• Creative fundraising helps pay for mission trips, Grant relay


    The feathers are a flying in Grant County these days.

    A flock of wild birds, ranging in colors from hot pink to deep purple, have been popping up in yards all over the county. The birds stay a day or two and then for a small fee will move on.

    The “You’ve Been Flocked” campaign is a fundraising effort by Williamstown Baptist Church to raise $32,000 to send five adults and 15 youth group members to a mission camp in Haiti this summer.

  • Lonkards celebrate 50 years

    Larry and Jackie Lonkard of Williamstown will celebrate their 50th anniversary on April 12, 2013.
    The couple has two sons and five grandchildren.
    Larry is a retired construction worker from International Union of Operating Engineers-Local 18.
    His wife, Jackie, is retired from Wal-Mart.

  • Pearson - Kennedy to wed

    Linda Pearson of Williamstown would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Cecelia Pearson to Bryan Kennedy, son of Debbie and Ray Perez of Rex, Ga.  

    The wedding is being planned for 3 p.m. on April 20, 2013 at the Grant County Park.

  • Williamstown lawyer relocates family practice

    With an eye on preserving the past, John Brent Threlkeld moved his law practice from its downtown location to the former home of the late Nelson and Dorothy B. Skirvin, at the corner of School Road and Main Street in Williamstown.
    And after a little paint and elbow grease, he’s opening the office to the public for an open house on April 12.

  • SAR participates in Four Chaplains Memorial


    The Captain William Arnold Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution were among several organizations to participate in the Four Chaplains Memorial Service held on Feb. 10 at Lakeside Christian Church in Lakeside Park, Ky.

    The annual Four Chaplains Memorial Service honors four Army chaplains, who on the cold night of Feb. 3, 1943 following a German torpedo attack on the Dorchester, a transport ship, off the coast of Greenland, gave their all.

  • Five Generations

    Five generations - Juanita Beach, Casey Vaughn, Dolores Harvey, Tina Melton and Brooklyn Vaughn. 

  • Whaley, boy, Nov. 23, 2012


    Jeremy and Celisa Whaley of Williamstown would like to announce the birth of their son, Layne Braxton Whaley.

    He was born at 3:21 p.m. on Nov. 23, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    He weighed 7 pounds and 6 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.

    His paternal grandparents are Rick and Carol Whaley of Williamstown. His maternal grandparents are Mark and Melissa Meadows of Williamstown. 

    Layne was welcomed home by his big brother, Blake.  

  • Local resident to perform in Nashville


    Seventeen-year-old bass guitarist Paul Kelley, son of Donna Kelley of Crittenden, is heading to Nashville for what could be an important performance with Jetset Getset, the Greater Cincinnati-area band that has been attracting attention recently in the music industry.

  • Roberts, boy, Dec. 31, 2012


    Josh and Caitlin Roberts of Williamstown would like to announce the birth of their son, Jace Roberts. He was born at 7:41 p.m. Dec. 31, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. He weighed 7 and a half pounds and was 21 inches long. 

  • Moore, boy, Sept. 11, 2012


    Scott and Shelly Moore of Dry Ridge would like to announce the birth of their son, Averitt Scott Moore. He was born at 10:38 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood. He weighed 7 pounds and 13 ounces and was 19 and ¾ inches long. 

    His maternal grandparents are Jerry and Loretta Beach of Dry Ridge. His maternal great grandparent is Opal Beach of Dry Ridge. 

    His paternal grandparents are Steve and Betty Moore of Crittenden. 

    He was welcomed home by his big sister, Aubrey.