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City News

  • SBA offers loans for storm damage

     The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private nonprofit organizations located in Jefferson, Oldham and Trimble counties in Kentucky that May 2 is the deadline to apply for a working capital disaster loan as a result of excessive rain and flooding that began on May 1, 2015. 

  • Community in Brief - April 7, 2016

     History Center sponsors cruise

    The Oldham County History Center will sponsor its first history cruise of the season on Wednesday, April 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Participants will enjoy the comforts of the luxury yacht, Princess, a full-service yacht owned and operated by Captain’s Quarters restaurant in Prospect, Ky. Admission of $45 per person includes non-alcoholic beverages. Cash bar. Reservations required.

  • Become a Master Clothing Volunteer

     If you’re interested in making sewing more than just a hobby, Cooperative Extension’s Master Clothing Volunteer program might be right for you. Recruitment for the Master Clothing Volunteer Class of 2016 is ongoing through the end of June.

  • Andersons’ supports La Grange Main Street

     Joshua Anderson, co-owner of Andersons’ Sales and Service in Crestwood, knows firsthand the importance of supporting local independent businesses. 

  • Anthem recognizes Baptist

     Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has recognized five Baptist Health affiliated hospitals for quality and cost-efficiency by designating each as a Blue Distinction Center+ or Blue Distinction Center for certain areas of specialty care.

    In the specialty areas in which the hospitals were eligible, Baptist Health affiliated facilities earned 14 awards. Among the Baptist facilities awarded was Baptist Health La Grange, who earned Blue Distinction Center designation for maternity care.

  • South Oldham Fire Auxiliary to hold Fire Run

     The South Oldham Fire Auxiliary (SOFA) will host the second annual South Oldham Fire Run on May 28 at 7 p.m.  The unique 5K Run/Walk and 5-mile Firefighter Challenge (a more challenging course, open to all), a family event, will feature a “dispatch start” with participants walking/running along a fire-lit path through Yew Dell Botanical Gardens.  

  • Community in Brief - March 31, 2016

     Kenwood Station donates to DSL

    Each month, Kenwood Station participates in a project to raise money and/or awareness for an organization. In March, students and staff set out to benefit Down Syndrome of Louisville, a non-profit organization with the mission of improving the lives of people with Down Syndrome. 

  • Be aware to stay safe in public places

     Two women were recently attacked in two La Grange parking lots. Both attacks occurred in the evening, and each woman was in her car when a man approached her with a gun and demanded money.

  • La Grange Fire recognizes members

     The La Grange Fire and Rescue Department recently recognized several members for their achievements with the department at its annual awards banquet.      

  • Be a blood donor this April

     The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April, and make a difference in the lives of patients in need.

    More than three million generous people donated blood through the Red Cross last year. The Red Cross salutes these volunteer blood donors who helped fulfill its lifesaving mission, and invites others to roll up a sleeve and join them.