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Clubs & Organizations

  • Community Briefs Jan. 22

    Valetine’s in the Valley

    Valentine’s in the Valley, a Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church Youth Group sponsored event featuring “Dave Mehl’s Swing Street Big Band” will be held Saturday, Feb. 7 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church Gathering Hall, 119 Central Ave.

    The event includes dinner, dance, door prizes and a silent auction. Cost is $25 per person, please wear festive attire, no jeans. Advanced reservations requested. Checks payable to: PVPC Youth Group (memo – Valentine’s).

  • Celebrating Griffith’s birthday

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

  • History Center will feature locals

    The Oldham County History Center has decided to set aside every 4th Saturday of the month to honor influential Oldham Countians. There will be special activities for kids in the Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum on these days. The year-long series will begin with D.W. Griffith Day on Saturday. This day is also a celebration honoring Griffith’s birthday, January 22, 1875. Come in and enjoy a birthday cupcake while watching some of Griffith’s black and white movies. Also on display will be Griffith memorabilia.

  • Living Treasures honored at reception
  • Jones named Student of the Month by South Rotary

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary John Longstreet Student of the Month at their Jan. 9 meeting.

    Sydney Nicole Jones is the daughter of Keith and Joyce Jones and is a senior at South Oldham High School where she is active in girls basketball, Link Crew, National Honor Society, volleyball and is a class officer. She was chosen because she is the best example of a student/athlete that you could hope for. She excels in and out of the classroom.

  • Community briefs Jan. 15

    Lions Club

    The North Oldham Lions Club will hold their Lions Super Weekend, which will include a Texas Hold ’Em poker tournament on Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. The tournament has a $50 buy-in and a $50 re-buy. The event also includes a $5 bean soup, corn bread and dessert supper starting at 5:30 followed by a bonfire in the park. All events are at the North Oldham Lions Club in Goshen at 12414 W. U.S. 42. For more information call Fred Royce at (502) 472-8676.

    Comedy Night

  • 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.