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Today's News

  • Whipping up something good

     Cooking can be a difficult task at any age, but with the right instructors and hours of practice, one can stir up anything they want in the kitchen.

     

    That is the goal of the Arvin Education Center’s Culinary Arts program, directed by Culinary Arts Instructor Garrett Sanborn.

  • Humane Society thankful for land for new facility

    The Oldham County Humane Society (OCHS) can check one item off its wish list after receiving seven and a half acres of land from a local family’s donation last year.  The land, which is on Commerce Parkway, will be used to build a new facility to alleviate some of OCHS’ space concerns.  

    Currently, OCHS works out of a small rental building on the Cherry House Furniture property.  The facility is small, with little space for some animals and no space for others.  

  • KSP Cram the Cruiser nets 123 tons of food

    Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer announced that the sixth annual ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive netted 123 tons (246,705 lbs) of food for Kentucky families.

    Brewer initiated the program in 2010 to assist needy families in the local post and region areas. Since that time, the agency has contributed more than 780,000 pounds of food to shelters, food banks and churches across the Commonwealth.

  • OCPD to conduct traffic checkpoints

     The Oldham County Police Department will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the county during the months of December, January and February. 

  • Public records - Dec. 24, 2015

     La Grange Police

     

    Michael A. Pardieu, 56, Crestwood — cited and released for failure to transfer motor vehicle, no operator’s license, failure to maintain required insurance, no registration receipt and improper registration plate

     

    Michael T. Hart, 20, La Grange — arrested for criminal trespassing, third offense, public intoxication and promoting contraband, first offense

  • History Center in midst of renovation

     The Oldham County Historical Society has been in existence for 56 years. In that time, the organization has acquired three buildings for its campus, turned one of them into a museum that houses countless artifacts relating to Oldham County individuals, archived a vast array of important historical deeds, court records, oral histories and genealogical information and expanded programming to include something for all ages year-round.

  • Dealing with your child’s behavior during the holidays

    While we like to think of the holidays as a picture-perfect Norman Rockwell painting, they tend to be the exact opposite: full of stress for everyone around. Think about it. From buying presents and extra food to visiting relatives you hardly ever see, stress can come from all sides during this time of the year.

  • Community in Brief - Dec. 24, 2015

    Pewee Valley Cemetary receives donation

  • Pewee Valley mayor volunteers as bell ringer

     Mayor of Pewee Valley Bob Rogers rang the Salvation Army bell at the Forest Springs Kroger last Thursday.

  • Trusting God with impossible things

    One of the great parenting lessons I learned from my parents was to set firm limits and keep them.  

    With those limits were clear opportunities to receive more freedom and responsibility if I showed I was ready.