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Clubs & Organizations

  • History Center holds Valetine’s Day card event

    Every Feb. 14 across the world, flowers, candy and gifts are exchanged between loved ones for Valentine’s Day. The day has a long history stemming back to St. Valentine, a third century Roman martyr. According to the Greeting Card Association, it is estimated that 1 billion Valentine Day cards are sent each year.

  • Cub Scout Pack 998 helps with annual food drive

    Cub Scout Pack 998 from Kenwood Station Elementary participated in the South Oldham Interchurch Council annual food drive. A total of 22 scouts and their families packed food boxes to help 300 needy families in Oldham County.

  • Community Briefs Feb. 5

    Gilliland race

    The third annual Kenny Gilliland Memorial Fundraiser is a 5K/10K walk or run scheduled for March 14. Registration opens at 9 a.m. and the race begins at 10 a.m. The race will begin and end at the South Oldham Fire Station on Old LaGrange Road in Crestwood. There is no pre-registration but you will be required to sign up and give a donation prior to the race beginning. All proceeds of this race benefit the Gilliland family at this time.

  • Master craftsman subject of latest dinner series
  • Rotary speech contests upcoming

    The Rotary Clubs of Prospect Goshen, LaGrange & South Oldham will be holding a Speech Contest for area High School students. Eligible students are those who are public, private, independent or home taught students. Students are to prepare their speech by discussing this year’s Theme, “Light Up Rotary.” This can be applied to the student’s personal observations and experiences or to Rotary or other organizations that have similarly engaged and changed lives on a local, national or international level.

  • Nominations needed for Oldham County Day grand marshals

    The Project Guild of La Grange is now accepting nominations for grand marshal of the 2015 Oldham County Day Parade.

    Oldham County Day – always the third Saturday in July – is slated for Saturday, July 18.

    Each year, members of the Project Guild of La Grange select a grand marshal by way of nominations from the community. Criteria for this honor is that the person must be a current (or past) resident of Oldham County and he or she must have devoted his or her time and talents for the good and betterment of our community.

  • New management creates new opportunities for care in La Grange

    It is very surprising to most residents of Oldham County there’s a quality healthcare campus right here. This healthcare campus consists of Providence Richwood, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, and The Oaks Assisted Living. They are conveniently located off of Highway 53 in the Cherrywood Place residential neighborhood behind the Kroger shopping center in LaGrange.

  • Stone popular pick as building material in Oldham County

    By HELEN E. MCKINNEY

    oldham co. history center

    With the stark, cold January landscape, natural features are easier to see. Take for example the many stone fences that dot Kentucky’s once well-farmed fields.

  • Local resident helps Lions Eye Foundation

    Above left, Oldham County resident Ralph Richardson (right in photo) presents a trophy he made to Chuck Carlson, president of the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation. Above right, Richardson, honored as Kentucky Mr. Basketball in 1958, also took a picture with Donna Murphy, the first-ever Kentucky Miss Basketball, at the event.

  • History hounds restarting

    It’s almost time for History Hounds again! Children ages birth to preschool can visit the Oldham County History Center each Thursday morning to explore history. There will be all kinds of activities to help them learn about the world around them and their place in it.