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Clubs & Organizations

  • Cemetery clean-up

    The La Grange Historical African-American Cemetery received some much-needed attention this past Saturday from the local congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    The cemetery is located two blocks north of Hwy.146 at the junction of Third and Fourth Avenues. The earliest burial documented at the cemetery is from 1849. It is the final resting place for 115 African-Americans who lived here in Oldham County.

  • Community briefs April 17

    TCCAA Plan

    The Tri-County Community Action Agency will display the FY 2015 Community Service Block Grant Plan in the CAA’s office located at 1015 Dispatchers Way La Grange. The public is invited to view the plan between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. This project is funded, in part, under a contract with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services with funds from the Community Service Block Grant Act of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Barry named April Artist of the Month for Gallery 104
  • Spring wildflower walks at Creasey Mahan

    Spring Wildflower Walks with Tavia, Saturday, April 19, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve. The event is free, but donations encouraged.

  • Final genealogy workshop set at the history center

    Don’t miss the final session of the Making History Personal Genealogy Workshop Series. Sponsored by the Oldham County History Center, these workshops have explored the basics of genealogical research and sources available in our area. Knowledgeable speakers have informed participants on a number of topics related to genealogy and how to make the most of their research time.

  • Prospect Chamber focuses on sales leads for April meeting

    The Prospect Area Chamber’s April Meeting to focus on generating maximum profit from sales leads

    We all know how important networking and generating leads are. Once you’ve made the connection, do you know what to do next to generate profit from those leads?

  • Rotarian continues training

    The next president of the Rotary Club of La Grange, Chuck Harper, joined 449 fellow Rotary leaders in Nashville to fine-tune their skills to lead their clubs next year. Harper was selected to serve as president of the club that has major community service projects in La Grange and Oldham County. The Rotary Club is the leading service club in the community and Harper will support initiatives to aid children and education.

  • Community briefs April 10

    Tea cups needed

    Discover Downtown La Grange is in need of gently used tea cups and saucers for The Blue Hydrangea Progressive Tea, an ovarian cancer benefit this Sunday April 13, 1-5 p.m. Please drop off all donated tea cups and saucers to Serendipity Cafe (116 E. Main Street) by Saturday April 12. For questions, please contact Nancy Griffin at 502-269-0126 or director@discoverlagrange.org.

    Easter egg hunt

    Easter Egg Hunt, free to all kids 5th grade and under, April 19 at 10 a.m. at DeHaven Baptist Church.

    Septic workshop

  • Coulson wins Animal Attraction contest

    Louisville artist, Veronica Coulston’s “My Cat”, oil on canvas won 1st Place at the Arts Association of Oldham County’s 5th annual Animal Attraction Show at Gallery 104 in La Grange. Show judge, Richard Luce of Crestwood described Coulston’s piece as “a very nice oil painting with good technical quality, good design and pleasant to look at.”

  • History center hosts public archaeology investigation

    The Oldham County History Center will host an archaeology investigation under the direction of archaeologist Jeannine Kreinbrink. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation located outside of Bedford in Trimble County. The Gatewood Plantation was the last place where Bibb was a slave before he gained freedom by escaping north and later moving to Ipswich, Canada where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper.