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Achievers

  • Instructor honored

    On Feb. 18 students of Oldham County Martial Arts Academy gathered to surprise their instructor as he was presented with a commendation from Oldham County Judge-Executive David Voegele and a Fourth Degree Black Belt from Eighth Degree Black Belt Marcus Doyle.

    Aaron Burgin opened Oldham County Martial Arts Academy in 2011 and has studied Shaolin Kempo for over 16 years. After two years of intense training with multiple instructors, earning a blue belt in jiujitsu, and testing, Mr. Burgin has earned his fourth stripe on his Black Belt.

  • American Miss Pageant

    Savannah Raisor has been selected as a state finalist in the National American Kentucky Pageant to be held May 9 - 11 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Louisville.

    Savannah, 8, is the granddaughter of Carolyn Walling, both from Crestwood

    The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000 cash reward and will compete in the national competition at Disneyland in California.

    Savannah is the daughter of Nicole and Jeremy Raisor.

    Her activities include cheerleading and gymnastics. She also enjoys singing, dancing and doing karaoke.

  • Graduations

    Derron J. Amrein

    Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Derron J. Amrein graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Local graduates basic training

    Air National Guard Airman Matthew R. Brown graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Brown is the son of Rene Brown of Prospect and a 2013 graduate of North Oldham High School.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Roederer Correctional Complex quarterly awards

    The Roederer Correctional Complex would like to recognize the following employees for Employee and Supervisor of the Quarter January - March 2014: Lt. Patrick Hawkins, Supervisor of the Quarter, and Jack Barton, Education Coordinator, Employee of the Quarter.

    Lieutenant Patrick Hawkins is the Roederer Correctional Complex (RCC) Unit 2 Supervisor on the 2nd shift.

    Mr. Barton is responsible for TABE testing all A/C inmates at Roederer Correctional Complex (RCC) and Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women. Congratulations on well-deserved awards.

  • School Briefs

    Choir Presents...

    North Oldham choir featuring “The Northern Lights” show choir are excited to present and share with our community, the tenth anniversary of “The Taste Of Broadway” on Nov. 22 & 23 held at the North Oldham Campus in the high school auditorium located at US 42 and 1793.

     Show times and dates for the “Taste Of Broadway” are Friday 7 p.m. and Saturday 2 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door, $10 for adults $5 for children and students.  Refreshments are served at intermission.  

  • Clinic celebrates with ribbon cutting
  • Military briefs

    Oller graduates

    Army Pvt. Clayton L. Oller has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid and Army history, core values and traditions.  Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

  • Locals appointed to state boards

    Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed the following Oldham County residents to state boards and commissions. Reappointed to the Board of Nursing to serve for terms expiring June 30, 2017: Anne H. Veno, of Crestwood, is a health care executive and registered nurse at the Episcopal Church Home. She represents Leading Age Kentucky.

  • Bradshaw elected delegate

    Paul Bradshaw Jr., Crestwood, Kentucky, has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 130th Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates, November 18 in Louisville, Kentucky, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.
    Bradshaw is one of 302 Angus breeders who have been elected by fellow members to serve as an alternate state representative to the annual meeting.
    The American Angus Association has nearly 25,000 active members and is the largest beef breed organization in the world.