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Clubs & Organizations

  • History Center honors Griffith

    Famed movie maker D.W. Griffith will turn 140 years old on Jan. 22. To honor this native Oldham Countian, the Oldham County History Center will be showing D.W. Griffith movies and have free cake at the Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Exploring New Year’s traditions

    New Year’s is celebrated in America in different ways, usually with lots of friends, parties, confetti, party horns and staying up late to ring in the New Year. Visit the Oldham County History Center’s Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum and explore some New Year traditions celebrated around the world. This exhibit is geared toward children in a year-long effort to educate them about different cultures and the county in which they live.

  • Childress named South Rotary Student of the Month

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary John Longstreet Student of the Month at their Dec. 12 meeting.

    Nicole Elise Childress is the daughter of Chad & Jane Childress and a senior at South Oldham High School where she is involved with the school newspaper, dance team, National Honor Society, Stammtisch, Drama, GATES (Gifted and Talented Educational Services), Homecoming Committee and Governor’s Scholars Program.

  • Piggy bank contest winner named

     

    The Oldham County Extension office would like to announce the winner of the 2015 Piggy Bank Design Contest. Kora Birchmeier, a fourth grader in Oldham County. This contest is designed to promote saving and money management.

    Chris Duncan, County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences in Oldham County, presented Birchmeier with the championship ribbon and a gift card to Walmart.

  • Women’s club selects officers

    Oldham County Republican Women’s Club recently swore in new officers for 2015-2017: Debby Pate, Sue Bricken, Mary Broecker, Judy Head, Marisa Cunningham, Anne Murner and Suzette Kimbell.

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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