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  • 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.

  • The Ohio River Sweep, an annual riverbank clean-up for the Ohio River and its tributaries, will take place 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. 

    Residents of Oldham County can help cleanup the river at the Westport boat ramp. 

    For information, call Dave Barnett at 222-7872.

  • Members of the Ballardsville Fire Department are planning routine fire hydrant maintenance throughout the district beginning next month. 

    Anyone who has questions or concerns is asked to call BFD between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 222-1953.

    Members of La Grange Fire and Rescue will test fire hydrants in the city and the district. 

    Hydrant tests are planned through Sept. 14.

    During this time, residents may experience some water discoloration. 

    Anyone who has questions is asked to call LFRD at 222-1143.

  • Prospect officials are considering a ban against feeding deer within city limits. 

    The city council has proposed an ordinance to prohibit salt licks and food sources other than flower beds, gardens and the like on property within the city.

    Mayor Todd Eberle said when people attract deer and make them dependent on humans for food, it’s unhealthy for the deer and creates an unsafe situation for drivers.

  • The Oldham County Animal Shelter, Luther Luckett Correctional Complex and the Humane Society of Oldham County have formed a partnership for the purpose of serving the community in a many-layered program.

    Many dogs end up at the OC Animal Shelter through abandonment or being given up because of owners’ loss of jobs and homes. Finding a new home for any family pet can be difficult after living in a shelter and without the dog being trained. 

  • East Oldham sixth-graders competed in their annual soap box derby June 3, racing down the hill in front of the school at top speed in cars they built. Students learn a variety of subject matter in making the cars, teacher Rusti Morrison said. In math, they learn ratio and proportion in building to scale. In science, they learn about force, motion and friction. In language arts, they learn about reading technical writing. And in social studies, students chose a country they had studied before designing a brand and painting the car to market that brand.

  • The Tri-County Community Action Agency will display the FY 2010 Community Service Block Grant Plan in TCAA's office, located at 1015 Dispatchers Way, La Grange. The public is invited to view the plan between the hours of 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 15.

    The program is funded in part under a contract with the Community Service Block Grant Act of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

    For information, call Sherill at 222-1349.

  • Futurity First Insurance Group recently announced the opening of a permanent branch office in Crestwood.  

    Futurity First is an independent insurance distribution organization specializing in the financial security and retirement needs of middle-income families, business owners and seniors. The company is opening community-based branches in selected locations across the United States.

  • Evangelist and Mrs. Rick Hinson will minister in revival services June 21 to 24 at Salem Assembly of God, 209 La Grange Road in Pewee Valley.

    The Hinsons are gospel singers and revival preachers.

    Services will be at 11 a.m., 6 p.m and 7 p.m Sunday. Pastor LaVern H. Snyder invites the public to attend.

  • Donna Gatewood, MD and Richard Hefner, DO, FAAFP, both board-certified in family practice, have joined Baptist Medical Associates Crestwood.

    Dr. Gatewood previously practiced at Baptist Medical Associates Jeffersontown. Dr. Hefner was previously in private practice in Crestwood.

     

  • Dr. Ben Gaddie – an optometrist with offices in Louisville and Carrollton – was recently installed as first vice-president of the board of trustees of the Kentucky Optometric Association. The installation occurred at KOA’s annual Spring Congress in April.

    During the next year, Gaddie will travel throughout the state and country representing Kentucky optometrists. He lives in Prospect with his wife, Angie, and two daughters, Sloane and Georgia.

  • 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 June box includes:

    • 1.5 lbs. ribeye steaks (four 6-ounce);

    • 2 lbs. homestyle lasagna dinner entrée;

    • 2 lbs. beef and bean burritos (eight 4-ounce);

    • 2 lbs. boneless/skinless chicken breast chunks;

    • 28 ounces jumbo beef pattie entrée with gravy;

  • Dehner

    Doug and Ashley Dehner of Prospect announce the birth of their daughter, Brenley Reese Dehner, born Jan. 21, 2009, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. 

    She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 20.5 inches long. She joins a sister, Abigail Elaine Dehner. Grandparents are Gary and Linda Hay of Prospect, Nancy and Duncan Waggoner of Florence, and Randy Dehner of Dry Ridge. 

    Great-grandparents are Nancy and Frank DeFelice of Erlanger.

  • The Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities recently announced that Amy Brown, administrator at Britthaven of Prospect, has been chosen by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living as a future leader in long- term care.  

    Brown will participate in AHCA/NCAL’s “Future Leaders of Long-Term Care in America” symposium from July 21-23 in Washington, DC.

    Brown was chosen for the program along with 25 other long-term care leaders from across the country.