Ross and Joyce Branscum of Eminence and the late Gary Stutzenberger announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Helen Stutzenberger to Kenneth Dwight Powell, son of Kenny and Patti Powell of La Grange.
The North Oldham High School Marching Band ended their 2008 season in the State Semi-Finals for the second time in their six-year history. The band, under the direction of Kyle Ray, Amy Fisher and Marc Richardson, finished 15th in the State of Kentucky in Class AAA competition at Meade County High School on Nov. 1. The band has been invited to perform at Disney World in May.
Good News Homes hosted a fundraiser Nov. 22 at the La Grange Community Center. The organization provides transitional housing for families and works with homeless individuals in Oldham, Trimble and other surrounding counties. At the event, visitors had dinner, could participate in a silent auction and kids could get their faces painted or jump in an inflatable.
The Crestwood Post Office celebrated a bronze five star customer service recognition Dec. 4. The award is based on polling by The Gallup Organization of customer satisfaction. The post office has earned five star status each of the last four quarters, placing them in about the top 5 percent of post offices in the Kentucky and Southern Indiana region.
All seventh grade students from South Oldham Middle School went on a field trip this past fall. Half of the trip was to the Louisville Water Company where students learned the history of the Ohio River Valley and the water they drink. The other half of the trip was to the Falls of the Ohio where students learned about the fossils that are commonly found in this area. Both places were tied to the core content standards for Earth’s History.
Brenda Hounshell and the late Jimmie Hounshell of La Grange announce the engagement of their son, Dr. Troy Lee Hounshell to Shanon Mari Potts, daughter of Terry and Lori Emery of Columbus, Ohio and Jeff and Vicki Potts of Fort Wayne, Ind.
The Louisville Chorus will perform “Noel! Noel! Noel!” a holiday presentation at 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $8 for students. The performance is hosted by Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, located at 502 N. Fifth St., La Grange. Call 968-6300 or visit www.LouisvilleChorus.org for information.
The 32nd Annual Old Louisville Holiday House Tour has announced the winners of the 2008 Floral Designer Showcase Competition. This year’s theme was “Sleigh Bells.” Each participating home entryway was professionally decorated, using sleigh bells in the design. The competition was judged by a panel of five volunteer celebrity judges.