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Today's News

  • Truitt: How to fight cabin fever

    I don’t want to discourage anyone, but it seems that I was correct in my assumption that we are never again going to see warm weather in this region of the country. It is nearly impossible to stay outdoors longer than a few minutes in these frigid temps, and people are starting to go a bit crazy with cabin fever. Last week it was reported that a mom in Cayuga not only completed her children’s baby books, but she filled each one out in Klingon.

  • Getting to know other people

    My life’s quest has always been to know myself. I believe if I can figure myself out everything else will be easy.

    In this attempt to know myself, I have also learned that it’s important to know the traits of others. I believe there are some essentials things we need to know about other people.

  • 4-H group helps rehab center

    Pony People 4H club of Oldham County visited Second Stride Inc., a Thoroghbred rehabilitation organization, on, Feb. 15 to learn about the program and make a $150 donation to the company.

    The club, which comprises some 12 girls ages 9 to 18, earned the money by clipping and collecting Proofs of Purchase from Southern States feed bags as part of their service project for the year. Southern States pledges to donate 25 cents per feed bag to any organization which will take the time to clip the proofs and use the money in a way which will benefit the horse industry.

  • Baptist Health offers maternity classes

    Following is information regarding maternity events and classes sponsored by Baptist Health La Grange during March and April.

     

    Thursday, March 6

  • Instructor honored

    On Feb. 18 students of Oldham County Martial Arts Academy gathered to surprise their instructor as he was presented with a commendation from Oldham County Judge-Executive David Voegele and a Fourth Degree Black Belt from Eighth Degree Black Belt Marcus Doyle.

    Aaron Burgin opened Oldham County Martial Arts Academy in 2011 and has studied Shaolin Kempo for over 16 years. After two years of intense training with multiple instructors, earning a blue belt in jiujitsu, and testing, Mr. Burgin has earned his fourth stripe on his Black Belt.

  • ‘Stars’ event donates funds

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce and Michael Ash, owner of Ash Group, were honored to present a check to Director Chuck Reed, Kentucky Wounded Heroes Project. The donated funds were raised from Dancing With Prospect Stars, hosted by the Chamber. Michael was awarded the title of “Prospect Star” by raising the most in donations for this worthy organization and the Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Approximately 450 guests attented the black tie optional event that also featured the Taste of Prospect and a catered gourmet meal.

  • American Miss Pageant

    Savannah Raisor has been selected as a state finalist in the National American Kentucky Pageant to be held May 9 - 11 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Louisville.

    Savannah, 8, is the granddaughter of Carolyn Walling, both from Crestwood

    The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000 cash reward and will compete in the national competition at Disneyland in California.

    Savannah is the daughter of Nicole and Jeremy Raisor.

    Her activities include cheerleading and gymnastics. She also enjoys singing, dancing and doing karaoke.

  • Community briefs March 6

    Knitting classes

    Free crochet and knitting classes offered every Saturday from 12 to 2 p.m. at Beulah Land Baptist Church on Hwy. 146 behind The Affordable Shop. Bring yarn and needles size 8 and G. Call (502) 222-6511 for more information.

    Crestwood Civic

    The Crestwood Civic Club will meet Friday, March 14 at 10:30 a.m.

    at 7215 Kavanaugh Road, Crestwood. For information, call 222-7908.

    Fish fry

  • NOFD honors firefighters

    The North Oldham Fire District Annual Recognition and Awards banquet was held on Feb. 8. It was held at the Harmony Landing Country Club in Goshen. There were approximately 90 members and guests in attendance.

    The following department members were presented awards in recognition of their service to the community during 2013:

    Firefighter Tim Conway – “Firefighter of the Year” and Day-Staff “Most Valuable Member”

    Lieutenant Nick Stoltz -Goshen Station “Most Valuable Member”

  • Show includes Oldham businesses

    Kentucky Crafted: The Market is the Kentucky Arts Councils annual fine art and craft showcase featuring thousands of handcrafted items created by the Commonwealth’s best artists. The show also includes music on the Kentucky Stage, Kentucky publishers, artisanal food producers, hands-on activities, special exhibits and more. Exhibitor sales at last year’s Market totaled more than $1 million. The event generated an additional $1 million in related spending during its three days in Lexington.