Today's Features


    • The Chamber breakfast meeting will begin at 8 a.m. Oct. 20 at The Country Grill in Dry Ridge.


    • The Carlsbad Garden Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21. All meetings are open to the public and new members are welcome. Call Nancy McGee at 991-4540 for the location.

    • The Williamstown Kiwanis will meet at noon Oct. 22 at El Jalisco in Williamstown.


  • Morehead State University will crown its 2008 Homecoming Queen and King during halftime ceremonies of the football game against Jacksonville that begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18 at Jayne Stadium.

    Ten candidates are vying for the title of Homecoming Queen and King.

    The queen nominees include a Grant County resident.

    Jamie Fay of Dry Ridge, is the daughter of James and Tonya Fay. She is an elementary education major, a member of the Kentucky Education Association Student Program and Delta Zeta sorority, her sponsor for the competition.

  • Sgt. Brad Angell, son of Cindy Wright and Bobby Angell, didn’t know when he was assigned special duty that he’d be unloading luggage for First Lady Laura Bush. Bush visited American troops earlier this year. Angell is serving his second deployment in Bagram, Afghanistan. He was deployed in March 2008. When stateside, he is stationed at Fort Campbell. He is completing a six-year term.

  • Doug and Joanne Cummins of Williamstown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Andria Cummins to Tyler Mullins, son of John and Kathy Mullins of Dry Ridge.

    The wedding is being planned for 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 18, 2008 at Williamstown Baptist Church.

    A reception will follow at the JMB Hall in Dry Ridge.

    The bride is a 2004 graduate of Williamstown High School. She is also a 2006 graduate of Southwestern College. She is employed by Summit Medical Group in Williamstown.

  • Clifton Webster and Kathleen Lawrence were married on Oct. 17, 1942, by Rev. George Smith near Georgetown.

    Jimmy Whitson and Mrs. Smith were their witnesses.

    They currently reside in Knoxville.

    The couple has three children, Lawrence Webster of Buffalo, Ny., Katsia Baird of Mount Zion and Ricky Webster of Florence; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

    Harry (Pete) Spegal and Eunice Lawrence were married on Oct. 25, 1952, by Rev. W.F. Brosend in Lawrenceburg, Ind.

    Willard and Joyce Slade were their witnesses.

  • ARTS

    • Members of CETA (Community Enrichment Through the Arts) will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Grant County Tourism Commission office in the Dry Ridge Outlet Center.


    • The Gold Wing Road Riders Chapter N will meet Oct. 10 at Rolling Hills Restaurant in Williamstown. Dinner is served at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7:30 p.m. If you own a motorcycle or wish you did, be sure to come. Owners of all makes and models are welcome. Call 824-5234 for more information.