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Clubs & Organizations

  • 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.

  • Library celebrates going green
  • Dickerson honored at Boys State
  • Project Guild honors one of its founders with a bench

    Members of the Project Guild of La Grange recently unveiled a bench to honor the woman who coordinated the inaugural Oldham County Day celebration more than 40 years ago.

    In 1971, the late Nancy Crass served as president of Project Guild, and urged the group to host a community-wide celebration. The idea for the festival was based on her fond memories of fundraisers to support the local fire department in Hartford, where she was raised.

  • Living Treasures part of Oldham County Day festivities

    You’re part of a unique group if you belong to The Living Treasures. These individuals from the Oldham County community are known for their wisdom and various accomplishments, having spent a lifetime making history. Their impact, whether large or small, is felt by many far and wide. Members of this select group will be at the Oldham County History Center on Oldham County Day, July 19, for a meet and greet.

  • Rosenwald School marker dedicated
  • Cooking camp completed

    The Oldham County Health Department and the Oldham County Cooperative Extension collaborated to present the 5th Kids’ Cooking Camp, June 16- 19. Twenty-five campers, eight teen leaders and twelve adult volunteers spent the week exploring the relationship between Science and Cooking. Campers prepared numerous healthy recipes that included: butter, quesadillas, ice cream, veggie pizzas and bran muffins.

  • Knights give to Cedar Lake Lodge

    The Immaculate Conception Knights of Columbus presented a check in the amount of $1,498.24 to Cedar Lake Lodge in June. The funds came from the Knights annual Tootsie Roll Road Block collection effort. Pictured left to right—Nathaniel Meade, CLL Administrator; George Hayes, KC District Deputy; James Evans, Vice President of Development and Marketing CLL; Joe Liedtke, KC Grand Knight; and Jack Dombroski, KC Deputy Grand Knight.