en La Grange woman presumed dead, three Henry county men arrested in connection <img src="" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="81" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Three Henry County men have been charged in the murder of a La Grange woman who was reported missing last Friday, according to Kentucky State Police.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">John Downey, 30 of New Castle, was charged with murder, abuse of a corpse, assault first degree and tampering with physical evidence.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Joshua Sparkman, 30 of Campbellsburg, was charged with assault first degree.</span></p> Veteran gives thanks for free home <img src="" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="101" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">Veterans Day may be over, but Oldham County&rsquo;s salute to the troops is not.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">U.S. Bank and Military Warriors Support Foundation donated a home last week to a wounded veteran in La Grange. United States Army veteran and Purple Heart recipient Jason McAlister moved into his new home last week with his wife, Lendie and three children.</span></p> Sharing and Caring <img src="" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="59" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">The combined kindergarten classes of Goshen Elementary School presented a Thanksgiving program to showcase what they had learned about the history of the holiday.&nbsp; They performed for the rest of the school on Nov. 23 and for their parents on Nov. 24. Center: Jack Yarka wears a headress and a smile for his part in the program. Bottom Left: Parker Coval sings and dances in the finale of the show.&nbsp; Bottom right: Sorana Basu performs dance moves during one of the many musical numbers in the program. &nbsp;</span></p> Giving thanks for animals and friends <img src="" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="47" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">For many, the thought of losing a pet is no different from the thought of losing family.&nbsp; For James R. Baker of La Grange, that would have become a reality if not for the kindness of a nonprofit. &nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">After Baker suffered a stroke, he needed to move into an assisted living facility.&nbsp; Baker wanted to take his cat, Baby, with him, but ran up against an obstacle. &nbsp;</span></p> NOMS band director seriously injured in Highway 42 wreck <p> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">Kyle Ray, band director at North Oldham Middle School, as of Tuesday, is in the hospital following a wreck on Highway 42 on Nov. 18. &nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">He is currently listed in fair condition at Kentucky One Health, a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. &nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">Ray started as the band director at NOMS when it opened in 1996 and has served as a part of the band program ever since. &nbsp;</span></p> Bench presented <img src="" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="131" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Sen. Ernie Harris (middle) presented a bench to Oldham County on Tuesday with Mayor of La Grange Joe Davenport (left) and Judge-Executive David Voegele (right) in attendance. Harris received the bench, made of 1,300 one-gallon plastic milk jugs, at a legislative conference in Seattle last year.</span></p> Lil Colonel Playhouse holds fundraiser <img src="" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /> Fitness Friday at Camden Station Elementary <img src="" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" />