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Today's News

  • Republican women’s club honors two

    The Oldham County Republican Women’s Club awarded high school senior Mackenzie Weiland their annual Scholarship Award. Mackenzie will attend Centre in the fall. Pictured at left, Debby Pate, President of OCRWC, and Mackenzie Weiland, right, recipient. Oldham County Republican Women’s Club Parliamentarian, Anne Murner, was awarded the Oldham County GOP Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Service to the Republican Party for 2013-2014. Anne, pictured in the photo at right. was presented with her award by GOP Chairman, Phil Feigel.

  • Oldham County native, veteran returns for talk at history center

    Join the Oldham County History Center in celebrating the life and adventures of WWII veteran and Oldham County native, Dr. E. Bruce Heilman on Friday, July 18. In 2008, Heilman published his memoir, An Interruption That Lasted a Lifetime: My First Eighty Years. He will present a short program based on his book and also have copies available for sale and signing. Lunch is included in the ticket price for this program.

  • Two graduate from Kentucky Boys State program

    On June 13, Chris Hidalgo, graduated from Kentucky Boys State. Kentucky Boys State is a premier leadership program for male juniors in high school to teach them about the working of local and state government in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. There is a similar program for females with Girls State. This week-long program takes place during the summer, this year from June 8 - 15, at the Wendell H. Ford Training Center in Greenville. Established over 74 years ago, this leadership program is highly regarded by scholarship programs, ROTC and Academy appointments and employers.

  • Free summer meals for students

    Students looking for free breakfast or lunch will have the opportunity to fill their stomachs thanks to an Oldham County Schools program. Starting this week, anyone under 18 years old can receive a free meal from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. and/or noon to 12:45 p.m. at La Grange Elementary School. The program lasts until August 8. For more information contact Graham Reynolds at 222-9454. There is no paperwork to fill out and meals must be eaten at the school.

  • North students at Wind Institute

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  • Crestwood native graduates from Centre

    Ashley Boerrigter of Crestwood received a BS in behavioral neuroscience, graduating Cum Laude, at Centre College’s 191st Commencement, held Sunday, May 25 at the college’s Norton Center for the Arts. She was one of 325 seniors who were granted degrees, a class that posted an impressive four-year graduation rate topping 84 percent -- the highest graduation rate among all Kentucky colleges and universities. Gov. Steve Beshear was this year’s featured Commencement speaker.

  • Ag club gives scholarship

    Young fairgoers have often asked “Freddy,” that giant farm boy sitting on the porch of the Kentucky State Fair, what he does for a regular job. The answer might be “help send young people to college.”

    With funds raised by being the voice of Freddy Farm Bureau, and volunteering at efforts like the upcoming PGA tournament, the Louisville AG Club provides scholarships to young people attending college in the pursuit of ag careers.

  • Anderson awarded military scholarship

    One of the military community’s premier benefits has become even more valuable to 600 college and high school students. The annual Scholarships for Military Children Program winners have been announced and the “Honor Roll” is impressive. Approximately 5,000 students applied for the scholarships at commissary locations worldwide. All of the recipients are listed at www.militaryscholar.org, the official website for the program.

  • Brown graduates from Murray

    Christian Brown of Crestwood graduated from Murray State University on May 10. He received a BS in Biology, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Christian is the son of Pam and Dan Brown. Christian will attend graduate school this fall at Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif..

    Established in 1922, Murray State University has become known through the years as a student-centered university where the emphasis is on academic excellence. Murray State University has an enrollment of approximately 10,800 students.

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  • Overcash receives degree from Colorado

    Erin Roxie Overcash, a 2009 graduate of North Oldham High School, graduated from the University of Colorado – Boulder on May 8 with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. On May 9, she received her commission from the United States Navy. She was the Honor Graduate of her ROTC unit and selected by her peers for the Admiral Arleigh Burke Award.