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Today's News

  • Transy invites high school seniors to visit Saturday

    Transylvania University invites high school seniors and their families to campus for Winter Visit Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

    The event includes a welcome with President Charles L. Shearer, faculty presentations, an academic information fair, campus and dorm tours, a panel discussion and lunch. For information or to register, call (800) 872-6798 or visit www.transy.edu/admissions.

  • Oldham students named to dean’s list at Lindsey Wilson College

    Three Oldham County residents were named to the dean’s list at Lindsey Wilson College for the fall semester.

    Katie Easton and Daniel Pulliam of Crestwood and Rachel Scalf of La Grange were named to the dean’s list, by earning a 3.5 or higher grade-point average.

  • Dunn participates in poetry contest

    Earlier this year, East Oldham Middle School eighth-grader Sean Dunn submitted a poem to a contest held for young poets. His poem was selected from thousands of entries as one of the top ten in his grade division. 

     

    The Top of the World

    With a giant ear to ear smile across my face I go higher

    The higher I go the more I need to get to the top

    Looking down I can see my dad looking up at me standing on the grass

    I don’t know if I can make it the branches keep getting smaller,

  • Showcase Oldham County planned March 12-13

     The Oldham County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Showcase Oldham County March 12 and 13 at the Oldham County YMCA Soccer Complex, 20 Quality Place in Buckner. 

    This annual event features a number of Oldham County businesses, agencies and community programs.  Activities include a hot air balloon, a new car show, games and other fun family activities.

    A new addition to the Showcase this year is a special event seeking local musical talent in Oldham County.  The contest is similar TV’s  American Idol.

  • North Oldham grad killed in crash on U.S. 42

    A Goshen woman died Jan. 21 when her vehicle crashed on U.S. 42.

    According to Oldham County Police, the crash occurred about 9 a.m. in the 11900 block of U.S. 42.

    Elizabeth N. Disney, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say Disney’s vehicle struck a utility pole and a fence before coming to rest. She was not wearing a seat belt. 

    Disney, known as “Noel” to family and friends, is a 2007 graduate of North Oldham High School. She is the daughter of Paul and Nancy Taylor Disney.

  • Free tax prepation offered Feb. 5

    Tri-County Community Action Agency is offering FREE Tax preparation for people 60 and older regardless of income level and people of all ages with an annual income of $49,000 or less. 

    This is a one-day event and will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 5 at TCCAA, 1015 Dispatchers Way, Buckner. 

    For information, call 222-1349. 

  • Property Transfers

    Crestwood

    Brian and Kristina Gilbert to William and Carla Rich, lot 7, Lake Point, 7614 Lake Point Drive, Crestwood, $289,000.

    Julie Baker to Timothy Baker, quitclaim, lot 65, Heritage Place, 6801 Chimney Hill Road, Crestwood, FCV $305,000.

    Philip and Karen Osborne to Anthony and Heather Hargrove, lot 42, Ridgeview Place, Crestwood, $90,000.

    Rebecca and Rick Cook to Michelle and Stephen Unger, unit 6403-1-2 Madison Park Condominiums, 6403 Shelton Circle, No. 102, Crestwood, $135,900

  • A great American

     Oldham County native Dr. E. Bruce Heilman received a Great American Award in December from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and College of the Ozarks President Jerry C. Davis. Made evident by his work ethic and devotion to country, Heilman’s life and career reflect the values of a great American. 

  • Students show love for U.S. military

    Enthusiasm filled the cafeteria of La Grange Elementary school on Monday as children excitedly scrambled from table to table to assemble bags of personal care items. 

    Their small hands were hard at work filling brown bags with item such as snack foods, handheld games, deodorant, soap, mouthwash and other 

    essentials. 

  • Scherzer joins Baptist Medical Associates Crestwood

    Janet Scherzer recently joined Baptist Medical Associates Crestwood as a board-certified physician’s assistant. 

    She holds a bachelor’s degree in physician assistant studies from MCP Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. She was previously based at Baptist Medical Associates Taylorsville.