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Today's News

  • Prospect riders participate in North American competition

    Kelly Taylor, 17, and M. Paige Pence, 15, eventing horseback riders who train with Susan Harris of Spring Run Farm in Prospect, were selected as part of the four person Area 8 junior one star riding team at North American Junior Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC) at the Kentucky Horse Park from July 14-20. Area 8 is a United States Eventing Association designation that includes Kentucky, West Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and western Pennsylvania.

  • Crestwood group holds flapjack fundraiser in La Grange

    The Apple Gold Group, a franchisee of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, is proud to support the local American Heritage Girls Troop of Crestwood by hosting a Flapjack Fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20. All proceeds raised will be used to fund special events for troop members and support the Heritage Troop’s general activities, which aim to strengthen character through family, community and service projects.

  • Goshen cub scouts receive conservation grant

     

    Cub Scout Pack 984 of Goshen recently received a $1,000 grant from the Louisville Audubon Society to use toward the Scouts’ conservation projects.

    Pack 984 decided as a group that they would like to do a conservation project each year.

    “As Cub Master, I wanted to do a project that would not only benefit the community, but also the approximately 30 to 40 Cub Scouts ranging in age from six to ten years old that would be participating in the projects,” Morales said.

  • Annual tractor drive in two weeks

    The Annual Antique Iron Tractor Drive is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

    Antique Iron is a group of Oldham County History Center members that features those with interests in antique machines such as tractors, model-Ts, just about anything “old” and can “work or move.” The Club meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Oldham County History Center.

  • Joint pain seminar at Baptist Health

    Do you suffer from joint pain? Join orthopaedic surgeon Eugene Jacob, M.D., for a free seminar at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16 to learn the latest treatment options for sufferers of joint pain. The seminar will be held at Baptist Health La Grange and includes light refreshments.

    Topics of discussion include arthritis of the hip and knee, surgical and non-surgical joint pain treatment options and new technologies in hip and knee replacement including the “GetAroundKnee.”

    Space is limited at this free program sponsored by Stryker Orthopaedics.

  • Veteran’s Park holds competition

    Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky, which is being built in Crestwood in front of South Oldham High School, is hosting a contest open to all public and private Oldham County students.

    The contest includes two competitions:

    •Create a video up to two minutes on the project with a focus on youth participation in the project (this would be the type of video that is uploaded to YouTube). The contest winner would receive $200.

    •Create an artist rendering of Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky. The contest winner would receive $100.

  • Neil Murphy named Ky Farm Bureau manager for La Grange

    Neil Murphy has been appointed as the new agency manager with Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Insurance at the Oldham County Farm Bureau–La Grange Agency. Murphy’s appointment was announced in Louisville by Chuck Osborne, Vice President of Agency Support & Marketing for KFB Insurance.

  • Community briefs Sept. 18

    SOFD Fire Fest

    Join the South Oldham Fire Department Saturday Oct. 4 for a day of fun, food and entertainment! There will be a bouncy house and games for the kids, an apparatus showcase and local businesses. There will also be a residential sprinkler and vehicle extrication demonstration. Admission is free.

    Donations for the WHAS Crusade for Children are appreciated. This is a fire prevention event as well as a fundraiser for the Crusade. Bring out the family and have a fun, safe time.

    Handshakes and Pancakes

  • Judges, clerks excited for new e-filing system

    Neighboring counties Oldham, Henry and Trimble will help test out a new electronic filing system for the state’s court system, area judges announced last week.

    The three counties make up the 12th Circuit in Kentucky, which is only the third circuit in the state to launch e-filing for civic cases, District Judge Jerry Crosby said.

    The new program will allow court clerks to enter motions, filings and other legal documents electronically, allowing for the start of a transition away from expensive paper costs, he said.

  • Crestwood Civic celebrates 100 years

    Not many organizations can say they have served a community for a whole century, but the Crestwood Civic Club will be among those few when it celebrates 100 years in Oldham County this weekend.

    The Commonwealth of Kentucky incorporated the club in November 1914 with the desire of its members to make the community a better and safer place to live.

    In 100 years, the club has promoted charitable, education and religious endeavors, including Apple Patch, American Red Cross and Girl Scouts.