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Clubs & Organizations

  • Community briefs

    Winter Bazaars

    The La Grange Farmers Market and Artisans will host two Winter Bazaars. The Bazaars, slated for Nov. 16 and Dec. 14 will be held at the La Grange Community Center on 307 West Jefferson Street in La Grange from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Over 25 vendors will have a variety of value-added farm products, crafts, art and gift items. Lunch will be proivded by Nourishment For You and all shoppers can enter to win a Market Basket. For more information, visit www.lagrangefarmersmarket.com.

     

    Library Game Night

  • KINNEY NAMED NOVEMBER ARTIST OF THE MONTH

    Like many people approaching retirement, Tom Kinney was looking for another outlet to keep active.  Luckily for the many admirers of his jewelry, he decided on metal working. 

    “I never expected to work in the arts,” he said.  “I have a business degree and spent the bulk of my career in retail, then worked another 15 years in residential building and real estate.”

  • Project Guild reflects on nearly five decades of service

    Project Guild of La Grange was founded in August 1964, with 14 young homemakers as charter members. The original purpose of the organization was to enable local residents to serve as assets to each other and to Oldham County.

  • Class of 1953 Reunion
  • South Oldham Fire Fest

    The South Oldham Fire Department held their annual Fire Fest last Saturday. Turnout was solid again this year, despite rain washing out many outdoor activities in the afternoon.

  • JET Team helps citizens prepare for disaster
  • Railroad Foundation Holds Fundraiser

    The Ohio Valley Railroad Historical Foundation will be having a fundraiser Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the La Grange Railroad Museum.

    While the foundation is calling the event a fundraiser, all activities are free, but donation jars will be available.

    The event will feature Christian country and old country music and two great train robberies at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

    There will tours of the museum, its engine and other train cars as well as BBQ sandwiches and drinks.

    The event coincides with the Railroad and Bluegrass Festival.

  • Spirited Women Achieving Notoriety

    Janet Warren, Hope Health Clinic

    As Executive Director of the Hope Health Clinic Janet Warren has made a great difference in the lives of people in Oldham and surrounding counties.  The Clinic serves individuals who are uninsured with primary health care services in a holistic environment designed to meet the physical, mental and spiritual needs of those people.  Under her leadership, and with the support of the all volunteer Advisory Council, the Clinic has forged a strong consortium of individuals and agencies representing the public and private sectors.

  • Discovering the world around us

     By Helen E. McKinney

    Educator/Genealogist

    Oldham County History Center

    In a high-tech world of computers, iPods and GPS’s, we think we have all of the information we need at our finger tips. So why has no one ever discovered what happened to the settlers of Roanoke Island who disappeared in 1587?

  • Biggest Ash Tree Crowned

     The Oldham County Conservation District recently hosted a Big Tree Contest for all Oldham County residents.  This year’s featured tree was the Ash.  Congratulations to the following winners:

    Ken & Beverly Craig, overall winner, with a 11.3’ circumference tree

    Gabe Cartwright, ages 18-55 category, with a 5.95’ circumference tree.

    Bob Ernst, Senior Category, with a 10.7’ circumference tree