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Today's News

  • Engagement: Potts-Hounshell

    Brenda Hounshell and the late Jimmie Hounshell of La Grange announce the engagement of their son, Dr. Troy Lee Hounshell to Shanon Mari Potts, daughter of Terry and Lori Emery of Columbus, Ohio and Jeff and Vicki Potts of Fort Wayne, Ind.

  • The Louisville Chorus performs holiday concert

    The Louisville Chorus will perform “Noel! Noel! Noel!” a holiday presentation at 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $8 for students. The performance is hosted by Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, located at 502 N. Fifth St., La Grange. Call 968-6300 or visit www.LouisvilleChorus.org for information.

  • House Tour announces floral design winners

    The 32nd Annual Old Louisville Holiday House Tour has announced the winners of the 2008 Floral Designer Showcase Competition. This year’s theme was “Sleigh Bells.” Each participating home entryway was professionally decorated, using sleigh bells in the design. The competition was judged by a panel of five volunteer celebrity judges. 

    The winners are:

  • What kind of Messiah is Jesus?

    After the death of King David in 961 BC, the nation of Israel struggled economically, militarily, politically and religiously. The people longed for the glory days to return. God set in their hearts the expectation of a Messiah, a leader who would again lead them to the glory of God. From the beginning of this expectation the people prayed for a great political Messiah, like David, to come and lead them.

  • Oldham County Arts Center will host Harry Pickens Christmas Concert

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center will present Artist in Residence Harry Pickens in a Christmas Trio Concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20.  

    The evening of holiday music will showcase national jazz sensation Harry Pickens with Chris Fitzgerald and Jason Tiemann. 

  • Butcher’s Best Meats & Deli Ribbon Cutting

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce helped welcome Butcher’s Best Meats & Deli to the community Dec. 6. Owner, Jimmy Mike, is flanked by several special guests including Gordon Melton of Louisville Metro Government, Prospect Mayor Todd Eberle and Louisville Councilman Kelly Downard. Butcher’s Best Meats & Deli is located at 9521-C U.S. 42 and offers the metro area, including Oldham County, a vast selection of fresh cut meats and deli items.

     

  • Farmers Bank of Milton Ribbon Cutting

    The Oldham County Chamber recently celebrated with Gary Hardy and associates for the grand opening of the new Farmer’s Bank of Milton location, 2207 S. Ky. 53 in La Grange. The crowd included Farmer’s Bank executives, staff, County Judge-Executive Duane Murner, Deputy Judge-Executive Paula Gish, Magistrate Steve Greenwell, chamber members, board members, and Hardy’s friends and family.  

  • Students selected for EKU’s annual Honor Band

    The following seventh- and eighth-grade band members from Oldham County Middle School were selected for Eastern Kentucky University’s annual Middle School Honor Band Clinic: Caitlin Armstrong, Cassie Eldridge, Joshua Ely, Ben Finch, Krista Fitzgerald, Ben Hoffman, Adam Lang, Dallin Larsen, Kayla Logsdon, Eileen Ramirez, Anna Reeves, Erik Vokoun, Harrison Wight, Brandon Turney and John White.

  • Sneed completes marine corps basic training

    Private First Class Adam M. Sneed, son of Michael and Paula Sneed, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. 

    He will be stationed at Camp Geiger in North Carolina for four weeks of combat training. He will begin additional training at NAS Pensacola Florida in Aviation Mechanics. 

  • Library begins moving process

    Library patrons and employees marked the end of the Duerson branch of the Oldham County Public Library as they marched the first book — a history of Oldham County — to the new main branch Nov. 29. The library at the corner of Ky. 146 and Ky. 53 has been in operation since 1945 when Mary Duerson willed the library to the city. It later became a county branch. Marti Hancock, pictured, worked at the branch for 11 years. Although the new library is nice, it is a little sad to leave the old one behind, she said.