Features http://www.oldhamera.com/features/todaysfeatures en Author reveals true story of bourbon http://www.oldhamera.com/content/author-reveals-true-story-bourbon <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/april_history_column_-_veach.jpg" alt="Louisville author and historian Mike Veach has penned a book revealing the true story of bourbon, Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage. " title="Louisville author and historian Mike Veach has penned a book revealing the true story of bourbon, Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage. " align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> By Helen McKinney, Oldham County History Center</p> Derby fashion show raises money for American Heart Association http://www.oldhamera.com/content/derby-fashion-show-raises-money-american-heart-association <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hats_for_hearts_1.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="60" height="85" /><p> Baptist Health La Grange got a jump-start on spring at the 4th Annual Hats for Hearts Derby Fashion Show and Hat Extravaganza earlier this week.</p> <p> Hospital employees will modeled the latest spring fashions provided by Dress Barn Springhurst, as well as employee-designed Derby hats.</p> <p> The hospital&rsquo;s American Heart Association Walk Team hosts the event and funds earned from Derby hats sales will go to the Heart Walk. Closed bids will be accepted on the Derby hats starting the day of the event through noon on March 27.</p> May God bless America again and again http://www.oldhamera.com/content/may-god-bless-america-again-and-again <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">As we celebrate our national independence and the gift of liberty that comes with being Americans, I also want to celebrate the wonderful series of checks and balances that exist in our three branches of power in the U.S. Government. &nbsp;</span></p> Will we recognize each other in heaven? http://www.oldhamera.com/content/will-we-recognize-each-other-heaven <p> What is the point in serving others? http://www.oldhamera.com/content/what-point-serving-others <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Two cows were grazing alongside a highway when a tanker carrying milk passed the field they were in. On the side of the truck in big red letters were the words, &ldquo;Pasteurized, homogenized, standardized, Vitamin A added.&rdquo;</span></p> <p class="p1"> One cow turned to the other and remarked, &ldquo;Makes you feel sort of inadequate, doesn&rsquo;t it?&rdquo;</p> National Day of Prayer a great success http://www.oldhamera.com/content/national-day-prayer-great-success <p> Last Thursday, May 7, the Oldham County Ministerial Association hosted two prayer events, at noon at the La Grange Courthouse, and at 7 p.m. at the John Black Community Center.&nbsp; Both were attended by the largest crowds we have had at such prayer events since the first National Day of Prayer event after 9/11.<br /> A prayer for healing among our churches http://www.oldhamera.com/content/prayer-healing-among-our-churches <p> Historic Dress: A special program by Jo Ross http://www.oldhamera.com/content/historic-dress-special-program-jo-ross <p> Jo Ross has spent 48 years in the fashion industry learning the ins and outs of fast-paced runway shows, working internationally to produce shows in places such as Peru, Prague and Mexico, reporting on fashion for local newspapers and TV stations and curating costume exhibits for many local museums. In all that time she has learned a wealth of information she often shares with others through special programs relating to the textile industry.</p>