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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Ross wins conservation award

    Kendall Ross, a 2014 graduate of Oldham County High School, was this year’s recipient of the Glenn Watson Conservation Award. Kendall will be attending Lindsey Wilson College this fall and plans to major in education, focusing on middle school science. Kendall’s parents are Jim and Toni Ross. Kendall has been a volunteer for many activities through the OCHS community service club. She has also had leadership roles in the Kentucky Youth Assembly and Kentucky United Nations Assembly.

  • Customer appreciation day
  • La Grange Fire celebrates Crusade haul
  • Anniversary Celebration

    Wendell and Betty Burrows Moore recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. The were married June 11, 1954 at Sligo Baptist Church. The couple celebrated June 9 at Key West Shrimp House, Madison, Ind.

  • Earley: Building others up

    A woman took her family reunion pictures to a photo lab to have them touched up a bit. While discussing the project the clerk said, “We can do amazing things with these photos. We can remove wrinkles and make you look 30 pounds lighter.”

    The woman responded, “You can? Can you put them on my sister?”

  • County schools institute tougher truancy penalties

     

    Parents of persistently truant students enrolled in Oldham County Schools will soon be facing stiffer penalties if their children continue to miss school.

    In a move supported by OCS, County Attorney John Carter, local public defenders and district court judges, a new system was recently put in place to hold parents accountable earlier in the truancy process without parents being able to wiggle out of charges when a school year ends, Assistant Superintendent Dan Orman said.

  • Deputy honored by City of Goshen

     

    The City of Goshen has honored Oldham County Sheriff’s Deputy Christopher Fitzner for his work.

    Goshen Mayor Bob Thacker recognized the deputy for pulling over countless impaired drivers in his career and said Fitzner “goes above and beyond the call of duty.”

    “He’s keeping you safe and more importantly he’s keeping your kids safe,” Thacker said at a ceremony before the city’s Movie Night Series.