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Today's News

  • Ownership change at long-standing La Grange business
  • 2015 Oldham County Day

    Oldham County Day was hosted on Saturday by Project Guild. Booths, bands, families and even a parade filled the streets of La Grange. Float winners were: Commercial Floats:
    1st: Conagra Foods; 2nd: Hometown Pizza; 3rd. All About Kids; Non-Commercial Floats: 1st: Oldham County Public Library;  2nd: Oldham County FFA; 3rd. Trust For Life, Organ Donor Registry.

  • Community in Brief - Week of July 30, 2015

    Special Olympics

    The Special Olympics Oldham County Picnic will be held Aug. 16 at 3 p.m. at the John W. Black Community Center Outdoor Pavillion. If interested in volunteering or have a potential athlete with Intellectual Disabilities (must be eight years or older), come join the local Special Olympics teams for a picnic.
    RSVP by email to ocspecialolympics@yahoo.com. Lunch will be provided (Subway sandwiches), so an RSVP will be necessary to have enough food for all attendees.

    Pleasant View Baptist Church Homecoming

  • Rotarians reach polio milestone

    July 24 marked one year since the last case of wild poliovirus was found in Nigeria, the only remaining country in Africa where polio had never been stopped. This achievement could signal that the world will soon see a polio-free Africa, a major milestone in global public health. Kentucky Rotarians have long supported efforts to end this crippling disease, through donations to The Rotary Foundation, fundraising activities, raising awareness, and polio immunization campaigns around the world.

  • Time to defund Planned Parenthood

    Warning: graphic content and conversation here. No, this isn’t about Donald Trump’s latest insults, but rather a more serious subject that he doesn’t consider “one of his issues.” I’m talking about the sanctity of human life. More specifically, the undercover videos that caught Planned Parenthood officials discussing abortion extraction methods best suited to preserving in-demand fetal organs for research.

  • A Safe Place

     A short drive from the La Grange town square is Spruce Point Farm, home of Exceptional Equitation, a non-profit organization that serves people with disabilities by allowing them to interact with animals and participate in farm activities.

    The farm, which works with individuals with both physical and mental disabilities, is owned and operated by Shelley Prete.

  • Gilbert receives national down syndrome award

    Anna Gilbert has been afforded a lot of opportunities, including being the team manager of Oldham County’s soccer team during high school. Now, Anna has been handed not only a scholarship, but a chance to attend college like everyone else. 

    Gilbert was one of 21 students in the United States to receive a scholarship from the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) for postsecondary education. 

  • 2015 South Oldham Fall Sports Schedule

     

    Football

    8/21  at Anderson County, 7:30 p.m.

  • South Oldham Football Preview: Dragons facing transition year

    CRESTWOOD — Entering his sixth season as South Oldham’s head football coach, Jamie Reed can’t recall a season of more transition than what the Dragons are going through in 2015.

  • South Oldham Girls Soccer Preview: Lady Dragons aim to defend state title

    CRESTWOOD — Kenny Burke pulled out his notes during the Lady Dragons soccer team’s scrimmage Monday night and jotted down a question: Where are the goals going to come from?