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Today's Features

  • A drawing for a hand-stitched quilt will be part of Brownsboro Days festivities this weekend. A former student of Brownsboro school before it joined Crestwood in 1943, Mary Noel McKinney stitched the double ring quilt.

    The festival is 6 to 11 p.m. Friday and 2 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Brownsboro Community Center on Ky. 329, about one mile from I-71 exit 14.

  • Justin Bryant is the new director of Environmental Services. He is employed by Aramark. He comes to Baptist Northeast from Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond, Va., where he worked in environmental services for three and a half years. 

    Prior to that, he worked in environmental services in nursing homes for Healthcare Services Group. He holds a bachelor’s degree in sports entertainment and event management from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, R.I.

  • Elizabeth Rose Barnes, 5, was chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky Pageant last month at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington.

    The pageant is for girls ages 4 to 6. Barnes’ activities include ballet and singing.

    She was sponsored in the pageant by Todd Waits of Perkins and Crestwood Nails.

  • The Goshen Area Homemakers, an Oldham County Extension Homemakers Club, recently hosted a luncheon at the John Black Community Center featuring a Mary Todd Lincoln theme.

    The theme was in honor of the bi-centennial celebration of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. Carol Fessler, a member of the Goshen Area Homemakers, portrayed Mary Todd Lincoln. Another member, Pat DeChurch, wrote the monologue, introducing Fessler and asking the guests to put themselves back in time to 1862 in La Grange. 

  • The South Oldham Rotary Club recently hosted an installation banquet at Yew Dell Gardens.

  •  Linda and Larry Stewart of La Grange and Ronald and Brenda McAlister of Smithfield announce engagement of their daughter, Brandy Lee McAlister to Anthony Pearce Boyd, son of Sheila and Earl Frederick of La Grange and Todd and Christie Boyd of Jupiter, Fla.  

    The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Henry County High School, and graduated from Sullivan University with a degree in business management. She is employed by Papa Johns. 

    The groom-elect is a 2000 graduate of Oldham County High School and works for Ladyfingers Catering in Louisville.  

  • Easton Lee Shelton celebrated his first birthday June 20.

    He joins siblings Ryane, 13, and Sadie, 2.

    He is the son of Chris and Christy Shelton of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Wayne and Joyce Shelton of Pleasureville and Jim Puckett and Candy Miller of Crestwood.

    Great-grandparents are Marvin and Alice Carpenter of Middletown.

  • Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit, non-denominational organization that provides fresh and frozen food items sold at about half the price to help people with their grocery bills.

    Anyone of any income level can buy the food.

    The $30 August box includes: 

    • 1.5 lbs. ribeye steaks (four 6-ounce);

    • 3 lbs. individually quick frozen split chicken breast;

    • 1 lb. boneless center-cut pork chops;

    • 2 lbs. mac andee^beef dinner entrée;

    • 1.5 lbs. breaded all white meat chicken nuggets;

  • Kenneth Neil and Mabel O’Neal Heilman were married on August 1, 1959, in Campbellsburg. 

    Neil retired from Social Services after 30 years. Mabel taught in public schools for 28 years.

    They are the parents of Ray Heilman of Campbellsburg and Cheri Simpson of La Grange.  They are the grandparents of Kala Heilman, Benjamin Heilman, Andrew Heilman, Kelsi Simpson and Truman Simpson.

    A reception in their honor will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Campbellsburg Baptist Church. No gifts, please.

     

  • Bill and Carolyn Hovis of West Chester, Ohio, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Hovis to Philip Beeson, son of Matt and Linda Beeson of Crestwood.

    The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Lakota West High School in West Chester and a 2009 graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in social work.  She is a counselor at the Women’s Crisis Center in Covington.