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Today's News

  • Veteran organization takes recovery ride through Oldham County

    More than 100 injured veterans spent Monday on a wet ride through Oldham County, all in the name of raising awareness of their cause.

    The cyclists were part of the United Healthcare Ride 2 Recovery Bluegrass Challenge, a weeklong, 450-mile cycling trip from Covington to Nashville, Tenn.

    Their trip led them down U.S. 42 on Monday for a quick lunch stop at the North Oldham Fire Department’s Skylight station. Kroger and the United Service Organizations (USO) provided lunch. It was the second day of the seven-day journey south.

  • Public gives input on La Grange parkway project

    La Grange residents got a renewed look at the proposed La Grange Parkway at a public information meeting held Monday night.

    The parkway, formerly called Ring Road, will connect the currently under construction overpass over Interstate 71 with Highway 53 south of La Grange and the Eagle Creek Golf Course.

    The road is currently designed to be four lanes, with sidewalks on each side. The road eventually will connect all the way to Highway 146, acting as bypass of traffic-clogged areas.

  • Two OCS schools named top 5 in state

    Two Oldham County Schools have been ranked as top five in the state, according to the U.S. News and World Report annual rankings.

    North Oldham High School was ranked second in the state, while South Oldham High School was ranked fourth, according to the recently released rankings. The top school in the state, according to the rankings, is DuPont Manual High School in Louisville. Highlands High School and Beechwood High School round of the top five, respectively. NOHS was ranked No. 206 nationally, while SOHS ranked No. 431 nationally.

  • Mueller is May Artist of the Month

    Robbie Mueller is a La Grange-based mixed media artist who specializes in folk art. Mueller attended Western High School in Louisville and Transylvania University in Lexington. He took early retirement from a teaching career in Oldham County to pursue a passion in wood working that evolved into a full-time career in art.

  • County declared “work ready”

    The office of the Oldham Chamber & Economic Development announced this week that the community has been recognized as a Work Ready Certified Community.

  • Prospect Chamber looking for strong women nominations

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for their “Strong Woman Leader Award” to be presented at the Strong Leadership Strong Woman 2014” event on Friday, May 30 at Falls Goshen Event Center.

    “Nominees will have made a significant impact on the community through their involvement. The recipient will have shown vision, integrity, courage and perserverance in her endeavors, states Kathy Jacobs, executive director of the PACC, and will be someone who gives of herself to the community.”

  • South Oldham grad appears on TV

    Nate Jacobs, owner of Harlot Cycles, will appear on the premiere of Discovery’s new #BikerLive series. The premiere date is Monday, May 12th in prime time. During the episode, viewers will get a close-up look at the building of custom bikes by 3 different regional shops. Through interactive live voting, viewers will be able to choose their preferred motorcycle.

  • Call to Artists for recycled art show at Gallery 104

    This is a Call to Artists: the Arts Association of Oldham County presents: Found/Recycled Art Show May 20 – June 28 at Gallery 104, La Grange. Entry deadline: Wednesday, May 7 (at midnight) Notifications sent: Saturday, May 10. Delivery of work: Sunday May 11 (1-4 p.m. Awards Reception: Thursday, May 22 (6:30-8:30 p.m.). Pick up work: Sunday, June 29 (1-4 p.m.)

  • Foxhollow concerts resume for 2014
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters needs volunteers over 55 years old

    There is a new way to stay active and get involved in the community at the same time. Big Brothers Big Sisters is engaging baby boomers and those 55 years “young” and over to join its newest project – the Legacy Program, supported by the Humana Foundation. The goal is to match 50 children with volunteers over the age of 55.