To raise awareness about the alarming numbers of Americans who die from heart disease each year and money for the American Heart Association, Baptist Health La Grange employees and their families created custom Derby hats.
The number of conceal carry deadly weapons (CCDW) permit holders in Oldham County is on the rise. In 2011, 387 residents in Oldham County applied for a new CCDW permit, according to a previous Era report.
Veterans at The Richwood in La Grange were treated to a flag retirement by the Carroll County Honor Guard on March 22. The service honored veterans living at the facility by retiring the flag flying there and replacing it with a newer flag in better condition.
School in Oldham County will start a week later next year and early release days will be a thing of the past. At the Oldham County Board of Education meeting on March 20, the school board approved the calendar for the upcoming school year.
The North Oldham High School Men's Leadership Board sponsored an intramural volleyball league this winter in order to raise money for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. The league ended with a match between the winners of the intramural league and a team with members of the school's faculty.