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  • 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.

  •  A speed limit sign is obstructed from view by another traffic sign on the new Ky. 393 in Centerfield. 

  • St. Aloysius’ fifth-grade girl scout troop hosted a sock drive from Nov. 24-Dec. 19. “Socks from the Heart” benefitted Wayside Christian Mission and homeless people in Louisville.

  • At 3104 Ridgemoor Court in Prospect, Bobbi Dewey and her daughters, Katarina and Alyssa, decorated the exterior of their home to look like a life-size gingerbread house. This is the fourth year the family has decorated the home this way and most of it is homemade. Using fake snow, glitter and shrink wrap helps keep everything wind- and waterproof.

  • Elwood is a good-tempered beautiful pup. He’s only six to eight months old, already neutered and leash-trained and full of life. When the light hits him right he’s a gorgeous dark brown and white. Oreo is a loving black and white male cat. He’s extremely friendly, even after being rescued from an abandoned apartment. He’s neutered and a wonderful addition to any family. He would love a friendly home. For information call the Oldham County Animal Shelter at 222-PETS.

  • Natalie Gabhart, daughter of Dwight and Gail Gabhart of Crestwood, and Seth Pollitt, son of Leslie Michael Pollitt and the late Sue Pollitt of Anchorage are pleased to announce their marriage on June 27, 2008 at Duncan Memorial Chapel in Crestwood.

  • Members of the Oldham County legal community celebrated the retirement of Eva Friel, the administrative assistant to Family Court Judge Timothy Feeley Dec. 30 at the courthouse. She worked in the court system under Judges Fields and Rosenblum before Feeley, and as deputy circuit court clerk before that — 26 years in total.

  • Pfc. Richard A. Wilson and Jennifer N. Wilson of Steilacoom, Wash. announce the birth of a daughter, Elizabeth Marie Wilson Oct. 27  at Madigan Army Hospital in Ft. Lewis, Wash. 

    She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19 and 3/4 inches. 

  • Girl Scout Troop 173 recently visited the Lil’ Big Horse Trails horseback riding farm in La Grange. The University of Louisville women’s basketball team happened to be there and took a picture with the girls and the donkey from the farm. Troop 173 is made up of girls from Liberty, Goshen, and Harmony elementary schools.