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Today's News

  • Project Guild announces the 2014 Oldham County Day grand marshals

    The Project Guild of La Grange, a non-profit supporting community endeavors throughout Oldham County, will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year by honoring the organization’s founding members.

    Project Guild of La Grange was founded in August 1964, with 14 young homemakers as charter members – Linda Abbott, Pat Ashbrook, the late Linda Brown, Judy Cox, the late Joyce Crouch, Marcia Crouch, Charlotte Harrod, Peggy Hayden, Beverly Houchin, Helen Howard, Betty Leet, Wanda McHargue, Wendy Roberts and Jackie Chadwell.

  • South Oldham Rotary honors May Student of the Month

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary May Student of the Month at their May 9 meeting.

    Brenna Kaelin is a senior at South Oldham High School where she is involved in volleyball, Link Crew, Beta Club, National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society. Kaelin plans to attend the University of Louisville with a goal of becoming a rheumatologist. In her free time you’ll find Kaelin playing volleyball.

    The South Oldham Rotary Club congratulates this outstanding student on his numerous accomplishments.

  • Public archaeology investigation

    The Oldham County History Center will host an Archaeology Investigation under the direction of professional 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 Henry Bibb was a slave before gaining freedom by escaping north. He later moved to Ipswich, Canada where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper.

  • PACC strong women events
  • Morrison receives national award
  • CASA Award

     

    Carolyn Wilding was the recipient of CASA of the River Region Volunteer of the year Award for Oldham, Henry, and Trimble Counties at the annual volunteer appreciation dinner held on April 21 at the Sawyer Hayes Community Center. Wilding has been a volunteer with the agency,

    which works within the family court system to assist children who have been abused or neglected, since 2007. CASA served 465 children in its six county service area in 2013.

  • Celebrating Mom

    Providence Richwood, formerly The Richwood, hosted their annual Mother’s Day Breakfast for current residents, families and staff on Friday morning, May 9. Residents were treated to hair styling and makeup for the special event. All ladies in attendance were presented with their own beautiful corsage and served a delicious hot breakfast by the staff at the nursing and rehab center.

  • Evridge trial delayed

    The trial of an Oldham County man accused of a double murder has been delayed until June.

    Ronald T. Evridge, 60, has been charged with two counts of murder and tampering with evidence resulting from an altercation at his home in December 2011.

    Evridge claims he shot and killed two sisters — Heather Faulkerson, 21, and Sandy Allen, 24, both of Louisville — only after they attacked him with a knife at his north Oldham farm on 18-Mile Creek Road, according to records filed in Oldham Circuit Court.

  • Farmer’s market returns with new features

    Local farmers, artisans and craftspeople will once again offer their wares each Saturday morning on the courthouse lawn during the weekly Farmers’ Market, which opens this weekend.

  • City of Goshen greenlights pay increases

    The City of Goshen has given its future commissioners and mayor a raise for the first time in at least six years, Mayor Bob Thacker said.

    Starting in January, the mayor of the City of Goshen will make $300 a month, up from $150 and city commissioners will make $150 a month, up from $100.

    Thacker said the city passed a new ordinance with the increases in hopes of attracting more people to serve on the small city commission.

    “We’re not going to be here forever,” Thacker said. “We need to entice people to run.”