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Clubs & Organizations

  • Veterans memorial group holding golf scramble

    Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky, a 501c3 organization is having a golf scramble at Lake Forest on July 28 to help raise money to start the cementary in Crestwood.

    The top prize players will be able to win is a free three-year lease on a Cadillac with a hole-in-one on the par 3, 8th hole.

    The vehicle is provided by the Swope Auto Group with prizes from the company also available for a hole-in-one at the other par 3 holes.

    Both players and sponsors are needed for the scramble.

  • Daniel Boone: two years in captivity

    Daniel Boone’s name is synonymous with the state of Kentucky. While many consider him a legend, by his own words he was “just a common man.” The life and times of Boone will be presented through a special performance at 2 p.m. at the upcoming Colonial Trade Faire on Saturday, June 19. This performance will be part of a weekend event to educate the public about life on the Kentucky frontier in the 18th century.

  • My Hometown camp comes to La Grange

    As a 200-year-old settlement, LaGrange has many stories and secrets from the past that are hidden in the alleys and stores that are lined along the railroad tracks. In “My Hometown Camp” campers do activities at selected stores and visit special places to learn about the rich history and events from the past that make a hometown a special place!

    Activities include a ghost tour, exploration of an old cemetery and a visit to an historic home.

  • Authors at Colonial Faire

    Swap tales with the writers who know Kentucky best! The 4th annual Colonial Trade Faire will feature several well-known and local authors this year in an effort to promote literacy and encourage readers to learn more about the state and its people. Writers will travel from Bowling Green, Lewisville, Harned, Louisville, Frankfort and Carrollton.

    Scheduled to appear at this time are the following authors:

    • Dr. Lynwood Montell, author of Tales from Kentucky Lawyers, Tales from One-Room School Teachers, and Ghosts across Kentucky

  • Community briefs May 29

    Free movie night

    Covenant UMC will host a free movie night at the Pavilion. Bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy a movie (and popcorn) on us about two sisters that will warm your heart.

    Friday June 13 at 8:45 p.m. at 909 West Jefferson Street, La Grange

    Bread making

    The Oldham County Extension Office will host a bread making class, June 5 at 6:30 p.m. Learn how to make yeast breads and rolls. Registration is required. Cal’ 222-9453 to reserve a seat.

    Board of Health

  • Prospect Area Chamber hosts health fair

    On Saturday, May 31, the Prospect Area Chamber will host a free Health and Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Falls of Goshen Event Center.

    PACC members representing the health and wellness sector will be on hand to answer questions, provide screenings and give out information. This event is free and the community is encouraged to attend. Lifetime TV’s Double Divas will also be doing indiviual bra fittings from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. by appointment only.

    Both events will be held at Falls of Goshen Event Center, 1602 S. Hwy. 1793, Goshen.

  • History Center goes colonial in 18th Century exhibit

    There have been many battles fought in the history of America but the one that brought us our freedom is the topic of a new temporary exhibit in the Children’s Room of the Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum at the Oldham County History Center.

    Visitors to the museum can learn about the Revolutionary War and its effects on what is known today as the state of Kentucky.

  • Brownboro Alliance starts new trail system through county

    Brownsboro Alliance, a group of Brownsboro residents dedicated to the area’s natural, rural and farming origins, announces the establishment of the BA horseback riding and hiking trail. The first phase will open in the summer of 2014 and runs from a trailhead at Foxhollow Farm and reaches across Route 329 through Sleep Hollow south towards the Norton Commons development.

  • Project Guild announces the 2014 Oldham County Day grand marshals

    The Project Guild of La Grange, a non-profit supporting community endeavors throughout Oldham County, will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year by honoring the organization’s founding members.

    Project Guild of La Grange was founded in August 1964, with 14 young homemakers as charter members – Linda Abbott, Pat Ashbrook, the late Linda Brown, Judy Cox, the late Joyce Crouch, Marcia Crouch, Charlotte Harrod, Peggy Hayden, Beverly Houchin, Helen Howard, Betty Leet, Wanda McHargue, Wendy Roberts and Jackie Chadwell.

  • South Oldham Rotary honors May Student of the Month

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary May Student of the Month at their May 9 meeting.

    Brenna Kaelin is a senior at South Oldham High School where she is involved in volleyball, Link Crew, Beta Club, National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society. Kaelin plans to attend the University of Louisville with a goal of becoming a rheumatologist. In her free time you’ll find Kaelin playing volleyball.

    The South Oldham Rotary Club congratulates this outstanding student on his numerous accomplishments.