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Today's Features

  •  It is an accolade that is rare not only among Kentuckians, but among Americans as a whole. However, for one Oldham County student, it has become a reality.  Maggie Stephens, a student at South Oldham High School, has earned a perfect score on the ACT.  

  •  It is an accolade that is rare not only among Kentuckians, but among Americans as a whole. However, for one Oldham County student, it has become a reality.  Maggie Stephens, a student at South Oldham High School, has earned a perfect score on the ACT.  

  • 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’s Derby Princesses with accessories.

  • By Helen E. McKinney
    Educator/Genealogist

    Oldham County History Center

    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 “Kentucky Four Square” house with a rich history.

  •  A pastor was preaching on sin, and he wanted to check his congregation’s understanding. So he asked, “Can anyone tell me what you must do before you can obtain forgiveness of sin?”

  • I was born 1935, in Hart County, Canmer, Ky. and my parents were Henry and Bernice Sturgeon McDonald.  I am the oldest, and had two brothers and a sister: Wesley, Glenda and Joe.  Dad was a house painter and mother was a homemaker.  There were just two stores in the town of Canmer.  We moved to Munfordville when I was in the first grade and when I was in the 5th grade we moved to Buffalo in LaRue County.  I went to Buffalo School which was grades one through 12 and I graduated from Buffalo.  There were 19 in our graduating class.

  •  For the next few weeks I want to explore a topic that has always intrigued me – apologetics.  

    Christian apologetics is defined best by the Bible in I Peter 3:15, “But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord.  Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.”  

  • Interview by Nancy Theiss,
    Oldham County History Center executive director

    Portraits by Peter Campbell and Bobbi Nelson 

  • Did you know that the first bone of a large unknown reptile was discovered in 1822?  It was discovered by Mary Ann Mantell and later named “Iguanodon” by her husband. As the years proceeded archeologists found more and more bones and skeletons from these mysterious giant reptiles now known as dinosaurs.