.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Frankfort update: Recreating King’s march

    As we came in from yet another snowstorm, work on the floor of the Senate centered on cleaning up statutory language, fixing some areas of recent laws as well as safety and protection for our youth from new nicotine products. Wednesday morning, thousands of Kentuckians gathered along Capitol Avenue to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s March on Frankfort. It was a cold and blustery March 5 when Dr. King led 10,000 others in a march up to the front door of our Capitol in support of the Kentucky Civil Rights Act.

  • Uncle Bob’s Cooking: A few recipes for Lent
  • Truitt: Getting comfortable is a family tradition

    “It is so weird that your parents are just lying in the middle of the floor like that.”

    I didn’t think it was weird at all. My mom and dad often cuddled on the floor while watching TV, but my friend Jackie saw it differently.

    “I can’t imagine my parents ever lying on the floor,” she continued, “let alone hugging each other.”

    “I’m sorry,” I stated, unsure of what else to say.

  • Welborn to be Gallery 104 Artist of the Month for March
  • YMCA launches annual campaign

    The Oldham County Family YMCA has launched its annual campaign to ensure that everyone in the Oldham County area has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

    Every day, the Oldham County Family Y works to support the people and neighborhoods that need it most by addressing community issues, such as chronic diseases and obesity. Through programs and facilities at the La Grange Community Center, the Y is able to meet the needs of some of the community’s most needy families.

  • Wrestling event to benefit track athlete’s trip down under

    Oldham County’s Rachel Whitehill is a high jumper and hurdler invited to represent Kentucky Track and Field on the Conference Team at the 2014 Down Under International Games on the Gold Coast in Australia this summer. Rachel has selected with only six other athletes in the eastern conference for track. She is honored to be an ambassador of not only her community and state, but also our country. A major source of funds comes through voluntary contributions of family, friends and business sponsors.

  • Community briefs March 13

    Poll workers

    needed

    Oldham County Democrats and Republicans, the Oldham County Clerk is in need of poll workers on both Primary and General Election Days!

    You must attend Election Training (provided and you are paid $25). Election Day Pay $100.

    When you sign up, it is for the entitre Election Cycle (Primary May 20 and General Nov. 4) Call 502-222-0047 for details.

    Arts on the Green

  • Agriculture scholarships available for fall semester

    The Louisville Agricultural Club will provide college scholarships to high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled in an agricultural college or university in either Kentucky or Indiana in the fall of 2014. To be eligible, students must be residents of Clark, Floyd or Harrison County in Indiana or a resident of one of seven counties in Kentucky. Oldham County is one of the specified counties in Kentucky.

  • Band director honored at KMEA
  • SOHS wins robotics competition

    CX, or Robo Challenge Xtreme, is a challenging robotics competition sponsored by the State Technology Leadership Program. Students from elementary through high school competed in three separate divisions to design, build and program a robot capable of completing this year’s missions in least amount of time. At the end of the day, the first and second place teams from each division were awarded and qualified to compete at this year’s STLP State Finals, which will be held on April 22 at Rupp Arena.

    High School Winners: