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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Smith signs with Georgetown soccer
  • Bass signs with Hanover football
  • Vipers 12U heading to Cooperstown

    The 12U Vipers Baseball Club has been selected to play in the Cooperstown Dreams Park and American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament during the week of July 4th in Cooperstown, New York. In addition to competing against teams from around the country, members of the 12U Vipers will be enshrined in the prestigious American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame.

  • Toppers on Tour visits Prospect

    PROSPECT — Western Kentucky University athletics made its annual summer “Toppers on Tour” trip to the Louisville area Monday night visiting Hunting Creek Country Club in Prospect. The speaking event took place following the Lee Robertson/Gary Sundmacker Alumni Golf Scramble where there was also a silent auction.