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  • Bryan and Jennifer Robison of Crestwood announce the birth of their daughter, Makenzie Dolorita Robison, Nov. 3 at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville. 

    She weighed six pounds, nine ounces and measured 19 and a half inches.

    Maternal grandparents are Dan and Dolorita Johnson of Versailles. Paternal grandparents are Alan and Margaret Robison of Crestwood.

  • Jeffrey D. Smith recently completed basic training at the U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C.

    He completed a 12-week course of intense training designed to challenge new Marine recruits both mentally and physically. He is stationed at Camp Geiger, N.C. for four weeks of combat training. His field of expertise will be in ground ordinance electrical calibration, requiring an additional eight months of training beginning in January.

    He is the son of Stephen and Rebecca Smith of Centerfield and a 2009 graduate of Oldham County High School.

  • North Oldham High School graduate and Transylvania University sophomore Stephanie Townsend is one of 91 students who recently participated in Transylvania’s 18th annual Crimson Christmas philanthropic event.

  • Anne Gore Warren and Rev. Thomas Pyle were married Nov. 20 in Somerset.

    Jennifer Upchurch was maid of honor and Alan Stringer was best man.

    The bride is the daughter of the late Arthur and Margaret Gore. The groom is a native of Christian County and employed by Somerset Undertaking Co. and Crematory.

    The couple lives in Somerset.

  • U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Christopher S. Reinke recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    Reinke completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Reinke is the son of Gary and Debi Reinke of Crestwood and a 2006 graduate of Christian Academy of Louisville.

  • Steve and Laura Schweitzer of Nicholasville announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Schweitzer to Buck Hartlage, son of Dutch and Sandy Hartlage of Crestwood.

    The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of East Jessamine High School. She will graduate in December with degree in elementary education from Eastern Kentucky University. She is employed by Our House at the Pinnacle. She is the granddaughter of Ed and Joan Schweitzer of Crestwood.

    The groom-elect is a 2005 graduate of Oldham County High School. He attends EKU and is employed by Nationwide Fence Co.

  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will host a Thanksgiving Eve service at 7 p.m. Wednesday. 

    Holy Communion will be offered.

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 2416 S. Ky. 53 in La Grange.

  • Ryan Fenley Hettinger recently completed basic training at the U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C. 

    Hettinger completed 12 weeks of training designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.

    He was meritoriously promoted to private first class prior to graduation. 

    After graduation from Parris Island, he will be stationed at Camp Geiger for four weeks of combat training. He will begin additional training at Camp LeJeune in aviation supply and accounting. 

  • U.S. Air Force Airman Adrielle M. Blessing recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    She completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    She is the daughter of Billie Simmons of Taylorsville and Karen Hardy of La Grange.

    She is a 2009 graduate of Spencer County High School in Taylorsville.

  • Elizabeth Kirkwood of La Grange was recently hired as a registered nurse at Seven Counties Services, Inc..

    Seven Counties Services Inc., a private, non-profit corporation, is the state-designated regional behavioral health center for Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, and Trimble counties. 

    For information, visitSevenCounties.org

  • Oldham County Police Department officers Thomas Hood and Sarah King, along with law enforcement officers from 11 other agencies across the state, graduated Friday from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

  • A Community Thanksgiving Service is scheduled 6 p.m. Sunday at River Valley Christian Church, 12650 U.S. 42 in Prospect. 

    The event will be hosted by Faith Community Church, First Baptist Church Prospect, River Valley Christian Church, and North Oldham Baptist Church. 

    There will be a dessert fellowship immediately following the service.

  • Boy Scouts of America  Troop 109 of Prospect will host a 75th reunion for all scouts, former scouts, leaders and others who have been involved over its 75 years.

    The reunion takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church, the troop’s home base. 

    The program will include hors d’oeuvres, a PowerPoint presentation and guest speakers.

  • Jason Davis and Angella Anderson-Davis announce the birth of their daughter, Faith Marie Davis on Aug. 28, 2009 at University Hospital in Louisville. She weighed 6 pounds and 3 ounces and measured 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Steve and Marcie Anderson of Crestwood and Glen and Cathy Davis of Gorham, Maine. 

  • At 10 a.m. Saturday, La Grange Church of God will host a men's prayer breakfast and Bible study, called “Lifebuilders.”

    At 9 a.m. Nov. 17, the church will host a women's Bible study called "Women of Faith."

    La Grange Church of God is located at 1800 Zhale Smith Road. For information, call 222-1137.

     

  • As dogs in Briar Hill subdivision enjoy homemade biscuits, homeless pets receive the help they need. 

    10-year-old Madison Jones, her younger brother, Parker, and her friend, Cassie Lund, have been baking and selling dog biscuits to raise money for the Animal Care Society.

    Madison said she’s always loved animals. For her ninth birthday, she asked that in lieu of gifts guests bring items to donate to the animal shelter. 

  • Gene and Carol Raulston of La Grange announce the engagement of their grandson, Cameron Raulston to Cara Montgomery, daughter of Gary and Pam Montgomery of Bardstown. 

    The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Campbellsville University and is employed as a first-grade teacher at Kentucky Christian School. 

    The groom-elect is a 2006 graduate of Oldham County High School and a senior at Campbellsville University. He is the son of Pat Giles.

    A wedding will take place at 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at Bardstwn Baptist Church with Todd Parish officiating.

  • Saint Xavier High School graduate and Transylvania University first-year Luke Meredith plays the roles of Gertrude and a Poisoner in Transylvania’s production of Tom Stoppard’s brilliant comedy “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.” 

    The play opens Nov. 5 in the Lucille C. Little Theater at Transylvania.

  • Staff Sgt. Jaime Bary from Ramsey, Ind. was recently assigned to the U.S. Air Force recruiting office in La Grange.

    Bary is a graduate of the Air Force Recruiting School in San Antonio, where she was trained in various areas of study, including the airman classification system, testing and enlistment processing procedures, public speaking and the Web page at www.airforce.com

    She was selected for the special course and for recruiting duty as a volunteer with an outstanding Air Force record.

  • Foxhollow Farm’s second annual fall festival from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday will feature farm-fresh foods and tons of fun for the whole family. 

    The event takes place at the Crestwood farm, located at 8905 Ky. 329. 

    Admission is free, with food and some activities available for purchase. All proceeds benefit Maryhurst, a local non-profit agency that cares for abused and neglected children.