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Today's Features

  • Children throughout the state are benefitting from a new magazine that teaches them that healthy living is fun.
    FIT4FUN is a colorful magazine that encourages creativity, critical thinking and a healthy lifestyle for children in kindergarten through third grade.

  • Sixth-grade students at St. Francis School in Goshen are spreading their wings, and some paper, to reach out to Japan in the country's time of need.
    This past fall, students read two books, "Hiroshima" and "One Thousand Paper Cranes," as part of a study about the atomic bombings of Japan by the United States.

  • By Janell Oliver
    special to the oldham era
    Saturday morning may have been chilly and wet but that didn’t stop dozens of adults and children from attending a wildflower open house at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve in Goshen.
    The event included two Wildflower Walks led by flower expert and executive director, Tavia Cathcart.

  • If you didn’t know better, you might think the culinary arts class at the Oldham County Schools Arvin Center is a show on the Food Network.
    Students wearing red, black and white chef jackets huddle around stainless steel work tables.
    A girl peers into a massive commercial mixer.

  • "Oh what would we do, what would we do if there were no trees?"

    The question comes from a children's song about tree preservation, something kindergarten students at Harmony Elementary know all about.

  • It’s a sight you don’t want to miss as hundreds of items from clothes to furniture a Crestwood church and are given away at no charge.
    The event takes place at the Crestwood Stake Center during the fifth-annual Swap N’ Shop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The center is located at 6401 Westwind Way in Crestwood.

  • The Oldham County History Center will be host to "New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music" starting in March 2012.

  • "I took a slide rule out to demonstrate to the jury that it was impossible to go from point A to point B in the time that the policeman had stated. Not only did I win the case, but there was a front page photo in the newspaper...
    “But as I looked at the photo of myself it said, ‘unidentified defense lawyer.’ That was a little lesson in humility."

  • The Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve in Goshen will host a wildflower open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

    The event is free.

    Tavia Cathcart, executive director of the nature preserve and wildflower expert, will lead walks at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to rejoice in the spring's prettiest flowers.

  • A Crestwood man had a scare Monday morning when he lost sight of his best friend.

    When Bill Summitt let Tucker, a 15-year-old brown Cockapoo, out for his Monday morning exercise, he expected his dog to return as usual.

    But Tucker, who is hard of hearing and nearly blind, got lost on his way.