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Today's News

  • Instructor honored

    On Feb. 18 students of Oldham County Martial Arts Academy gathered to surprise their instructor as he was presented with a commendation from Oldham County Judge-Executive David Voegele and a Fourth Degree Black Belt from Eighth Degree Black Belt Marcus Doyle.

    Aaron Burgin opened Oldham County Martial Arts Academy in 2011 and has studied Shaolin Kempo for over 16 years. After two years of intense training with multiple instructors, earning a blue belt in jiujitsu, and testing, Mr. Burgin has earned his fourth stripe on his Black Belt.

  • ‘Stars’ event donates funds

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce and Michael Ash, owner of Ash Group, were honored to present a check to Director Chuck Reed, Kentucky Wounded Heroes Project. The donated funds were raised from Dancing With Prospect Stars, hosted by the Chamber. Michael was awarded the title of “Prospect Star” by raising the most in donations for this worthy organization and the Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Approximately 450 guests attented the black tie optional event that also featured the Taste of Prospect and a catered gourmet meal.

  • American Miss Pageant

    Savannah Raisor has been selected as a state finalist in the National American Kentucky Pageant to be held May 9 - 11 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Louisville.

    Savannah, 8, is the granddaughter of Carolyn Walling, both from Crestwood

    The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000 cash reward and will compete in the national competition at Disneyland in California.

    Savannah is the daughter of Nicole and Jeremy Raisor.

    Her activities include cheerleading and gymnastics. She also enjoys singing, dancing and doing karaoke.

  • Community briefs March 6

    Knitting classes

    Free crochet and knitting classes offered every Saturday from 12 to 2 p.m. at Beulah Land Baptist Church on Hwy. 146 behind The Affordable Shop. Bring yarn and needles size 8 and G. Call (502) 222-6511 for more information.

    Crestwood Civic

    The Crestwood Civic Club will meet Friday, March 14 at 10:30 a.m.

    at 7215 Kavanaugh Road, Crestwood. For information, call 222-7908.

    Fish fry

  • NOFD honors firefighters

    The North Oldham Fire District Annual Recognition and Awards banquet was held on Feb. 8. It was held at the Harmony Landing Country Club in Goshen. There were approximately 90 members and guests in attendance.

    The following department members were presented awards in recognition of their service to the community during 2013:

    Firefighter Tim Conway – “Firefighter of the Year” and Day-Staff “Most Valuable Member”

    Lieutenant Nick Stoltz -Goshen Station “Most Valuable Member”

  • Show includes Oldham businesses

    Kentucky Crafted: The Market is the Kentucky Arts Councils annual fine art and craft showcase featuring thousands of handcrafted items created by the Commonwealth’s best artists. The show also includes music on the Kentucky Stage, Kentucky publishers, artisanal food producers, hands-on activities, special exhibits and more. Exhibitor sales at last year’s Market totaled more than $1 million. The event generated an additional $1 million in related spending during its three days in Lexington.

  • Exhibit honors World War II veterans
  • Genealogy series continues at history center

    Now that you’ve been lucky enough in your genealogical hunt to discover family photos and precious documents, what do you do with them? For those wanting to preserve their own materials, there has never been an easier time to accomplish this task, says Cheri Daniels, Senior Librarian/Reference Specialist for the Kentucky Historical Society in Frankfort. Join Daniels as she leads a workshop detailing how to preserve those special photos and documents so they can be passed on to future generations.

  • Graduations

    Derron J. Amrein

    Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Derron J. Amrein graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • SOHS FCCLA group visits Frankfort

    On Feb. 11th, students across the state of Kentucky met at the state capitol in Frankfort for Student Leadership Day.

    South Oldham High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members attended the event, which was led by student leaders from Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs).