When St. Francis School had too much brush to clear, instead of buying a bunch of chemicals or hiring a landscaper, they chose to do something a little different and rent some goats.
“It works out best for us because the goats get to eat and we get to clean out our forest,” said Christine Brinkman, garden coordinator. “Plus the kids get a really cool experience with hands-on learning.”
The Oldham County History Center will be hosting an archaeology investigation from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 22. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation, located outside of Bedford in Trimble County.
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.
The Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association (KEHA) convened in Covington April 18 to 21 for their 83rd annual meeting. More than 440 attendees from across the state took part in the four-day meeting, which celebrated “Winning with KEHA.”
For Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, there is no better way to celebrate a 90th birthday than a 6,000 mile motorcycle cruise across America.
The ride is not just for fun. Dr. Heilman hopes to commemorate the 75th anniversary of WWII events in 1941, including a visit to several states that had ships in Pearl Harbor that were sunk or heavily damaged.
Pollinators are in decline and need assistance. To help increase their habitat in the area, the Oldham County Conservation District will hold a field day on Saturday, May 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. to demonstrate how to establish a wildflower habitat for all pollinators.
A road that was both described as “one of the worst in the county,” and the “most beautiful country in this Commonwealth,” was debated for more than two hours during an Oldham County Fiscal Court meeting April 29.