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  • Stone popular pick as building material in Oldham County


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    With the stark, cold January landscape, natural features are easier to see. Take for example the many stone fences that dot Kentucky’s once well-farmed fields.

  • Local resident helps Lions Eye Foundation

    Above left, Oldham County resident Ralph Richardson (right in photo) presents a trophy he made to Chuck Carlson, president of the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation. Above right, Richardson, honored as Kentucky Mr. Basketball in 1958, also took a picture with Donna Murphy, the first-ever Kentucky Miss Basketball, at the event.

  • History hounds restarting

    It’s almost time for History Hounds again! Children ages birth to preschool can visit the Oldham County History Center each Thursday morning to explore history. There will be all kinds of activities to help them learn about the world around them and their place in it.

  • Community Briefs Jan. 29

    Deadline soon for Watson Scholarship

    The H. Glenn Watson Conservation Scholarship is given in memory of conservation educator Glenn Watson who served on the Oldham County Conservation District Board (OCCD) for 14 years.

    The H. Glenn Watson Conservation Award was established to benefit students who, like Glenn, see the importance of caring for the environment and who regularly give back to their community by volunteering in Oldham County.

  • 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.

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