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Clubs & Organizations

  • 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

  • Bednarski honored as Oldham County Extension Leader of the Year

    Jon Bednarski was recently honored with the Oldham County Extension Leader of the Year Award. This award is given to an extension volunteer who has shown outstanding leadership and commitment to Oldham County extension programs. Jon is a farmer and serves on Oldham County’s Extension Council and District Board. He is also the president of Oldham County Cattlemen’s Association. Oldham County Extension Council President Nancy Dahlgren presented the award to Jon Bednarski.

  • AAOC meet the artist night

    The Arts Association of Oldham County and Gallery 104 presents Meet the Artist Night, Saturday from 5 - 8 p.m. This month we feature artist Tom Kinney. Who knows who else might pop in and create with us? Meet the Artist Night is a feature of La Grange’s Art on the Tracks. We now have six art galleries/studios on NE Main Street. These include Utopia Studio, Gallery 104, Art Gallery on Main, Kinney/Fire it Up Studio Prather, Inc. and the Campbell Studio.

  • Ross wins conservation award

    Kendall Ross, a 2014 graduate of Oldham County High School, was this year’s recipient of the Glenn Watson Conservation Award. Kendall will be attending Lindsey Wilson College this fall and plans to major in education, focusing on middle school science. Kendall’s parents are Jim and Toni Ross. Kendall has been a volunteer for many activities through the OCHS community service club. She has also had leadership roles in the Kentucky Youth Assembly and Kentucky United Nations Assembly.

  • Customer appreciation day