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Today's News

  • Citizens Union Bank receives good score from FDIC

    Citizens Union Bank (CUB) has once again received an “Outstanding” CRA Rating from the FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation). If you are not a banker, you are probably wondering what the heck CRA is and why would a bank be so happy about getting that rating? Well, here is an abbreviated description of what CRA is all about.

  • La Grange restaurant supports hunger campaign

    One hungry child in America is one too many for Mike Everhart, the owner of the Ponderosa Steakhouse in La Grange. Everhart, together with parent company Homestyle Dining LLC, has contributed $15,000 to Share Our Strength’s No  Kid Hungry® campaign, which helps connect children across the country to the nutritious food they need every day. Homestyle Dining, based in Plano, Texas, is the owner and operator of the Bonanza and Ponderosa Steakhouse chains of family restaurants.

  • South Rotary helps clean up US 42

    The South Oldham Rotary Club recently performed community service by doing litter abatement on US 42 from Hwy. 393 to the county line.

    Not all those that worked are pictured above, but just check out those smiling faces after 10 miles.

    The South Oldham Rotary Club reminds you to please help keep Oldham County beautiful by not littering.

    The club meets Fridays 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center.

    Guests are welcome.

    -Submitted info

  • Prospect riders participate in North American competition

    Kelly Taylor, 17, and M. Paige Pence, 15, eventing horseback riders who train with Susan Harris of Spring Run Farm in Prospect, were selected as part of the four person Area 8 junior one star riding team at North American Junior Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC) at the Kentucky Horse Park from July 14-20. Area 8 is a United States Eventing Association designation that includes Kentucky, West Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and western Pennsylvania.

  • Crestwood group holds flapjack fundraiser in La Grange

    The Apple Gold Group, a franchisee of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, is proud to support the local American Heritage Girls Troop of Crestwood by hosting a Flapjack Fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20. All proceeds raised will be used to fund special events for troop members and support the Heritage Troop’s general activities, which aim to strengthen character through family, community and service projects.

  • Goshen cub scouts receive conservation grant

     

    Cub Scout Pack 984 of Goshen recently received a $1,000 grant from the Louisville Audubon Society to use toward the Scouts’ conservation projects.

    Pack 984 decided as a group that they would like to do a conservation project each year.

    “As Cub Master, I wanted to do a project that would not only benefit the community, but also the approximately 30 to 40 Cub Scouts ranging in age from six to ten years old that would be participating in the projects,” Morales said.

  • Annual tractor drive in two weeks

    The Annual Antique Iron Tractor Drive is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

    Antique Iron is a group of Oldham County History Center members that features those with interests in antique machines such as tractors, model-Ts, just about anything “old” and can “work or move.” The Club meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Oldham County History Center.

  • Joint pain seminar at Baptist Health

    Do you suffer from joint pain? Join orthopaedic surgeon Eugene Jacob, M.D., for a free seminar at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16 to learn the latest treatment options for sufferers of joint pain. The seminar will be held at Baptist Health La Grange and includes light refreshments.

    Topics of discussion include arthritis of the hip and knee, surgical and non-surgical joint pain treatment options and new technologies in hip and knee replacement including the “GetAroundKnee.”

    Space is limited at this free program sponsored by Stryker Orthopaedics.

  • Veteran’s Park holds competition

    Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky, which is being built in Crestwood in front of South Oldham High School, is hosting a contest open to all public and private Oldham County students.

    The contest includes two competitions:

    •Create a video up to two minutes on the project with a focus on youth participation in the project (this would be the type of video that is uploaded to YouTube). The contest winner would receive $200.

    •Create an artist rendering of Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky. The contest winner would receive $100.

  • Neil Murphy named Ky Farm Bureau manager for La Grange

    Neil Murphy has been appointed as the new agency manager with Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Insurance at the Oldham County Farm Bureau–La Grange Agency. Murphy’s appointment was announced in Louisville by Chuck Osborne, Vice President of Agency Support & Marketing for KFB Insurance.