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Today's News

  • Nay remembered as Oldham County icon

     

    Wallace “Wally” Nay was an avid gardener, lover of ice cream, driving enthusiast and all-around good guy according to his friends. Known as “Sugar” to his wife, Nay was a father, husband and Oldham County icon.

    Nay passed away on Feb. 7 at the age of 79, surrounded by family at his home in La Grange. He was laid to rest in the Valley of Rest Cemetery.

    Nay was probably best known for his civic service to Oldham County and the city of La Grange, according to longtime friend Jean Knight.

  • A taste of community
  • Event set to discuss heroin effects in the community

    A coalition made up of school, criminal justice and health professionals is hosting a forum to increase awareness of heroin in Oldham and surrounding counties.

    Heroin Hits Home: Our Community’s Response will take place on Thursday, March 6 at 6 p.m. in the North Oldham High School Auditorium.

    Presented by the Coalition for a Healthy Oldham County, the community event will feature a panel including an addiction specialist, law enforcement, District Judge Jerry Crosby and others. Court of Appeals Judge Allison Jones will moderate the panel.

  • More stubborn than a redheaded octopus

    My oldest child is a redhead, also known as a “ginger kid.” They say ginger kids do not have souls, but I know for a fact that she does. She stole mine during the potty training years. I had hoped to have her trained before her baby brother arrived, but I might as well have tried training an octopus to ice skate.

  • A few thoughts on keeping your faith

    Practice keeping your faith day by day, and one day you will have enough to keep you.

    There are three thoughts to keep in mind, which will help us to keep our faith.

  • Students of the month honored

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary January Students of the Month at their Jan. 10 meeting.

  • Dennis named best of show

    Artist, Vicki Byrum Dennis’ watercolor painting, “Daylily in Red” took Best of Show award at the Arts Association of Oldham County’s second annual Red Show at Gallery 104 in La Grange. Show judge Jim Cheski described Byrum Dennis’ piece.

    “It appealed to me the moment I walked into the gallery to judge the Red Show. It is a very bright, nicely painted watercolor featuring a delicate muted red day lily with overlapping washes of color that remained intense and clean. Artistic interpretation and technical execution are excellent.”

  • Dancing the night away
  • Volunteers needed for Hosparus

    Hosparus seeks volunteers in Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties to provide patient support, administrative duties, event support, hair care and massage therapy. The non-profit hospice organization will offer free trainings at its main Louisville campus, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Dr.

    1. Administrative/Event Support (separate trainings)

    11:30 a.m. – 1 p. m., Thursday, February 27

    9 – 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 27

    3 – 4:30 p.m., Thursday, April 24

  • The bear necessities

    St. Francis School would like to congratulate the cast and crew of 2014, 4th grade production of “The Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling.