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Today's News

  • Perkins-Keitz set date

    Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Perkins of Mayfield, Ky. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Beth Perkins to Nicholas Allen Keitz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Keitz of Dry Ridge.

    The wedding is being planned for 6:30 p.m. June 6 at First Baptist Church in Mayfield, Ky. A reception will follow at Mayfield-Graves Country Club.

    The bride is a 1999 graduate of Mayfield High School. She is also a 2003 graduate of the University of Kentucky. She is employed by Power Creative in Louisville.

  • Beating the odds

    Jeannie Broyles has dealt with cancer for the past three years, going in and out of hospitals, but also relying on a home away from home.

    Broyles was diagnosed Christmas Eve 2006 with multiple myeloma, a blood-borne cancer of plasma cells which erodes the bones, “making honeycomb of the bones” as her husband, John, said.

  • For the Record 5-28-09 (Deeds)

     

    Deeds

    April 23:

    (Warranty Deed) Terry Peer II and Kacie A. Peer to Robert E. Gilbert, Sr. and Mary Lou Gilbert, lot 90, Section 2 of Brentwood Estates Subdivision, $112,500

    April 27:

    (Quit Claim Deed) Clifford A. Reed to Lola Dianne Eckler Reed Gayle, Eckler Road property, $1.00

    (Quit Claim Deed) Vickie Eckler Little Wolfe to Kenneth Richard Eckler, Eckler Road property, $1.00

    Kristina L. Ford Schlueter and Dewey E. Schlueter to Anthony La Follette and Julie La Follette, Reeves Road property, $128,000

  • Hanington-Lab to wed

    Kevin Hanington of Indiana and Susan Hanington of Howell, Mich. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Hanington to Anthony Lab, son of Richard and Brenda Hutchinson of Grant County.

    The wedding is being planned for 6 p.m. May 30, 2009, at Florence Nature Park.

    The bride is a 2001 graduate of Ryle High School. She is also a graduate of Northern Kentucky University. She is employed by Fifth Third Bank.

  • Camacho named one of top baseball officials in state

    When Marcus Camacho started to umpire baseball games, it was because he was looking to find a way to stay connected to the game.

    He continued umpiring because he loved it and the Kentucky High School Athletic Association took notice, naming him one of the top four baseball officials for the state out of 4,000 officials.

    “To be one of the four, it’s great company to be in,” Camacho said. “I feel honored. Knowing that I was sitting with the best of the best and being recognized was an honor.”

  • DAR holds annual awards ceremony

    The Captain John Lillard Chapter KSDAR, Dry Ridge, held their annual awards day reception April 11.

    The good citizenship awards were presented to the first and second place winners of the essay contest. The subject of their essay was “Our American Heritage and Our Responsibility for Preserving It.”

  • Community Calendar 5-28-09

     

    CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

    • The Grant County Saddle club will meet at 7 p.m. May 28 at the new Grant County Extension office on Baton Rouge Road. New members welcome. For more information, call Lois Shuler at 620-4111 or shulerls@peoplepc.com.

    • The Grant County Democratic Executive Committee will meet at 7 p.m. May 28 at the Williamstown City Building.

    • The Corinth Women’s Club will meet at 6 p.m. June 2 at Noble’s Restaurant.

    • The Williamstown Kiwanis will meet at noon June 3 at El Jalisco in Williamstown.

  • Noteworthy Accomplishments

     

    Haines earns degree 

  • Hall, girl, Feb. 2

    Chris and KrisAnn Hall of Dry Ridge announce the birth of their fifth child.

    Aubrie Kate Hall was born at 7:04 p.m. on Feb. 2, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

    She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19.75 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Patricia Willoughby of Dry Ridge and the late William Willoughby Jr.

    Her maternal great grandmother is Emma Willoughby of Williamstown.

    Her paternal grandparents are Mary Jo Keith of Dry Ridge and the late Tim Hall of Dry Ridge.

    Her paternal great grandmother is Jean Ruby of Dry Ridge.

  • Brumback-Maddy to marry

    Bill and Susie Brumback of Williamstown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Elizabeth Brumback to Jamie Brian Maddy, son of David and Carolyn Nerl of Alexandria.

    The wedding is being planned for 5:30 p.m. May 23 at Stonewood Gardens in Falmouth. A reception will follow after the ceremony.

    The bride is a 2002 graduate of Williamstown High School. She is also a 2006 graduate of Midway College. She is a second grade teacher at Southern Elementary in Falmouth.