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Today's News

  • Cat Attack Preview 2009-2010
  • Stinky business

    “Something we’ve been needing for a while.”  

    With these words during the question/answer session at the Marathon Drive Sewer Expansion open forum, Corinth Mayor Billy Hill summed up the year-long process.

    During the public meeting Sept. 21, Hill, City Clerk Tara Wright, Commissioner Kaye Brumley and Richard K. Smith, Project Manager of Lexington’s HDR|Quest Engineering firm fielded questions from residents.

  • Browns celebrate 65 years

    Homer and Thelma Campbell Brown celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Sept. 13.

    They were married Sept. 13, 1943 in Tempe, Ariz. Homer was a staff sergeant in the Army Air Force.

    The couple has four children, Joyce Reynolds, Sharon Brown, Faye Leach and Sheila Whaley. Their son, Carl Brown, is deceased. They also have seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

    The couple have been faithful members at Corinth Christian Church.

    They currently reside at Grant Manor in Williamstown.

     

  • GCHS runners race under the lights

    Looking for a change of pace, the Grant County High School cross country teams decided to sleep in.

    The Braves were able to because instead of waking to race early in the morning, they were going to run at night under the bright lights at the Adidas Saturday Night Lights IV in Centerville, Ohio on Sept. 26.

    “It was an experience that the runners will remember,” coach Marlon Kinsey. “They have worked hard and they deserved to have a little fun, but the main goal was to perform at our best. Running at night is a unique experience.”

  • Singing, dancing, living

    If you see me driving around Grant County, there is a 95 percent chance I’m singing in my car.

    If you see me leaving the Grant County News office, there’s probably a 75 percent chance I’m whistling a song that’s stuck in my head.

    But there is always a 100 percent chance that I’ve always got music on my mind.

    Music is something that I am passionate about. I love getting the chance to hear new music. It’s not that I’m just hearing a new song, but I get someone else’s perspective on life.

  • Gabbert leaves Governor's Office for Keeneland

    Vince Gabbert, a native of Williamstown, has left the Governor’s office and will gallop to Keeneland.

    Gabbert, the son of Eddie and Rosie Gabbert, served as Gov. Steve Beshear’s Deputy Chief of Staff where he had a wide range of duties including overseeing boards and commissions, constituent services and outreach to local, state and national officials.

  • Woods-McClanahan wed

    Camille Woods and Joey McClanahan were united in marriage on Sept. 19 at 2380 Hogg Ridge Road in Williamstown.

    The bride was given in marriage by the groom’s father, Jim McClanahan.

    Tabatha Nelson, sister of the bride of Blaine, Tenn., served as the maid of honor.

    Brandon Jones, cousin of the groom of Corinth, served as the best man.

    Jason Fletcher, a friend of the groom, and Bradley Leonard, a cousin of the groom, both of Williamstown, served as ushers.

  • Lady Braves take down Newport in rematch

    The Grant County High school girls’ soccer team was eager to get back in the win column.

    The Lady Braves had lost or tied in their previous three games before coming away with a 4-0 win over Newport on Sept. 24.

    “It was wet and sloppy, but it was still good to get a win,” coach Melinda White said. “It was nice to put a W back on the board.”

  • Daugherty - Cook wed Sept. 19

    Buck and Elaine Sargent of Dry Ridge announce the marriage of their daughter, Lori Daugherty to John Cook, son of Nancy and Howard Willenborg of Demossville.

    The couple was married in Gatlinburg, Tenn. on Sept. 19 in the presence of close friends and family.

    Brittany Daugherty, daughter of the bride, was the maid of honor. Mike Reenan, a friend of the groom, served as the best man.

    After the ceremony, the group enjoyed dinner at the Peddler Steakhouse.

    The couple are living in Dry Ridge.

     

  • Colson - Mathers to wed

    Dean and Debbie Colson of Dry Ridge are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their son, Matthew Dean Colson to Shelley Ann Mathers, daughter of Dan and Cheryl Mathers of Milford, Ohio.

    The couple will be married on Oct. 3, 2009 at the First Baptist Church of Glen Este.

    Colson is employed by BBN Sales in Cincinnati. Mathers is employed at Roth CPA in Montgomery, Ohio.

    The couple will reside in Milford.