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  • 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.

  • Jacob S. Martin recently graduated from the U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Leader’s Training Course at Fort Knox.

    The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to becoming an Army officer. 

    College students experience and examine the Army without being obligated to serve in the Army or ROTC, and are eligible to receive two-year college scholarship offers and attend the Advanced ROTC Course at their college.

    Martin is a student at Western Kentucky University.

  • U.S. Air Force Airmen Bryan T. Litton and Joseph R. Bauer recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    Litton is the son of Todd and Kennethea Litton of Goshen. He is a 2007 graduate of North Oldham High School.

    Bauer is the son of J.R. Bauer III of Prospect  and Sun Young Bauer of  Louisville.

    Bauer is a 2007 graduate of Ballard High School.

  • Cody Lasseigne of Pewee Valley recently earned the Superior Cadet Award from the Eastern Kentucky University Reserve Officer Training Corps, one of only two awards given by the school’s ROTC program.

    He will be a sophomore at EKU in the fall. He also was named to the dean’s list with a 3.75 grade-point average. 

    He is a graduate of South Oldham High School. He is studying construction management at EKU.

    In August, Lasseigne will attend Air Assault School, of which there is only one slot for EKU ROTC.

  • Cody Malone, a 2009 South Oldham High School graduate, was recently awarded the Elizabeth Nall Sherry Children of the American Revolution Scholarship by the John Marshall Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution at their annual Flag Day Luncheon. 

    Malone is a member of the Jack Jouett Society, Children of the American Revolution and will attend Middle Tennessee State University in the fall. 

    He is the son of Scott and Becky Malone of Crestwood.

  • The Open Door Christian Store will host Real All-out Worship at 6 p.m. Friday. 

    Three groups will be showcased at this free concert – Carrollton Christian rock band “Resound,” local contemporary Christian artist Cara Hazard and Ballardsville Christian rock group, “The Spark.”

    The Open Door Christian Store is located at 6402 Westwind Way, No. 3 in Crestwood. 

    For information call 243-9310.

  • From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, La Grange Assembly of God will host a church yard sale. Proceeds go to mission.s

    La Grange AOG is located at 2109 W Ky. 146. For information, call 222-5815.

  • Joshua T. Mitchell recently graduated from the U.S. Army ROTC Leader’s Training Course at Fort Knox.

    Mitchell is a student at the University of Kentucky.

    He is the son of Kenneth S. Mitchell of Sanford, N.C., and Cynthia R. Jorgensen of Crestwood.

    Mitchell is a 2006 graduate of South Oldham High School.

  •  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;

  • After one year of glory, how long have your cleats sat in the closet longing for another chance on the field? Now there’s a way to get some good out of those remnants from seasons past.

    Six girls from Girl Scout Troup 1454 are collecting used sporting goods to give away to families who need a new basketball, hockey stick or pair of cleats. They’ve collected more than 100 items since this spring,  they’ve inflated balls, sprayed deodorizer in the shoes and are almost ready to it all away.

  • The Baptist Hospital Northeast Favorite Recipes cookbook is now available in the hospital gift shop for $14.95 plus tax. 

    The book is a hardbound three-ring binder with an easel for easy reading while cooking. It contains 450 recipes from employees, volunteers and physicians. Proceeds benefit Baptist Hospital Foundation’s Baptist Northeast Patient Care Fund. 

    The gift shop is open 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

    For information, call 222-3306.

  • U.S. Army Pvt. Stephen E. McCoy recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

    He is the son of David McCoy of Goshen.

    McCoy is a 2008 graduate of North Oldham High School.

     

  • Eric and Denise Coon of La Grange, recently represented the Humane Society of Oldham County at a one-day workshop in Indianapolis, presented by Petfinder.com, the online database of homeless pets. 

    Topics included fundraising, marketing, and other strategies to increase adoptability of animals.

  • A group of Native Americans camped in Westport Friday in the middle of a 680-mile – or 12,000-year – journey, depending on how you look at it.

    The group is canoeing the Ohio River along the entire Kentucky border from West Virginia to Missouri. They’re doing it to teach people about the history of Native Americans in Kentucky.

    Many people think of Native Americans as living in the west, not realizing they’re also native to Kentucky, traveler Jerry “Two Feather”  Thornton said.

  • Aidyn Lee Tingle was born May 6, 2009, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 6 pounds and 6 ounces and measured 18 and a half inches long.

    His parents are Tyler L. Tingle and Kristina M. Whelehan of La Grange. 

    Grandparents are Colleen Maeder of Georgetown and Ronnie and Mary Tingle of La Grange.

    Great-grandparents are Earl and the late Minnie Tingle, the late Don and Linda Collier, Carmen Espinal, Edward Whelehan and the late Susie Russ.