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Today's News

  • New exhibit celebrates Kentucky Archives Month at museum

    The Oldham County History Center is celebrating Kentucky Archives Month with its new exhibit, “Primary Docs: The Museum Collection.”

    The exhibit features unique documents, letters and artifacts of Oldham County, many of which have never been on display.  Items include original land deeds signed by Patrick Henry as well as a hand copy of a deed from the 1700s with Thomas Jefferson’s signature.  There is a section on deeds and early court records, sheriff summons, and bounty contracts for runaway slaves. 

  • Grandon tops locals at Trinity

    LOUISVILLE – North Oldham’s Colin Grandon carried the local banner with a 25th place finish in the Trinity Invitational Saturday.

    Grandon was the top finisher for the local teams in an exceptionally strong field that included teams from five different states.

    For the girls, Oldham County High School didn’t run a full team but Margaret Grogan ran 24th.

  • Delgado earns Imagine America scholarship

    Arianna Delgado of La Grange recently earned the Imagine America scholarship – $1,000 in tuition assistance from the Imagine America Foundation.

    Delgado, a graduate of Oldham County High School will attend Sullivan University in Louisville and plans to study criminal justice.

    Savage joins staff of Seven Counties Services Inc.

    Nancy Savage of Oldham County was recently hired as principal social worker at Seven Counties Services Inc. 

    Seven Counties is  the region’s comprehensive behavioral health care center.

  • Prayer service planned Sunday at NOHS

    A written threat against North Oldham High School has prompted an informal prayer meeting Sunday afternoon in the school parking lot.

    Participants are encouraged to visit NOHS between noon and 1 p.m. Sunday following the conclusion of most Sunday worship services.

    Parents, students, staff and faculty learned Tuesday that officials discovered a message written on a boys' bathroom wall threatening a shooting at NOHS Monday, Sept. 21.

  • Crestwood man indicted on 20 counts forgery

    Two people have been indicted after they allegedly attempted to cash forged money orders in Henry and Shelby County businesses.

    Anthony J. Hewitt, 31, Crestwood, is charged with 20 counts second-degree forgery. Miranda Armstrong, 27, of Eminence, is charged with four counts possession of a forged instrument.

  • ‘On Golden Pond’ opens season at Little Colonel Playhouse

    The Little Colonel Players open their 53rd season with “On Golden Pond”, Ernest Thompson’s touching study of love and life in the twilight years. 

    Directed by Greg Tudor, On Golden Pond premieres Sept. 24, with the Little Colonel Player’s traditional opening night dinner theatre at the Playhouse in Pewee Valley. 

    The show runs through Oct. 4, with performances at 8 p.m. Sept. 24 to 26 and Oct. 2 and 3. Additional performances are 2:30 p.m.  Sept. 27  and Oct. 4.

  • Kids’ Balloon Walk event is Oct. 3

    The South Oldham Rotary Club is looking for Oldham County businesses to participate in a Kid’s Balloon Walk community event Oct. 3 at Crestwood Baptist Church. 

    Businesses can rent space at the event for $30.  

    For information visit www.southoldhamrotary.org or contact Fariba Muhlheizler at 523-9052.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Overcrowding puts quality education at risk

    To the editor:

    I‘m concerned over the direction our schools seem to be taking. I fear Oldham is just a few steps behind the Jefferson County school system. That isn’t a compliment. 

  • Walk to fight poverty

    At 2 p.m. Sept. 27, Oldham Countians will gather at Covenant United Methodist Church in La Grange to walk together to fight poverty. 

    The walk is four miles, and participants are asked to get sponsors to raise money for the work of Church World Service in nearly 80 different countries around the world. 

    This is the first time Oldham County has hosted a CROP walk. CROP stands for Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty. 

  • SOHS downs Waggener in OT

     CRESTWOOD – All the same factors that had helped the South Oldham Dragons lose 19 straight football games came into play Friday – only this time they didn’t hold the Dragons back as SOHS snapped its losing streak with a 22-16 overtime win over Waggener.

    “Finally,” senior wide receiver R.J. Graziul said. “We just didn’t quit in this one.”

    Graziul had a big role in the win with an 87-yard kickoff return for a score that tied the game at 16 and eventually forced the overtime.