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Clubs & Organizations

  • Girl Scouts begin cookie sales

    The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-run entrepreneurial venture in operation today. Girl Scout Cookie season for Kentuckiana kicked off Jan. 1. This year the program will have two new cookies, Rah-Rah Raisins and Toffee-tastic. Rah-Rah Raisins is a hearty oatmeal cookie with plump raisins and delicious nuggets of Greek yogurt. Toffee-tastic is a buttery, gluten-free option with explosive bits of toffee. This is the final year for $3.50 boxes.

  • Community briefs Jan. 8

    Relay for life

    Relay for Life of Oldham County invites the public to an open house on Jan. 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the John Black Community Center.

    This is an informational meeting to discuss Relay For Life 2015. Questions and suggestions are greatly encouraged. Relay for Life is a community event and everyone’s input is needed to make 2015’s event the best Oldham County has ever seen.

    Airman

    graduates

    Army Pvt. Rickey W. Elmore has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

  • South Rotary gives annual donation to schools
  • Twain to join Living Treasures reception

    Through his characters and stories, Mark Twain single-handedly put American literature on the map. Twain, born as Samuel Langhorne Clemens in 1835 in Florida, Missouri, is best known for two of his classic literary works: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He was a powerful observer of human nature and great humorist, which showed in his writings. Twain was lauded as the “greatest American humorist of his age,” and called “the father of American literature” by William Faulkner.

  • History Center honors Griffith

    Famed movie maker D.W. Griffith will turn 140 years old on Jan. 22. To honor this native Oldham Countian, the Oldham County History Center will be showing D.W. Griffith movies and have free cake at the Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Exploring New Year’s traditions

    New Year’s is celebrated in America in different ways, usually with lots of friends, parties, confetti, party horns and staying up late to ring in the New Year. Visit the Oldham County History Center’s Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum and explore some New Year traditions celebrated around the world. This exhibit is geared toward children in a year-long effort to educate them about different cultures and the county in which they live.

  • Childress named South Rotary Student of the Month

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary John Longstreet Student of the Month at their Dec. 12 meeting.

    Nicole Elise Childress is the daughter of Chad & Jane Childress and a senior at South Oldham High School where she is involved with the school newspaper, dance team, National Honor Society, Stammtisch, Drama, GATES (Gifted and Talented Educational Services), Homecoming Committee and Governor’s Scholars Program.

  • Piggy bank contest winner named

     

    The Oldham County Extension office would like to announce the winner of the 2015 Piggy Bank Design Contest. Kora Birchmeier, a fourth grader in Oldham County. This contest is designed to promote saving and money management.

    Chris Duncan, County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences in Oldham County, presented Birchmeier with the championship ribbon and a gift card to Walmart.

  • Women’s club selects officers

    Oldham County Republican Women’s Club recently swore in new officers for 2015-2017: Debby Pate, Sue Bricken, Mary Broecker, Judy Head, Marisa Cunningham, Anne Murner and Suzette Kimbell.

  • Oldham Farm Bureau recognized

    Oldham County Farm Bureau was recognized for outstanding membership and program achievement during the 95th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting in Louisville. Pictured here, Sam Finney, center, accepts the award from David S. Beck, right, Kentucky Farm Bureau executive vice president, and Brad Smith, executive vice president of Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Companies, during a Dec. 5 recognition and awards program.