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Today's News

  • Students cash in for college

     The Oldham County Dollars for Scholars program, funded by local businesses and organizations, distributed 53 college scholarships worth about $57,000 to local high school seniors May 11. Oldham County Dollars for Scholars scholarship donors and recipients include: 

  • Engagement Announcements

    Sabo-Sale Anthony and Donna Sabo of La Grange announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Renae Sabo to Ryan David Sale, son of David Sale and Debbie Sale of Louisville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Albert and Kathleen Sabo of Louisville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kidwell of Campbellsburg.  She is a graduate of Oldham County High School and of International Academy of Hair Design in Daytona Beach, Fla.

  • Norwegians visit Oldham County

    Norwegian Aina Lundon is an avid shooter – so much so that when it came time to bet money on a recent horserace at Churchill Downs – the clear choice for her was “Shot Gun Cliff.” A couple minutes later, after her horse had won the race, she was $39 richer, much to the chagrin of her fellow Group Study Exchange team members.

  • Despite economy, expo for Prospect area businesses thrives

    Holding a recently groomed, red-bowed Pomeranian in her arms at last week’s Prospect Community Expo, Marguerite Norton is faring well even during uncertain economic times. “Business has been tremendous,” Norton said, who owns Star Quality Pets, a grooming and boarding center in Prospect.

  • New rector at St. James’ Episcopal Church

    St. James’ Episcopal Church in Pewee Valley recently welcomed a new rector, the Rev. Jim Trimble.  

    Trimble is a Louisville native who worked in public broadcasting before becoming an Episcopal priest.

    A graduate of Waggener High School and Murray State University, Trimble worked at several public radio stations in Kentucky and North Carolina. 

    He began seminary studies in 2002 at the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas, graduating with a master of divinity degree.  He was ordained a priest in December 2005.

  • NOHS, SOHS win titles

    FRANKFORT – The regional tennis crowns are staying in town as the North Oldham girls and the South Oldham boys repeated as champions last week in Frankfort.

    For the Lady Mustangs it was business as usual as they won their fifth-straight title behind defending state champion Lauren Kline’s singles title and a doubles title from Rachel Wurster and Lauren Renaud.

  • Oldham County Chamber of Commerce hosts career fair

    The Oldham County Chamber of Commerce will host a career/job fair next month. 

    3 p.m. – 6 p.m. June 22 John Black Community Center 1551 N. Ky. 393 The cost for a booth is $175 for chamber members and $275 for non-chamber members. Call the chamber office at 222-1635 or dekarem@oldhamcountychamber.com for more information and registration forms. Sponsorships are also available for $500 and $275. This price includes booth space.   

  • Swine flu confirmed in Oldham

    Health officials confirmed that a 41-year-old Oldham County man contracted the H1N1 virus earlier this month.  His symptoms began May 3, and he has since recovered, Oldham County Health Department Public Information Officer Chad Lynch said. The man received treatment at Norton Immediate Care Center for mild symptoms including fever, cough, runny nose and shortness of breath.  Health officials say the man hadn’t traveled out of the country recently. There have been 13 cases of swine flu confirmed in the state, including fou

  • StudentVoices

    Editor’s note: The following letters are written by students in Ryan Rembold’s class at Crestwood Elementary School. We encourage submissions from people of all ages. Send letters to: news@oldhamera.com   Cell phones for students would be used for emergencies   To the editor, My name is Taby. I’m in fifth grade at Crestwood Elementary.

  • Game Bytes

    Baseball

    Oldham County vs. Trimble County

    Score: 17-1 Oldham County.

    When: Monday. 

    Where: South Oldham High School. 

    Key players: Oldham County’s James Knezevich, Tyler Riggs and Wade Mason.  Trimble County’s Aaron Law and Johnny Duncan.

    Game highlights: The Colonels jumped out to a 7-1 lead in the first two innings and were never threatened after to advance to the district finals.