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  • 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.

  • Linda G. Mason, circuit court clerk for Oldham County, recently participated in the 2009 Circuit Court Clerks Summer College in Lexington. 

    The Administrative Office of the Courts hosted the college, which offered sessions on how to improve and safeguard the Office of Circuit Court Clerk. Participants received 12.25 hours of continuing education credit. 

    Circuit court clerks attended sessions on managing jury records, serving domestic violence victims, maintaining court records and promoting excellent customer service. 

  • The South Oldham Lions Club is proud to host this year’s Oldham County Backyard Barbecue and Craft Festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 12. 

    The park-like setting of The Maples, in Crestwood on W. Ky. 22, has been selected as the location for this year’s Lions Club fundraising event and admission is free.

    Registration for participants will be accepted through July 31. 

  • Members of the Oldham County FFA recently attended the state FFA convention at Rupp Arena in Lexington. 

    Nick Fleitz of the Oldham County FFA Chapter was named the Kentucky Association FFA State Vice-President at the convention. He was elected by the delegates to serve as the Kentucky Association FFA Vice-President for 2009-10.

  • James and Anna Bailey of Oneonta, Ala. announce the engagement of their daughter, Maegen Bailey to   William Carter, son of Alan and Judy Carter of Crestwood. 

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Donald and Adelia Kaestner of Sylacauga, Ala. and the late Clarence and Olive Bailey of Pinedale Shores, Ala.

  • Lauren Nicole Chavez and Evan Alexander Rosenman were married June 6 at the home of the groom’s parents.

    The bride is the daughter of Pam Isaacs of Crestwood and Victor Chavez of Chicago. She graduated from South Oldham High School and attended the University of Louisville.

    The groom is the son of Barbara and Michael Rosenman of Smithfield. He graduated from South Oldham High School and attended the University of Louisville.

    The couple resides in St. Matthews.

  • U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Adam L. Brewer and Airman Eric J. Elsenbroek recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in  San Antonio.

    They completed eight weeks of training in military discipline, values, physical fitness, and basic warfare.

    Brewer is the son of Laura and Dave Brewer of Crestwood and a 2003 graduate of South Oldham High School. Elsenbroek is the son of Eric C. Elsenbroek of Crestwood and a 2006 graduate of Buckner High School.

  • Ron and Arrita Summers of Dover, Tenn. announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Sara Summers to Andrew Devin Hart, son of Ralph and Sue Hart of Crestwood. 

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Melvin and Beth Rowe and the late Charles Wigand, and Gene and Dianne Summers, all of Dover. She is a 2004 graduate of Dickson County High School and employed by Hanson Pipe and Precast in Winter Haven, Fla. 

  • Julie Auxier Nelson and Dwain Alan Harris were married May 26 at the Historic Mankin Mansion bed and breakfast in Richmond, Va.

    The bride is the daughter of John and Mary Jane Nelson of Danville. She is a 1997 graduate of Somerset High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in print journalism from the University of Kentucky. 

    She is the assistant director for marketing and public relations at the Kentucky Humanities Council in Lexington, and editor of Kentucky Humanities magazine. She is the former general manager/editor of The Oldham Era. 

  • Anne Pier of Lebanon, Ill. announces the engagement of her daughter, Sybil Ann Pier, to Jeffrey Redmon Chadwick, son of Marsha R. Chadwick and the late John K. Chadwick of Pewee Valley. 

    The wedding will be in September at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lebanon, Ill.

  • Carol and Darren Stivers of Smithfield and Rick Williaams and Donna Bailey of Louisville announce the engagement of their daughter, Shauna Renae Williams of Crestwood to Billy-Joel Markham, son of William and Janice Markham of Crestwood.

    The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Oldham County High School and a 2003 graduate of University of Louisville, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She is employed as a classification and treatment officer at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex. 

  • Blake Morris recently joined RE/MAX FourSquare Realty as the newest member of the sales team.

    Morris completed his licensure with the Kentucky Real Estate Commission and is a member of the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors.

    He is a graduate of Oldham County High School, the University of Louisville, School of Business and is engaged to be married in August. 

    RE/MAX FourSquare Realty is located at 209 N. First Street in La Grange. Morris may be reached at 222-5212, ext. 2009.

     

  • The Kentucky State Reformatory recently hosted Witness, a seven-member band that brought its wholesome message to inmates in the KSR cafeteria.

    Witness members Danny Sams, Brad Holland, Chad Talbert, Tony Fullen, Ryan Post, Marvin Yates and John Renner have performed together since 2003.

     

  • Dale and Emma Thomas announce the birth of their daughter, Isabella Marie Thomas, on April 25, 2009. She weighed 8 pounds and 2 ounces and measured 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Lauri and Chuck Armstrong of Crestwood, Carol and Ron Thomas of Lewisburg, and Bill Spears of Asheville, N.C.  Great-grandparents are Rosemary and Bill Hambleton of Louisville, Martha Bennett of Lewisburg, and Jane Shuffitt of Crestwood.

  • As part of our 1 year anniversary celebration, join us on for live music on the patio (and inside).

    Tim Curtis will be performing acoustic favorites on Saturday, 6/27 from 5:00-9:00 pm.

    Dinner Specials will be prepared by Neal Gilder and David Cox:

    • Grilled Rib Eye Steak with balsamic glaze

    • New Zealand Cod with fried garlic chips and chiles

    • Roast Pork Tenderloin stuffed with fresh herbs and leek

    • Grilled Baby Lamb Chops with Pesto

  • Nancy Kingery of Ballardsville and Tom Hopkins of Louisville announce their engagement.

    The bride-elect is an artist and retired secretary and sales associate. She is a graduate of Oldham County High School and Jefferson Community College.

    The groom-elect graduated from Waggener High School and Western Kentucky University, where he earned a master’s degree. He owns Heritage Nursery and is a former Jefferson County elementary school teacher.

    The wedding will be  5 p.m. June 27 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Todds Point.

  • Anita Johnson and Larry Walker of Louisville announce their engagement.

    A wedding will be June 27 at Meadowview Presbyterian Church with Rob Warren officiating. The reception will take place at Frascelli’s in Crestwood.

    All friends and family are invited to attend.