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Today's News

  • Goshen Elementaryto host FUNd Run, fall festival

    The Goshen Elementary PTA will host a FUNd Run Oct. 9. 

    The FUNd Run promotes health and fitness while raising funds for PTA-sponsored programs and needs at Goshen.  

    Students will solicit pledges from friends, relatives and neighbors for each lap completed.  

    The FUNd Run will take place Oct. 9 during students’ related arts time.  They can walk, jog or run.

    Each student will receive a free T-shirt donated by Pediatric Dental Group of Louisville and Trans-Orthodontics.  

  • Operation Worship

    The Open Door Christian Store in Crestwood is participating in the 2009 Operation Worship Bibles for Troops Campaign.

    Guests  can come to the store and buy and sign a Bible that will be given to an active-duty member of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force or Marine Corps who is serving somewhere in the world.

    Across the nation a new effort is underway to sign and send 500,000 Bibles to our troops by Christmas. The response of the American public has been overwhelmingly positive, and we are proud our community is doing its part in supporting this campaign. 

  • A people person

    If you ask Dennis Johnson how it feels to be named the Oldham Countian of the Year, he’ll say he’s not worthy. His friends, family and colleagues think differently.

    To say Johnson was surprised with the honor would be an understatement, he said, after he received the honor during the Oldham County Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly dinner Tuesday.

    Co-workers say Johnson admits to talking a lot, but when he received the award, Johnson told the crowd for the “first time in my life I don’t know what to say.” 

  • Suspicious SUV in your subdivision?

    Rumors about suspicious vehicles tooling through a South Oldham subdivision are spreading like wild fire.

    Police say an encounter between a 14-year-old boy and an unidentified driver of a red van or SUV in Briar Hill Estates subdivision is the single cause for concern. 

    Oldham County Police Lt. Col. Billy Way said a 14-year-old resident of Cambridge Drive in Briar Hill Estates was skateboarding Sept. 14 when he was approached by a red van or SUV with what appeared to be Minnesota tags. 

  • Historical Society celebrates 50 years

     The Oldham County Historical Society will host its 2009 Gala “Golden Anniversary Celebration: 50 Years of Heritage” on Friday.

    The purpose of this annual event is to raise money to continue the society’s mission of offering a wide variety of free or low-cost programming to the community.  

    At this year’s gala, R. Vincent Fanelli will be honored as the J. Chilton Barnett “Champion of Oldham County” History. Fanelli has been a long-time supporter of the Historical Society and of Oldham County.

  • Anniversary Announcment

    Liz and John Grabowski were married on October 3, 1959, in North Camp Drake, Tokyo, Japan. John is a retired operations manager from Coca-Cola Louisville. Liz is a nurse practitioner and owner of Diabetes Clinical Services, PSC in Louisville.

    They celebrate with their children, Beth and Len Taylor of Louisville, Julie and Scott Smith of Crestwood, Suzana and John Grabowski of Houston and Emilia and George Felty of Fairbanks. 

    Their grandchildren are Alexis Taylor, MaryAnn Smith and Jessica Smith.

  • Cross Country: NOMS, SOMS win

    The North Oldham Middle School boys and the South Oldham Middle School girls continued their winning ways Saturday as they won their respective team titles.

    NOMS notched 55 points to beat Highland Hills with 137 points while East Oldham was third with 138 points.

    NOMS was led by Trenton Fryman in sixth place with Nolan Ruhs in 10th. Dre Rochet led EOMS with an 11th place finish.

    SOMS edged NOMS 71 to 80 while EOMS was third with 124 points.

  • Springhouse Estates residents concerned about road conditions

    Residents of Springhouse Estates Phase 3 are unhappy with several road and draining issues in their neighborhood and are asking the developer to fix them soon.

    Several homeowners in phase 3 have reported potholes, cracking and shifting in concrete, broken curbs and standing water in some places for days after it rains. 

    They’ve brought the issue to the Oldham County Planning Commission and corresponded with developer Mike Monsour of Monsour Builders as well as Paragon Management. 

  • Kids Balloon Walk is Oct. 3 in Crestwood

    The South Oldham Rotary Club is sponsoring a Kids Balloon Walk from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 3 at Crestwood Baptist Church. 

    Parents are asked to bring a canned good for donation at the event and children are asked to bring a new or gently-used stuffed toy. Children will earn balloons for each lap they walk. 

    Businesses will be showcased and the event also includes face painting, balloon animals and a $100 prize drawing.

    For information call 523-9052 or visit southoldhamrotary.org

     

  • OC graduate named state FFA vice-president

     A former Oldham County High School FFA member has been named vice-president of the state association for the 2009-10 school year. 

    Nicholas Fleitz is a 2009 graduate of Oldham County High School and a past president of his school’s FFA chapter. He underwent rigorous tests and interviews before being named state officer at the FFA state convention.