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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Hospital implements rapid response system

    Josie King, an 18-month-old girl, died as a result of a hospital error in 2002 in Baltimore, Md. After her death, Sorrell King, her mother, became her advocate and began speaking up in every forum possible. Because of her diligence to this cause, hospitals across the country are implementing Code H. Baptist Hospital Northeast implemented Code H on Oct. 1.

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  • Huntington Learning Center Ribbon Cutting

    The Oldham County Chamber recently joined Laura Bryan for the opening of the Huntington Learning Center, located at 6402 W. Ky. 146 in Crestwood.  The new facility is available for tutoring and test prep for preschool-aged children and older. 

  • News Briefs

    Storm water rate could be $4.05 

    Oldham County Fiscal Court’s utilities committee met Monday to discuss a rate proposed by the county’s storm water board. 

  • Chamber challenges residents to submit ideas

    Oldham County is about to get unbridled.

    Much like the Unbridled Spirit campaign for Kentucky or Nashville’s status as Music City, the Oldham County Chamber of Commerce is working to create a brand for Oldham County.