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Today's News

  • 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. 

  • 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

  • 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).

  • Clerk’s office follows new same-sex marriage laws with ‘no issues’

     On June 26, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the denial of marriage licenses and recognition to same-sex couples violates the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

  • KIPDA receives $2O,000 for Early Childhood Council

    On June 19, The Oldham County-Rural KIPDA Community Childhood Council received grant funding from the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood in the amount of $20,00 to support the Kentucky initiative of kindergarten readiness.

  • New Dollar General turning heads in Crestwood

     The new metal building at the front of Crestwood Station has caught the watchful eye of several Oldham Countians, who are not thrilled by what they see.

    “I think it’s an eyesore,” David Dietmeyer, Crestwood resident, said. “It does not fit into the area.”

    The building will be the new location for the Dollar General store, which was previously near the back of the retail center.