For as long as he can remember, Milt Toby has always been involved in some aspect of the horse industry. Intending to become a veterinarian, he eventually decided upon a different course and began writing about the horse racing industry.
Derby Day is approaching and you are going to have some friends over for a party; what to serve? Maybe you don’t want to grill because it is still snowing outside. So, how about a real Kentucky tradition: Burgoo. It probably started as a hunters stew originally containing squirrel, rabbit, venison, turkey or any wild game with a combination of vegetables.
Louisville artist, Veronica Coulston’s “My Cat”, oil on canvas won 1st Place at the Arts Association of Oldham County’s 5th annual Animal Attraction Show at Gallery 104 in La Grange. Show judge, Richard Luce of Crestwood described Coulston’s piece as “a very nice oil painting with good technical quality, good design and pleasant to look at.”
Happy 50th anniversary to Tommy and Cora Truax. They were married April 4, 1964 in Eastwood, Ky., and have lived in Pewee Valley since 1971. With love from Donna, Sharon, Steve, Jon, Benjamin, Virgina and Molly Jane.
The Oldham County History Center will host an archaeology investigation under the direction of archaeologist Jeannine Kreinbrink. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation located outside of Bedford in Trimble County. The Gatewood Plantation was the last place where Bibb was a slave before he gained freedom by escaping north and later moving to Ipswich, Canada where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper.
Join the Oldham County History Center in taking a closer look at the meaning of Earth Day throughout the month of April. No matter when or how you celebrate Earth Day, its message is the same: everyone has a personal responsibility to be environmental stewards of the Earth and help save our natural resources.