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Today's News

  • Collier, boy, Sept. 26

    Shane and Trista Collier of Williamstown would like to announce the birth of their first child.

    Jeremiah Allen Collier was born at 9:15 a.m. Sept. 26, 2009 at St. Elizabeth South.

    He weighed 7 pounds and 6 ounces and was 20.75 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Larry and Sabra Hutcherson of Corinth. His maternal great grandparents are Ruth Tate of Burlington and the late Paul Tate.

    His paternal grandparents are Jeff and Betty Collier of Williamstown. His paternal great grandparents are Melvin and Mary Gay of Lawrenceburg.

  • 'We're lucky'

    Dustin and Jamie Fryar and their four sons were sound asleep on Sept. 20 when they were rudely awakened by bright lights inside their Williamstown home.

    Dustin couldn’t find his glasses. Jamie managed to jump up and grab their 8-month-old son, Daniel, who was sleeping in his car seat next to the bed.

    It was then Jamie realized her house, or at least the front part of it, had crashed into her bedroom after a full-size pickup truck ran off Falmouth Street and into the home.

  • Police Reports 10-1-09

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

    Sgt. Terry Osborne investigated an accident at 10:05 p.m. Sept. 18 on Lebanon Road. The drivers involved were Donald R. Combs, 37, of Dry Ridge, driving a 1991 Ford and Carylon A. Springer, 58, of Crittenden, driving a 2000 Cadillac.

  • Rain washes out most Horse Heritage Day activities

    Horse pulls at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27 are the only activities from the Horse Heritage Days that survived this week's rain.

    Festival organizers opted to cancel today and this weekend's activities at the new Grant County Fairgrounds on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown after it rained most of the week.

    The horse pulls will be held at Kentucky Cowtown on Eibeck Lane (off U.S. 25) in Williamstown.

  • Lady Demons win on senior night

    The Williamstown volleyball team started senior night with speeches and gifts from the younger players. They ended the night with a dominant win over a district opponent.

    The Lady Demons defeated Owen County in two sets (25-16, 25-15) on Sept. 23.

    “It was a real fun night because we played together,” senior Chelsea Fitterer said. “We all want to win and that helps us work together.”

    The Lady Demons celebrated the careers of Fitterer, Taylor Eldridge and Sara Moreland.

  • Wright takes first at regional

    The wind whipped across Eagle Creek Country Club’s golf course, but Zach Wright was able to manage his game.

    Wright, junior at Grant County High School, bounced back from a slow start to shoot a 71 at Eagle Creek to earn first place at the regional tournament on Sept. 27. With first place, Wright will advance to the state tournament at the Bowling Green Country Club on Oct. 6. Wright also played in the state tournament the past two seasons.

  • Lovelaces celebrate 50 years

    Gary and Bess Lovelace will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 26, 2009.

    The Lovelace’s lived in Dry Ridge before moving to Pendleton County eight years ago.

    The couple has three sons, Greg and Tom Lovelace and the late Mike Lovelace, three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

    A celebration of their anniversary will be held from 2  to 5 p.m. on Sept. 27 at the Farm Bureau Building at 400 Main Street in Falmouth.

    The family requests no gifts.

     

  • See You At The Pole!

    On Sept. 23, Williamstown Jr./Sr. High School and Grant County High School were the sites for See You At The Pole, an annual opportunity for students to congregrate before school and worship.

  • Lady Braves rebound for win against Walton-Verona

    The first time that the Grant County High School volleyball team faced Walton-Verona, they lost in two sets on Sept. 1.

    With a month of experience, they were able to rebound when the team’s faced each other again.

    Although they lost the first set, the Lady Braves fought back to defeat the Lady Bearcats in three sets on Sept. 22, winning 17-25, 25-20 and 25-13.

  • Community Calendar 10-1-09

    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.