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Clubs & Organizations

  • Community briefs Feb. 13

    Appraisal Fair

    Let local expert appraiser Mike Brown help you uncover what your treasures are worth. Brown will be holding an Appraisal Fair for the Oldham County History Center on Sat., Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Rob Morris Educational Building on the History Center campus in La Grange.There is a $5 charge for each appraised item, limit of two items per person.

    History Tots

  • Author dinner series returns

    J. D. Wilkes will be the first featured author for the History Press Author Dinner Series 2014 lineup on Thursday, Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m. This dinner series was hugely popular in 2013 for the Oldham County Historical Society. It promises to be just as exciting with a new lineup of Kentucky authors speaking on a variety of topics such as: Kentucky sweet treats, Canonero II (Kentucky Derby winner), the Battle of Perryville, the city of Lexington, country ham history and Rob Morris, La Grange resident, Poet Laureate of Freemasonry and founder of the Order of the Eastern Star.

  • Kentucky Arts Council
  • Magistrate candidates address GOP women

    The Oldham County Republican Women’s Club featured candidates for District 5 Magistrate at their January meeting. Incumbent JD Sparks (right) and challenger Iva Davis (left) spoke to the club about why they would be the better magistrate for voters in the Pewee Valley area.

    Sparks cited improvements he has made in the last three years and Davis stated she is “a doer, not a talker” and would work hard for the people in her district.

  • FOP lodge hosts forum

    The Oldham County FOP Lodge 62 will be hosting a political forum.

    The forum will take place Monday, Feb. 10 6:30 p.m. at the John Black Center. This forum is open to the public but there will be no public questions accepted. Candidates running for County Judge Executive, County Attorney, Sheriff, Coroner and La Grange Mayor will be asked predetermined questions pertaining to law enforcement and emergency services.

  • History Center hosts personal genealogy workshop

    As a general rule, vital records weren’t kept in the United States until the early 1900s. This makes it more challenging for anyone researching a relative prior to that time. But the information vital records contain makes the search worthwhile: full name of individual being researched, date of a certain event (birth/death), county, state or town where event took place. This is all valuable knowledge to someone searching for a needle in a haystack.

  • Little Colonel Players opening 2014 season

    The Little Colonel Players present Guilty Conscience, by Richard L. Levinson and William Link, and directed by Theresa Wentzel, opening Feb. 13 at the Little Colonel Playhouse, 302 Mt. Mercy Drive, Pewee Valley.

  • Community briefs Feb. 6

    Free tax services

  • Community briefs Jan. 30

    Health department wellness series

    The Oldham County Health Department will host the following: The New Definitions of Wellness Series with Dr. Carl Paige of Paige Primary Care Center at the Oldham County Health Department, 1786 Commerce Parkway, La Grange 40031, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m.

    Topic: Heart Health: Prevention and treatment of cardiac disease with nutrition and lifestyle.

    Life Line Screening

  • Living Treasures Honored