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Today's News

  • Chamber, newspaper plan debates

    To the editor:

    It’s an election year in Oldham County. On May 18, voters have a chance to select a number of leaders for elected office including the Oldham County judge-executive, county clerk, county jailer and other positions.

  • IRS office open Saturday to help people struggling with taxes

    The local IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center will be open in Louisville on Saturday to  give struggling taxpayers the opportunity to work directly with IRS employees.  

    The office is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and is located at 600 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Place, Louisville, Ky.,  40202.

    –submitted

  • Celebrating conservation

    The Oldham County Conservation District’s 29th annual awards banquet took place Feb. 26 at the John Black Community Center.

    Judge-Executive Duane Murner, was honored for his support of the district’s conservation efforts throughout Oldham County.

  • The Oldham Era and the Oldham County History Center present March’s Living Treasure

    Wendell Moore

    At the time, I don’t think but one out of the seven kids were born in a hospital at all. I am one of seven. I have three sisters and three brothers. One of them is dead, the rest of them are still living. At that time, a doctor usually came to the house. There would be a neighbor or someone who would come and stay with the birth mother until she could get on her feet.”

  • Veteran’s visit

    On Veteran’s Day 2008, Chief Warrant Officer Richard Wright of La Grange visited his daughter’s school to talk to the children about what it is like to serve in the military.

    Wright was a member of the 416th Facility Engineer Team 8 of Fort Knox at the time. Continuing the tradition, Wright once again found himself visiting a school near Veteran’s Day 2009. 

    In 2009 Wright was there to insure that the children had a safe and effective school in which to study.

  • Use of locker rooms at NOHS is a non-issue

    To the editor:

     

    This is the third year my daughter has run for the Lady Mustangs’ track and field team. Actually this year I have two girls running for the Lady Mustangs track team.  

     

    I have a few comments regarding the article in the March 18 edition of The Oldham Era.

     

    1) You are a day late and a dollar short. Talk about being late, the girls locker room has been ready and in use since the first day of the season.

     

  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church celebrates Holy Week

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church begins Holy Week with Palm Sunday services at 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Holy communion will be offered.

    A Maundy Thursday service takes place at 7:30 p.m. April 1, commemorating Jesus’ Last Supper.

    The Good Friday service of darkness begins at 7:30 p.m. April 2.

    A community Easter egg hunt for children up to 11 years old takes place from 10:30 a.m. to noon April 3.

  • 11 attend hymn sing

    Buckner Christian Church recently hosted the Oldham County Hymn Sing. There were 11 people there and five churches were represented.

    Bro. Doug Duncan gave a hearty welcome and lead the evening prayer. Hollie Fisher from Buckner Baptist played the piano.

    Jerry Giacinto from Hillcrest Baptist Church lead the singing. The group sang “Old Rugged Cross.”

  • Wedding

    Laura Kaelin Campion of Crestwood and Stephen Edward Wiedemer of Bardstown were married Oct. 3 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Pewee Valley.

    The bride is the daughter of Lawrence and Josie Kaelin of Crestwood. The groom is the son of Clarence Wiedemer of Louisville and the late Dorothy Wiedemer.

    After a honeymoon to the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the couple resides near Bardstown.

  • Easter egg eehunting season is in full swing

    A community Easter egg hunt will take place from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday in front of Norton Brownsboro Hospital.

    Kids of all ages are invited to hunt for eggs and have their photo taken with the Easter bunny. The event also includes kid-friendly activities and giveaways from area retailers.

    Crestwood United Methodist Church will host an Easter egg hunt and potluck from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, rain or shine. Lunch is potluck with fried chicken provided by the church. To RSVP, call 241-8984.