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  • Lecreta Thomas knows how difficult it is to quit smoking. She began smoking at age 20, and says it was mostly because it seemed everyone around her was smoking. 

  • Inside a folder containing pictures of his remodeling project, Richard Smith has a strip of paper taped with the words, “The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”

    And people said he could not do this.

  • A photographic image created by Jonathan Brown, co-owner of Monarch Photography LLC in Crestwood, has been accepted into the general collection of the 117th International Exhibition of Professional Photography, on display Jan.11-13 in Phoenix. 

    This exhibition takes place in conjunction with Imaging USA, an annual convention of more than 8,600 professional photographers and several photographic associations.

  •  The Rev. Joel Allen Weible, a second-generation minister with a previous career in theatre, has been elected as pastor of Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church.

    Weible, 43, will begin his ministry at Pewee Valley officially on Sunday. The congregation approved his call Oct. 19 at a combined service where he preached the sermon.

  • Throughout history humans have  wondered whether they are the only intelligent beings in this universe. One of the most recent scientific attempts is the search for extraterrestrial life. 

    If life is out there, will it prove friend or foe? The Bible answers this question with a resounding “Yes.” 

  •  On Aug. 31, the Oldham family reunion took place at the Crystal Lake Clubhouse in La Grange. This marks the 75th year the family has gathered to celebrate. 

    The first reunion took place at Cherokee Park in Louisville. In 1984, after Oldham County Park opened, the reunion moved to that location. The reunion remained at the park until 2003, when it moved to Crystal Lake. 

  • The Crestwood Civic Club will host its annual holiday home tour and luncheon Friday. Luncheon seatings are 11 a.m. and 12:30. The tour includes three sites decorated for the holiday season. 

    Tickets are $15 in advance, $17 at the door. For information, call Ann Murner at 292-2701.

  • According to a recent consumer survey funded by the Beef Checkoff Program, American consumers are actively working to manage their food costs but aren’t sure of the best approach. Sixty percent of respondents are changing purchasing patterns at the supermarket in an attempt to balance their budgets.

  • Thursday, Oct. 30

    Garden Geeks II. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $55 for non-members, $45 for members, Yew Dell Gardens.

    “An Italian Straw Hat”: South Oldham High School Theater Department production. 7 p.m. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for students and seniors and available in the school office or at the door. Nightly performances through Saturday. South Oldham High School auditorium. 241-6681.

  • Thursday, Oct. 23

    Wendell Ford Democratic Dinner. 7 p.m. John W. Black Community Center. Hosted by the Oldham County Democratic Party. Tickets for special seating, $60. Regular seating, $40. Students, $20, Children younger than 12, $15. Call Seth Hall for tickets, 767-1145.

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    Oldham-La Grange Development Authority. 2 p.m. Oldham County Arts Center, Crestwood.

    Oldham County Public Library Board of Trustees. 6:30 p.m. Administrative offices, 5895 Ky. 146. 241-9899.

    Suburbanites Homemakers. 10 a.m. Member’s home. 241-7683.