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Today's News

  • Rivers Edge Nursing and Rehab wins quality awards

    Rivers Edge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center was a finalist for the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities’ top honor and two staff members were among the Top 10 caregivers recognized at the Association’s Annual Quality Awards Banquet.

    The center was a finalist for Facility of the Year, and LPN Unit Manager Rozella Durham was among the Top 10 Nursing Caregivers and CNA/Medication Aide Trudy Shelly was among the Top 10 Caregivers in Kentucky.

  • Exhibitors wanted for FarmFest

    Oldham Kentucky Tourism and Conventions is now accepting exhibitor applications for the first annual Kentucky Farm Fest to be held on “The Maples,” a 20-acre farm in Crestwood, on July 11-12. Exhibitors, both food and non-food, who apply before January 31 receive a significant discount.

  • Hooks named Eagle Scout

    Michael James Hooks, 14, of Crestwood Kentucky, has earned the highest advancement award Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.

    A member of Lincoln Heritage Council, Troop 170, Hooks is one of approximately four percent of all boys who attain the Eagle rank. Each candidate must earn 21 merit badges and successfully complete a community, church, or synagogue related service project to earn his Eagle.

  • Celebrating Griffith’s birthday

    Famed movie maker D.W. Griffith will turn 140 years old on January 22. To honor this native Oldham Countian, the Oldham County History Center will be showing D.W. Griffith movies and have free cupcakes at the Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • History Center will feature locals

    The Oldham County History Center has decided to set aside every 4th Saturday of the month to honor influential Oldham Countians. There will be special activities for kids in the Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum on these days. The year-long series will begin with D.W. Griffith Day on Saturday. This day is also a celebration honoring Griffith’s birthday, January 22, 1875. Come in and enjoy a birthday cupcake while watching some of Griffith’s black and white movies. Also on display will be Griffith memorabilia.

  • Two honored by Roederer Correctional Complex
  • Living Treasures honored at reception
  • Sewer group recommends no major changes

    By TOM BARR

    LANDMARK NEWS SERVICE

    LOUISVILLE -- While a luxury car might be preferred, a consulting firm looking at possible sewer facilities in a tri-county area has recommended something similar to what is now being driven.

    Strand Associates Inc. made its recommendation to members of the Salt River Regional Wastewater work group last week.

  • Chess tournament lands at CityPlace

    A host of kings and queens are set to inhabit downtown La Grange in early February, along with roughly 300 chess players who will dictate their every move.

    The participants will be competing in the Kentucky Chess Association’s Quad B regional tournament on Feb. 7 at CityPlace, a first of its kind event for the downtown event center.

  • Free food, clothes at libraries as part of homeless count

    Several local agencies are teaming up to help accurately count the homeless in Oldham County.

    Led by Good News Homes and the Oldham County Public Library, the groups are hoping the area’s homeless will visit one of the three public library branches in Oldham County on Jan. 28 to be counted as part of a state and federal program.

    Stephanie Skeens, director of Good News Homes, said the issue of homelessness in Oldham County is a tricky one, because the county’s homeless don’t operate the same way as they do in urban areas.