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  • 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.

  • The Oldham County Schools Arts Center is now accepting winter registration for classes beginning in December:

    • Adult social and ballroom dancing, 7:15 to 8:15 p.m., Tuesdays, $100 per person, $175 per couple;

    • Adult Clay Hand-building, 6 to 7:30 p.m.,Wednesdays, $125 per person; and

  • Steven and Ruth Thorn of St. Peters, Mo. announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Thorn to Shawn Eaton, son of John and Marilee Eaton of Marietta, Ga.

    The bride-elect resides in Crestwood and the groom-elect resides in Louisville. A wedding is planned Dec. 27 at Buckner Baptist Church.

  • Scouts from Cub Scout Pack 984, sponsored by the North Oldham Baptist Church, recently participated in the Scouting for Food drive.

  • Newly-elected officers for the Pewee Valley Woman’s Club are pictured in front of the club’s historic building in Pewee Valley. In front from left are Jan Cranfill, secretary, and Bev Arave, first vice president; second row from left are Rita Pipes, treasurer,  Susan Tomasetti, publicity, and Marsha Chadwick, president. Mary Jane Kinser, second vice president, is not pictured.

  •  There are many scriptures in the Old Testament that Christians claim Jesus fulfilled. I have seen numbers from 100 to 436 different scripture texts written hundreds, even thousands of years before Jesus’ birth, that tell of a messiah God will send in the future who will redeem the world. I have listed eight of the most popular and well known of those scripture texts, with the New Testament proof of their being fulfilled.

  • The Oldham County Schools Arts Center  will host a  concert featuring the Harry Pickens Trio at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

    The concert will consist of Christmas favorites. 

    Tickets are $10. For tickets, call 241-6018. 

  • Samantha Winters, 21, of La Grange will compete for the title of 2009 Miss Kentucky U.S.A. on Dec. 19 at the Lovett Auditorium at Murray State University. 

    Winters is the daughter of Mark and Jan Viehmann and Michael and Nancy Winters.  

  • Shopping during the holiday season can present a unique danger. Taking a few prevention measurers can help keep your holiday season joyous.

    The holiday season is a time when busy people can become careless and vulnerable to theft and other holiday crime. The Oldham County Police Department encourages citizens to be alert and cautions while shopping, especially during the holiday seasons.