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Today's News

  • It's always something

     We are tiny complex humans in a huge complex world and an even bigger universe.  It’s all so unimaginably, fantastically strange that we’ll never be able to understand everything.  And that applies at all levels and in all areas of life.  Once you grasp this rule you’ll sleep easier at night.

  • Heilman places wreath

     World War II Marine veteran Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, who recently completed his 6,000-mile motorcycle ride to kick off the “Spirit of ‘45” national commemoration of the end of WWII in August, returned to Louisville on Sunday, June 21, to place a wreath at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery.  

  • Honoring Famous Oldham Countians Series continues

     RICHARD JAMES OGLESBY DAY  June 27 at the                                            Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum

                           

  • Community in brief --June 25, 2015

     Summer theatre

    Oldham County Schools Arts Center’s All Community Summer Theatre production of “Fiddler on the Roof” will be performed June 25, 26 and 27 at 7pm.  

  • Sidewalk art project begins

     The La Grange Crossroads District invites local artists to participate in the Sidewalk Art Project. Spaces on sidewalks in Downtown La Grange have been selected for art paintings. The five categories are: historic, railroad, equine, spirits and horticulture.

    Anyone may submit an application and a preliminary sketch or digital image of the intended art. If selected to be one of the 21 artists, there will be a $20 entry fee to help cover the paint and prize money. 

  • What happens to people who don’t believe?

     A very popular philosophical idea about salvation is known as the religious mountain.  We are at the bottom and God is at the top.  There are many paths to God (Hindu, Muslim, Judaism, Buddhism, Witchcraft, in addition to Christianity), and it doesn’t matter which one you take.  Take a path, any path, mix and match them, and we will all end up at the same place, the top of the mountain with God. 

  • SOHS student elected governor of national program

     Sydney Bright of South Oldham High School was elected as a delegate to attend the American Legion Auxiliary’s (ALA) Girls Nation program in Washington, D.C.

    ALA Girls Nation is a program for aspiring young women leaders providing firsthand experience and practical insight into how the federal government works. Two participants per state, known as “senators,” are chosen to represent their respective Girls State programs.

  • High school sophomores attend leadership program

     Delany Young of Prospect and Sarah Abukwaik of Crestwood recently attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Kentucky Seminar held at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond from June 11-14. 

  • Education in brief --June 25, 2015

     OCEF appoints new members

    The Oldham County Educational Foundation recently announced the appointment of three new board members who will begin serving in August. 

    Ryan Oliver, of Oliver Financial Group; Angelo Stekardis of UPS; and April Vance of Stantec will fill vacancies created by departing board members. 

  • Kamen wins Kohl’s scholarship

     Kohl’s Department Stores recently  announced it has awarded more than 2,500 winners nationwide with nearly $400,000 in scholarships for higher education and prizes through the Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program. The winners were chosen from more than 32,000 nominees nationwide, and selected for the positive impact their volunteer efforts have on the community.