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Today's News

  • La Grange Assembly of God hosts yard sale

    From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, La Grange Assembly of God will host a church yard sale. Proceeds go to mission.s

    La Grange AOG is located at 2109 W Ky. 146. For information, call 222-5815.

  • Child ID, crime prevention event planned Tuesday

    Sheriff's Night Out is planned Tuesday to raise awareness about crime prevention and community service strategies. 

    The event, free to all Oldham County residents, will be 5 to 8 p.m. at the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office located at 100 W. Jefferson St., La Grange in the rear lot.

    Sponsors include OCSO, Sheriff Steve Sparrow and Liska Conggeshall, general manager of the La Grange Dairy Queen.

    Games, giveaways and educational materials will be available for children and adults. OCSO's Community Services Unit will offer the Child ID program. 

  • Mitchell graduates from leader’s training

    Joshua T. Mitchell recently graduated from the U.S. Army ROTC Leader’s Training Course at Fort Knox.

    Mitchell is a student at the University of Kentucky.

    He is the son of Kenneth S. Mitchell of Sanford, N.C., and Cynthia R. Jorgensen of Crestwood.

    Mitchell is a 2006 graduate of South Oldham High School.

  • Angel Food Ministries announces August Menu

     Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit, non-denominational organization that provides fresh and frozen food items sold at about half the price to help people with their grocery bills.

    Anyone of any income level can buy the food.

    The $30 August box includes: 

    • 1.5 lbs. ribeye steaks (four 6-ounce);

    • 3 lbs. individually quick frozen split chicken breast;

    • 1 lb. boneless center-cut pork chops;

    • 2 lbs. mac andee^beef dinner entrée;

    • 1.5 lbs. breaded all white meat chicken nuggets;

  • Grand jury indicts nine

     An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments:

    • Juliette House, 46, is indicted for second-degree forgery, theft by failure to make required disposition of property over $300, tampering with physical evidence and tampering with public records.

  • Extra innings

    After one year of glory, how long have your cleats sat in the closet longing for another chance on the field? Now there’s a way to get some good out of those remnants from seasons past.

    Six girls from Girl Scout Troup 1454 are collecting used sporting goods to give away to families who need a new basketball, hockey stick or pair of cleats. They’ve collected more than 100 items since this spring,  they’ve inflated balls, sprayed deodorizer in the shoes and are almost ready to it all away.

  • Mullins tabbed to lead OCHS girls

    BUCKNER – After 15 years of paying his dues, Steven Mullins is getting his chance at a place he always wanted to be.

    Mullins was introduced Monday as the head coach of the Oldham County High School Lady Colonels’ basketball program.

    “I am just extremely excited and humbled by this,” Mullins said. “I am ready to go. It’s been 15 years of being an assistant, coaching in middle school and AAU ball. I am ready to get going.”

  • Law, Niemann win festival races

    LA GRANGE – Jacob Law and Kacie Niemann are the winners of the Oldham County Day Festival 5K run. Below are the results by age group for the 5K and 1-mile races:

     

    5K Results

    MALE

    1 - Jacob Law

    2 - Brian Knight

    3 - Kevin Alessandro

    4 - Joe Mallek

    5 - Aaron Smith

    Age group winners

    Under 16 - Joel Fischer

    16-19 - John DePasco

    20-24 - Tripp Corum

    24-29 -  Dave Ryan

    30-34 -  Matt Slovick

    35-39 - Andy Donelson

  • Ky. 22 will be reduced to one lane

    The Department of Highways District 5 Office announces that Ky. 22 in Oldham County will be reduced to one lane at the Curry’s Fork Bridge, commonly known as Bridge Hill (mile point 4.5) to allow for installation of a high friction pavement coating at this location.  This coating is being applied to improve traction on this section of roadway. 

    The lane closures on Ky. 22 are scheduled for 8 a.m. to 8  p.m. Saturday Traffic will be flagged through the work zone.

  • Cookbook will help fund patient care at Baptist Northeast

    The Baptist Hospital Northeast Favorite Recipes cookbook is now available in the hospital gift shop for $14.95 plus tax. 

    The book is a hardbound three-ring binder with an easel for easy reading while cooking. It contains 450 recipes from employees, volunteers and physicians. Proceeds benefit Baptist Hospital Foundation’s Baptist Northeast Patient Care Fund. 

    The gift shop is open 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

    For information, call 222-3306.