name is Donovan Ty Abney. I was born on Jan. 12, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    My mother is Rebecca “Bookie” Abney.

    My grandparents are Donna Robinson of Dry Ridge, Dillard and Mary Abney of Taylor Mill and Betty and Jack Borman of Villa Hills.

    My favorite things to do are to play outside, cars, trucks and dinosaurs. I also love playing with all of my cousins, I have 13 and one on the way. My aunts and uncles spoil me rotten, they play with me and just can’t get enough.