City News

  • USDA offers grants to local farmers

     The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) encourages private landowners, farmers and property owners to contact their NRCS office to apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial funding  opportunities through their EQIP Program.

  • Bakers rise to learn in yeast bread class

     On Sept. 24, Oldham County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Chris Duncan taught a class on Yeast Breads at the Oldham County Cooperative Extension Office. Oldham Countians from age six to sixty attended this fun and informative class. 

    After demonstrating a 30-minute pizza recipe, Chris discussed gluten-free bread and making bread in a bread machine. Below is another recipe shared at the yeast breads class:


  • Conservation groups host workshop

     Local conservation groups are providing a free workshop called “Putting Nature to Work in Your Landscape,” featuring ways to improve the look and value of your landscape while improving water quality in our community.

    The workshop is free, open to the public, and will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 17 in La Grange at the Oldham County Cooperative Extension Service, next to the police station on Dispatchers Way.  

  • Community in Brief - Oct. 8, 2015

     Oldham County shredding

    To avoid identity theft, participate in the Oldham County Free Shredding Event on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Oldham County Fairgrounds on Highway 146 from 9 a.m. to noon.

    Papers containing names, addresses, phone numbers, social security or account numbers are susceptible to identity theft. Residents can protect themselves by bringing sensitive documents, discs, credit cards and other confidential materials for on-site shredding.

  • Public Records - Oct. 8, 2015

     La Grange Police


    Cory W. Isaacs, 20, La Grange — arrested Sept. 28 on a warrant for trafficking in controlled substance, third degree, first offense


    Shaun C. Pace, 35, La Grange — arrested Sept. 28 on a warrant for burglary second degree and receiving stolen property under $500


  • Local farm wins goat show
  • County offers hazardous waste collection to residents, Oct. 10

     A Hazardous Waste Collection will be held Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Oldham County Fairgrounds, 2401 West Highway 146, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Acceptable items include:

    •  Oil-based or lead paints, varnishes, stains and solvents such as paint thinner, mineral spirits, degreasers, wood preservatives

    •  Compact and tube fluorescent light bulbs, PCB ballasts

  • Coaches visit South Oldham Rotary

     Friday, Sept. 25, the South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of having South Oldham High School football coach Jamie Reed and Oldham County High School football coach Mike Schatzer as their guest speakers. The coaches shared with the club that what student athletes do off the field is more important what they do on the field.  

  • 2016 piggy bank contest announced

     Oldham County will once again be participating in the Piggy Bank Design Contest, hosted by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. The Piggy Bank Design Contest encourages youth to use their creativity while learning the importance of saving money and reducing debt.

  • Community in Brief - Oct. 1, 2015

     Get crafty in Pewee

    Arts and Crafts Day in Pewee Valley will be held Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in several locations in Pewee Valley.

    Pewee Valley Woman’s Club and St. James Episcopal Church sponsor a juried arts & crafts day featuring over 75 art and craft vendors.  Along with the crafts, the day includes live demonstrations, food, silent auctions and a chance to split the pot.