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Clubs & Organizations

  • Scout leader honored

     

    Karen Platt, center, was awarded the Toughest Cookie Award by the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana during a luncheon at the John W. Black Center last Thursday. Pictured with Platt is her daughter, Brittany, left, and Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana CEO Lora Tucker.

  • Girl scout troop 458 soap drive
  • Community briefs August 14

    Church services

    Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 7533 Ballardsville Rd., Smithfield, invites everyone to their annual fall “old Kentucky camp meeting” Aug. 18 – 21. Services will be held in the tabernacle on the church grounds. There will be a host of Bible preachers and special gospel singing every service. Service times are 10 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Meal will be served in the church dining hall. For more information call 502-845-0311.

    Tri-County CAA

  • Watershed public meeting

    Kentucky Waterways Alliance (KWA) and the Harrods Creek Watershed Team are hosting a public meeting on Aug. 27 at 5:30 p.m. at the Field Office of Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve. The goal of the meeting is to brainstorm ideas and begin planning for engaging community events in the watershed with a focus on Upper Harrods Creek. The events can be educational, social or both. Some preliminary ideas include nature walks, farm field days, lectures by local experts and scavenger hunts.

  • Hays earns Eagle Scout honor

    Connor Hays of Crestwood has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.

    He completed his Board of Review on Jan. 23 and was recognized in ceremonies on Saturday, July 26, at Covenant United Methodist Church.

    A member of Troop 153, chartered to Covenant United Methodist Church, Connor is one of approximately four percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle rank, according to Scoutmaster Mark Roup.

  • Richard Kolb named August Artist of the Month

    Richard Kolb of Yardbird is August Artist of the Month at Gallery 104.

    Kolb describes his work stating:

  • Community briefs August 7

    Back to School Event

    Over 30+ small business and direct sales vendors in one place for you to do some back to school shopping and meet your new neighbors at Oldham Oaks Apartments. Plus, door prizes and used book fundraiser to raise money for Relay for Life of Oldham County.

    Also, there will be activities for the kids while the parents browse and shop. The event takes place Aug, 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1000 Cassandra Lane, La Grange, off Commerce Parkway

  • Herbs, hummingbird events at Yew Dell in August

    Curious about how to grow, harvest or cook with herbs? Or are you a hummingbird fan? This August, Yew Dell has something for herb, tomato and hummingbird lovers alike.

  • Dinner series continues with Battle of Perryville

    “The Battle of Perryville was Kentucky’s most important battle,” according to author Stuart W. Sanders, former executive director of the Perryville Battlefield Preservation Association. But he also goes on to say that “Maney’s Brigade played the most critical part.” Stuart has spent countless hours researching Perryville and the battle that took place on Oct. 8, 1862. It was there that 40,000 Union and Confederate soldiers clashed in Kentucky’s largest Civil War battle.

  • Lexington resident wins art show

    Dr. Michael Huang of Lexington won 1st Place in “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” Photo Show at Gallery 104, La Grange.