LADY DRAGONS WIN SHOOTOUT OVER COLONELS IN DISTRICT SOCCER SPORTS, PAGE A7 La Grange, Kentucky The Oldham Era N A M E D K E N T U C K Y ’ S 2 0 0 5 T H U R S D AY, & 2 0 0 6 OCTOBER B E S T 11, L A R G E 2007 W E E K LY N E W S PA P E R 50 cents Call 222-7183 for home delivery www.oldhamera.com Volume 131, Issue No. 6, 30 pages DID YOU HEAR? EDUCATION IT’S FLU SEASON 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 Oldham 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 Cosmopolitan.com 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. cashcow 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 INSIDE 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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