Features http://www.oldhamera.com/features/todaysfeatures en Clothes Boutique bejewels Derby Princesses http://www.oldhamera.com/content/clothes-boutique-bejewels-derby-princesses <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/derbyprincesses_0.jpg" alt="This year&#039;s Derby Princesses are Millicent Ashley Cahoon of Louisville; Loandria “Andi” Dahmer of Fisherville; Stephanie Dooper of Owensboro; Madison Kristine Orman of Prospect; and Adrienne Georgann Poole of Brandenburg." title="This year&#039;s Derby Princesses are Millicent Ashley Cahoon of Louisville; Loandria “Andi” Dahmer of Fisherville; Stephanie Dooper of Owensboro; Madison Kristine Orman of Prospect; and Adrienne Georgann Poole of Brandenburg." align="left" hspace="6" /><p class="p1"> Cindy Lewandowski, an Oldham County resident and member of The Fillies, Inc., a volunteer group that works closely with the Kentucky Derby Festival, chose the Clothes Boutique in Crestwood to outfit this year&rsquo;s Derby Princesses with accessories.</p> Oldham County had slave-owning families http://www.oldhamera.com/content/oldham-county-had-slave-owning-families <p class="p1"> <span class="s1"><b>By Helen E. McKinney</b></span><span class="s2"><b><br /> Educator/Genealogist</b></span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s2">Oldham County History Center</span></p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s2">Many people who visit the Oldham County History Center ask about the history of our office building, which also houses the J.C. Barnett Library and Archives. The building itself is a restored 1840s &ldquo;Kentucky Four Square&rdquo; house with a rich history.</span></p> The Bible loves science http://www.oldhamera.com/content/bible-loves-science <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/al_earley_1.jpg" alt="Al Earley" title="Al Earley" align="left" hspace="6" width="94" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Did you know that the first bone of a large unknown reptile was discovered in 1822?&nbsp; It was discovered by Mary Ann Mantell and later named &ldquo;Iguanodon&rdquo; by her husband. As the years proceeded archeologists found more and more bones and skeletons from these mysterious giant reptiles now known as dinosaurs. &nbsp;</span></p> Have a holy fear of an intimate God http://www.oldhamera.com/content/have-holy-fear-intimate-god Five-year-old Johnny was in the kitchen as his mother made supper. She asked him to go into the pantry and get her a can of tomato soup, but he didn’t want to go in alone. “It’s dark in there and I’m scared.” She asked again, and he persisted. Finally, she said, “It’s OK, Jesus will be in there with you.” Johnny walked hesitantly to the door and slowly opened it. He peeked inside, saw it was dark, and started to leave when all at once an idea came, and he said, “Jesus, if you’re in there, would you hand me that can of tomato soup?” Batter up http://www.oldhamera.com/content/batter <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/first_pitch2.jpg" alt="The Louisville Bats baseball team hosted Oldham County Night last Friday. Oldham County Police Chief Greg Smith threw out the first pitch of the game. " title="The Louisville Bats baseball team hosted Oldham County Night last Friday. Oldham County Police Chief Greg Smith threw out the first pitch of the game. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /> OCS staffer said she was ‘Catfished’ by MTV http://www.oldhamera.com/content/ocs-staffer-said-she-was-%E2%80%98catfished%E2%80%99-mtv <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/catfish.jpg" alt="Crystal Ramsey" title="Crystal Ramsey" align="left" hspace="6" width="104" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">Many locals watched the &ldquo;Catfish&rdquo; episode that aired on MTV a few weeks ago featuring Crestwood resident Crystal Ramsey and former member of the Louisville rap group Nappy Roots, R. Prophet, but what some may not know is Ramsey&rsquo;s side of the story.&nbsp;</span></p> May God bless America again and again http://www.oldhamera.com/content/may-god-bless-america-again-and-again <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">As we celebrate our national independence and the gift of liberty that comes with being Americans, I also want to celebrate the wonderful series of checks and balances that exist in our three branches of power in the U.S. Government. &nbsp;</span></p> Will we recognize each other in heaven? http://www.oldhamera.com/content/will-we-recognize-each-other-heaven <p>