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Today's News

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  • History Center continues Bibb dig

    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 in Trimble County, which was the last place Henry Bibb was a slave before he gained freedom by escaping north where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper. The dig will take place from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22. Children age 13 and up are welcome with the company of an adult. Participation is free but limited and reservations are required.

  • Crestwood Civic Club to meet

    The Crestwood Civic Club will meet on Friday, Sept. 13 at 10:30am at 7215 Kavanaugh Road in Crestwood. The presentation will be on Water Step: Turning Shoes into Water by Claudia Daniels.

  • OCHS 50th Reunion

    Looking for classmates for 50th reunion, class of 1964, Oldham County High School. Please call Alyce Stansberry Turpen at 502-895-2814.

  • Locals appointed to state boards

    Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed the following Oldham County residents to state boards and commissions. Reappointed to the Board of Nursing to serve for terms expiring June 30, 2017: Anne H. Veno, of Crestwood, is a health care executive and registered nurse at the Episcopal Church Home. She represents Leading Age Kentucky.

  • Bradshaw elected delegate

    Paul Bradshaw Jr., Crestwood, Kentucky, has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 130th Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates, November 18 in Louisville, Kentucky, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.
    Bradshaw is one of 302 Angus breeders who have been elected by fellow members to serve as an alternate state representative to the annual meeting.
    The American Angus Association has nearly 25,000 active members and is the largest beef breed organization in the world.

  • Alzheimer's Benefit Concert

    The annual “Forget-Me-Not” benefit concert will be held on Saturday, September 21, from 2-5 p.m. at the Henry County Fairgrounds in New Castle, Ky. The concert raises funds and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Association. Admission is a donation of your choosing.
    At this year’s concert, performers include Clay Coombs, Jamie Tingle of Six Miles South, Jon Rose, Joey Clark and Laura Broughton, the current “Miss Kentucky Plus America.” For more information, call (502) 640-7969.

  • Street Closure

    On Saturday, Sept. 14, Main Street in La Grange will be closed between First Street and Walnut Street from 8am to 6pm for Antiques & Primitives on the Track. Vendors will be setting up booths along Main Street. For more information, please contact Nancy Griffin, director of Discover Downtown La Grange, at 502-269-0126.

  • Property Transfers, Aug. 30-Sept. 6, 2013

    Jeffrey and Renee Mullinix to Janice Blach, lot 70, Old Anita Springs, 504 Anita Springs Court, LaGrange, $237,500
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Richard Yates, 125 Woodlawn Avenue, LaGrange, $42,000
    Barbara Watkins and George Bailey to Lowry Watkins, tract 1: lots 2, 2X through 9 and 9X LaGrange Annex and Tract 2: 1 acre by Taylor Heirs, LaGrange, FCV $20,000
    Quarry Park, LLC to David Barnette, Tract 1: 3 acres brush Creek and Tract 2: 2 acres on the south side of Brush Creek, LaGrange, $235,000

  • Build a good name at your workplace

    Al Braca worked on the 105th floor of Tower One of the World Trade Center. He worked for a company whose tremendous loss of life was one of the first stories reported in the aftermath of September 11th. The company was Cantor Fitzgerald, and Al was one of their corporate bond traders.