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  • 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.

  • 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.