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Today's News

  • Ag club gives scholarship

    Young fairgoers have often asked “Freddy,” that giant farm boy sitting on the porch of the Kentucky State Fair, what he does for a regular job. The answer might be “help send young people to college.”

    With funds raised by being the voice of Freddy Farm Bureau, and volunteering at efforts like the upcoming PGA tournament, the Louisville AG Club provides scholarships to young people attending college in the pursuit of ag careers.

  • Anderson awarded military scholarship

    One of the military community’s premier benefits has become even more valuable to 600 college and high school students. The annual Scholarships for Military Children Program winners have been announced and the “Honor Roll” is impressive. Approximately 5,000 students applied for the scholarships at commissary locations worldwide. All of the recipients are listed at www.militaryscholar.org, the official website for the program.

  • Brown graduates from Murray

    Christian Brown of Crestwood graduated from Murray State University on May 10. He received a BS in Biology, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Christian is the son of Pam and Dan Brown. Christian will attend graduate school this fall at Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif..

    Established in 1922, Murray State University has become known through the years as a student-centered university where the emphasis is on academic excellence. Murray State University has an enrollment of approximately 10,800 students.

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  • Overcash receives degree from Colorado

    Erin Roxie Overcash, a 2009 graduate of North Oldham High School, graduated from the University of Colorado – Boulder on May 8 with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. On May 9, she received her commission from the United States Navy. She was the Honor Graduate of her ROTC unit and selected by her peers for the Admiral Arleigh Burke Award.

  • Mueller: The art of making connections

    In a world of increasing isolation, many of us want to reconnect with the people and the aspirations that are important to us. “Field of Dreams” is a film I love about a man who does just that. Ray Kinsella, an Iowa farmer with a wife and young daughter, hears a mysterious voice telling him to build a baseball field in his cornfield. Even though this means putting his family in financial jeopardy Ray follows orders, believing, as the voice put it, “If you build it, he will come.” Actually, many people come.

  • Truitt: Please don’t take my easy bake oven

    I often say, even boastfully at times, that I don’t keep stuff. Years ago, I read a fantastic book called, Clutter’s Last Stand. It inspired me to regularly de-clutter my home, throwing away, giving away and donating things that are no longer needed. I love the satisfaction of knowing that I hauled away 16 garbage bags totaling 560 gallons of stuff, which means I have acquired 560 gallons worth of space in my home. But as much as I would like to think I’m on top of it, I was recently faced with the truth of my clutter.

  • Public Records June 26

    La Grange Police Arrests

    June 16 -- Nikko M. Hopson, 21, La Grange, was arrested on multiple warrants which include three warrants for TBUT under $500, four probation violations and trafficking in a controlled substance first degree, first offense.  Also, burglary third degree, TBUT auto more than $500 but under $10,000, criminal mischief first degree, burglary second degree and three warrants for TBUT $500 or more but under $10,000.  Total of 15 warrants.

  • Community briefs June 26

    Recycling drive

    Immaculate Conception Church in La Grange and Ewaste Systems are sponsoring a recycling drive to collect unwanted electronic waste (e-waste) from the local community on Saturday. This drive is a fundraiser for the parrish.

    Soiree date night

  • Bednarski honored as Oldham County Extension Leader of the Year

    Jon Bednarski was recently honored with the Oldham County Extension Leader of the Year Award. This award is given to an extension volunteer who has shown outstanding leadership and commitment to Oldham County extension programs. Jon is a farmer and serves on Oldham County’s Extension Council and District Board. He is also the president of Oldham County Cattlemen’s Association. Oldham County Extension Council President Nancy Dahlgren presented the award to Jon Bednarski.

  • AAOC meet the artist night

    The Arts Association of Oldham County and Gallery 104 presents Meet the Artist Night, Saturday from 5 - 8 p.m. This month we feature artist Tom Kinney. Who knows who else might pop in and create with us? Meet the Artist Night is a feature of La Grange’s Art on the Tracks. We now have six art galleries/studios on NE Main Street. These include Utopia Studio, Gallery 104, Art Gallery on Main, Kinney/Fire it Up Studio Prather, Inc. and the Campbell Studio.