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  • Property transfers

    Crestwood

    Charles and Leslie Hall Jr. to Christopher and Ginger Thomas, lot 44, Westwood, 5314 Cross Creek Drive, Crestwood, $250,000.

    Hogan Holdings 26 LLC to Eline Development Company, tract 1, 1.41 acres at Ky. 22 and Ky. 329 and tract II easement, Crestwood, $5,300,000.

    Heritage Home Builders LLC to Citizen Union Bank Inc., Tract 2 Ky. 2859 or Fible Lane, Crestwood, principal note $225,000, FCV $35,000.

    Robert and Carla Jones to Oldham County Fiscal Court, lots 68, 69, 224 and 225, Lakewood Valley, Crestwood, FMV $19,000.

  • YMCA offers diabetes prevention program

    The Oldham County YMCA is offering a diabetes prevention program beginning Monday. 

    This comprehensive 16-week program will cover topics such as nutrition, exercise, and behavior modification in each one-hour session. 

    The cost is $100 for program members and $50 for facility members. 

    Registration is available at the Oldham County YMCA. For information please contact Karen Wyatt at 502-222-9358 or kwyatt@ymcalouisville.org

  • Family’s artwork now on display at Trimble County library

    A grandmother and granddaughter exhibition, featuring the artwork of Marilyn and Anna Alger is being shown now through Sept. 30 at the Trimble County Library.

  • Grand jury indicts nine

    An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments:

    • Monica Kinnard, 39, is indicted for third-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, no insurance, speeding and careless driving. 

    According to the indictment, on April 19, she allegedly distributed, sold or possessed with intent to distribute, sell or transfer codeine; she  failed to have car insurance; she operated a car at a greater speed than is reasonable; and operated a vehicle without regard for the safety and convenience of pedestrians and other vehicles on the highway.

  • Saturday is a fun-filled day in Oldham County

    Oldham County Backyard BBQ & craft festival

    The South Oldham Lions Club is sponsoring the Oldham County Backyard BBQ and craft festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in Crestwood.

    Admission is free and the event features music by “Hog Operation,” a play area for the kids, adult and kids’ backyard BBQ competition, arts and crafts booths, a cornhole tournament, a “Battle of the High School Bands” contest and more.

    There will also be a Best Pie in Oldham County Contest. There is a $5 entry fee per pie.

  • Oldham County Backyard BBQ & craft festival

    The South Oldham Lions Club is sponsoring the Oldham County Backyard BBQ and craft festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in Crestwood.

    Admission is free and the event features music by “Hog Operation,” a play area for the kids, adult and kids’ backyard BBQ competition, arts and crafts booths, a cornhole tournament, a “Battle of the High School Bands” contest and more.

    There will also be a Best Pie in Oldham County Contest. There is a $5 entry fee per pie.

  • Economic development, public transportation named as priorities at lawmakers’ meeting

    The transportation needs of suburban counties were at the forefront as state lawmakers convened in Buckner September 1. 

    State Senator Ernie Harris is chairman of the transportation committee. He is holding meetings throughout the state to determine transportation needs before the start of next spring’s general assembly. 

    About this meeting he said, “There are programs for rural areas and there are programs for urban ones but all too often, suburban areas sometimes fall through the cracks.”

  • Reed named KMEA Teacher of the Year

    Haley Reed, Choral Director at South Oldham Middle School, was recently named fifth district Kentucky Music Education Association Teacher of the Year. 

    Reed and the SOMS eighth-grade choir were selected through a rigorous audition process to perform at the KMEA Conference in February in Louisville. 

    During the recent KMEA Large Group Festival, all SOMS choir grade levels earned distinguished scores.

  • OC grand slam’s apple patch race is Saturday

    The final leg of this year’s Oldham County Grand Slam of Running – the Apple Patch 5K –is 8:30 a.m. Saturday in Brownsboro.

    The 5K run and 1-mile walk begins at Brownsboro General Store on Ky. 329. Registration begins at 7:30 for runners and the fee for any runner who hasn’t signed up yet is $25.

    All participants will receive an Apple Patch t-shirt and the top three finishers in each age group receive trophies. 

    For information visit ocgrandslam.com

  • Baptist Northeast hosts several classes this week

    Baptist Hospital Northeast will host several classes this week.

    An anesthesia prenatal class will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at BHNE. From 8 to 9 p.m. Monday at BHNE is a “Healthy Journey for Two” class discussing the impact of tobacco, alcohol and medications on a developing baby. Both classes are free. 

    To register call 222-3627 or visit baptistnortheast.com.

    A colon cancer support group meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the hospital, as does the Living Well with Diabetes support group.