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Today's News

  • Group volunteers to rake leaves for locals

    Several groups from Crestwood Baptist Church spent Nov. 8 visiting homes in the community and raking leaves for residents who said “Yes” when the volunteers knocked on their door. Volunteer Jennifer Nevins said it was an awesome time of serving others and enjoying time with friends.

  • Photographer’s work selected for international exhibit

    A photographic image created by Jonathan Brown, co-owner of Monarch Photography LLC in Crestwood, has been accepted into the general collection of the 117th International Exhibition of Professional Photography, on display Jan.11-13 in Phoenix. 

    This exhibition takes place in conjunction with Imaging USA, an annual convention of more than 8,600 professional photographers and several photographic associations.

  • Locals dominate state championship

    Murner joins brother as state champ, girls win first title

    LEXINGTON – There’s no telling how good Jessie Murner would be if cross country were her No. 1 sport.

    Murner, a South Oldham sophomore, won the state AA cross country title while leading the Lady Dragons to the team title as well at the Kentucky Horse Park.

  • Do holiday prep, shopping in Oldham to spur economy, create jobs

    Earlier this year, the Oldham County Chamber of Commerce launched a new Web site to encourage Oldham Countians to buy products and utilize services from Oldham County businesses and Chamber members. There are more than 400 businesses in the local Chamber of Commerce and about 1,800 licensed in Oldham County. All are listed on the website, www.whybuyoldhamcounty.com. A significant percentage of those businesses are locally owned and/or managed.

  • Game Bytes

    Football

    North Oldham vs. Moore

    Score: 56-13 North Oldham.

    When: Friday. 

    Where: North Oldham. 

  • Curtis family enters Chicken of the Sea jingle contest

    It sounds fishy.

    A local family is a finalist in a nationwide contest that could bring $100,000 worth of seafood to a local charity and earn a two-night trip to Hollywood for the family.

  • “If a Man Answers” opens at Little Colonel

    “If a Man Answers,” a comedy spoof about how to keep a man, recently opened at the Little Colonel Playhouse. 

    Performances are scheduled Friday and Saturday night and also Sunday afternoon.

    Directed by Mike Seely the play is based on a novel by Winifred Wolfe and adapted by David Rogers. 

  • Engagement Announcement

    Green-Labar

    Martha and Blaine Labar of Louisville announce the engagement of their son, Christopher Joseph Labar to Erica May Green. 

    The bride-elect is a graduate of Rowan County High School, the University of Louisville and UofL School of Medicine. She is a resident physician at Kosair Children’s Hospital.

  • Smith completes USMC boot camp

    Taylor Jordan Smith, a 2008 graduate of Oldham County High School, completed an intense 13-week U. S. Marine Corps boot camp Oct. 17. 

    She is currently at Camp LeJeune, N.C. for combat training and then will attend intelligence school in Norfolk, Va.

  • ‘Dancin’ to the jailhouse rock’

    Residents recently participated in a friendly dance-off at the Oldham County YMCA Family Branch. Split into two teams, each met for half an hour each week for five weeks to work on their routine. The practice time culminated in a dance-off earlier this month, where teams were judged on the routine.