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Today's News

  • Correctional employees honored

     Listed below are the staff that were selected for the Employee and Supervisor of the Quarter for July-September 2015.

    Jessica Durrett, Corrections Unit Administrator ll

  • Learning to deal with tough times

     My main premise is that the most creative, healing and human way for a person to reckon with tough times is by living in the present with others, borrowing light from the past and hope from the future.

  • Words every son needs to hear from Dad

     I had breakfast with my Dad and my brother.  We laughed.  We talked about serious things.  It was one of those breakfasts that fathers and sons are supposed to have, but rarely do.  

    The three of us are richly blessed that we can do that together, and always look forward to doing it.  A story came up that I think surprised us so muchthat we all remembered it.  

  • Theiss to sign new book at OC Day

     Dr. Rob Morris was an important figure in Masonic history, organizing the first international organization for women, the Order of the Eastern Star, and earning the title of Poet Laureate for Freemasonry during the 19th Century. Through detailed personal letters and old photographs, an untold part of his story is revealed in A Place in the Lodge, a new book by Oldham County native, Nancy Stearns Theiss, Ph. D.

  • Birth Annoucement

     Helen Grace Kennedy was born on Jan. 16, 2015 at 1:05 p.m. at Norton Suburban Hospital. She weighed six pounds and two ounces and was 18 inches long. Parents are Ross and Ashley Kennedy of Louisville. Her sister is Charlotte June Kennedy, who is two-and-a-half years old. Grandparents are Karen and Chris Carter of Louisville and Paula and Steve Kennedy of Pewee Valley.

  • Arts Center hosts summer camps

     As the summer heats up, turn the lazy days of summer into refreshing fun filled days of Art, Music, Dance and Theatre at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center. Explore and expand your child’s creativity and performing skills while making friends. 

    Offerings include week-long camps which are a half-day long, or combine a morning and afternoon camp to create a full day camp experience.

  • Community in Brief

     Grand Slam starts Friday

  • Donors Needed

     The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage.

    Blood donors with all types, especially O negative, A negative and B negative, and platelet donors are urged to schedule an appointment. To make an appointment and for more information, download the free Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

  • Pewee Valley Church celebrates 150 years with improvements

     Tucked away in southern Oldham County is a little church undergoing some big changes.

    Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church will celebrate 150 years in November 2016, but the congregation is already observing the anniversary through its capital improvement campaign that began two years ago.  The campaign projects include work in the sanctuary, kitchen and gymnasium and also a repave of the parking lot, says Pastor Joel Weible. 

  • Only Nazarene Church in Oldham County gets new pastor

     Sitting in Crestwood is a Nazarene church with a small congregation, but a new pastor is trying to change that. 

    Derek Elkins, his wife, and their five daughters moved to Oldham County last month from Arkansas. He’s the new and only pastor at South Oldham Church of the Nazarene.