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Today's Features

  •  It is a powerful scene – Jesus is hanging on a cross with two criminals on either side. All of Jesus’ enemies are gathered around taunting him, daring him to come down off the cross and show them he is the Messiah. In agony he looks down upon the crowd below, and speaks the words that set in motion the pattern that will always be followed by his disciples when they are persecuted. Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing” (Luke 23:34). 

  • Baptist Hospital Northeast recently hosted an essay and drawing contest for Oldham County students.

    In the kindergarten through second grade drawing division, Payton Herold, a second-grader at Camden Station Elementary earned first place for her drawing.

  • Carl and Annabelle Rogers celebrated 74 years of marriage on Dec. 22, 2008. The couple, who live in La Grange, are the parents of Ida (Keith) Hall and the late Mary Doty. 

    They celebrated with their three grandchildren, Dotty (Steve) Sparrow, John Doty, and Roger Doty and their six great-grandchildren.

     

  • Whitney Leanhart, a fifth-grader at La Grange Elementary, got her hair cut for the second time in order to benefit Locks Of Love. About 10 to 12 inches was cut off.

  • Theiss Furniture celebrated 63 years of being in business by giving away a $1,000 gift certificate. The winner is Sue Quinlan, pictured with Wayne Theiss. Theiss said the store’s loyal customers have made the business a success. 

     

  • Melissa Lyons of Republic Bank in Crestwood presents a check to Shirley Hudson, a representative of Triad. Republic Bank donated $500 to Triad for assistance in funding programs to help protect senior citizens in Oldham County.

  • Billi Nicole Hazle of Lima, Ohio, daughter of Gary and Donna Baker Hazle Glanzman of Columbus, Ohio, and Kenneth Charles “Charlie” Dray, son of Roger and Rosemary Plaugher of Lima, and Robert Dray of Houston, announce their marriage on March 22, 2008 at Liberty Presbyterian Church in Columbus.

  •  A speed limit sign is obstructed from view by another traffic sign on the new Ky. 393 in Centerfield. 

  • St. Aloysius’ fifth-grade girl scout troop hosted a sock drive from Nov. 24-Dec. 19. “Socks from the Heart” benefitted Wayside Christian Mission and homeless people in Louisville.

  • At 3104 Ridgemoor Court in Prospect, Bobbi Dewey and her daughters, Katarina and Alyssa, decorated the exterior of their home to look like a life-size gingerbread house. This is the fourth year the family has decorated the home this way and most of it is homemade. Using fake snow, glitter and shrink wrap helps keep everything wind- and waterproof.