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Milestones

  • Historical society to meet

    The Grant County Historical Society will meet on Monday, July 14 at the Williamstown Baptist Church.
    Dinner will be at 6 p.m., which will be the annual carry-in picnic. Fried chicken, iced tea, plates and utensils will be provided. Bring a side dish, casserole, salad or dessert to share.
    Following dinner there will be music by the Grant County Dulcimer Group.
    During the business meeting, officer for the 2014-2016 term will be installed.
    All who are interested in history are welcome. For more information call 859-242-8685 or e-mail bb15chips@aol.com.

  • ANNIVERSARY

    Tom and Betty Trenary, of Williamstown, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 27, 2014.
    The couple were married by A. L. Osborne in 1964 at Mary Helen Methodist Church.
    In observance of their anniversary, a party will be held on July 5 at LaRosa’s in Dry Ridge.
    The Trenarys have two sons, Scott (Lori) and Keith (Marrita), both of Corinth. They also have seven grandchildren, Kodi, Tucker, Hunter, Caylin, Jared, Kati and Cassie.

  • Johnson-Wells to wed Aug. 2

    Ava Johnson of Williamstown is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Emily Johnson to Ramsey Wells, son of Robin Wells of Frenchburg and Jennifer Jarmen Wells of Winchester.
    The bride is also the daughter of the late Donald Johnson.
    The wedding is being planned for 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 2 at the Fairview Christian Church in Williamstown.
     

  • REUNION NOTES

    The Fortner family reunion will be held on July 20 at the Grant County Park in shelters one and two in Crittenden.
    Send Reunion information to: gcneditorial@grantky.com by noon on Monday and it can be included in the Grant County News for free. Call 859-824-3343 for more information.
     

  • ENGAGEMENTS

    Anthony Cook of Owenton and Pam Mullins of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Bethany Rashell Newman to Michael David Turner, son of Ken and Patty Wininger.
    The wedding is being planned for 5 p.m. on June 28 at the Grant County Park in Crittenden with Bro. Joe Howard officiating.
    The maid of honor will be the sister of the bride, Stephanie Barnes of Dry Ridge. The bridesmaid will be Mikaela Turner of Carrollton.
    The flower girl will be Layla Newman and ring bearer will be Grace Newman.

  • ENGAGEMENTS

    Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Koebcke of Williamstown are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Natalie Brianne to Adam Keith Leach, son of Mr. and Mrs. Noah Leach of Jeffersonville.
    The wedding is being planned for June 28, 2014.
    The bride is a 2007 graduate of Grant County High School. She is also a 2013 graduate of University of Kentucky.
    She is employed by University of Kentucky.
    He is also a 2013 graduate of University of Kentucky. He is employed by Union Pacific Railroad. The couple will reside in Texas.

  • Dana donates to Relay For Life

    GRANT COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE - John Brothers, Human Resource Manager and Abby Hunt, Human Resource generalist offered a check to the Grant County Relay for Life for $3,000 on behalf of Dana Corp. Kelsey Lewis, a representative from the American Cancer Society accepted the check. Photo by Camille McClanahan

  • WHS Alumni banquet May 31

    The Williamstown Alumni Banquet will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 31 at the Williamstown High School gymnasium. Social hour and registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. The annual alumni banquet is for all graduates of the Williamstown High School and the classes of 1919, 1924, 1929, 1934, 1939, 1944, 1954, 1964,1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 and the class of 2014 graduates will be honored.

  • Relay fundraising events in full swing

    Grant County Relay For Life teams are gearing up for the 2014 relay, which is the signature fundraising event for the American Cancer Society.
    Team fundraisers include:
    • Heritage Bank, Dry Ridge – Candy bars are available for purchase.
    • Forcht Bank – Spa basket raffle. Basket contains nail and hair salon certificates, Bath and Body products, nail polish, etc. Value - $165. Tickets are $2 each or four for $6. Basket can be viewed at Crittenden branch, but tickets can be bought at any Eagle Bank location. The drawing will be May 8.

  • Business was blooming