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County Events

  • Arts on Quality Place returns to Buckner YMCA

    A number of favorite St. James Court Art Show artists will be selling their works at the up and coming Oldham Arts on Quality Place show Oct. 24-26.

  • Annual Railroad and Bluegrass Festival this weekend

    La Grange community leaders and volunteers are working together again this fall to create and promote Downtown La Grange as the regional hot spot for trainspotting and bluegrass music.

  • Pageant kicks off county fair
  • Providence Richwood offers legal, government assistance classes

    The Providence Richwood in La Grange is offering the following classes:

    Tuesday Aug. 19 at 7 p.m.: Legal Documents presentation by Kentucky ElderLaw Attorneys.

  • Valero grand opening

    Valero will be celebrating its grand opening in Crestwood Aug. 1. Jodi, the new store manager, has been a part of Crestwood for 26 years and is excited about celebrating her grand opening with her hometown community. Valero and its vendors will have great deals and free products such as free fountain drinks, popcorn and popsicles for the kiddos. Valero is located at 6600 W Hwy 22 in Crestwood.

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  • Beauty pageants, new rides the draw for county fair

    It’s the golden anniversary of pageantry in Oldham County and this year’s fair is preparing for big crowds, smiles and prizes.

    The first pageant will be held for the crowning of Miss Oldham County at 7:30 p.m. on July 29. Each girl will have the opportunity to receive a $500 prize to go toward higher education. This will be held after the opening night ceremony with Brandy Neeley, former American Idol Contestant, singing her rendition of the “National Anthem.”

  • Health fair at Baptist Health La Grange

    Do you know your risk for heart disease, diabetes or osteoporosis? Find out your risk for these conditions as well as equip yourself with the latest health information at a free Family Health Fair at Baptist Health La Grange on Friday, July 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is not required.

    Free screenings include:

    •Body mass index

    •Blood glucose

    •Blood pressure

  • Registration open for Hillcrest Youth triathalon

    The Hillcrest Youth Association will hold the Sixth Annual Youth Triathlon August 16 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Two hundred athletes will compete in swimming, biking and running in the Hillcrest Neighborhood. Participation is open to the public for youth ages 4-16 as of Aug. 1, and is $40, plus a $10 one-day USAT certificate. No training wheels are allowed.

    Registration is open now at www.active.com. There will be no late registration or registrations on the day of the race.

  • Sound of Music at Arts Center

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center will come alive with Roger and Hammerstein’s classic “The Sound of Music” this summer. The outpouring of support by the community was evident this past spring when a diverse and talented group of adults and children auditioned for roles. It is truly a Community Theatre production with a cast made up of students, teachers, dentists, retirees, a financial advisor, moms and dads.

  • A special kind of green

    Artists and art lovers flocked to downtown La Grange last weekend for Arts on the Green, which celebrated its 15th event this year. As part of the festivities, a champion of the arts was crowned and a special painting of Goshen was unveiled.