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Today's Features

  • A 5-year-old came home from Sunday School excited. His teacher, he reported to his parents, had told the story of Adam and Eve and how Eve was created from Adam’s rib.

    A few days later he told his mother, “My side hurts. I think I’m having a wife.”

    How nice it would be to have a marriage that easily. But we married folk know a good marriage takes love, hard work, communication and romance. As Valentine’s Day approaches I share with you a beautiful story of romance.

  • Bruce and Sandis Parks of Crestwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Sabrina Kelly Parks to Joshua Kane Underwood of Glasgow, son of Buddy and Anne Grant Underwood of Glasgow.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of Georgetown College. She is employed by Wickliffe Veterinary Pharmacy in Lexington.

    The groom-elect is a graduate of Georgetown College. He is employed at Cook, Downing and Underwood Insurance Agency in Glasgow.

    A fall wedding is planned. Invitations will be mailed.

  • Dr. Andrew Rochet, MD, emergency medicine, has been elected medical staff president for 2010 at Baptist Hospital Northeast.

    Rochet is a 1998 graduate of Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at University of Louisville Hospital in 2001.

    Other medical staff officers for 2010 include:

  • Baptist Hospital Northeast recently announced several personnel changes.

    Dr. Matt McDanald, MD, obstetrics/gynecology, has been named chief medical officer. His responsibilities include serving as a medical liaison between the hospital and medical staff, assisting with medical staff credentialing, quality and resource utilization issues, assisting in recruiting needed medical specialties to the communities served by the hospital, and representing the hospital and the medical staff in the community. 

  • Dusty and Kathy Vinson of Cox’s Creek announce the birth of their son, Cuyler Scott Vinson, born Oct. 9. He weighed eight pounds and one and a half ounces and measured 21 and a half inches long.

    Grandparents are Dwayne and Beverly Vinson of Freedonia and Mary Barnes of La Grange and the late Huey Barnes. 

    Great-grandparents are Rev. Elden Stallins of Marion, Hugh and Irene Barnes of La Grange and Vernon and Ida Dick of Monticello.

  • Members of the Pewee Valley Fire Department honored Eddie Klosterman for 35 years of volunteer service Saturday during the department’s annual awards banquet. 

    Klosterman, of Crestwood, told the crowd he became interested in volunteering as a firefighter after his brother joined. These days, Klosterman volunteers alongside his two 18-year-old sons, Alex and Andrew Klosterman.

  •  Oldham County native Dr. E. Bruce Heilman received a Great American Award in December from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and College of the Ozarks President Jerry C. Davis. Made evident by his work ethic and devotion to country, Heilman’s life and career reflect the values of a great American. 

  • Janet Scherzer recently joined Baptist Medical Associates Crestwood as a board-certified physician’s assistant. 

    She holds a bachelor’s degree in physician assistant studies from MCP Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. She was previously based at Baptist Medical Associates Taylorsville.

  • U.S. Army National Guard Pvt. Paul D. Speelman II recently graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Knox.

    During the nine-week training period, Speelman received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions and core values.

    He is the son of Judy A. and stepson of Barry J. Lamoreux of Prospect.

     

  • The La Grange Police Department presented annual awards in December. Awards and recipients include:

    • Officer of the Year – Detective Bruce Goodfleisch, as elected by fellow officers.

    • Meritorious Service Award – Sgt. Russell Rouff and Officer Doug Hickerson; 

    • Crime Prevention Award – Officer Ray Whitehill;

    • Accident Investigation Award – Officer Scott Wolf;

    • Traffic Enforcement Award – Officer Scott Wolf; and