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Clubs & Organizations

  • Christmas traditions celebrated by our ancestors

    By HELEN E. MCKINNEY

    OLDHAM COUNTY HISTORY CENTER

    Early European settlers brought many traditions with them to the New World. These time-honored customs made their way to Kentucky with the German, English, African American and Irish peoples that eventually settled in Oldham County.

  • Shriners donate to Henry County disabled veterans

    The Oldham County Shrine Club recently presented a check to the Henry County Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. In making the donation, Hubert Huffman, director of the Oldham County Shrine Club, said “We really wanted to donate to an organization that supports veterans, as well as the local community.”

    DAVA Commander Doug Noel said, “Our unit is the only veterans support organization in Henry County and we have several local projects in mind for this donation.”

  • Oldham Farm Bureau recognized

    Oldham County Farm Bureau was recognized for outstanding membership and program achievement during the 95th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting in Louisville. Pictured here, Sam Finney, center, accepts the award from David S. Beck, right, Kentucky Farm Bureau executive vice president, and Brad Smith, executive vice president of Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Companies, during a Dec. 5 recognition and awards program.

  • Community briefs Dec. 18

    Airman graduates

    Air Force Airman Samantha L. Henderson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Community briefs Dec. 11

    La Grange Police

    LaGrange Police Department will be out in force this holiday season cracking down on impaired drivers. These enforcements may include saturated patrols and safety traffic points. So before you choose to drive while impaired, remember the La Grange Police Department will be out there.

    Shop with a trooper

  • Winter festivities at the Oldham County History Center

    Take a step back to a more peaceful time and enter a winter wonder fantasyland at the Oldham County History Center. A special Train and Winter Village display for children (and adults) of all ages is now open in the Rob Morris Educational Building.

  • Apple Patch celebrates founders

    Apple Patch Community is celebrating the second annual Founders’ Benefit Breakfast on Friday. Apple Patch seeks to improve the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through residential options and other support services that assist individuals in achieving their highest potential to lead independent and productive lives.

  • Boy, Cub scouts donate food to local church

    Shown are scouts from Boy Scout Troop 28 and Cub Scout Pack 28 with over 500 food items that were collected with the Scouting for Food program. The items were donated to Beulah Land Baptist Church’s food mission. Both scout units are sponsored by Crestwood’s Kavanaugh Life Enrichment Center and meet at the Enrichment Center at 6:30 p.m. on Monday nights.

  • Community briefs Dec. 4

    Free X-mas

    gift wrapping

    Free gift wrapping at Gallery 104, every Saturday in December until Christmas. Donations welcome to benefit the Oldham County Singers.

    Holiday Artistique

    The Holiday Artistique will be at Gallery 104 from Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Artistique is a collection of paintings, jewelry, ceramics, woodturnings, cards, photography and ornaments by Arts of the Green and resident artists. For more information call 222-3822.

    Bazaar

  • CityPlace to unveil Nativity scene for Christmas

    The Rawlings Foundation has commissioned renowned sculptor, artist Guy Tedesco to sculpt a life-sized Nativity which will be displayed at CityPlace during the Christmas season. The Nativity at CityPlace will be unveiled during Light Up La Grange at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, with music performed by an ensemble of the Louisville Chorus.

    All are invited to join in the unveiling ceremony and to visit The Nativity at CityPlace, as additional figures are added to the life-sized Nativity scene during the weeks of Christmas.

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