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Today's News

  • 4-H teams win at state meet

    Submitted photo

    Did you know there are 97 members in the Oldham County 4-H Shooting Sports Club? The club had 40 members (pictured above) advance to the State Shooting Sports Competition in September. Congratulations to the following team members who placed 1st at state competition:

    1st Place Team Pistol 12-14: Logan Roberts, John Clore, Shane Bickett and Dalton Harjes.

    1st Place Team Pistol 15-18: Sean Wisdom, Bridget Wisdom, Alex Mitchell and Cody Jenkins.

  • Big Tree winners named

    The Oldham County Conservation District recently hosted a Big Tree Contest for all Oldham County residents. This year’s featured tree was the Pin Oak. Congratulations to Linda Ison, the overall winner who found a tree with a circumference of 15 feet (winning tree pictured).

    Other winners were Lavada Larkins (senior citizen), Jesse Bowman (ages 18-55), Gavin Vermillion (grades 7-12) and Addie, Elsie and Gracie Husband (grades K-6).

  • Kirkwood named October Artist of the Month

    Like most artists, Elizabeth Kirkwood appreciates the beauty to be found in nature, but she brings a different eye to her interpretations.

    “I consider myself an ‘outsider’ artist,” she said. “I am basically self-taught so I approach creating art from no formal perspective. I turn to nature and humans as my inspiration, but I do love to look for the imperfections to be found there.”

  • Community briefs Oct. 16

    Extension Luncheon

    The University of Kentucky Family and Consumer Sciences Oldham County Extension Office will hold a “Soup, Salad and Dessert Luncheon” on Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The luncheon will cost $7 and will be held at La Grange Christian Church, located at 214 North First Street.

    Trunk-or-Treat

  • HoneyBaked Ham returns to La Grange, needs workers

    HoneyBaked Ham enthusiasts will be excited to learn that it just got a bit easier to put their legendary products on your holiday table. No longer will Oldham County residents have to travel to Louisville to pick up cherished HoneyBaked Ham products. Beginning Nov. 7, shoppers will be able to pick up their favorite HoneyBaked Ham signature meats and one-of-a-kind side dishes at Kroger in La Grange.

  • Boys and Girls State participants honored

    The American Legion Oldham County Post #39 presented four senior students, who attended Kentucky 2014 Boys or Girls State, certificates of appreciation at their October meeting.

    Representatives from Oldham County High School were Jeremy Dodson and Molly Kate Stephens. From South Oldham High School were Jacob Herold and Erika Laws.

    The students, accompanied by parents and guidance counselors, were recognized individually. Commander Joe Hamilton presented each with their Certificate of Appreciation from The Ameican Legion.

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  • Goat named Greatest of All-Time
  • Arts on Quality Place returns to Buckner YMCA

    A number of favorite St. James Court Art Show artists will be selling their works at the up and coming Oldham Arts on Quality Place show Oct. 24-26.

  • Celebrate Oldham County Retired Teachers week

    Oldham County Retired Teachers Week is Oct. 19-25.

    Retired teachers continue to render valuable services in diverse leadership roles in the community, they provide a pool of experience and training dedicated to the betterment of the community and they represent a loyal, patriotic and concerned citizenry to support local leaders and also state and national representatives.

  • Crestwood natives recognized as part of Gatton school

    Thirteen seniors from The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky have been recognized by two separate organizations for their work in the classroom.