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Today's News

  • Bridwell named November Artist of the Month for Gallery 104

    Ben Bridwell is a self-taught award winning metal sculptor. Working in stainless steel and aluminum he has created numerous abstract and whimsical sculptures in addition to large fountains and conference tables for private and corporate collectors.

    He is well known for his risk taking contemporary styles and a unique ability to transform sheets of metal into stunning functional works of art.

  • North Oldham alum up for grant

    Best Buddies Kentucky Ambassador, Daniel Noltemeyer, a 32-year-old man with Down Syndrome, is a finalist for the Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award, presented by the NASCAR Foundation. This award is presented annually to a dedicated NASCAR fan that has made a profound impact on the lives of children in his or her local community.

  • Military Appreciation Day

    Military Appreciation Day will be celebrated at Ponderosa Steakhouse in La Grange on Monday, Nov. 10.

    All military personnel and veterans are invited to enjoy a free meal from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on this day with identification.

    Ponderosa asks that anyone who has a family member, friend or acquaintance that is or has served in the military to be aware that they are entitled to Ponderosa’s delicious Homestyle Buffet and any beverage, absolutely free.

  • Community briefs Nov. 6

    Mt. Tabor Bazaar

    Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church, located at 3301 West Highway 22, Crestwood (Centerfield Area – Corner of Hwy. 22 and S. 393), will hold their annual bazaar and luncheon on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Luncheon served 11:30 to 1 p.m. Lunch is $8, 5 and under free.

    Lions Club Bazaar

  • The changing dynamics of Oldham County Schools

    We are entering a time of change here in Oldham County Schools. Our commitment to excellence and to ensuring the learning of every child remains constant, but who those children are continues to change.

    This summer, I shared some of these changing demographics with principals to prepare for the school year. Many of us see these changes on a small scale — in our child’s school or in our neighborhood, perhaps — but never get to see the big picture.

  • Knowing how to say thanks in any language is a blessing
  • Learning to have faith

    What is going to happen in the future? A lot of people are wondering and a lot of people are afraid. I find many who are haunted by discouragement and despair. They see nothing good ahead. Many people see no reason to live, but one does not have to be the victim of tomorrow. I believe one can take a firm hold of the future and be the master of it.

  • Cooking Thanksgiving vegetables

    Thanksgiving, one of the best truly American holidays, is fast approaching, with food, fellowship, family and fun. Food is the highlight followed by being thankful for all of our blessings. The typical Thanksgiving meal consists of turkey with dressing (stuffing), vegetables and pies. There are lots of instructions for cooking turkey so I won’t instruct you.

  • St. Francis performs comedy

    The National Youth Arts award-winning St. Francis Drama Project proudly presents Neil Simon’s “Fools!”, an over-the-top silly comedy set in Ukraine in 1890 performed by its Middle School Drama Project students.

    Here is a short description from the play’s website:

  • Education Briefs Nov. 6

    EOMS Veterans Day

    Students at East Oldham Middle School will welcome area veterans on Nov. 11 for a special celebration honoring their service. First, veterans will be served a special lunch provided by the PTA, with students engaging veterans in conversations about their lives and service. A short assembly will follow with patriotic music, student speeches thanking veterans and other special recognition. Several veterans will also speak with classes at EOMS before the luncheon starts.

    Schedule of events:

    11-11:45 a.m. - Veterans speaking to classes