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  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church renames preschool playground

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church recently named its new preschool playground after Paul Strand of La Grange. 

    The dedication recognizes Strand's role in moving and reconstructing the playground and other projects. 

  • Family game "Ruckus' at La Grange toy store selling well

    The Treasured Child, a small La Grange specialty store is one of the nation's top sellers of a family game called Ruckus, outselling much larger retailers across the country, according to Dan Levy, president of Funstreet Inc and the game's creator and manufacturer.

    Levy said the Treasured Child is in the top 5 percent of the 1,500 stores selling the game nationwide. Ruckus has been carried by Toys 'R' Us, Target, FAO Schwarz and Nordstrom. He said none of the stores in those chains has ever made it into the top 5 percent.

  • South Oldham PTSA sponsors college and career night

    South Oldham High School's PTSA will host its next college and career night from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 7 in the SOHS cafeteria.

    The topic is resume writing and interviewing for college and jobs.

     

  • Oldham graduate designs local building

    A Crestwood optometry building was built to be pleasing to the eye - but its LEED certification makes it equally agreeable to the environment.

  • Sheriff's Reports

    Warrant arrests

  • For MacKindsey

    More than $2,000 was raised Saturday for 7-year-old MacKindsey Walker, who was diagnosed in September with an inoperable tumor on her brain stem. Doctors say the cancer is rare and almost always terminal.

  • Burning the valley

    Pewee Valley officials are urging residents to avoid burning leaves after some have complained about noxious fumes and safety issues.

    Volunteers with Pewee Valley Fire Protection District responded to a leaf fire Nov. 2 that blanketed the area in thick smoke for hours.

  • H1N1 clinic takes place Saturday

     

    H1N1 clinic takes place Saturday

    The Oldham County Health Department will host a mass H1N1 vaccination from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at La Grange Baptist Church, 1139 Commerce Parkway in La Grange.

  • Event honors women in leadership

    Mothers, daughters, sisters, aunts and leaders. Beautiful, smart, creative, loving and special. Those words are the descriptions of many who attended an event Nov. 6 honoring women for all they’ve achieved.

  • Oldham County Schools to host town hall meeting

    The Oldham County Board of Education will host a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Nov. 12 at Kenwood Station Elementary School. 

    The board invites parents, teachers, grandparents, community leaders and residents to participate, as Oldham County Schools Superintendent Paul Upchurch and school board members will engage in open dialogue with speakers. 

    The purpose of the town hall meetings is to discuss how to address funding dilemmas in the future.