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Today's News

  • Pewee Valley Fire to open second station on Ash Ave.

     

    After a little less than a year of construction, Pewee Valley Fire Protection District will open Station 2 on Ash Avenue.

    The $1.1 million multi-year project will be closer to much of the fire protection district, which consists of Pewee Valley and the Persimmon Ridge area of Shelby County, according to Jerry Nauert, Public Information Officer.

    “We are looking forward to better response times and more fire protection for the people in that part of the area,” Nauert said.

  • Oldham Chamber to host job fair at CityPlace

    The Oldham Chamber & Economic Development office is hosting a Career Fair at the new City Place Pavilions on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 3 to 7 p.m. About 20 companies are expected to be on hand to take resumes, interview applicants and recruit employees.

  • Roederer Correctional Complex Quarterly Awards
  • Project Guild names officers

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    The Project Guild of La Grange, a non-profit organization supporting community endeavors throughout Oldham County, celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. Members of the Project Guild of La Grange recently elected the 2014-15 officers. Standing from left, Mary Broecker, historian, Jacquelyn Hack, publicity, and Victoria Motyka, secretary. Seated from left, Doreen Goodwin, treasurer, Melissa Walton, president, and Teresa Kinney, vice-president.

  • Ribbon cutting for barber shop

    George Shunnarah, second from right, owner of George’s Barber and Styling, cuts the ceremonial ribbon on his new shop in La Grange. Pictured with Shunnarah is County Judge-Executive David Voegele, center, as well as employees of the Oldham County Chamber and George’s.

  • CUB helps with Light Up

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    Members of Citizens Union Bank help check lights in preparation for Light Up La Grange during a day of service for bank employees.

  • Community briefs Oct. 23

    American Legion

    Oldham County Post #39 American Legion will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m., at 2301 West Hwy 146 (East end of the OC Fairgrounds), lower level, La Grange. Refreshments after meeting.

    Ballardsville

    Craft Fair

    Annual Craft Fair at Ballardsville Baptist Church. Saturday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Many handmade craft items and wares available for early Christmas shopping. Event to be held in the Family Life Center. Ballardsville Baptist is located at 4300 S.Hwy 53 in Crestwood.

  • South Rotary names two Students of the Month

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary John Longstreet Student of the Month at their October 10th meeting.

  • Grant awarded for body armor

    Governor Steve Beshear announced that the city of La Grange has been awarded a state Law Enforcement Protection Program (LEPP) grant for $5,610 to purchase body armor vests.

    A total of 30 law enforcement agencies were awarded $170,832 in LEPP grants, which are administered by the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS) to give financial help for certain items essential in the course of their duties.

  • St. Francis raises funds

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    Alexandra S. Thurstone, head of school for St. Francis, speaks during the school’s Our Good Earth fundraiser, held two weekends ago in Goshen. Weather pushed part of the fundraiser inside to the school’s new gym, but didn’t dampen spirits as more than $144,000 was raised for the private preschool through eighth grade school.