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Clubs & Organizations

  • Local Program Brightens Holidays for Seniors

    This season holiday shoppers in the area can give cheer to area seniors by participating in the Be a Santa to a Senior  program.

     The program – run by the local Home Instead Senior Care office in partnership with local nursing facilities and senior living communities, Baptist Hospital, Walmart, volunteers and members of the community – helps ensure isolated seniors receive gifts and companionship during the holidays. This can be a difficult time for many, especially those who live alone or have lost spouses and loved ones.

  • OC Farm Bureau recognized

    The Oldham County Farm Bureau was recognized for outstanding membership and program achievement during the recent 94th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting in Louisville. 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. 6 recognition and awards program.

  • Shriners lend helping hand

     

    Members of the Oldham County Shrine Club delivered some special items of necessity for the youngsters attending Centerfield Elementary School. The Shriner’s said this was another chance to give back to the community in a special project called Masonry Matters. Shriners all over the world collect to help the children and we are proud to be able to help in our community. We wish to thank those that have given so generously and hope you will continue to do so.

  • Stroth is artist of the month for Gallery 104

    Photographer E. Ann Stroth knows no boundaries when she seeks to depict an image in the most creative way possible. After nearly 30 years in commercial photography, she is a master of the technical tools available to her but is always aware of the creative element.

    “It really is a balancing act,” she said. “I believe that some people get so involved in the technical details that they forget to enjoy the creative process.”

  • Oldham County: Life at the River’s Edge

    Oldham County is a place many call home. Its history is steeped in a rich and colorful past that has been preserved through various court documents, diaries, old newspapers, letters and oral histories. Dr. Nancy Sterns Theiss, Ph. D. has taken these stories and compiled them into a book that takes a fascinating look at a county that has a strong connection to the Ohio River and has played an important role in shaping the state of Kentucky.

  • South Rotary donates to Yew Dell

    The South Oldham Rotary Club, in keeping with its tradition of giving back to the community, presented a check for more than $5,000 to Yew Dell Executive Director Paul Cappiello at its Nov. 22 meeting.  The funds were a portion of the proceeds from the South Oldham Rotary Bourbon and Wine Tasting held Aug. 23 at beautiful Yew Dell Gardens.

  • A Walk to Remember

    At first glance, it may not seem like Lisa Wells has struggled with health issues.

    But the Crestwood resident has defeated two types of cancer before hitting her 40th birthday. Less than two years out from her latest diagnosis, Wells recently became a big fundraiser for an annual cancer walk in the area. 

  • Giving Thanks

     

  • Local helping Philippines typhoon recovery

    Betsy Lowe never thought her daughter, Jessica, would be halfway around the world.

    Jessica is currently in Hermosa, Philippines on a mission trip through the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. A former track runner at North Oldham, Jessica was in her junior year of college at Brigham Young University in Utah when she received a letter saying she would be serving her mission trip in the Philippines.

    “This is a test of faith, not only for us but for her,” she said.

  • Singing a new tune

    The newest member of the Arts Association of Oldham County is music to the community’s ears.

    Choral voices filled Gallery 104 in La Grange last Thursday, members of the Oldham County Singers sang a collection of art themed songs to mark their entry into the Arts Association of Oldham County. The group is the first performing arts member to join the association.