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Clubs & Organizations

  • Dickerson honored at Boys State
  • Project Guild honors one of its founders with a bench

    Members of the Project Guild of La Grange recently unveiled a bench to honor the woman who coordinated the inaugural Oldham County Day celebration more than 40 years ago.

    In 1971, the late Nancy Crass served as president of Project Guild, and urged the group to host a community-wide celebration. The idea for the festival was based on her fond memories of fundraisers to support the local fire department in Hartford, where she was raised.

  • Living Treasures part of Oldham County Day festivities

    You’re part of a unique group if you belong to The Living Treasures. These individuals from the Oldham County community are known for their wisdom and various accomplishments, having spent a lifetime making history. Their impact, whether large or small, is felt by many far and wide. Members of this select group will be at the Oldham County History Center on Oldham County Day, July 19, for a meet and greet.

  • Rosenwald School marker dedicated
  • Cooking camp completed

    The Oldham County Health Department and the Oldham County Cooperative Extension collaborated to present the 5th Kids’ Cooking Camp, June 16- 19. Twenty-five campers, eight teen leaders and twelve adult volunteers spent the week exploring the relationship between Science and Cooking. Campers prepared numerous healthy recipes that included: butter, quesadillas, ice cream, veggie pizzas and bran muffins.

  • Knights give to Cedar Lake Lodge

    The Immaculate Conception Knights of Columbus presented a check in the amount of $1,498.24 to Cedar Lake Lodge in June. The funds came from the Knights annual Tootsie Roll Road Block collection effort. Pictured left to right—Nathaniel Meade, CLL Administrator; George Hayes, KC District Deputy; James Evans, Vice President of Development and Marketing CLL; Joe Liedtke, KC Grand Knight; and Jack Dombroski, KC Deputy Grand Knight.

  • Republican women’s club honors two

    The Oldham County Republican Women’s Club awarded high school senior Mackenzie Weiland their annual Scholarship Award. Mackenzie will attend Centre in the fall. Pictured at left, Debby Pate, President of OCRWC, and Mackenzie Weiland, right, recipient. Oldham County Republican Women’s Club Parliamentarian, Anne Murner, was awarded the Oldham County GOP Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Service to the Republican Party for 2013-2014. Anne, pictured in the photo at right. was presented with her award by GOP Chairman, Phil Feigel.

  • Oldham County native, veteran returns for talk at history center

    Join the Oldham County History Center in celebrating the life and adventures of WWII veteran and Oldham County native, Dr. E. Bruce Heilman on Friday, July 18. In 2008, Heilman published his memoir, An Interruption That Lasted a Lifetime: My First Eighty Years. He will present a short program based on his book and also have copies available for sale and signing. Lunch is included in the ticket price for this program.

  • Two graduate from Kentucky Boys State program

    On June 13, Chris Hidalgo, graduated from Kentucky Boys State. Kentucky Boys State is a premier leadership program for male juniors in high school to teach them about the working of local and state government in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. There is a similar program for females with Girls State. This week-long program takes place during the summer, this year from June 8 - 15, at the Wendell H. Ford Training Center in Greenville. Established over 74 years ago, this leadership program is highly regarded by scholarship programs, ROTC and Academy appointments and employers.

  • Community briefs June 26

    Recycling drive

    Immaculate Conception Church in La Grange and Ewaste Systems are sponsoring a recycling drive to collect unwanted electronic waste (e-waste) from the local community on Saturday. This drive is a fundraiser for the parrish.

    Soiree date night