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Local News

  • Time to prepare for the 2015 Oldham County Fair

    Since 1933, the Oldham County Fair has been a place to showcase the best of Oldham County. Residents and Oldham County Extension Homemaker members can display their talents and abilities in a variety of activities in the Home and Family Arts and Agriculture Departments, plus earn premium money, ribbons, and bragging rights for the coming year. Blue ribbons earn $6, red ribbons $4 and white ribbons $2. All rules and categories are available at oldhamcountyfairgrounds.com.
    In Home and Family Arts, there are three age divisions: Juniors (6-18), Open (19-61), and Seniors (62+).

  • Judge-Executive honors
  • New Masonic Emblem placed in Pewee Valley

    During a windstorm in 2008, the Pewee Valley’s Masonic Lodge’s emblem blew off of the Little Colonel Playhouse.

    Masonic members Gene Crady and Kevin Reardon searched through the rubble for their fraternity’s symbolic emblem, but could not find it.  

    When Crady and Reardon later found out that The Little Colonel Playhouse was going to be on the National Register of Historic Places, they wanted to be part of it since it was originally their lodge.

  • Welcome to the Wild, Wild West
  • Crestwood Festival brings families together
  • Networking at Night with the Oldham Chamber
  • Photography show winners named at Gallery 104

     “Kentucky Moonrise,” by photographer, Alexey Stiop won first place at the Kentucky Past and Present photography show at Gallery 104 in La Grange. Kentucky Past and Present, the Arts Association of Oldham County’s (AAOC) 6th annual photography show and contest, runs through Aug. 8 at Gallery 104. Chaired by AAOC President E. Ann Stroth, this juried exhibit is a photography show open to any artist to create Kentucky-themed photos. This year’s exhibit features 27 works by 12 artists.

  • Estes to compete in Miss Kentucky

     Thirty-one contestants representing local scholarship pageants from across the state will be vying for the title of Miss Kentucky 2015 and this year one of the semi-finalists will be determined by the public, rather than the panel of judges.

  • Community in Brief -- July 2

     Event cancelled for July

    The Oldham County Post #39 American Legion usually hosts an informal meeting on the third Saturday of each month at which Post members meet for an informal pay your own way breakfast. Due to a conflict with Oldham County Day, the Post will not have a breakfast on July 18, but will resume the activity in August.

     

    Sheriff’s Scramble

  • Train observation station to be installed in La Grange

    Construction began Thursday on a two-story observation tower to be installed on the corner of Main and Cedar Streets in downtown La Grange.
    The project, led by Discover Downtown La Grange (DDL), was designed by former mayor Bill Lammlein and will be used as a station to observe trains that pass through the city.
    The idea came to DDL, because of the many tourists who come from all over the country and in some cases, the world, to take photos of the trains passing through the historic town.