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Clubs & Organizations

  • Community briefs July 31

    Pleasant View homecoming

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will be celebrating their Church Homecoming/Basket Meeting on Sunday, Aug. 10. The 3 p.m. speaker will be Rev. Robert Carr of Union Baptist Church, Louisville, along with his congregration. Lunch will be served at 2 p.m.

    Also, Pleasant View Baptist Church will be celebrating their Choir Appreciation Day on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. The morning speaker will be Minister Brenda Higgins, Associate Minister of Bethesda Church, Shelbyville.

    Old Time Revival

  • Center’s history cruise puts the ‘fun’ in fundraising

    By Helen E. McKinney

    Oldham County History Center

    The Ohio River has played an important role in not only the development of Oldham County, but American history as well. Serving as a primary transportation route during the era of westward expansion, it brought many settlers to Oldham County shores and many stories Nancy Stearns Theiss is familiar with.

    “As one of the largest and most beautiful rivers in the northern hemisphere, the Ohio River has influenced almost every single aspect in our nation’s history,” Theiss said.

  • Basketball star inducted into Rotary

    Former U of L star basketball player, gold medalist and current professional player for the Atlanta Dream, Angel McCoughtry and Para-Olympic gold medalist Danielle Wilkinson are seen pictured here at McCoughtry’s induction into the Rotary Club of Prospect/Goshen on July 17 at the Hunting Creek Country Club in Prospect.

  • South Oldham Rotary Club inducts new officers, committee chairs

    The South Oldham Rotary Club held their Annual Installation Banquet at 314 Exchange in Pewee Valley on June 26 to install incoming officers and committee chairs. The evening started with a fabulous dinner catered by Latte Café and entertainment by Emily Meredith, daughter of Rotarian Dave Meredith and club member Ryan Oliver.

  • Community briefs July 17

    Heat Break

    The La Grange Fire Department will host a yard sale and “heat break” area during Oldham County Day on Saturday. From 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the main fire station in La Grange, there will be free popsicles, cheap bottled water and a yard sale.

    Proceeds go to the Shop with Sparky program. The main bays will also be open for people to come inside and get out of the heat and a fire hose will spray down kids every hour on the hour.

    Trivia Night

  • Buckner resident vying for Miss Kentucky crown

    Thirty-two contestants representing local scholarship pageants from across the state will be vying for the title of Miss Kentucky 2014, and this year one of the semi-finalists will be determined by the public, rather than the panel of judges. Hannah Estes of Buckner will be competing in the pageant as Miss Cardinal Country representing her school the University of Louisville.

    The pageant will be held at the Singletary Center for the Arts on the campus of the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

  • Hunter honored as July Artist of the Month at Gallery 104

    Having a lifelong love for photography, Kathy Seelbach Hunter has continued in her grandfather’s footsteps as a photographer. Self-taught and having shot pictures since her teens, she began to seriously work at her passion and in 2007 started her own business as a freelance photographer, doing wedding and portrait photography as well as exhibiting in local and regional art fairs.

  • Community briefs July 10

    Barn Dance

    Join author J.D. Wilkes as he discusses the history of barn dances in Kentucky Thursday at 6:30 p.m. This free event will be held at “Knock on Wood” - 7001 Main Street in Westport

    Book Signing

    Kentucky friends, neighbors and readers, please come and be a part of a Speak and Sign in Kentucky on Saturday, July 12, at 1 p.m. at Karen’s

    Book Barn & Java Shop, 127 E. Main St. La Grange. You’ll hear tales from the trails of an aviation career of over four decades, including personal accounts of two

  • Children’s camp explores Civil War in Oldham County

    Ever wonder if Oldham County supported the North or the South during the Civil War? Did most residents uphold Kentucky’s decision to remain in the Union? In 1860, a year before the war began there were 4,815 whites, 37 free colored and 2,431 slaves in Oldham County. And every one of them had a story to tell. Children ages 7-12 will be able to take an in-depth look at how a war that split the nation also split the county and turned brother against brother right in their own backyard, through a new summer camp that explores the Civil War.

  • County boys help Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Camp kick off 39th year

    The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch summer camping program opened for their 39th camping season on Sunday, June 15, with boys in attendance. The camp runs throughout June and July, serving both boys and girls, alternately throughout the camp season.