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  • Angel Food Ministries announces November menu

    Angel Food Ministries recently announced the menu for November. Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit, non-denominational organization that provides fresh and frozen food items sold at about half the price to help people with their grocery bills.  Anyone of any income level can buy the food.

    The $30 menu includes:  

    •1.5 pounds ribeye steaks, three 8-ounce;

    •1 pound boneless center cut pork chops, four four-ounce;

  • St. Aloysius hosting Veterans’ Day concert

    St. Aloysius will host a Veteran’s Day concert at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 11 in the gym. 

    Under the direction of Sue Beer, music director, the eighth-grade students will honor veterans and celebrate patriotism with songs. A flag ceremony and readings will start the production. The concert includes patriotic songs from the American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, World War I and II Korean, Vietnam and Gulf War. The public is invited to attend.

     

  • American Legion hosts Veteran’s Day program

    The Oldham County American Legion Post 39 will host a Veterans Day program at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at the John Black Community Center in Buckner. 

    The program will include entertainment from the Oldham County Band, directed by Brad Rogers.

    The guest speaker will be U.S. Army CPT Stephan L. Walters. 

     The community is invited to the program.  Anyone who would like to display military memorabilia may setup by 6:30 p.m.

     For information call American Legion Post 39 Commander Ned Snow at 241-4944.

  • Oldham County Scholastic Chess tournaments are Nov. 14

    Oldham County Scholastic Chess Tournament will take place Nov. 14 at Locust Grove Elementary School. 

    The school opens at 8 a.m. and the first round begins at 9 a.m.

    Sections of play are K-1, K-3, K-5, K-8 and K-12. No onsite entries.

    The entry fee is $15 per player if postmarked by Nov. 7, $25 thereafter.

    Checks must be made payable to Metro Louisville Chess.

    To register, send the fee and entry form to Oldham Chess, 2600 Worth Road,  Crestwood, Ky., 40014

  • North Oldham High School honors veterans

    North Oldham High School will be creating a Wall of Heroes in honor of Veterans’ Day Nov. 11.  

    Many men and women in the community have friends and/or family members who have served or are serving to protect and preserve our freedoms. NOHS would like to show appreciation for their service and dedication to the country.

  • POLICE: Prospect girl fled with Ohio college student

    A 14-year-old Prospect girl is safe at home after her parents reported her missing early Tuesday morning and police believed she left town with a person she met on the internet.

    When Rosemary Weiler’s parents went to wake her for school Tuesday, they realized she’d left their Prospect home sometime during the night with her passport, a pink Dell laptop, backpack and a few articles of clothing.

    Weiler, a student at North Oldham High School, told at least one friend someone from Florida or California was coming to pick her up, police said.

  • POLICE: Missing 14-year-old girl may have left with person she met online

    A 14-year-old Prospect girl is missing and police believe she may be headed to Florida or California with a person she met online.

    Oldham County Police are now interviewing friends, family and classmates of North Oldham High School student Rosemary Weiler.

    Weiler's parents saw her late Monday night, and realized she was missing when they went to wake her for school about 7 a.m. Tuesday.

  • Hall joins bank’s board of directors

    J.W. “Jay” Hall III was recently named to United Citizens Bank’s board of directors.

    Hall is an Eastern Kentucky University graduate, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and insurance. He is a real estate developer and the owner and president of Insurance Associates with offices in New Castle, Carrollton, Eminence and La Grange. 

  • Local groups receive funding to help homeless people

    Several local groups have received funding through a state program to prevent and combat homelessness for Kentucky families. 

    The Rural KIPDA Continuum of Care has received $254,453 from Kentucky’s Housing and Emergency Assistance Reaching The Homeless Program. This initiative is part of the national American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the federal Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program. 

  • Carter hired to Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana

     Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana recently hired of Tamara Carter for the position of  Wired 65 Outreach Coordinator. 

     Carter will support the Wired65 workforce development grant covering counties throughout Indiana and Kentucky, including Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble.