Features https://www.grantky.com/features/todaysfeatures en Gird up the loins of your mind https://www.grantky.com/content/gird-loins-your-mind <p> &nbsp;</p> Couple finds joy in second blessings https://www.grantky.com/content/couple-finds-joy-second-blessings <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_5166.jpg" alt="Betty and Garry Beach talk about their love story that took years to develop after both lost their spouses and kindled a romance and rekindled their friendship. They’ve been married since 2010. Photo by Linda Lawrence " title="Betty and Garry Beach talk about their love story that took years to develop after both lost their spouses and kindled a romance and rekindled their friendship. They’ve been married since 2010. Photo by Linda Lawrence " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; line-height: 11.0px; font: 40.5px Times} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} p.p3 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> Dorothy Brock reaches 100-year milestone Dorothy Brock reaches 100-year milestone https://www.grantky.com/content/dorothy-brock-reaches-100-year-milestone-dorothy-brock-reaches-100-year-milestone <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/unknown_3.jpeg" alt="Dorothy Brock shares a laugh with Becky Ailstock. Photos by Linda Lawrence" title="Dorothy Brock shares a laugh with Becky Ailstock. Photos by Linda Lawrence" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times; min-height: 13.0px} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Turning 100 seems almost like a dream to Dorothy Johnson Brock, who celebrated her birthday at Jewel Knight&rsquo;s Personal Care Home in Williamstown.</span></p> From nature to art: Local woodturner showcases skills https://www.grantky.com/content/nature-art-local-woodturner-showcases-skills <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_0026.jpg" alt="David Linden shows the blank he would begin with when turning a bowl and a finished product he created during the interview in two hours. Photos by Amanda Kelly" title="David Linden shows the blank he would begin with when turning a bowl and a finished product he created during the interview in two hours. Photos by Amanda Kelly" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">With pinpoint precision and patience, David Linden can turn chunks of tree trunks into anything he wants.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">On a 16-inch wood lathe, ornamental cherry becomes a bowl, magnolia becomes a wooden pear and sugar maple becomes a vase by Linden&rsquo;s hands and tools.&nbsp;</span></p> Dry Ridge Presbyterian offers songs of the season Dec. 19 https://www.grantky.com/content/dry-ridge-presbyterian-offers-songs-season-dec-19 <p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Catch the Christmas spirit when the hand pumped pipe organ rings out songs of the season along with harp, violin and flute.</span></p> Williamstown Baptist to host singing Christmas tree performances https://www.grantky.com/content/williamstown-baptist-host-singing-christmas-tree-performances <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/wbc_singing_xmas_tree.jpg" alt="Tickets are available for the 3:30 and 7 p.m. Dec 15 and 16 showings of the new program called “Sovereign.” The event is free and open to the public, but ticket reservations are required. Photo by Amanda Kelly" title="Tickets are available for the 3:30 and 7 p.m. Dec 15 and 16 showings of the new program called “Sovereign.” The event is free and open to the public, but ticket reservations are required. Photo by Amanda Kelly" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times}</style> <p class="p1"> Williamstown Baptist Church&rsquo;s singing Christmas Tree is back for another year.<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p1"> Tickets are available for the 3:30 and 7 p.m. Dec 15 and 16 showings of the new program called &ldquo;Sovereign.&rdquo;</p> God and Country https://www.grantky.com/content/god-and-country <p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; line-height: 11.0px; font: 40.5px Times} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} p.p3 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times} p.p4 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Times; min-height: 13.0px} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> Pink Christmas dream comes true for Courts family https://www.grantky.com/content/pink-christmas-dream-comes-true-courts-family <img src="https://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/courts_family-20.jpg" alt="Brothers Asher, 7; Lucas, 10 and Elijah, 9 welcome Kenley Grace Courts. Ashley said the brothers love her. As soon as they get in the door, they start looking for her. Photo submitted." title="Brothers Asher, 7; Lucas, 10 and Elijah, 9 welcome Kenley Grace Courts. Ashley said the brothers love her. As soon as they get in the door, they start looking for her. Photo submitted." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">There was a time this summer when Kenny and Ashley Courts thought a Merry Christmas might be impossible, but this year a tiny pink bootie will be added to the line-up of Christmas stockings for Lucas, 10, Elijah, 9 and Asher, 7.</span></p>