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Today's News

  • Seeking World War II vets from Oldham County

    A few weeks ago I wrote about Honor Flights. Since then, a group of Oldham County residents has begun work to identify World War Two veterans who live in Oldham County. The group wants to make sure that all Oldham County veterans that are eligible for Honor Flights are able to participate.

    Honor Flights take veterans, free of charge, to Washington DC to visit the World War Two Memorial, the Korean War Memorial and the Iwo Jima Memorial (the Marine Memorial).

  • Public Records July 3

    Grand Jury Indictments

    JUNE 2014

    Casey Endicott – unlawful transaction with a minor, second degree, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana.

    Devon Lightfoot – two counts of trafficking in a controlled substance in the first degree, attempt to commit trafficking in a controlled substance in the first degree.

  • Several students on U of L European music trip
  • La Grange student receives LG&E employee scholarship

    Preparing to head off to college is an exciting time that can quickly turn burdensome as college-related expenses add up. This year, as it has for the last 16 years, the LG&E and KU Foundation is relieving some of that burden by awarding $1,200 in financial assistance for up to four years to 10 outstanding college-bound students. The program is available to the children of employees of LG&E and KU Energy LLC, and is intended to be used toward tuition, books, fees, supplies and classroom equipment.

  • North Oldham High School junior selected for West Point program
  • Living Treasures part of Oldham County Day festivities

    You’re part of a unique group if you belong to The Living Treasures. These individuals from the Oldham County community are known for their wisdom and various accomplishments, having spent a lifetime making history. Their impact, whether large or small, is felt by many far and wide. Members of this select group will be at the Oldham County History Center on Oldham County Day, July 19, for a meet and greet.

  • Rosenwald School marker dedicated
  • Leadership class graduates

    The Leadership Oldham County Class of 2013-2014 recently had a “graduation” meeting last Thursday. Front Row: (left to right) Oldham County Chamber Executive Director Deana Epperly Karem, Kelly Wathen, Kara Hand, Karen Blakemore, Sherry Haley, Keisha Deonarine, Jeremy Esposito Back Row: (left to right) Condrad Daniels, Mark Viehmann, Aaron Esposito, Doug Miles, Joe Magana, Brian Davis and David Bizianes.

  • Cooking camp completed

    The Oldham County Health Department and the Oldham County Cooperative Extension collaborated to present the 5th Kids’ Cooking Camp, June 16- 19. Twenty-five campers, eight teen leaders and twelve adult volunteers spent the week exploring the relationship between Science and Cooking. Campers prepared numerous healthy recipes that included: butter, quesadillas, ice cream, veggie pizzas and bran muffins.

  • Knights give to Cedar Lake Lodge

    The Immaculate Conception Knights of Columbus presented a check in the amount of $1,498.24 to Cedar Lake Lodge in June. The funds came from the Knights annual Tootsie Roll Road Block collection effort. Pictured left to right—Nathaniel Meade, CLL Administrator; George Hayes, KC District Deputy; James Evans, Vice President of Development and Marketing CLL; Joe Liedtke, KC Grand Knight; and Jack Dombroski, KC Deputy Grand Knight.