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Today's News

  • Education in Brief

     EKU Dean’s List, Grads

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 3,099 students earned Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2015 semester. To achieve Dean’s List honors at Eastern, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA, and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.

  • Local students make Dean’s list at University of Kentucky

     The University of Kentucky has released its Dean’s List for the Spring 2015 semester.  

    A total of 6,001 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance. 

  • Turning over a new leaf

     Recently, I turned over a new leaf.  Once you turn a leaf over, it is sometimes hard to keep it from flipping back. But this one has stayed on the flipside for over 10 days, so I’m feeling optimistic. 

    I had been listening to friends discuss the dilemma of the toothpaste tube.  

    “Are you an end squeezer or a middle squeezer?” they asked. 

  • 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