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					                            LADY DRAGONS WIN SHOOTOUT OVER COLONELS IN DISTRICT SOCCER                                                                                                    SPORTS, PAGE A7

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THE LATEST: Flu vaccine clinics
are scheduled to begin Monday.
Inside, review the health depart-
ment’s list of high-risk patients
and find out how to schedule an
appointment for the flu vaccine.
                   Full story, page A5

Ramey is a top bachelor,
top local businessman
                                                                                                                                                                                              ranks high
                                                                                                                                                                                              with CATS
LATEST: It’s been a big week for
Sean Ramey, owner of Kentucky
Tae Kwon Do
and Fitness
in Crestwood.
Business                                                                                                                                                                                      By John Foster
First chose                                                                                                                                                                                   Oldham Era staff writer
him as one
of Louisville’s
top 40 busi-
nessmen         Ramey
under 40 and
his sister nominated him as one
of the 50 most-eligible bach-
elors in the county, according to
Cosmopolitan magazine.
UP NEXT: An online poll at allows read-
ers to narrow the field to six
finalists. Voting ends at 11:59                                                                                                                    Photos by John Foster/The Oldham Era
p.m. today (Thursday).
                                                         Above, cats lap up the extra milk as Allen and Lawrence Kaelin milk the mothers. The farm no longer sells the milk. Below,
                   Full story, page B2                   Lawrence Kaelin watches his holsteins.

Two teachers are
semi-finalists for state
teacher of the year award
Two local educators have made
it to the semi-final round for con-
sideration as the 2007 Kentucky
Teacher of the Year.
Raymond “Ed” Farrar, a science
teacher at South Oldham High
School, and Chandra Emerson,
a language arts teacher at
Oldham County Middle School,
are among nine teachers – three
each from elementary, middle
                                                          Kaelin family runs ‘cattle maternity ward’ on valuable soil
school and high school levels
– selected from 20 recipients of
the Ashland Achievement Award                                     This month The Oldham Era introduces three families
named last month.                                                 maintaining agricultural businesses in Brownsboro, a com-
Classroom visits and personal                               munity known for its rural character. As the county continues to
interviews with each of the semi-                           grow, the Brownsboro Conservation Council aims to preserve
finalists will determine an ele-
mentary, middle and high school
                                                            this segment of agricultural land, which farming experts say is
finalist for the award.                                     the best soil in the county – but also some of the best land for
                                                            development. In the second part of this series, we offer a glimpse
                                                            of a day in the life of Lawrence Kaelin, a farmer who is finding
OBITUARIES                                                  alternative ways to stay involved in a evolving dairy business.
Cecil Anderson, 81
Larry D. Bauder, 54
C. Virgil Christian, 96
Carl Leonard Fultz, 68
                  Full Obits, page A2

Meet our Living Treasure:
Ida Mae Beaumont

                          Story, page B1
Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B6
Classifieds . . . . . . . . . . C section
Life & Times. . . . . . . . . B section
Religion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B5
Obituaries. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A2
Opinion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A4
Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B3

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Crestwood 11-year-old inspires runner training for NYC race
By Elizabeth Troutman
Oldham Era staff writer

                            JOHN BLACK
                             376-6799                                                                                                                                                                    McMahan Co.
Thursday, October 11, 2007 / The Oldham Era                                 N E W S / A3

                                                                                                                         Guess who didn’t use
                                                                                                                           Gutter Topper. ®
The Kaelin
Farm in
has scaled
back from a
full scale dairy
farm to a cow/
calf operation.
Above, Allen
Kaelin feeds
the cows.
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