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Today's News

  • Community briefs June 19

    Free Concert

    Please join us for a free summer concert series with the Louisville Philharmonic Orchestra at Friendship Health and Rehab, located at 7400 Friendship Dr.

    All concerts will take place on the patio. Concert schedule: July 11- Gospel Music Concert at 2 p.m., Aug. 15- Jazz Music Concert at 10 a.m., Sept. 19 - Country Music Hoedown- time TBA

    For more information call 502-241-8821.

    Arts Center camps

  • Old Henry Road open house

    Project consultants, URS Corporation and Qk4, have completed the final design for reconstructing KY 3084 (Old Henry Road) starting just west of the intersection of Bush Farm Road and ending at KY 362 (Ash Avenue). Right of way acquisition is the next step prior to utility relocations and then construction.

  • Sound of Music at Arts Center

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center will come alive with Roger and Hammerstein’s classic “The Sound of Music” this summer. The outpouring of support by the community was evident this past spring when a diverse and talented group of adults and children auditioned for roles. It is truly a Community Theatre production with a cast made up of students, teachers, dentists, retirees, a financial advisor, moms and dads.

  • Mueller wins recycled art show

    La Grange artist Robbie Mueller’s Mixed Media piece, “High Voltage” won 1st Place at the Arts Association of Oldham County’s 3rd Annual Found/Recycled Art Show at Gallery 104, La Grange. Show judge and British born artist Caroline Waite of Louisville, described Mueller’s piece with “When I opened the door and saw the function of the piece, it made me smile.”

  • OCHS grad given federal employee award
  • Roederer Correctional Complex receives high audit score

    Roederer Correctional Complex (RCC) in La Grange received a near-perfect audit score on its recent re-accreditation audit with the American Correctional Association (ACA). The prison received a total score of 99.6 percent. RCC received its initial accreditation in 1990 and this audit marks the ninth accreditation in the history of the institution.

    RCC is the department’s assessment and classification center for all incoming male felons with the exception of those sentenced to death row. More than 7,000 inmates are processed by the institution each year.

  • First Tomato

    Margaret McRoberts holds the first tomato of the season, which she proudly grew organically. The lifelong native of Oldham County has a “great desire to see all seeds grow.”

    “Without the sunshine, rain and the help of God, I wouldn’t make it,” McRoberts said.

  • Hardison is June Artist of the Month

    Josephine Hardison is a self-taught artist that has always had a love affair with color. Her love of the beach and all things coastal inspires many of her paintings.

    Hardison grew up in Alabama but has spent most of her adult life living in Louisville. Her education includes a B.S. From Auburn University, a Masters of Arts in Teaching from the University of Louisville and the experiences of life.

  • Toyota program expands to La Grange Elementary

    A child’s first day of school is a big moment for any parent — but a new program coming to Oldham County Schools will help parents and their children be prepared for kindergarten. The district has received a grant to host a bornlearning Academy, an innovative approach to early childhood parental education.

    On Monday, Gov. Steve Beshear announced that La Grange Elementary would be one of the new academy sites supported by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky as the program continues to expand.

  • Montross selected for music trip

    On June 25, more than 200 outstanding student musicians will gather at the University of Louisville for five days of rehearsal and performances prior to departing to seven European countries for a 16-day tour. Included in this group is Mackenzie Montross of Crestwood, a student at South Oldham High School. MacKenzie is the daughter of Patrick and Melinda Fogarty and Keith Montross.