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  •  Faith Community Church will host Marriage Enrichment Weekend, a two-day conference, from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, designed to help couples build a healthy and vibrant marriage. The conference, held at Gingerwoods Event Hall at 7611 Rose Island Road in Prospect, will teach couples how to experience deep spiritual, emotional, and sexual intimacy within their marriage.     

  •  As Moses led the people out of Egypt, and they approach the Promised Land, Moses sends 12 spies to see the land God is about to give them. Two of the spies, Joshua and Caleb, believe that with God’s continued help the land will be theirs. 

  •  Crestwood Baptist Church will host a Wild Game Feed and Expo from 5 to 9 p.m. March 14. 

  • Thursday, Feb. 26

  •  Jessica Yepko and Kate Mikan are inseparable, especially where it counts. You don’t say one name without the other. You don’t see one without the other and there are always animals involved. 

  • Buckner Christian Church hosted the Oldham County Hymn Sing Feb. 19.  There were 17 folks there and eight churches represented. Bro. David Warren from the church gave a hearty welcome and had the evening prayer. Bro. Jim Shaw from Grace Baptist lead the singing. Marvin Dawson picked his guitar. We sang “Glory to His Name” and “Blessed Assurance.” We didn’t have a piano player.

  • U.S. Air National Guard Senior Master Sgt. Phillip Brumback participated in the 56th Presidential Inauguration Jan. 20 as part of the largest-ever contingent of National Guard members to serve in Washington, D.C. More than 7,000 U.S. Army and Air National Guard members from 31 states and territories provided the 2009 Presidential Inauguration with military working dogs, consequence management planning, and ceremonial, logistics, and medical support through the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee.

  • Kidd-Peters Lyn Kidd, daughter of Darrell and Joey Kidd of Argillite, and Jared Spencer Peters, son of Lt. Col. Jeffrey Peters and Traci Peters, formerly of La Grange, are pleased to announce their engagement. The wedding will take place May 16 at Kiser Branch Old Regular Baptist Church in Olive Hill, Ky.

  • Builder David Landis boasts the Louisville area’s first home certified by the National Association of Home Builders Green Home Building Certification program. It is one of only about 120 homes nationwide certified to meet the strict guidelines for the building from the construction process onward. The home looks normal enough, but is rated to be $1,500 cheaper to heat and cool than comparable homes.

    Landis said building a home like this is not only the way of the future, but just the right thing to do.

  • Dr. Russell Moore, a nationally recognized speaker on the topic of adoption will be making a presentation at 10:45 a.m. March 1 at La Grange Baptist Church.

    Dr. Moore will address the need for Christian couples to care for orphans through ministry and adoption.

  •  Who wants to have an Ephesians 4:14 faith? If you look at scripture you will find that it is easy. All you have to do is remain a baby in the faith, allow yourself to be subject to trickery, become intrigued with each new theology-of-the-day, and then you will become easy prey for deceitful scheming by others. That doesn’t sound like a very good faith does it? 

  • Holdcraft - Setters

    Laura Elizabeth Holdcraft, Crestwood, daughter of David and Bet Holdcraft, Louisville and David Paul Setters, La Grange, son of Dave and Debbie Neely, La Grange are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • She never thought this day would come, at least not in her lifetime, but she’s sure glad she did. Tuesday Ida Mae Beaumont saw a man with her shade of skin sworn-in as president.

    “I’m thankful that I lived to see a black president,” the 75-year-old Ida Mae Beaumont said.

  •  It is a powerful scene – Jesus is hanging on a cross with two criminals on either side. All of Jesus’ enemies are gathered around taunting him, daring him to come down off the cross and show them he is the Messiah. In agony he looks down upon the crowd below, and speaks the words that set in motion the pattern that will always be followed by his disciples when they are persecuted. Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing” (Luke 23:34). 

  • Baptist Hospital Northeast recently hosted an essay and drawing contest for Oldham County students.

    In the kindergarten through second grade drawing division, Payton Herold, a second-grader at Camden Station Elementary earned first place for her drawing.

  • Carl and Annabelle Rogers celebrated 74 years of marriage on Dec. 22, 2008. The couple, who live in La Grange, are the parents of Ida (Keith) Hall and the late Mary Doty. 

    They celebrated with their three grandchildren, Dotty (Steve) Sparrow, John Doty, and Roger Doty and their six great-grandchildren.

     

  • Whitney Leanhart, a fifth-grader at La Grange Elementary, got her hair cut for the second time in order to benefit Locks Of Love. About 10 to 12 inches was cut off.

  • Theiss Furniture celebrated 63 years of being in business by giving away a $1,000 gift certificate. The winner is Sue Quinlan, pictured with Wayne Theiss. Theiss said the store’s loyal customers have made the business a success. 

     

  • Melissa Lyons of Republic Bank in Crestwood presents a check to Shirley Hudson, a representative of Triad. Republic Bank donated $500 to Triad for assistance in funding programs to help protect senior citizens in Oldham County.

  • Billi Nicole Hazle of Lima, Ohio, daughter of Gary and Donna Baker Hazle Glanzman of Columbus, Ohio, and Kenneth Charles “Charlie” Dray, son of Roger and Rosemary Plaugher of Lima, and Robert Dray of Houston, announce their marriage on March 22, 2008 at Liberty Presbyterian Church in Columbus.