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  • Police Doughnuts recently celebrated its grand opening in La Grange.

    Located at 307 S. First St., Police Doughnuts offers coffee, milk, sodas and doughnuts made fresh daily. 

    The owner is Brenda Martin and hours are from 6:30 a.m. until doughnuts are sold out.

    Police Doughnuts can be reached at 298-9603.

  • Jordan Phillips recently won first place in a preliminary talent competition at the Garrard County Fair. 

    She moved on to compete in the semi-finals of the Coca-Cola Talent Classic at the Kentucky State Fair in the female vocal category.  

    She is a sophomore at Oldham County High School and a member of the OCHS choir. She is also a member of the Louisville Youth Theatre performance troupe. 

  •  Brooke Renae Sabo and Ryan David Sale were married June 27 at First Baptist Church of Prospect with Ben Winters officiating.

    The bride is the daughter of Anthony and Donna Sabo of La Grange. She graduated from International Academy in Daytona Beach, Fla. and works at Scissor and Comb in Crestwood. 

    The groom is the son of David and Debbie Sale of Louisville. He graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach and works at Louisville Gas and Electric. 

  • New officers were recently elected at a meeting of the Oldham County Democratic Party Executive Committee.

    Elected to serve as chair is Rick Garlock of Centerfield; vice chair is Sandra Gerbino  of Crestwood; treasurer is John Sutton of Crestwood; and secretary is Dean Furman of Prospect.

  • Carla J. Denzik of La Grange is the newest agent with Century 21 Smith Realty and Auction. 

    As a member of the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors, all Century 21’s properties are listed on the Louisville Multiple Listing Service, a tool that prospective buyer agents and selling agents use to access information on current properties. Call Denzik at 905-0667 for information.

  • 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.

  • 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.