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Today's News

  • Final genealogy workshop set at the history center

    Don’t miss the final session of the Making History Personal Genealogy Workshop Series. Sponsored by the Oldham County History Center, these workshops have explored the basics of genealogical research and sources available in our area. Knowledgeable speakers have informed participants on a number of topics related to genealogy and how to make the most of their research time.

  • Prospect Chamber focuses on sales leads for April meeting

    The Prospect Area Chamber’s April Meeting to focus on generating maximum profit from sales leads

    We all know how important networking and generating leads are. Once you’ve made the connection, do you know what to do next to generate profit from those leads?

  • Rotarian continues training

    The next president of the Rotary Club of La Grange, Chuck Harper, joined 449 fellow Rotary leaders in Nashville to fine-tune their skills to lead their clubs next year. Harper was selected to serve as president of the club that has major community service projects in La Grange and Oldham County. The Rotary Club is the leading service club in the community and Harper will support initiatives to aid children and education.

  • Community briefs April 10

    Tea cups needed

    Discover Downtown La Grange is in need of gently used tea cups and saucers for The Blue Hydrangea Progressive Tea, an ovarian cancer benefit this Sunday April 13, 1-5 p.m. Please drop off all donated tea cups and saucers to Serendipity Cafe (116 E. Main Street) by Saturday April 12. For questions, please contact Nancy Griffin at 502-269-0126 or director@discoverlagrange.org.

    Easter egg hunt

    Easter Egg Hunt, free to all kids 5th grade and under, April 19 at 10 a.m. at DeHaven Baptist Church.

    Septic workshop

  • Spending a day observing Oldham County courts

    In trying to fully understand how the various branches of Oldham County government function, I’ve gone to court; specifically Oldham County Circuit Court.

    During my first visit, there were two lawyers, Judge Karen Conrad and me. The lawyers sat and discussed motions, subpoenas, “special masters” and various legal issues in voices both calm and passionate. The judge asked thoughtful questions and made some decisions over the course of about an hour. The whole process reminded me of a chess match.

  • Acts of Service

    Have you ever asked yourself how come the world, with all its complex structures, hasn’t collapsed? It is a miracle that this unimaginably complex system goes on without plunging into total chaos.

  • Centerfield 4th graders claim battle of the books
  • Education Briefs April 10

    Anything Goes

    Anything Goes, the musical, will be performed at Oldham County High School next week. The musicial will have four performances: April 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. and April 19, a matinee at 2 p.m and final performance at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Mary Hug at maryhhug@aol.com or 502-445-9870.

    NOMS student wins top award at fair

  • La Grange Fire training exercise Sunday
  • Truitt: Reliving my teenage dreams of Ricky Schroder

    Recently, I was perusing my junior high yearbooks when I found the following inscription from 1983: “Gingeretta, you’d make a gorgeous model, ya know. I think Ricky Schroder doesn’t know what he’s been missing! Someday, when you’re a rich, famous model, and I’m a rich, famous writer, I’ll call you and say, ‘Come on up to my penthouse for some champagne!’ Have a smashing summer!!! Luv, Jo”