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Today's Features

  • From buffalo production to philanthropic giving, Laura Lee Brown and Steve Wilson are well-known for their work in Oldham County.
    Their extensive contributions will be recognized at the annual Oldham County Historical Society gala this year.

  • Every Kentuckian can name at least one famous Thoroughbred.

    But not many can tell you stories of the not-so-famous ones.

    Ask Kim Smith, though, and she’ll tell you about Krismas Cactus, Manchester, Finn, First and Gold ... And Lucky.

    She’ll definitely tell you about Lucky.

  • Fourteen years ago, Suzette Decker organized a neighborhood garage sale that included 30 friends and neighbors. Since then, Decker has found a few more people to join in — about 1,000 of them.
    Decker’s KidStuff Sale consignment events draw that many vendors to its events, with a spring and fall event each in Buckner, Louisville and Southern Indiana.

  • St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church will welcome a guest speaker on Sunday who spent three years interviewing leaders across the country about their relationships and success.

  • Metro United Way announced Sept. 5 it has approved seed funding for Oldham County’s Hope Health Clinic.
    The clinic is scheduled to open in September and provide access to quality, affordable health care to the uninsured in Carroll, Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties.

  • A calendar featuring women wearing nothing but handmade quilts caught Don Dampier’s eye — but not for reasons you might think.
    Dampier plans to include the calendar and its creators in his upcoming book “The Quilter’s Quest.”

  • It is the shimmering light and the colors of glass that continue to intrigue stained glass artist David W. Kent, even after working with the medium for more than 30 years.

  • Oldham County Parks & Recreation has launched a WoodSongs Coffeehouse program to establish a “roots music” scene in the county.  
    “Roots music” can best be described as an acoustic-oriented style that may include, but is not limited to: bluegrass, country, gospel/spiritual and singer/songwriter.

  • Samantha Harrison said she was surprised to win the High School Big of the Year award from Big Brothers Big Sisters Kentucky. But those who have worked with her weren’t surprised at all.

    Harrison didn’t know she had been nominated by her match support specialist, Cassie Edinger. 

  • A Prospect girl has been selected as a finalist in the pre-teen division of a contest hosted by TheCuteKid.com.
    The Cute Kid contest is the largest of its kind and has been featured on Good Morning America, E!, The Wall Street Journal and many other publications as the most prestigious online child photo contest.